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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 48 58 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing PMP 8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.07% 0.70% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 3.01% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £405 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.32% +4.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £31.50 £32.38
% change year-on-year
+74.60% -2.70%
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
144 166 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.28% 23.28% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 92 53
Average daily rate £340 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 July 2015.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (93.75%) PMI Certification
2 14 (87.50%) PRINCE2
3 10 (62.50%) Project Management
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) PRINCE
5 6 (37.50%) OSPF
5 6 (37.50%) BGP
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) F5
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
5 6 (37.50%) Multicast
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) Solaris
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (18.75%) Change Control
8 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 3 (18.75%) Workflow

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (12.50%) IBM Notes
1 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) OSPF
1 6 (37.50%) BGP
1 6 (37.50%) Firewall
1 6 (37.50%) Multicast
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
2 2 (12.50%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
1 5 (31.25%) Solaris
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) PRINCE
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Change Control
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Workflow
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) BPR
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 1 (6.25%) Change Management
8 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Server Building
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) PMI Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
1 6 (37.50%) F5
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) IBM
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (6.25%) HP