The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PMI Certification
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 68 68
Rank change year-on-year +16 0  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 5 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% 1.53% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% 6.67% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 4
Median daily rate £475 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% +13.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.75 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +6.11% +4.04%  

PMI Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 99 210 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.52% 22.90% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 131 70
Median daily rate £318 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £305 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £532 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 19
Median hourly rate £55.00 £47.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +193.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.50 £59.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in Cheshire

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI Certification in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in Cheshire

PMI Certification
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington +18 3 - -
Chester - 1 £475 -
PMI Certification
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) PMI
3 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
5 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (33.33%) RUP
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (22.22%) Unix
7 2 (22.22%) Windows
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) PMP
7 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
7 2 (22.22%) QA
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Change Management

PMI Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Gradle
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SAP Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Struts2
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WSDL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) PMI
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) PRINCE2
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 3 (33.33%) RUP
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
7 1 (11.11%) CMMI
7 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) ABAP
1 1 (11.11%) Groovy
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) PMP
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) HNC
3 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) SAP