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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Certification
Rank 132 126 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 38 39 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.94% 1.00% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 4.67% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 16
Average daily rate £425 £425 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £428 £410
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £41.38
% change year-on-year
+88.37% -48.03%
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
862 836 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.43% 21.36% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 370 299
Average daily rate £400 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 90 84
Average hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £77.00 £55.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Cheshire 0 22 £425 +2.40% 1
Manchester -8 13 £500 +11.11% 4
Merseyside +3 2 £425 -
Lancashire -2 1 £489 +25.46% 1
PMI Certification
England

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 43 (67.19%) Project Management
2 36 (56.25%) PRINCE2
2 36 (56.25%) PMI
3 35 (54.69%) PMP
4 19 (29.69%) Finance
4 19 (29.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (26.56%) PRINCE
6 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
7 13 (20.31%) Oracle
7 13 (20.31%) Service Management
8 12 (18.75%) Change Management
8 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 11 (17.19%) Degree
10 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (15.63%) Java
10 10 (15.63%) JBoss
10 10 (15.63%) JSP
10 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (14.06%) Programme Management
11 9 (14.06%) MS Office
11 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
12 8 (12.50%) SDLC
12 8 (12.50%) ArcSight
12 8 (12.50%) SIEM
12 8 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
12 8 (12.50%) WebSphere
12 8 (12.50%) COBOL
12 8 (12.50%) MS Project
12 8 (12.50%) DB2
12 8 (12.50%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 10 (15.63%) JBoss
2 8 (12.50%) CICS
2 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 8 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) Apache
4 2 (3.13%) IIS
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.06%) MS Office
3 8 (12.50%) MS Project
4 7 (10.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Firewall
2 4 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) 2G
3 2 (3.13%) 3G
3 2 (3.13%) 4G
3 2 (3.13%) DNS
3 2 (3.13%) GSM
3 2 (3.13%) LTE
3 2 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (3.13%) SSL
3 2 (3.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) DB2
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) ClearCase
1 8 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (29.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Banking
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (64.06%) Project Manager
2 9 (14.06%) Transition Manager
2 9 (14.06%) Transition Project Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Data Centre Manager
5 4 (6.25%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Migration Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Network Security Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Designer
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Migration Project Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Research Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) JSP
2 8 (12.50%) EJB
2 8 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 8 (12.50%) J2EE
2 8 (12.50%) JMS
2 8 (12.50%) Servlets
2 8 (12.50%) Struts
2 8 (12.50%) Web Services
2 8 (12.50%) WSDL
2 8 (12.50%) XML
2 8 (12.50%) XSD
3 2 (3.13%) .NET
3 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (1.56%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (56.25%) PMI
2 8 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 7 (10.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.69%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.56%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
1 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
1 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (67.19%) Project Management
2 36 (56.25%) PRINCE2
3 19 (29.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (26.56%) PRINCE
5 13 (20.31%) Service Management
6 12 (18.75%) Change Management
7 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.06%) Programme Management
8 9 (14.06%) Waterfall
9 8 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
9 8 (12.50%) CMMI
9 8 (12.50%) RUP
9 8 (12.50%) SDLC
9 8 (12.50%) SIEM
10 7 (10.94%) Problem Management
11 6 (9.38%) Asset Management
11 6 (9.38%) ERP
11 6 (9.38%) Investment Management
11 6 (9.38%) ITIL
12 5 (7.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) Java
2 8 (12.50%) Assembly Language
2 8 (12.50%) COBOL
2 8 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (4.69%) C++
4 2 (3.13%) C
4 2 (3.13%) PHP
5 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (54.69%) PMP
2 11 (17.19%) Degree
3 10 (15.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (10.94%) PgMP
5 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (7.81%) Sun Certification
7 3 (4.69%) MCP
7 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) APMP
8 2 (3.13%) MCITP
8 2 (3.13%) MCTS
8 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.13%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) FATCA
3 1 (1.56%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.13%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) OpenView
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Puppet
2 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.31%) Oracle
3 8 (12.50%) ArcSight
3 8 (12.50%) Chordiant
3 8 (12.50%) HP
4 7 (10.94%) IBM
5 5 (7.81%) PeopleSoft
5 5 (7.81%) Sun
6 2 (3.13%) Brocade
6 2 (3.13%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.13%) Huawei
6 2 (3.13%) Nokia
6 2 (3.13%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (1.56%) BT
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Siemens
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago