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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 128 125 135
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing PMP 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 1.22% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 7
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£445 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £325 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £513 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 - £37.00
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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
611 490 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.13% 16.83% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 224 332
Average daily rate £400 £305 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 43
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.65 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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 -9 7 £483 +48.46% 1
Cheshire +4 3 £425 -1.73% 1
Merseyside - 2 £335 - 1
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (90.91%) PMI Certification
2 25 (56.82%) PRINCE2
3 22 (50.00%) Project Management
4 19 (43.18%) Finance
5 18 (40.91%) PMI
6 15 (34.09%) Banking
7 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (27.27%) Supplier Management
9 10 (22.73%) Windows
10 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
10 9 (20.45%) Information Security
10 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (18.18%) Scrum
11 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
12 7 (15.91%) ITSM
12 7 (15.91%) Service Management
12 7 (15.91%) MS Project
13 6 (13.64%) UNIX
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
13 6 (13.64%) Product Management
13 6 (13.64%) Economics
14 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
14 5 (11.36%) ISEB
14 5 (11.36%) ITIL
14 5 (11.36%) MS Office
14 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
15 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
15 4 (9.09%) Change Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Project
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.27%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 2 (4.55%) Wireless
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) QlikView
2 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Legal
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 6 (13.64%) Delivery Manager
3 5 (11.36%) Programme Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Coach
5 3 (6.82%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Security Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Information Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Web Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) PMI
2 9 (20.45%) Management Information System
3 6 (13.64%) Economics
4 5 (11.36%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) UNIX
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) PRINCE2
2 22 (50.00%) Project Management
3 13 (29.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (27.27%) Supplier Management
5 9 (20.45%) Information Security
5 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (18.18%) Scrum
7 7 (15.91%) ITSM
7 7 (15.91%) Service Management
8 6 (13.64%) Product Management
9 5 (11.36%) Programme Management
9 5 (11.36%) ITIL
10 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 4 (9.09%) Change Management
10 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.09%) User Stories
11 3 (6.82%) Release Management
11 3 (6.82%) ERP
11 3 (6.82%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) VB
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (90.91%) PMI Certification
2 8 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) ISEB
5 4 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (9.09%) APMP
6 3 (6.82%) CISSP
6 3 (6.82%) CISA
7 2 (4.55%) Degree
8 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (4.55%) SCCM
1 2 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Symantec
3 2 (4.55%) CA
3 2 (4.55%) Sybase
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Huawei
4 1 (2.27%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (2.27%) Cognos
4 1 (2.27%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.27%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.27%) CODA
4 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
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