The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Leeds region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 75 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing PMI 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.11% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.14% 0.61% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Average daily rate
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£388 - £320
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 - £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £425 £390
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 -
% change year-on-year
-21.49% -
Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
234 163 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.48% 18.65% 20.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 91 121
Average daily rate £325 £315 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £428 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £9.99 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.50 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PMI
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PMI 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 PMI.

1 7 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing PMI 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 PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft