The table below looks at the statistics for PMI Certification in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI Certification over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Certification
Rank 127 102 107
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +5
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 31 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.82% 1.19% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 5.87% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 12
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.75 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.38% +17.50%
PMI Certification
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
732 664 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.31% 20.30% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 338 239
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 70
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +47.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

PMI Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PMI Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PMI Certification
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

PMI Certification Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PMI Certification
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI Certification across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PMI Certification Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PMI Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification across the North West region.

PMI Certification Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PMI Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -5 21 £450 +9.75% 5
Cheshire -22 6 £391 +2.62% 2
Lancashire +1 1 £450 - 2
PMI Certification
England

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PMI Certification 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 Certification.

1 38 (62.30%) PMI
2 36 (59.02%) Project Management
3 32 (52.46%) PMP
4 28 (45.90%) PRINCE2
5 21 (34.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (26.23%) Finance
7 14 (22.95%) Degree
7 14 (22.95%) PRINCE
7 14 (22.95%) Service Management
8 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
8 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
8 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
9 12 (19.67%) Coaching
9 12 (19.67%) ITIL
9 12 (19.67%) HP
10 11 (18.03%) OpenView
10 11 (18.03%) MCP
10 11 (18.03%) SLA
10 11 (18.03%) MS Office
10 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
10 11 (18.03%) SCCM
11 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
12 7 (11.48%) PgMP
12 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
12 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (9.84%) Programme Management
13 6 (9.84%) Asset Management
13 6 (9.84%) Investment Management
13 6 (9.84%) Waterfall

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PMI Certification 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 Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) CICS
1 2 (3.28%) JBoss
1 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) DB2
2 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (26.23%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Legal
4 1 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (55.74%) Project Manager
2 14 (22.95%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Service Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) IT Manager
4 6 (9.84%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Programme Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Data Centre Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Graduate
6 3 (4.92%) Junior
6 3 (4.92%) Research Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Supply Chain Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Supply Chain Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) EJB
2 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.28%) J2EE
2 2 (3.28%) JMS
2 2 (3.28%) JSP
2 2 (3.28%) Servlets
2 2 (3.28%) Struts
2 2 (3.28%) WSDL
2 2 (3.28%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) XSD
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (62.30%) PMI
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.64%) Economics
5 1 (1.64%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Project Management
2 28 (45.90%) PRINCE2
3 21 (34.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (22.95%) PRINCE
4 14 (22.95%) Service Management
5 13 (21.31%) Mentoring
6 12 (19.67%) Coaching
6 12 (19.67%) ITIL
7 11 (18.03%) Problem Management
8 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.84%) Asset Management
9 6 (9.84%) Investment Management
9 6 (9.84%) Programme Management
9 6 (9.84%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.56%) Migration
10 4 (6.56%) Project Planning
10 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
11 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (4.92%) Logistics
11 3 (4.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) C
2 3 (4.92%) C++
3 2 (3.28%) Assembly Language
3 2 (3.28%) COBOL
3 2 (3.28%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (52.46%) PMP
2 14 (22.95%) Degree
3 11 (18.03%) MCP
4 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
5 7 (11.48%) PgMP
5 7 (11.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.92%) APMP
7 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) ISEB
8 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.64%) CISSP
9 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) FATCA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.64%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) OpenView
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (19.67%) HP
3 2 (3.28%) Chordiant
3 2 (3.28%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) IBM
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
4 1 (1.64%) Sun
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