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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
Rank 127 106 117
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Contract jobs citing PMP 22 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.48% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.06% 2.59% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 0
Median daily rate £425 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £376
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-21.36% +52.77%
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
720 463 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.22% 18.43% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 228 235
Median daily rate £386 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 48 35
Median hourly rate £24.75 £28.69 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.73% +38.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £38.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Warwickshire +3 8 £350 -
Staffordshire +2 6 £400 +17.21%
Coventry -7 3 - -
Shropshire - 3 £450 -
Birmingham -9 2 £475 +18.75% 1
Solihull - 1 - - 1
PMP
England

PMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 35 (77.78%) PMI Certification
2 34 (75.56%) PRINCE2
3 31 (68.89%) Project Management
4 19 (42.22%) PMI
5 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 9 (20.00%) QA
9 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
9 9 (20.00%) Process Management
10 8 (17.78%) Legal
11 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
11 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
11 7 (15.56%) MS Office
11 7 (15.56%) Unified Communications
12 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 6 (13.33%) ITIL
13 5 (11.11%) Service Management
13 5 (11.11%) Degree
13 5 (11.11%) Data Privacy
13 5 (11.11%) Change Control
13 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (11.11%) Programme Governance
13 5 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
14 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
14 4 (8.89%) SDLC

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 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 3 (6.67%) MS Project
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP PM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.67%) Network Security
3 2 (4.44%) 2G
3 2 (4.44%) 3G
3 2 (4.44%) 4G
3 2 (4.44%) LTE
3 2 (4.44%) MIMO
3 2 (4.44%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) Firewall
4 1 (2.22%) Skype
4 1 (2.22%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (2.22%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (17.78%) Legal
4 3 (6.67%) Automotive
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Senior Project Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
4 7 (15.56%) Programme Manager
5 6 (13.33%) IT Manager
5 6 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Project Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Transformation Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Applications Manager
8 2 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (4.44%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Mobile Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.44%) SAP Manager
8 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) PMI
2 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.44%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) AIX
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Solaris
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) PRINCE2
2 31 (68.89%) Project Management
3 17 (37.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (20.00%) Process Management
5 9 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 7 (15.56%) Programme Management
6 7 (15.56%) Risk Management
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) Change Control
8 5 (11.11%) Data Privacy
8 5 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (11.11%) Programme Governance
8 5 (11.11%) Service Management
9 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) PRINCE
9 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.89%) SDLC
10 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (77.78%) PMI Certification
2 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 9 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) APMP
6 3 (6.67%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco
2 3 (6.67%) F5
2 3 (6.67%) Fortinet
2 3 (6.67%) HP
2 3 (6.67%) Juniper
2 3 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Rally