The table below looks at the statistics for PMP in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMP over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 126 122 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Contract jobs citing PMP 9 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.078% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 0.38% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £419 £429 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £371 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £486 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £40.25 £46.50
% change year-on-year
-35.40% -13.44%
PMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
592 524 441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.64% 20.45% 18.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 267 232
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 53
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £9.76 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PMP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PMP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PMP
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PMP across the West Midlands region.

PMP Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PMP
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

PMP Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PMP
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the West Midlands region.

PMP Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 3 £540 -
Birmingham -5 2 £363 -15.40% 1
Warwickshire - 2 £300 -
Solihull - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PMP.

1 26 (78.79%) PMI Certification
2 24 (72.73%) PRINCE2
3 21 (63.64%) Project Management
4 13 (39.39%) PMI
5 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (33.33%) Programme Management
6 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
7 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
9 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
10 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
10 5 (15.15%) ITIL
10 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.12%) SAP
11 4 (12.12%) Service Management
11 4 (12.12%) Process Management
11 4 (12.12%) Migration
11 4 (12.12%) SDLC
11 4 (12.12%) QA
12 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
12 3 (9.09%) Web Development
12 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
12 3 (9.09%) Change Control
12 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
12 3 (9.09%) Release Management
12 3 (9.09%) Automotive
12 3 (9.09%) PRINCE

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) Skype
2 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.09%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Project Manager
2 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (27.27%) Programme Manager
4 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 5 (15.15%) IT Manager
5 5 (15.15%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Senior Project Manager
6 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (9.09%) SAP Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Applications Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) SAP Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Transformation Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) PMI
2 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) AIX
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Solaris
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) PRINCE2
2 21 (63.64%) Project Management
3 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.15%) Waterfall
7 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 4 (12.12%) Process Management
7 4 (12.12%) SDLC
7 4 (12.12%) Service Management
8 3 (9.09%) Change Control
8 3 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.09%) Release Management
8 3 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 3 (9.09%) Web Development
9 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (78.79%) PMI Certification
2 11 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (6.06%) APMP
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) CISM
5 1 (3.03%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Juniper
3 1 (3.03%) VMware