The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 95 84 76
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing PMI 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.45% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 1.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
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£400 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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%
PMI
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
515 424 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 27.34% 32.12% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 245 178
Average daily rate £375 £350 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 25
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.45 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £21.84 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.32 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +14.28%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Project Management
3 8 (47.06%) Process Management
3 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
3 8 (47.06%) Informatics
4 7 (41.18%) Validation
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (41.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 7 (41.18%) GMP
4 7 (41.18%) GxP
5 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
6 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) ION Trading
8 2 (11.76%) ISEB
9 1 (5.88%) Avaya
9 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
9 1 (5.88%) Windows
9 1 (5.88%) Windows XP

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 8 (47.06%) Manufacturing
2 7 (41.18%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
1 8 (47.06%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Telephony Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Operations Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Informatics
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Project Management
2 8 (47.06%) Process Management
3 7 (41.18%) Validation
4 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (23.53%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
8 1 (5.88%) Kanban
8 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) People Management
8 1 (5.88%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (5.88%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.88%) Scrum
8 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (41.18%) GMP
1 7 (41.18%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) ION Trading
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Avaya