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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Certification
Rank 90 101 104
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 38 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.00% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.62% 4.98% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 10
Average daily rate
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£405 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £319 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £414 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.32% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+17.50% +15.10%
PMI Certification
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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
574 542 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.62% 20.10% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 240 228
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £576 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 33
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.83%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Cheshire +9 21 £356 -5.00% 1
Manchester -1 10 £410 +9.33% 3
Merseyside - 6 £550 -
PMI Certification
England

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 41 (82.00%) PRINCE2
2 36 (72.00%) PMP
3 26 (52.00%) Project Management
4 25 (50.00%) Finance
5 16 (32.00%) PMI
6 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (20.00%) ITIL
8 9 (18.00%) Banking
8 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.00%) Degree
9 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 8 (16.00%) SAP
10 7 (14.00%) Change Management
10 7 (14.00%) Information Security
11 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
11 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
11 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
12 5 (10.00%) F5
12 5 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.00%) Coaching
12 5 (10.00%) TippingPoint
12 5 (10.00%) ArcSight
12 5 (10.00%) Blue Coat
12 5 (10.00%) Business Development
12 5 (10.00%) Migration
12 5 (10.00%) Scrum
12 5 (10.00%) Firewall
12 5 (10.00%) Juniper
12 5 (10.00%) Nokia

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Project
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP PM
2 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.00%) SAP PS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.00%) DTS
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 25 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (56.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) SAP Manager
3 5 (10.00%) SAP Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Implementation Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Security Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Environment Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Programme Coordinator
7 1 (2.00%) SAP Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Senior SAP Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) PMI
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (2.00%) UNIX
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
1 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (82.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (52.00%) Project Management
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (20.00%) ITIL
5 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (14.00%) Change Management
6 7 (14.00%) Information Security
7 6 (12.00%) Programme Management
7 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
7 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.00%) Coaching
8 5 (10.00%) Business Development
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Scrum
8 5 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 4 (8.00%) RUP
9 4 (8.00%) Service Management
9 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 36 (72.00%) PMP
2 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 8 (16.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.00%) CISSP
4 2 (4.00%) CISA
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) MCSE
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.00%) F5
2 5 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 5 (10.00%) TippingPoint
2 5 (10.00%) ArcSight
2 5 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 5 (10.00%) Juniper
2 5 (10.00%) Nokia
2 5 (10.00%) McAfee
2 5 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.00%) Progress
4 3 (6.00%) VMware
4 3 (6.00%) CA
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Tableau
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Citrix