The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 142 129 115
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing PMI 19 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.57% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 1.96% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 16
Median daily rate £355 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £420 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £430 £408
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £165.00
% change year-on-year
- -77.87%
PMI
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1242 1072 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.85% 29.17% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 588 457
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 77 74
Median hourly rate £20.78 £16.00 £19.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% -16.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.46 £49.28 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing PMI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PMI
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 across the North West region.

PMI Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

PMI
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -7 8 £330 -22.35%
Merseyside - 6 £293 -
Lancashire +4 3 £400 -
Manchester -17 2 £428 -10.00%
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for PMI.

1 45 (97.83%) PMI Certification
2 31 (67.39%) Project Management
2 31 (67.39%) PRINCE2
3 22 (47.83%) Finance
4 14 (30.43%) JBoss
4 14 (30.43%) JSP
4 14 (30.43%) Java
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 13 (28.26%) ITIL
5 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (26.09%) Degree
7 11 (23.91%) Service Management
8 10 (21.74%) Programme Management
9 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.57%) PRINCE
9 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
10 8 (17.39%) Puppet
10 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Satellite
10 8 (17.39%) Capacity Management
10 8 (17.39%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (17.39%) SDLC
10 8 (17.39%) Mainframe
10 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
10 8 (17.39%) CICS
10 8 (17.39%) Assembly Language
10 8 (17.39%) Chordiant
10 8 (17.39%) ClearCase
10 8 (17.39%) JMS
10 8 (17.39%) WSDL
10 8 (17.39%) Servlets

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (30.43%) JBoss
2 8 (17.39%) Apache
2 8 (17.39%) CICS
2 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 8 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Project
3 3 (6.52%) MS Office
4 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 6 (13.04%) DNS
2 6 (13.04%) SSL
3 3 (6.52%) 2G
3 3 (6.52%) 3G
3 3 (6.52%) 4G
3 3 (6.52%) GSM
3 3 (6.52%) LTE
3 3 (6.52%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (6.52%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) DB2
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) ClearCase
1 8 (17.39%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (47.83%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 4 (8.70%) Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Migration Manager
3 4 (8.70%) Project Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Web Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Web Hosting Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Designer
4 3 (6.52%) Graduate
4 3 (6.52%) Junior
4 3 (6.52%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (6.52%) Research Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.35%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) JSP
2 8 (17.39%) EJB
2 8 (17.39%) Hibernate
2 8 (17.39%) J2EE
2 8 (17.39%) JMS
2 8 (17.39%) LAMP
2 8 (17.39%) Servlets
2 8 (17.39%) Struts
2 8 (17.39%) Web Services
2 8 (17.39%) WSDL
2 8 (17.39%) XML
2 8 (17.39%) XSD
3 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 6 (13.04%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.52%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Mainframe
2 7 (15.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Economics
5 1 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (67.39%) PRINCE2
1 31 (67.39%) Project Management
2 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (23.91%) Service Management
4 10 (21.74%) Programme Management
5 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (19.57%) PRINCE
5 9 (19.57%) Waterfall
6 8 (17.39%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (17.39%) Capacity Management
6 8 (17.39%) CMMI
6 8 (17.39%) RUP
6 8 (17.39%) SDLC
6 8 (17.39%) Security Management
7 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
8 6 (13.04%) Asset Management
8 6 (13.04%) Investment Management
9 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
9 5 (10.87%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) Java
2 8 (17.39%) Assembly Language
2 8 (17.39%) COBOL
2 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.39%) PHP
2 8 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.52%) C
3 3 (6.52%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (97.83%) PMI Certification
2 12 (26.09%) Degree
3 7 (15.22%) PgMP
3 7 (15.22%) PMP
4 6 (13.04%) MCITP
4 6 (13.04%) MCTS
4 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) RHCE
5 5 (10.87%) Sun Certification
6 3 (6.52%) MCP
6 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.35%) APMP
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.17%) HNC
8 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) FATCA
2 1 (2.17%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.04%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Puppet
1 8 (17.39%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (6.52%) OpenView
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.39%) Brocade
2 8 (17.39%) Chordiant
2 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 8 (17.39%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.22%) IBM
4 5 (10.87%) Sun
5 4 (8.70%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) Ericsson
6 3 (6.52%) Huawei
6 3 (6.52%) Nokia
6 3 (6.52%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (4.35%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.17%) BT
8 1 (2.17%) Siemens