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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 124 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing PMP 18 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.97% 2.90% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 5
Median daily rate £388 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £553 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.38
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
606 483 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.28% 19.37% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 284 204
Median daily rate £375 £340 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 39 43
Median hourly rate £18.28 £29.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.98% +28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
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 31 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 31 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 +2 10 £318 -6.61% 1
Coventry - 2 £375 -
Shropshire - 2 £550 -
Warwickshire -8 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £358 -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (88.46%) Project Management
2 21 (80.77%) PMI Certification
2 21 (80.77%) PRINCE2
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (26.92%) PMI
4 7 (26.92%) QA
4 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 6 (23.08%) Change Control
5 6 (23.08%) Data Privacy
5 6 (23.08%) Legal
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Process Management
6 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
6 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
7 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco
8 3 (11.54%) CCNA
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
8 3 (11.54%) Juniper
8 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Fortinet

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 (11.54%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (3.85%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
2 2 (7.69%) 2G
2 2 (7.69%) 3G
2 2 (7.69%) 4G
2 2 (7.69%) LTE
2 2 (7.69%) MIMO
2 2 (7.69%) Wireless
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (3.85%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) CRM Manager
3 3 (11.54%) CRM Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Implementation Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Project Implementation Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Web Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Web Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Logistics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) PMI
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Telematics
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Project Management
2 21 (80.77%) PRINCE2
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) Change Control
5 6 (23.08%) Data Privacy
6 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
6 5 (19.23%) Business Transformation
6 5 (19.23%) Process Management
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
8 3 (11.54%) Presales
8 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) PRINCE
9 2 (7.69%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (80.77%) PMI Certification
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 6 (23.08%) Degree
4 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.54%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (3.85%) APMP
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
2 3 (11.54%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) F5
2 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
2 3 (11.54%) Juniper
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Rally