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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 53 60
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing PMP 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.48% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 1.96% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £270 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -36.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £61.50 £35.13
% change year-on-year -33.33% +75.08%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 99 153 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.94% 22.80% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 97 74
Median daily rate £363 £388 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +16.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -34.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PMP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 6 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) PRINCE
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Scrum
5 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (33.33%) WLAN
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Coaching
5 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Economics
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma

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 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Change Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper