The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 102 122 132
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +10
Contract jobs citing PMP 32 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.08% 0.15% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.04% 0.81% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 8
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£470 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £310 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.38 £38.98
% change year-on-year
-19.69% -16.94%
Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
530 494 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.88% 18.81% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 219 336
Average daily rate £328 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £479 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 45
Average hourly rate £21.50 £31.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.20% +45.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.54%
PMP
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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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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
Lancashire - 17 £525 - 1
Cheshire +3 7 £425 - 2
Manchester +3 5 £425 +30.76% 1
Merseyside - 2 £335 -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 43 (89.58%) PMI Certification
2 25 (52.08%) PRINCE2
3 23 (47.92%) Finance
4 22 (45.83%) Project Management
5 18 (37.50%) PMI
6 17 (35.42%) Banking
7 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (25.00%) Supplier Management
9 10 (20.83%) Windows
10 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 8 (16.67%) Scrum
10 8 (16.67%) Information Security
10 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.58%) UNIX
11 7 (14.58%) Economics
12 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
12 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
12 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 6 (12.50%) Product Management
13 5 (10.42%) MS Project
13 5 (10.42%) ISEB
13 5 (10.42%) Service Management
13 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
13 5 (10.42%) ITSM
13 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
14 4 (8.33%) Java
14 4 (8.33%) Oracle
14 4 (8.33%) Change Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Project
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.08%) Agresso
1 1 (2.08%) Exstream
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Wireless
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
3 1 (2.08%) ATM
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) DB2
2 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (47.92%) Project Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Programme Manager
2 6 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Agile Coach
3 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) CRM Manager
6 1 (2.08%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.08%) Visualforce
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) PMI
2 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.58%) Economics
4 6 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) PRINCE2
2 22 (45.83%) Project Management
3 15 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (25.00%) Supplier Management
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) Information Security
6 6 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 6 (12.50%) Product Management
7 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (10.42%) ITSM
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) Service Management
7 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
8 4 (8.33%) Change Management
8 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.33%) User Stories
9 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.25%) Release Management
9 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.25%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (4.17%) VB
2 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.08%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 43 (89.58%) PMI Certification
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (10.42%) ISEB
5 4 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (8.33%) APMP
6 3 (6.25%) Degree
7 1 (2.08%) CAPM
7 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
1 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Sybase
3 2 (4.17%) CA
3 2 (4.17%) Symantec
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.08%) CODA
4 1 (2.08%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Cognos
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