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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 135 116 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Contract jobs citing PMP 17 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.80% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 3.99% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 11
Average daily rate £450 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £61.75 £47.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.38% +17.50%
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
730 651 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.20% 20.12% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 330 238
Average daily rate £408 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 51 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.12 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.33% +43.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £52.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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 -8 14 £590 +27.56% 5
Lancashire +1 1 £450 - 2
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (91.18%) PMI Certification
1 31 (91.18%) Project Management
2 20 (58.82%) PRINCE2
3 16 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (35.29%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) PMI
5 10 (29.41%) Degree
6 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
7 7 (20.59%) PgMP
8 6 (17.65%) Investment Management
8 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
9 5 (14.71%) Supplier Management
9 5 (14.71%) APMP
10 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
10 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
10 4 (11.76%) Legal
10 4 (11.76%) C
11 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (8.82%) Scrum
11 3 (8.82%) Migration
11 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
11 3 (8.82%) Logistics
11 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
11 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.82%) Time Management
11 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
11 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (5.88%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Project Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Supply Chain Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Supply Chain Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Communications Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Logistics Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Supply Chain Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Operations Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) PMI
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Project Management
2 20 (58.82%) PRINCE2
3 16 (47.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.59%) PRINCE
5 6 (17.65%) Asset Management
5 6 (17.65%) Investment Management
6 5 (14.71%) Supplier Management
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 4 (11.76%) Project Governance
8 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (8.82%) Logistics
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Quality Management
8 3 (8.82%) Resource Management
8 3 (8.82%) Scrum
8 3 (8.82%) Time Management
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
9 2 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (91.18%) PMI Certification
2 10 (29.41%) Degree
3 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (20.59%) PgMP
5 5 (14.71%) APMP
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.94%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
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