The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 87 89 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2  
Contract jobs citing PMP 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.38% 0.67% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.40% 4.82% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 3
Median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
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 £41.00 £61.50 £35.13
% change year-on-year -33.33% +75.08%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 208 249 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.71% 13.97% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 126 112
Median daily rate £409 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -26.87% +77.77%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Manchester

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for PMP.

1 11 (84.62%) PMI Certification
2 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
3 9 (69.23%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) PMI
6 2 (15.38%) PMO
7 1 (7.69%) Escalation Management
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (7.69%) APMG
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Hyperion Planning
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) 2G
1 1 (7.69%) 3G
1 1 (7.69%) 4G
1 1 (7.69%) LTE
1 1 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Hyperion Planning Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Hyperion Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Planning Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) PRINCE2
2 9 (69.23%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Coaching
6 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (7.69%) Escalation Management
6 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) PMI Certification
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Hyperion
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Ericsson
2 1 (7.69%) Huawei
2 1 (7.69%) Nokia