The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 82 76 90
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Contract jobs citing PMP 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 1.29% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£483 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.46% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £305 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £345 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.48% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% -27.69%
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 155 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.63% 12.76% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 71 99
Average daily rate £370 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 19
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +67.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
PMP
North West

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
3 11 (84.62%) Finance
4 9 (69.23%) PMI
4 9 (69.23%) Banking
5 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
5 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (61.54%) Information Security
6 7 (53.85%) Economics
6 7 (53.85%) UNIX
6 7 (53.85%) Windows
7 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
8 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (30.77%) Project Management
10 3 (23.08%) Linux
10 3 (23.08%) Oracle
11 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 2 (15.38%) Sybase
11 2 (15.38%) DB2
11 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
11 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (15.38%) Database Security
12 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
12 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
12 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 1 (7.69%) Scrum
12 1 (7.69%) Automotive
12 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
12 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (7.69%) Agresso
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) ATM
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
1 2 (15.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.69%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) PMI
2 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
3 7 (53.85%) Economics
4 6 (46.15%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (61.54%) Information Security
3 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) Database Security
6 1 (7.69%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Huawei
3 1 (7.69%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) CODA
3 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards
3 1 (7.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos