The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 42 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing PMP 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.99% 0.38% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 1.10% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£390 - £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £393 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.13 £41.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.86% +19.28%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
123 91 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.37% 35.00% 27.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 28 42
Average daily rate £400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £665 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £353 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.14% +6.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £17.75 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.45% -3.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -34.57%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Lancashire region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

PMP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) RUP
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Economics
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) ISEB
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Economics
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) RUP
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft