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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 134 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing PMP 22 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.82% 2.66% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
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£450 £463 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +39.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £368 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £483 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £38.13 £35.01
% change year-on-year
-5.57% +8.89%
PMP
England

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
781 640 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.21% 20.21% 18.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 298 194
Average daily rate £398 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £220 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 88 38
Average hourly rate £41.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.00 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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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 -5 11 £413 - 4
Lancashire +3 5 £390 -17.89%
Manchester -4 5 £525 +10.52% 3
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PMP 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 PMP.

1 47 (95.92%) PMI Certification
2 39 (79.59%) PRINCE2
3 29 (59.18%) Project Management
4 23 (46.94%) Finance
5 13 (26.53%) Degree
6 11 (22.45%) Programme Management
7 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (16.33%) Juniper
8 8 (16.33%) Nokia
8 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco
8 8 (16.33%) McAfee
8 8 (16.33%) Change Management
8 8 (16.33%) Firewall
8 8 (16.33%) Migration
8 8 (16.33%) Information Security
8 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
8 8 (16.33%) Business Development
8 8 (16.33%) TippingPoint
8 8 (16.33%) F5
8 8 (16.33%) ArcSight
8 8 (16.33%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.29%) Coaching
9 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (14.29%) Banking
9 7 (14.29%) ITIL
10 6 (12.24%) MS Office
11 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
11 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing PMP 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 PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS Project
4 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP PS
1 1 (2.04%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.04%) DTS
2 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.04%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
General
1 23 (46.94%) Finance
2 7 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Retail Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Project Manager
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Programme Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (8.16%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Information Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) Portfolio Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Project Coordinator
7 1 (2.04%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Programme Planner
7 1 (2.04%) Implementation Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
1 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Economics
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) PMI
3 2 (4.08%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Handset
4 1 (2.04%) Biometrics
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Biotechnology
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) PRINCE2
2 29 (59.18%) Project Management
3 11 (22.45%) Programme Management
4 8 (16.33%) Information Security
4 8 (16.33%) Business Development
4 8 (16.33%) Change Management
4 8 (16.33%) Migration
5 7 (14.29%) ITIL
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.29%) Coaching
6 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 5 (10.20%) PRINCE
7 4 (8.16%) Service Management
7 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.16%) Business Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.12%) Kanban
8 3 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 47 (95.92%) PMI Certification
2 13 (26.53%) Degree
3 10 (20.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.04%) CAPM
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB
6 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco
1 8 (16.33%) Juniper
1 8 (16.33%) Nokia
1 8 (16.33%) CheckPoint
1 8 (16.33%) McAfee
1 8 (16.33%) Blue Coat
1 8 (16.33%) TippingPoint
1 8 (16.33%) F5
1 8 (16.33%) ArcSight
1 8 (16.33%) Cyber-Ark
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) HP
3 3 (6.12%) Oracle
4 2 (4.08%) Citrix
4 2 (4.08%) Google
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) TSYS
5 1 (2.04%) IBM
5 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
Cheshire
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £370 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago