The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing PMP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.30% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 133 128 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 39.47% 28.83% 32.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 81 60
Median daily rate £460 £432 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% +19.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £263 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £675 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 18
Median hourly rate £40.50 £43.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.81% +40.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £20.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £43.00 £72.94
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 Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Lancashire

PMP
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Preston - 1 - -
PMP
North West

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PMP.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft