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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 115 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing PMP 7 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 1.36% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£388 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £384 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.28% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.01% -29.60%
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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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
442 295 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.73% 13.75% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 156 196
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £185 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 23
Average hourly rate £26.42 £16.69 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.26% -14.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £30.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +2 3 £388 -8.82%
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - - - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 15 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 13 (72.22%) Project Management
3 13 (72.22%) PMI
4 10 (55.56%) P3O
5 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (38.89%) CA Clarity
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL
8 5 (27.78%) Change Control
8 5 (27.78%) Service Management
9 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
9 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
9 4 (22.22%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 3 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (16.67%) MS Project
10 3 (16.67%) SAP
10 3 (16.67%) APMP
10 3 (16.67%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) PgMP
11 2 (11.11%) LTE
11 2 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 2 (11.11%) 4G
11 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
11 2 (11.11%) Documentum
11 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) Documentum
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (5.56%) MS Office
4 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) 3G
1 2 (11.11%) 2G
1 2 (11.11%) LTE
1 2 (11.11%) 4G
2 1 (5.56%) Multicast
2 1 (5.56%) OSPF
2 1 (5.56%) BGP
2 1 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.56%) MS Access
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Automotive
3 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.56%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Lead
3 2 (11.11%) PMO Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Capacity Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 13 (72.22%) Project Management
3 7 (38.89%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Service Management
4 5 (27.78%) Change Control
5 4 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 4 (22.22%) Resource Management
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITSM
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE
7 2 (11.11%) Document Management
7 2 (11.11%) Business Transformation
7 2 (11.11%) Operations Management
8 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.56%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (5.56%) Web Development
8 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
8 1 (5.56%) ERP
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PgMP
2 3 (16.67%) APMP
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CAPM
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) P3O
2 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (5.56%) F5
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) EMC
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) Nokia
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Primavera
4 1 (5.56%) Cadence
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle