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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing PMP 9 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.86% 1.34% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £356 £550 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.22% +36.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £429 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
-1.23% -13.82%

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
485 447 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.12% 19.01% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 233 229
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 £225 £175 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £527 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 57
Median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -38.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £44.00 £32.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% +105.26%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Birmingham +1 3 £331 -22.69%
Warwickshire - 3 £350 -
Coventry - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 23 (82.14%) PMI Certification
2 17 (60.71%) Project Management
2 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
3 9 (32.14%) ITIL
3 9 (32.14%) PMI
3 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 8 (28.57%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (21.43%) PRINCE
7 5 (17.86%) Service Management
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco
7 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
8 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) SAP
9 3 (10.71%) MS Office
9 3 (10.71%) HP
9 3 (10.71%) Process Management
9 3 (10.71%) Automotive
9 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
9 3 (10.71%) Change Management
9 3 (10.71%) Firewall

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 (10.71%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 3 (10.71%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (3.57%) Network Security
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.71%) Automotive
4 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Project Manager
2 8 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Programme Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Manager
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
6 3 (10.71%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (10.71%) SAP Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Change Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
7 2 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Applications Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Firewall Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Software Development Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) PMI
2 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) PRINCE2
1 17 (60.71%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 6 (21.43%) PRINCE
5 5 (17.86%) Service Management
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.71%) Change Management
7 3 (10.71%) Process Management
7 3 (10.71%) Scrum
7 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
8 2 (7.14%) Business Development
8 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 2 (7.14%) Migration
8 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Six Sigma
8 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) PMI Certification
2 8 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (17.86%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) APMP
6 1 (3.57%) CISM
6 1 (3.57%) CISSP
6 1 (3.57%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) SAP
4 3 (10.71%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Juniper
5 1 (3.57%) VMware