The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 April 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 48 44
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.24% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.72% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £489 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £36.00

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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 132 138 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 45.99% 32.86% 37.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 77 70
Median daily rate £450 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 21
Median hourly rate £44.00 £36.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £43.60 £50.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.61% +44.44%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in Lancashire