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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 57 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing PMP 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.70% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 2.06% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £32.38 £38.49
% change year-on-year
-16.60% -15.88%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
170 97 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.88% 15.85% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 52 59
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £231 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £12.50 £21.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
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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 31 July 2014.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 8 (88.89%) PMI
3 7 (77.78%) P3O
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (66.67%) CA Clarity
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Change Control
6 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 2 (22.22%) MS Project
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
8 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
8 1 (11.11%) F5
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
8 1 (11.11%) Multicast
8 1 (11.11%) OSPF
8 1 (11.11%) BGP
8 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
8 1 (11.11%) MS Office
8 1 (11.11%) ITIL
8 1 (11.11%) CCNA
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (11.11%) SAS

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (66.67%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) OSPF
1 1 (11.11%) BGP
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Private Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) PMO Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior PMO Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 3 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) P3O
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
2 1 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco