Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 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 Project Management Professional (PMP)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 200 209
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 -38
Contract jobs citing PMP 22 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.38% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 2.10% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 26
North West median daily rate £340 £399 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.73% -0.31% -14.89%
10th Percentile £335 £312 £253
90th Percentile £661 £558 £475
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
North West median hourly rate £23.00 - £26.83
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year -19.02% +0.62% +3.18%

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 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 1007 1287 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.60% 18.56% 19.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 754 939
North West median daily rate £400 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +5.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £211 £227 £250
90th Percentile £550 £595 £568
England median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 110
North West median hourly rate £38.13 £26.25 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.24% -13.99% +45.33%
10th Percentile £14.87 £12.16 £15.62
90th Percentile £53.20 £54.08 £55.23
England median hourly rate £25.69 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +0.75% +10.87% +21.05%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the North West

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in the North West

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the North West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in the North West

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in the North West

PMP
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 PMP within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 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 +6 17 £340 -16.56% 1
Cheshire +10 2 £375 +15.38%
Lancashire +16 1 - -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 North West region with a requirement for PMP.

1 19 (86.36%) PMI Certification
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (54.55%) Kanban
3 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 12 (54.55%) BDD
3 12 (54.55%) DevOps
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
4 10 (45.45%) User Stories
4 10 (45.45%) Games
4 10 (45.45%) Velocity
5 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
6 7 (31.82%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) Virtual Team
8 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 3 (13.64%) PMI
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.64%) PgMP
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 2 (9.09%) Online Betting
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
9 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (9.09%) iPad
10 1 (4.55%) Multichannel Marketing
10 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements

PMP
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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Skype
1 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.55%) VoIP
General
1 10 (45.45%) Games
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Online Betting
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Scrum Master
1 12 (54.55%) Scrum Master
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Programme Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Manager
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) LIMS Manager
5 1 (4.55%) LIMS Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Mobile Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications Manager
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Virtual Team
2 3 (13.64%) PMI
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) LIMS
4 1 (4.55%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) BDD
2 12 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (54.55%) DevOps
2 12 (54.55%) Kanban
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
2 12 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 10 (45.45%) User Stories
4 9 (40.91%) Mentoring
5 7 (31.82%) Project Management
6 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (4.55%) Multichannel Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (4.55%) Proactive Management
7 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 19 (86.36%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PgMP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft