Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 96 104
Rank change year-on-year +7 +8 -16
Contract jobs citing PMP 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.075% 0.069% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.43% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% -13.19%
North West median daily rate £340 £399 £400
% change year-on-year -14.73% -0.31% -14.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £23.00 - £26.83

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 201 234 332
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 15.08% 16.08% 15.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 151 189
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £214 £160 £275
90th Percentile £548 £675 £650
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
% change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +21.18% -0.97%
10th Percentile £14.54 £14.43 £15.92
90th Percentile £33.00 £52.75 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £38.88 £27.50 £30.52
% change year-on-year +41.36% -9.90% +48.88%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing PMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 20 November 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 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

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 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team Management