The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Certification
Rank 111 117 120
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 24 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.79% 0.40% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 2.17% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 16
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £454 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.38 £38.49
% change year-on-year
-16.60% -15.88%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
546 507 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.03% 18.53% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 233 309
Average daily rate £325 £325 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +39.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £11.10 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.60 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
PMI Certification
England

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 1 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 1 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 +5 8 £425 +30.76% 2
Lancashire - 8 £405 -
Cheshire +1 4 £369 -25.50% 3
Merseyside +3 2 £335 -4.28%
PMI Certification
England

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 42 (70.00%) PMP
2 38 (63.33%) PRINCE2
3 31 (51.67%) PMI
3 31 (51.67%) Project Management
4 22 (36.67%) Finance
5 21 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (30.00%) Banking
7 14 (23.33%) Scrum
8 13 (21.67%) MS Project
9 10 (16.67%) Windows
9 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 8 (13.33%) ISEB
10 8 (13.33%) Information Security
10 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
10 8 (13.33%) Supplier Management
11 7 (11.67%) Economics
11 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (11.67%) Oracle
11 7 (11.67%) UNIX
11 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
12 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
12 6 (10.00%) Mainframe
12 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (10.00%) Product Management
13 5 (8.33%) APMP
13 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
13 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.67%) IIS
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Project
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 6 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (6.67%) MS Office
5 2 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.67%) Agresso
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (3.33%) Wireless
2 2 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) ATM
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) DB2
2 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) QlikView
3 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 22 (36.67%) Finance
2 18 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (8.33%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) General Ledger
5 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Automotive
6 1 (1.67%) Legal
6 1 (1.67%) Retail
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (13.33%) Programme Manager
3 6 (10.00%) Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Agile Coach
4 5 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 3 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Junior DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Junior Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (3.33%) SQL DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (3.33%) Junior Project Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.33%) Architect
6 2 (3.33%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.67%) Visualforce
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) PMI
2 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (11.67%) Economics
4 6 (10.00%) Mainframe
5 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.67%) EPoS
7 1 (1.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) UNIX
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) PRINCE2
2 31 (51.67%) Project Management
3 21 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (23.33%) Scrum
5 8 (13.33%) Information Security
5 8 (13.33%) Supplier Management
6 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (10.00%) Product Management
7 5 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.33%) Programme Management
7 5 (8.33%) Service Management
7 5 (8.33%) ITSM
8 4 (6.67%) ITIL
8 4 (6.67%) RUP
8 4 (6.67%) PRINCE
8 4 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) VB
2 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 42 (70.00%) PMP
2 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (13.33%) ISEB
4 7 (11.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (8.33%) APMP
7 3 (5.00%) Degree
8 1 (1.67%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) CISA
8 1 (1.67%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
1 2 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.33%) Sybase
3 2 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (3.33%) CA
3 2 (3.33%) Symantec
4 1 (1.67%) Remedy
4 1 (1.67%) CODA
4 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.67%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
4 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.67%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) Wincor Nixdorf
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