The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 53 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing PMP 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.82% - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £515 - £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.05 £36.49
% change year-on-year
+7.70% -3.93%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
110 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.94% 12.11% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 50
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £238 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +85.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
PMP
West Midlands

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 11 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) PMI
3 7 (63.64%) P3O
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (45.45%) CA Clarity
6 4 (36.36%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (36.36%) Change Control
7 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
7 2 (18.18%) CRM
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) ERP
8 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (9.09%) Private Banking
8 1 (9.09%) Degree
8 1 (9.09%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) CA Clarity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) PMO Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior PMO Manager
3 1 (9.09%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (63.64%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) P3O
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft