Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 21 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 187 179
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +28
Contract jobs citing PMP 66 76 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.80% 0.78% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.30% 4.03% 3.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 57 50
Midlands median daily rate £359 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.75% +2.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £299
90th Percentile £493 £550 £475
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £40.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year -19.02% +0.62% +3.18%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1534 1884 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.65% 19.37% 18.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 934 1119 840
Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +4.73% +5.71%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £523
England median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 72 105
Midlands median hourly rate £25.42 £18.88 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.65% -16.11% +18.64%
10th Percentile £12.15 £12.01 £11.10
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +26.32%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the Midlands

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in the Midlands

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in the Midlands

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMP in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in the Midlands

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the 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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +18 35 £340 -25.44% 5
East Midlands -5 30 £360 -4.00% 2
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PMP.

1 50 (75.76%) PMI Certification
2 49 (74.24%) Project Management
3 42 (63.64%) PRINCE2
4 24 (36.36%) Degree
5 21 (31.82%) Finance
6 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (27.27%) Manufacturing
8 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
9 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
10 13 (19.70%) Matrix Organization
10 13 (19.70%) ERP
11 12 (18.18%) PMI
12 11 (16.67%) SAP
12 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 10 (15.15%) Migration
13 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (15.15%) Retail
13 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
13 10 (15.15%) ITIL
13 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
13 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (15.15%) Change Control
14 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
14 9 (13.64%) LAN
14 9 (13.64%) MOM
14 9 (13.64%) Scrum
14 9 (13.64%) PLM
15 8 (12.12%) PRINCE
15 8 (12.12%) Cisco
15 8 (12.12%) Microsoft

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.52%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) IaaS
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) LAN
2 7 (10.61%) WAN
3 5 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (6.06%) Firewall
4 4 (6.06%) VoIP
4 4 (6.06%) WLAN
5 3 (4.55%) SAN
6 1 (1.52%) SMS
6 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 10 (15.15%) Retail
4 6 (9.09%) Aerospace
5 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.03%) Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Automotive
7 1 (1.52%) Law
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 9 (13.64%) IT Project Manager
5 7 (10.61%) Senior Manager
6 6 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Network Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
7 5 (7.58%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Programme Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Security Project Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Senior Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (6.06%) IT Security Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Junior
8 4 (6.06%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Junior IT Project Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Junior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) PMI
2 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.55%) EPoS
7 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
8 1 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.52%) HP Storage
8 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Unix
2 1 (1.52%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) Project Management
2 42 (63.64%) PRINCE2
3 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) ERP
4 13 (19.70%) Matrix Organization
5 11 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 10 (15.15%) Change Control
6 10 (15.15%) ITIL
6 10 (15.15%) Migration
6 10 (15.15%) Project Planning
6 10 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (13.64%) PLM
7 9 (13.64%) Scrum
8 8 (12.12%) PRINCE
9 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
9 7 (10.61%) Project Governance
10 6 (9.09%) Change Management
10 6 (9.09%) Programme Management
11 5 (7.58%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
11 5 (7.58%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (75.76%) PMI Certification
2 24 (36.36%) Degree
3 16 (24.24%) Security Cleared
4 14 (21.21%) SC Cleared
5 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.58%) Master's Degree
7 3 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.52%) HNC
8 1 (1.52%) HND
8 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) Data Quality
1 5 (7.58%) PMO
2 4 (6.06%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) MOM
2 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) SAP
2 8 (12.12%) Cisco
2 8 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp
5 1 (1.52%) Reuters
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) VMware
5 1 (1.52%) Workday