Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 150 172
Rank change year-on-year -21 +22 -25
Contract jobs citing PMP 20 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.41% 0.44% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.14% 2.29% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 20
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +5.08%
10th Percentile £340 £361 £279
90th Percentile £483 £495 £575
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £41.50 £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +22.06% -24.44% +1.12%

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 935 831 1,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.05% 19.22% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 459 624
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.23% +9.64%
10th Percentile £222 £213 £220
90th Percentile £550 £530 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 39
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -7.89% -33.77%
10th Percentile £11.85 £10.85 £11.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £41.31 £42.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +24.49%

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 May 2018.

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 May 2018. 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
Warwickshire +3 6 £375 -24.24% 1
Birmingham -15 6 £340 +4.62% 2
Staffordshire +2 4 £340 -
Solihull -3 4 - - 1
Coventry -18 2 £426 +0.29%
Worcestershire - 1 £170 - 1
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 16 (80.00%) PMI Certification
3 15 (75.00%) Project Management
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 8 (40.00%) Project Governance
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (35.00%) PMI
7 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) Retail
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
8 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (20.00%) FMCG
9 4 (20.00%) Power BI
9 4 (20.00%) Change Control
9 4 (20.00%) Market Research
9 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (20.00%) JIRA
9 4 (20.00%) QA
9 4 (20.00%) LAN
9 4 (20.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco
9 4 (20.00%) IBM
9 4 (20.00%) SPSS
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (20.00%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (20.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (10.00%) Automotive
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (90.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Junior
2 4 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Network Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Network Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce Manager
3 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Web Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Web Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) PMI
2 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (20.00%) FMCG
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 15 (75.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Project Governance
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (20.00%) Change Control
6 4 (20.00%) Market Research
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) PRINCE
8 2 (10.00%) ITIL
8 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.00%) ERP
9 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (20.00%) QA
3 2 (10.00%) GDPR
4 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Ingenico
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Progress
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com