The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Certification
England / North West
Rank 119 121 118
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 9 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 4.49% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 27 14
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £61.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.88% +71.52%  

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 482 801 732
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.78% 20.88% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 398 332
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 68
Median hourly rate £42.24 £40.00 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -19.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £62.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in the North West

PMI Certification
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Manchester +6 5 £425 -15.00% 5
Cheshire +17 4 £460 +8.23%
PMI Certification
England

PMI Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification 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 North West region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 17 (77.27%) Project Management
2 14 (63.64%) PMP
3 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (45.45%) PMI
7 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
9 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
9 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
10 4 (18.18%) Scrum
10 4 (18.18%) Banking
10 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 4 (18.18%) Business Transformation
10 4 (18.18%) SDLC
11 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 3 (13.64%) PMO
11 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (13.64%) Change Control
11 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
11 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
11 3 (13.64%) Change Management
11 3 (13.64%) MS Project
11 3 (13.64%) DNA
11 3 (13.64%) RUP
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle
12 2 (9.09%) ITIL
12 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (9.09%) Unix
12 2 (9.09%) Windows

PMI Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) JBoss
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) 2G
1 1 (4.55%) 3G
1 1 (4.55%) 4G
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) LTE
1 1 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.55%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) ClearCase
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Gradle
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Business Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Manager
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Ajax
1 1 (4.55%) EJB
1 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.55%) J2EE
1 1 (4.55%) JMS
1 1 (4.55%) jQuery
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) Servlets
1 1 (4.55%) Struts
1 1 (4.55%) Struts2
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) WSDL
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) PMI
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Project Management
2 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (31.82%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) PRINCE
7 4 (18.18%) Business Transformation
7 4 (18.18%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) SDLC
7 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 3 (13.64%) Change Control
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
8 3 (13.64%) DNA
8 3 (13.64%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.64%) RUP
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) ABAP
2 1 (4.55%) Groovy
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) PMP
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) APMG
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PgMP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PMO
2 1 (4.55%) PMBOK
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Chordiant
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Ericsson
2 1 (4.55%) Huawei
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Nokia
2 1 (4.55%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) VMware