Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 84 94
Rank change year-on-year -6 +10 -17
Contract jobs citing PMP 5 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.35% 0.98% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.98% 5.99% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 3
Birmingham median daily rate £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £363 £306 £235
90th Percentile £397 £538 £464
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £340 £425
% change year-on-year +10.29% -20.00% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

PMP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 252 267 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 17.73% 16.36% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 177 177
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £230 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £500 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -13.51% -56.47%
10th Percentile £16.79 £9.61 £14.15
90th Percentile £28.80 £66.25 £23.35
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.03 £30.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -40.89% +24.49% -22.07%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PMP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PMP in Birmingham

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMP in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for PMP.

1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (60.00%) FMCG
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 3 (60.00%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (60.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (60.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (60.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (60.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (60.00%) IT Project Manager
3 3 (60.00%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (60.00%) IT Security Project Manager
3 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (60.00%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Delivery Project Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 2 (40.00%) Re-Platforming Project Manager
5 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) FMCG
1 3 (60.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Control
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) Logistics
2 3 (60.00%) Project Governance
2 3 (60.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) GDPR
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory