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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 99 79 77
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -2
Contract jobs citing PMP 7 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.53% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 3.89% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £483 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.09% +48.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £613 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+80.32% +14.01%
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
289 180 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.23% 13.63% 13.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 106 78
Average daily rate £375 £341 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% +13.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £195 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.93% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.81 £23.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Project Management
6 3 (33.33%) Retail
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 2 (22.22%) EPoS
7 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
7 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
7 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
8 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
8 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 1 (11.11%) QA
8 1 (11.11%) Kanban
8 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
8 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (11.11%) Tableau
8 1 (11.11%) Talend
8 1 (11.11%) Analytics

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
1 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (22.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) EPoS
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 1 (11.11%) Process Management
6 1 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Talend