The table below looks at the statistics for PMP 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 PMP over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
England / North West
Rank 126 142 114
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -28
Contract jobs citing PMP 9 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.42% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.89% 2.20% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 19
Median daily rate £431 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £680 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £61.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-34.14% +30.85%

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
477 727 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.30% 19.12% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 392 312
Median daily rate £425 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 50
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £20.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +66.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.90 £46.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +105.12%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the North West region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the North West region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

PMP
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 PMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +7 8 £431 -3.63% 3
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 19 (86.36%) PMI Certification
2 15 (68.18%) PRINCE2
2 15 (68.18%) Project Management
3 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
6 5 (22.73%) Escalation Management
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Migration
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (18.18%) Project Governance
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.09%) PMI
9 2 (9.09%) Change Management
9 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
9 2 (9.09%) Oracle
9 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
9 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (9.09%) Change Control
10 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
10 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
10 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
10 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation

PMP
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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 2G
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Planning Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Hyperion Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Planning Manager
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Development Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Project Change Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Licensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) PRINCE2
1 15 (68.18%) Project Management
2 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Escalation Management
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Project Governance
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Change Control
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.55%) APMG
4 1 (4.55%) CAPM
4 1 (4.55%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) CCNA
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Huawei
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Nokia
2 1 (4.55%) VMware