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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 145 146 122
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs citing PMI 18 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.32% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 1.16% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
Median daily rate £330 £470 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.73% +15.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £433 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £497 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +73.80%
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
1176 1034 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.74% 27.38% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 604 478
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 54
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.99 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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% 2
Merseyside +2 7 £325 -
Lancashire -8 3 £400 -18.25%
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (97.14%) PMI Certification
2 30 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 28 (80.00%) Project Management
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 14 (40.00%) JBoss
5 14 (40.00%) Java
5 14 (40.00%) JSP
6 13 (37.14%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
8 10 (28.57%) Service Management
9 9 (25.71%) Security Management
9 9 (25.71%) LAMP
9 9 (25.71%) Brocade
9 9 (25.71%) Puppet
9 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
9 9 (25.71%) Windows
9 9 (25.71%) Linux
9 9 (25.71%) Apache
9 9 (25.71%) PHP
9 9 (25.71%) IIS
9 9 (25.71%) MySQL
9 9 (25.71%) Capacity Management
9 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Satellite
10 8 (22.86%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
10 8 (22.86%) SDLC
10 8 (22.86%) Oracle
10 8 (22.86%) DB2
10 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
10 8 (22.86%) JavaScript

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 (40.00%) JBoss
2 9 (25.71%) Apache
2 9 (25.71%) IIS
3 8 (22.86%) CICS
3 8 (22.86%) WebLogic
3 8 (22.86%) WebSphere
4 6 (17.14%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Project
3 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) Internet
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
2 6 (17.14%) SSL
3 3 (8.57%) 2G
3 3 (8.57%) 3G
3 3 (8.57%) 4G
3 3 (8.57%) GSM
3 3 (8.57%) LTE
3 3 (8.57%) Radio Access Network
3 3 (8.57%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MySQL
2 8 (22.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) ClearCase
1 8 (22.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Web Engineer
2 5 (14.29%) Web Hosting Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (11.43%) Migration Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Designer
4 3 (8.57%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) JSP
2 9 (25.71%) LAMP
3 8 (22.86%) EJB
3 8 (22.86%) Hibernate
3 8 (22.86%) J2EE
3 8 (22.86%) JMS
3 8 (22.86%) Servlets
3 8 (22.86%) Struts
3 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 8 (22.86%) WSDL
3 8 (22.86%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) XSD
4 6 (17.14%) .NET
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Mainframe
2 7 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) iPad
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Linux
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 28 (80.00%) Project Management
3 13 (37.14%) ITIL
4 10 (28.57%) Service Management
5 9 (25.71%) Capacity Management
5 9 (25.71%) Security Management
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Project Management
6 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (22.86%) CMMI
6 8 (22.86%) PRINCE
6 8 (22.86%) RUP
6 8 (22.86%) SDLC
6 8 (22.86%) Waterfall
7 6 (17.14%) Problem Management
7 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 5 (14.29%) BDD
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (25.71%) PHP
3 8 (22.86%) Assembly Language
3 8 (22.86%) COBOL
3 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 8 (22.86%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.57%) C
4 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (97.14%) PMI Certification
2 6 (17.14%) MCITP
2 6 (17.14%) MCTS
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) RHCE
3 5 (14.29%) Sun Certification
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) APMP
5 2 (5.71%) HNC
5 2 (5.71%) HND
5 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 2 (5.71%) PgMP
5 2 (5.71%) PMP
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) ISEB
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.14%) UAG
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
1 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (5.71%) OpenView
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.71%) Brocade
2 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (22.86%) Chordiant
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 7 (20.00%) IBM
5 5 (14.29%) Sun
6 3 (8.57%) Ericsson
6 3 (8.57%) F5
6 3 (8.57%) Huawei
6 3 (8.57%) Nokia
6 3 (8.57%) Nokia Networks
7 2 (5.71%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (2.86%) BT
8 1 (2.86%) Siemens