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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 61 57
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing PMP 1 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 1.35% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 6.29% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 9
Median daily rate £313 £310 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -10.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +1.11% -10.00%  

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 85 175 182
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 13.80% 21.47% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 127 124
Median daily rate £400 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
2 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt

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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Change Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Project Change Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP