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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 124 110 108
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing PMP 11 19 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.80% 3.68% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 4
Median daily rate £318 £363 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.41% +1.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £322 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £540 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £21.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
+98.83% -43.04%
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
610 516 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.17% 19.16% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 277 201
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 44 35
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.65 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.85 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Birmingham +1 8 £305 -10.29% 2
Warwickshire -6 1 £475 +5.55%
Coventry - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £358 -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 16 (94.12%) PMI Certification
1 16 (94.12%) Project Management
2 14 (82.35%) PRINCE2
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
3 7 (41.18%) PMI
3 7 (41.18%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Legal
4 6 (35.29%) Data Privacy
5 5 (29.41%) MS Office
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (23.53%) Business Transformation
7 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (17.65%) SaaS
7 3 (17.65%) Change Control
7 3 (17.65%) PMBOK
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) CMS
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
8 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) MS Project
8 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (11.76%) CCNA

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (5.88%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (5.88%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) CRM Manager
2 3 (17.65%) CRM Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Implementation Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Implementation Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Project Implementation Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Web Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Web Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) PMI
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Project Management
2 14 (82.35%) PRINCE2
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Business Analysis
3 6 (35.29%) Data Privacy
4 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Business Transformation
6 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 3 (17.65%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
7 2 (11.76%) Presales
7 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.88%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) PMI Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
2 3 (17.65%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) F5
2 2 (11.76%) Fortinet
2 2 (11.76%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Rally