Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 97 75
Rank change year-on-year +17 -22 +12
Contract jobs citing PMP 16 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.00% 0.33% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% 1.62% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 5 12
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +18.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £306 £266 £339
90th Percentile £538 £575 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £456 £363
% change year-on-year -25.44% +25.79% -4.61%
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 266 309 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.68% 20.32% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 187 161
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £235 £250 £179
90th Percentile £500 £525 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.45% -43.95% +112.16%
10th Percentile £13.85 £18.15 £9.91
90th Percentile £37.25 £25.00 £49.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
% change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +46.23%

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

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PMP.

1 14 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2
3 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (43.75%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (37.50%) Retail
6 6 (37.50%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Project Governance
7 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (31.25%) PMI
7 5 (31.25%) PRINCE
7 5 (31.25%) Six Sigma
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
8 4 (25.00%) Change Management
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (25.00%) WLAN
8 4 (25.00%) Unix

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 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) WLAN
2 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 6 (37.50%) IT Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (31.25%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Security Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (25.00%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
4 4 (25.00%) IT Security Project Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Junior
4 4 (25.00%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Junior IT Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 4 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (18.75%) Coordinator
5 3 (18.75%) Junior Project Coordinator
5 3 (18.75%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (12.50%) Junior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
1 5 (31.25%) PMI
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) EPoS
4 1 (6.25%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) PRINCE2
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) PRINCE
5 5 (31.25%) Project Governance
5 5 (31.25%) Six Sigma
6 4 (25.00%) Change Control
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) Coaching
6 4 (25.00%) Logistics
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
6 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) PMI Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) PMO
3 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Workday