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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 86 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing PMP 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.47% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 3.82% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +33.99%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.38 £44.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.42%
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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
254 157 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.42% 12.37% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 70 63
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £184 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.73 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 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 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
1 8 (88.89%) PMI Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Director
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Planner
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Director
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Biotechnology
2 1 (11.11%) Biometrics
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) PMI Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Google
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix