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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 78 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing PMP 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.53% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.78% 3.49% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +11.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +15.10%
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
180 172 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.86% 15.32% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 90 57
Average daily rate £351 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
PMP
North West

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) AS400
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) CISA
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) PMI
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Project
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Planner
3 1 (12.50%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Director
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Web Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) PMI
2 1 (12.50%) Biometrics
2 1 (12.50%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Huawei