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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 121 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing PMP 18 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.43% 0.096%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.96% 2.43% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
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£465 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £285 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £40.00 £35.05
% change year-on-year
+10.62% +14.12%
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
609 494 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.38% 17.73% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 225 279
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 36 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.19 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Cheshire +11 9 £401 +6.86% 2
Manchester -16 1 £465 +24.00% 3
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 31 (88.57%) PMI Certification
2 26 (74.29%) PRINCE2
3 24 (68.57%) Project Management
4 21 (60.00%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) Supplier Management
6 10 (28.57%) Banking
6 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (28.57%) PMI
7 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.86%) Information Security
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Scrum
9 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (14.29%) MS Project
9 5 (14.29%) MS Office
10 4 (11.43%) Retail
10 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Firewall
10 4 (11.43%) ITSM
11 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.57%) Change Management
11 3 (8.57%) Service Management
11 3 (8.57%) CISA
11 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
11 3 (8.57%) Nokia
11 3 (8.57%) McAfee
11 3 (8.57%) RUP

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Project
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP PS
1 1 (2.86%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Retail
4 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.71%) Legal
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.86%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Programme Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Web Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Environment Manager
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) PMI
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Economics
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) PRINCE2
2 24 (68.57%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) Supplier Management
4 10 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (22.86%) Information Security
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (11.43%) ITSM
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 3 (8.57%) Service Management
9 3 (8.57%) RUP
9 3 (8.57%) Business Development
10 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.71%) Database Security
10 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.71%) Migration
10 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 31 (88.57%) PMI Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) CISA
5 3 (8.57%) CISSP
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (2.86%) ISEB
6 1 (2.86%) MCSE
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) CheckPoint
1 3 (8.57%) Nokia
1 3 (8.57%) McAfee
1 3 (8.57%) Juniper
1 3 (8.57%) Cisco
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.57%) Blue Coat
1 3 (8.57%) F5
1 3 (8.57%) ArcSight
1 3 (8.57%) Cyber-Ark
1 3 (8.57%) TippingPoint
2 2 (5.71%) HP
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Sybase
3 1 (2.86%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Siebel
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Google
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Real Staffing
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 14 days ago