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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 59 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing PMP 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.01% 0.93% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 4.69% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.38 £44.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.42%
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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
192 128 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.33% 19.88% 14.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 82 29
Average daily rate £340 £400 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £178 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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%) PRINCE2
2 9 (90.00%) Project Management
3 7 (70.00%) PRINCE
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (60.00%) Multicast
5 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) Solaris
5 5 (50.00%) Linux
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
6 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (40.00%) Marketing
6 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
7 3 (30.00%) Change Control
7 3 (30.00%) Workflow
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) PMI
9 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
9 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) OSPF
1 6 (60.00%) BGP
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Multicast
2 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
1 5 (50.00%) Solaris
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (90.00%) Project Management
2 7 (70.00%) PRINCE
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) Change Control
4 3 (30.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCNA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) P3O
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Lotus