Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 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 Certification
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 196 196
Rank change year-on-year +22 0 -20
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 27 28 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.41% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.71% 2.22% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 30
North West median daily rate £340 £389 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.54% -0.32% -8.24%
10th Percentile £323 £312 £120
90th Percentile £725 £558 £489
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £26.83
England median hourly rate £29.46 £48.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -39.57% +28.29% +7.80%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 995 1260 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.35% 18.48% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 743 960
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +7.53%
10th Percentile £200 £226 £250
90th Percentile £550 £595 £573
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 57 108
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £27.50 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.91% -9.90% +52.60%
10th Percentile £14.74 £12.13 £15.31
90th Percentile £53.40 £53.20 £55.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing PMI Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +28 22 £340 -15.00% 1
Lancashire +13 1 £350 +100.00%
Merseyside +3 1 £310 -4.62%
Cheshire +1 1 £475 +54.47% 8
PMI Certification
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 19 (70.37%) PMP
2 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Scrum
3 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (48.15%) Kanban
3 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
3 13 (48.15%) BDD
3 13 (48.15%) DevOps
4 12 (44.44%) Project Management
5 11 (40.74%) PMI
5 11 (40.74%) Games
5 11 (40.74%) Velocity
5 11 (40.74%) User Stories
6 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) Virtual Team
9 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (11.11%) ITIL
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) PgMP
12 2 (7.41%) iPad
12 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
12 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
12 2 (7.41%) Marketing

PMI Certification
Co-occurring 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Big Data
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 11 (40.74%) Games
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Marketing
4 2 (7.41%) Online Betting
4 2 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Scrum Master
2 12 (44.44%) Agile Scrum Master
3 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Banking Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data Manager
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.70%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Transformation Programme Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Transformation Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications Manager
6 1 (3.70%) VoIP Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) PMI
2 6 (22.22%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) Life Science
4 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) BDD
2 13 (48.15%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (48.15%) DevOps
2 13 (48.15%) Kanban
2 13 (48.15%) Scrum
2 13 (48.15%) TDD
2 13 (48.15%) Test Automation
3 12 (44.44%) Project Management
4 11 (40.74%) User Stories
5 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 8 (29.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
10 2 (7.41%) Service Management
10 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
11 1 (3.70%) Validation
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) PMP
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 3 (11.11%) PgMP
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) GCP
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) ServiceNow
2 1 (3.70%) CA
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) SAP