Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PMP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 September 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 191 143
Rank change year-on-year +47 -48 +31
Contract jobs citing PMP 27 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.30% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 1.54% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 32
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £366 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.34% +6.16% -13.75%
10th Percentile £463 £220 £306
90th Percentile £588 £500 £495
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +28.57% -4.11% -18.89%

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

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 801 977 802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.32% 19.39% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 527 450
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +9.00%
10th Percentile £247 £211 £225
90th Percentile £600 £546 £535
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 58 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.21 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.83% -36.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £11.55 £11.92 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.45 £30.14 £49.03
England median hourly rate £36.00 £24.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year +48.45% -14.91% +11.76%

PMP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PMP in the West Midlands

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMP in the West Midlands

PMP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMP in the West Midlands

PMP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMP in the West Midlands

PMP
Contract Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. 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
Coventry +17 17 £538 +12.57%
Warwickshire +4 6 £525 +46.85%
Staffordshire - 1 £413 - 1
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PMP.

1 17 (62.96%) Project Management
1 17 (62.96%) Manufacturing
1 17 (62.96%) SAP
2 10 (37.04%) PMI Certification
3 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
4 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (22.22%) Project Delivery
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (14.81%) Office 365
6 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team Management
6 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team
6 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
6 4 (14.81%) Intranet
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) CMS
6 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.81%) Back Office
6 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (14.81%) Content Management
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (14.81%) SaaS
6 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
7 3 (11.11%) Degree
7 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) PMO
7 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

PMP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 4 (14.81%) CMS
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) BGP
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) IPsec
2 1 (3.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 17 (62.96%) Manufacturing
2 4 (14.81%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Project Manager
2 17 (62.96%) SAP Manager
2 17 (62.96%) SAP Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Digital Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Intranet Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Intranet Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Project Officer
4 3 (11.11%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Officer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Office 365 Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
1 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) FMCG
3 1 (3.70%) Frameworx
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) TM Forum
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
3 6 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (22.22%) Project Delivery
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 4 (14.81%) Content Management
5 4 (14.81%) PRINCE
5 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Virtual Team Management
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) ERP
8 1 (3.70%) eTOM
8 1 (3.70%) Fault Management
8 1 (3.70%) ITIL
8 1 (3.70%) Logistics
8 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) PMO
2 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle