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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PMP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.49% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £393
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -29.60%
PMP
North West

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
130 64 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.71% 22.78% 40.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 21 107
Average daily rate £360 £300 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £330 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £70.00 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.85% +473.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £18.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £70.00 £49.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Skelmersdale - - - -
PMP
North West

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (42.11%) Project Management
2 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 6 (31.58%) Supplier Management
5 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Banking
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) Java
6 3 (15.79%) ISEB
6 3 (15.79%) PMI
6 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Product Management
6 3 (15.79%) APMP
6 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (10.53%) MS Project
7 2 (10.53%) RUP
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.26%) Legal

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Delivery Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Programme Manager
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Coach
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Functional Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Project Management
1 8 (42.11%) PRINCE2
2 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 6 (31.58%) Supplier Management
3 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Service Management
4 3 (15.79%) ITSM
4 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.79%) Product Management
4 3 (15.79%) User Stories
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) RUP
5 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Release Management
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (15.79%) APMP
3 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.26%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle