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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing PMP 8 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.77% 1.54% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £350 £513 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +30.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £249 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £61.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year
-44.71% +46.42%

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
451 518 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.00% 19.85% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 277 210
Median daily rate £375 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 55
Median hourly rate £20.88 £15.93 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.08% -45.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.75 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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
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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +4 4 £325 +20.37%
Warwickshire +3 3 £425 -10.52%
Solihull - 1 - -
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 14 (82.35%) PMI Certification
2 11 (64.71%) Project Management
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Degree
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
8 5 (29.41%) Change Management
8 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
9 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
9 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
10 3 (17.65%) WLAN
10 3 (17.65%) Migration
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum
10 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
10 3 (17.65%) Automotive
10 3 (17.65%) Service Management
10 3 (17.65%) Coaching
11 2 (11.76%) PMO
11 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team

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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Project
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) WLAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Project Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Change Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Build Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Client Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Project Management
2 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 9 (52.94%) PRINCE2
4 6 (35.29%) PRINCE
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Change Management
6 4 (23.53%) Programme Management
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Six Sigma
6 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Service Management
8 2 (11.76%) Change Control
8 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 1 (5.88%) RAD
9 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) PMI Certification
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (5.88%) CISM
6 1 (5.88%) CISSP
6 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (5.88%) Juniper
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) VMware