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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 114 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing PMP 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.19% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.51% 1.38% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £395 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.89% +3.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £26.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+34.57% -27.69%
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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
465 289 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.97% 13.73% 15.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 156 189
Average daily rate £330 £338 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.36% +11.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £186 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 24
Average hourly rate £26.83 £22.10 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.43% -15.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.15 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.65 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.55 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -24.28%

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
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 12 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 19 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 15 (78.95%) PRINCE2
3 14 (73.68%) PMI
3 14 (73.68%) Project Management
4 10 (52.63%) P3O
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (47.37%) SharePoint
6 8 (42.11%) CA Clarity
7 7 (36.84%) ITIL
7 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (31.58%) Change Control
9 5 (26.32%) Service Management
10 4 (21.05%) Change Management
10 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
10 4 (21.05%) Banking
10 4 (21.05%) MS Project
10 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
11 3 (15.79%) APMP
11 3 (15.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 3 (15.79%) LTE
11 3 (15.79%) PgMP
11 3 (15.79%) 4G
11 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
11 3 (15.79%) SAP
11 3 (15.79%) 3G
11 3 (15.79%) Document Management
11 3 (15.79%) Degree
11 3 (15.79%) Automotive

PMP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (47.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Documentum
3 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (21.05%) MS Project
4 1 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) 3G
1 3 (15.79%) 2G
1 3 (15.79%) LTE
1 3 (15.79%) 4G
2 1 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.26%) Multicast
2 1 (5.26%) OSPF
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) MS Access
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Automotive
3 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
1 6 (31.58%) Analyst
1 6 (31.58%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) PMO Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Senior PMO Manager
3 1 (5.26%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) PRINCE2
2 14 (73.68%) Project Management
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Change Control
5 5 (26.32%) Service Management
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
6 4 (21.05%) Resource Management
7 3 (15.79%) Document Management
7 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
8 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (10.53%) Operations Management
8 2 (10.53%) ITSM
8 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.53%) ERP
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
9 1 (5.26%) Migration
9 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PgMP
2 3 (15.79%) APMP
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CAPM
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) P3O
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) Primavera
3 2 (10.53%) Cadence
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) Nokia
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) F5