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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 106 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing PMP 8 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.56% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.79% 4.41% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 6
Average daily rate
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£380 £275 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -32.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £233 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £328 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £40.00 £36.97
% change year-on-year
+16.25% +8.19%
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
448 272 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.25% 12.75% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 156 143
Average daily rate £350 £343 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £210 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 8 27
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.05 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £22.69 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

PMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -5 4 £375 +50.00% 2
Warwickshire -7 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Coventry - - - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 11 (78.57%) PRINCE2
3 10 (71.43%) Project Management
4 7 (50.00%) PMI
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 5 (35.71%) MS Project
6 5 (35.71%) P3O
7 4 (28.57%) Change Control
7 4 (28.57%) PgMP
7 4 (28.57%) APMP
7 4 (28.57%) SAP
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
7 4 (28.57%) Document Management
7 4 (28.57%) Change Management
8 3 (21.43%) Primavera
8 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
8 3 (21.43%) 3G
8 3 (21.43%) 2G
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (21.43%) ERP
8 3 (21.43%) CA
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Project
3 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) 3G
1 3 (21.43%) 2G
1 3 (21.43%) LTE
2 2 (14.29%) 4G
2 2 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (7.14%) DSL
3 1 (7.14%) MPLS
3 1 (7.14%) OSPF
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) ADSL
3 1 (7.14%) ATM
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) PBX
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) MS Access
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planner
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Improvement Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Rollout Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (7.14%) IVR
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Solaris
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) PRINCE2
2 10 (71.43%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Change Control
4 4 (28.57%) Service Management
4 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 4 (28.57%) Document Management
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
5 3 (21.43%) ERP
5 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.14%) Logistics
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (28.57%) PgMP
2 4 (28.57%) APMP
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CAPM
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) P3O
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) SAP
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Primavera
2 3 (21.43%) CA
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) Cadence
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
4 1 (7.14%) Nokia
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Huawei
4 1 (7.14%) F5