The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 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 Project Management Professional (PMP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 68 69
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing PMP 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.32% 0.66% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.00% 2.87% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 7
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

PMP 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 100 209 142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 15.82% 22.87% 14.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 131 67
Median daily rate £313 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.47% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £305 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 18
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 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +15.78% +18.15%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in Cheshire

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for PMP.

1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) ABAP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification

PMP
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) SAP