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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 142 125 117
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing PMI 18 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.47% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.44% 1.67% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Average daily rate £680 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £410 £438
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1247 896 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.85% 27.87% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 708 516 467
Average daily rate £400 £359 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.49% +6.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 41 52
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.04 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.77 £39.75 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
Manchester -10 13 £680 +65.85% 1
Cheshire -3 4 £425 +13.33% 3
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PMI 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.

1 37 (97.37%) PMI Certification
2 16 (42.11%) Project Management
3 13 (34.21%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Degree
5 11 (28.95%) Coaching
5 11 (28.95%) ITIL
5 11 (28.95%) HP
5 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (28.95%) Service Management
6 10 (26.32%) PMP
6 10 (26.32%) MCP
6 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
6 10 (26.32%) OpenView
6 10 (26.32%) SLA
6 10 (26.32%) MS Office
6 10 (26.32%) SCCM
6 10 (26.32%) Problem Management
6 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
7 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
7 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
7 7 (18.42%) PgMP
8 6 (15.79%) Investment Management
8 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
8 6 (15.79%) PRINCE
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (10.53%) Banking
10 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
10 4 (10.53%) Waterfall

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PMI 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) CICS
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (26.32%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
1 1 (2.63%) Subversion
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 12 (31.58%) Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Service Analyst
3 10 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 4 (10.53%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Graduate
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Research Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) EJB
1 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.63%) J2EE
1 1 (2.63%) JMS
1 1 (2.63%) JSP
1 1 (2.63%) Servlets
1 1 (2.63%) Struts
1 1 (2.63%) Web Services
1 1 (2.63%) WSDL
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Economics
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Project Management
2 11 (28.95%) Coaching
2 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Service Management
2 11 (28.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 10 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 10 (26.32%) Problem Management
4 6 (15.79%) Asset Management
4 6 (15.79%) Investment Management
4 6 (15.79%) PRINCE
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.89%) Lean Six Sigma
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.89%) Release Management
7 3 (7.89%) Signal Processing
7 3 (7.89%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.63%) COBOL
2 1 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (97.37%) PMI Certification
2 12 (31.58%) Degree
3 10 (26.32%) MCP
3 10 (26.32%) PMP
4 7 (18.42%) PgMP
4 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) ISEB
6 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (26.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) FATCA
2 1 (2.63%) PMBOK
2 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) OpenView
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (28.95%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.63%) IBM
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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