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 22 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 51 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing PMP 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.83% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 6.67% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +14.28%
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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
109 75 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.33% 12.52% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 51 33
Average daily rate £360 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £136 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £29.00 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.46% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £20.50 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (25.00%) MS Project
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) ADSL
4 1 (25.00%) ATM
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) PMI
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) DSL
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Migration

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Project
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) ADSL
1 1 (25.00%) ATM
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) DSL
1 1 (25.00%) xDSL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper