The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management Institute (PMI)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 68 60
Rank change year-on-year +20 -8  
Contract jobs citing PMI 3 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.57% 1.33% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.83% 4.15% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

PMI is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 164 313 256
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 31.00% 32.14% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 182 152
Median daily rate £350 £405 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.58% -4.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £549 £552
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 12
Median hourly rate £37.48 £22.54 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.25% +26.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £13.74 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.07 £42.00 £64.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in Cheshire

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in Cheshire

PMI
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 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Knutsford +6 2 - -
PMI
North West

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI 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.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Servlets
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE

PMI
Top Related 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 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) JSP
1 1 (33.33%) Servlets
1 1 (33.33%) Struts
1 1 (33.33%) Struts2
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WSDL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) RUP
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Chordiant