The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 57 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing PMP 8 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.04% 0.99% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.35% 4.47% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate £305 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £21.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+88.37% -43.04%
PMP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
184 179 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.87% 22.07% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 117 61
Average daily rate £375 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.25 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.14% -21.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the Birmingham region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP.

1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 9 (90.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) Legal
4 6 (60.00%) PMI
4 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (60.00%) QA
4 6 (60.00%) Degree
4 6 (60.00%) Data Privacy
5 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Presales
6 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (20.00%) F5
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PMP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Commercial Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support
2 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Reporting Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Vendor Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) PMI
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (60.00%) Data Privacy
3 5 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
1 2 (20.00%) F5
1 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards