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 4 May 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 145 141 117
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Contract jobs citing PMP 19 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.47% 0.51% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 2.41% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 15
Median daily rate £425 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £300 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £21.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+98.83% -43.04%
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
882 829 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.81% 21.22% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 368 306
Median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 91 81
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £14.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £50.60 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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
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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 9 £500 +5.26% 3
Cheshire -12 9 £425 +4.61%
Merseyside +1 1 £425 -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 32 (86.49%) Project Management
3 17 (45.95%) PRINCE2
4 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (29.73%) Change Management
6 9 (24.32%) Finance
7 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
7 8 (21.62%) SIEM
7 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
8 7 (18.92%) Degree
8 7 (18.92%) PRINCE
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (18.92%) MS Office
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (18.92%) PMI
8 7 (18.92%) PgMP
9 6 (16.22%) Investment Management
9 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
9 6 (16.22%) Firewall
10 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (13.51%) ERP
10 5 (13.51%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle
10 5 (13.51%) MS Project
10 5 (13.51%) CRM
10 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (13.51%) QA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
1 7 (18.92%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (13.51%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Project Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Transition Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Transition Project Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Network Security Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Development Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.41%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) SIEM Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Supply Chain Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Supply Chain Project Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Business Change Support
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Supply Chain Manager
5 1 (2.70%) Technical Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) PMI
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Project Management
2 17 (45.95%) PRINCE2
3 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (29.73%) Change Management
5 8 (21.62%) Programme Management
5 8 (21.62%) SIEM
6 7 (18.92%) PRINCE
7 6 (16.22%) Asset Management
7 6 (16.22%) Investment Management
8 5 (13.51%) CRM
8 5 (13.51%) ERP
8 5 (13.51%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (10.81%) Information Security
9 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.81%) Supplier Management
10 2 (5.41%) Line Management
10 2 (5.41%) Logistics
10 2 (5.41%) Project Governance
10 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
10 2 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (21.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) PgMP
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (8.11%) APMP
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) ArcSight
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) PeopleSoft
4 4 (10.81%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco