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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 112 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing PMP 19 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 2.84% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
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£363 £358 £519
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -31.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £494
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £565 £544
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £37.75 £36.53
% change year-on-year
-43.04% +3.35%
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
508 423 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.96% 17.95% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 191 125
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 19
Average hourly rate £29.41 £16.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.81% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.38 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 -1 8 £340 - 2
Warwickshire +1 6 £450 +28.57%
Wolverhampton - 2 £450 -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 25 (92.59%) PMI Certification
2 24 (88.89%) PRINCE2
3 18 (66.67%) Project Management
4 14 (51.85%) ITIL
5 9 (33.33%) PRINCE
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) BGP
7 7 (25.93%) Cisco
8 6 (22.22%) CCNA
8 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (22.22%) PMI
8 6 (22.22%) OSPF
8 6 (22.22%) Migration
8 6 (22.22%) Firewall
8 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 6 (22.22%) F5
8 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
8 6 (22.22%) Change Control
8 6 (22.22%) Multicast
9 5 (18.52%) Data Governance
9 5 (18.52%) Data Management
9 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
9 5 (18.52%) Information Architecture
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
9 5 (18.52%) MS Project
9 5 (18.52%) UNIX
9 5 (18.52%) Solaris
9 5 (18.52%) Linux

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.70%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Project
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Primavera
2 2 (7.41%) CA PPM
3 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) BGP
2 6 (22.22%) OSPF
2 6 (22.22%) Firewall
2 6 (22.22%) Multicast
3 5 (18.52%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) xDSL
6 1 (3.70%) DSL
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) ADSL
6 1 (3.70%) ATM
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) PBX
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
6 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Information Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Project Planner
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Support Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) PMI
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
1 5 (18.52%) Solaris
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) PRINCE2
2 18 (66.67%) Project Management
3 14 (51.85%) ITIL
4 9 (33.33%) PRINCE
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
5 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 6 (22.22%) ITIL V3
5 6 (22.22%) Change Control
6 5 (18.52%) Data Governance
6 5 (18.52%) Data Management
6 5 (18.52%) TOGAF
6 5 (18.52%) Information Architecture
7 4 (14.81%) Change Management
7 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
7 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (11.11%) Document Management
8 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
8 3 (11.11%) Resource Management
8 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 25 (92.59%) PMI Certification
2 6 (22.22%) CCNA
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) APMP
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) PgMP
5 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) P3O
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 6 (22.22%) F5
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 2 (7.41%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) Cadence
7 1 (3.70%) Lotus
7 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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