The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management Institute (PMI)
England / North West
Rank 120 136 126
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10  
Contract jobs citing PMI 8 24 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.31% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 1.92% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 5
Median daily rate £425 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +15.62%  
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 £47.00 - -

PMI is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 820 1252 1025
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.06% 32.61% 29.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 740 544
Median daily rate £375 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +1.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 59 61
Median hourly rate £16.50 £22.54 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.79% +28.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.71 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.39 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing PMI as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for PMI in the North West

PMI
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 in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in the North West

PMI
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 within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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 +9 5 - - 1
Cheshire +16 3 £425 -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI 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.

1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) PRINCE
5 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (30.00%) Change Control
6 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (30.00%) RUP
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 3 (30.00%) DNA
7 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (20.00%) PMP
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) MS Project
7 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Programme Management

PMI
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 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Gradle
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) EJB
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) J2EE
1 1 (10.00%) JMS
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
1 1 (10.00%) Struts
1 1 (10.00%) Struts2
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) WSDL
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Business Transformation
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE
4 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (30.00%) Change Control
5 3 (30.00%) DNA
5 3 (30.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (30.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (30.00%) RUP
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 2 (20.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Groovy
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (10.00%) APMG
3 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (10.00%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMBOK
1 1 (10.00%) PMO
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Chordiant