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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 118 115 116
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 16 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.59% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 3.45% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 22
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£425 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.49
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -30.50%
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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
583 493 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.90% 17.20% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 237 326
Average daily rate £346 £320 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 52 56
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +53.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.80 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 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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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 -3 8 £425 +30.76% 1
Cheshire -9 4 £369 -15.22% 1
Lancashire - 2 £525 - 1
Merseyside -2 1 £335 -16.25%
PMI Certification
England

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 43 (72.88%) PMP
2 37 (62.71%) PRINCE2
3 31 (52.54%) PMI
4 29 (49.15%) Project Management
5 22 (37.29%) Finance
6 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (30.51%) Banking
8 15 (25.42%) MS Project
9 13 (22.03%) Scrum
10 10 (16.95%) Information Security
10 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
10 10 (16.95%) Windows
11 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
12 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 8 (13.56%) ISEB
13 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.86%) Service Management
13 7 (11.86%) Oracle
13 7 (11.86%) UNIX
13 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
13 7 (11.86%) ITSM
13 7 (11.86%) Economics
13 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
14 6 (10.17%) ISEB Practitioner
14 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
14 6 (10.17%) ITIL
14 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
14 6 (10.17%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (1.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Project
2 7 (11.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.17%) MS Office
4 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.69%) Agresso
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) Wireless
2 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 1 (1.69%) DNS
3 1 (1.69%) SAN
3 1 (1.69%) ATM
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) DB2
2 2 (3.39%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.69%) QlikView
3 1 (1.69%) Big Data
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 18 (30.51%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Billing
4 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.56%) Programme Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Analyst
3 6 (10.17%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Agile Coach
5 4 (6.78%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (5.08%) IT Programme Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Junior
7 2 (3.39%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Junior DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Junior Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.39%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (3.39%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (52.54%) PMI
2 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.86%) Economics
4 6 (10.17%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.69%) EPoS
7 1 (1.69%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) UNIX
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) PRINCE2
2 29 (49.15%) Project Management
3 20 (33.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) Information Security
6 7 (11.86%) Supplier Management
6 7 (11.86%) Service Management
6 7 (11.86%) ITSM
7 6 (10.17%) ITIL
7 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) Product Management
7 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.47%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.47%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (8.47%) Programme Management
9 4 (6.78%) Change Management
9 4 (6.78%) Release Management
9 4 (6.78%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Java
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) VB
2 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (72.88%) PMP
2 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 8 (13.56%) ISEB
4 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (10.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (8.47%) APMP
7 3 (5.08%) Degree
7 3 (5.08%) CISSP
7 3 (5.08%) CISA
8 1 (1.69%) CAPM
8 1 (1.69%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.39%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
1 2 (3.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) CA
2 2 (3.39%) Sybase
2 2 (3.39%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (3.39%) Symantec
3 1 (1.69%) Remedy
3 1 (1.69%) VMware
3 1 (1.69%) Huawei
3 1 (1.69%) Wincor Nixdorf
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Cognos
3 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.69%) CODA
3 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards