Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 173 153
Rank change year-on-year +30 -20 +10
Contract jobs citing PMP 35 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 0.63% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.07% 3.05% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 21
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £456 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.44% +25.79% -4.61%
10th Percentile £306 £302 £338
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
England median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 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 859 1279 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.74% 20.68% 18.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 709 499
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -
10th Percentile £207 £250 £200
90th Percentile £524 £542 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 44 67
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.75 £24.50 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.51% -22.07% +46.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.58 £10.80
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.75 £43.76
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +26.32%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Birmingham +17 16 £325 -31.58% 1
Solihull +14 7 £500 -
Coventry +21 6 £413 -23.61%
Warwickshire -2 6 £313 -10.71% 2
Staffordshire +9 4 £325 -12.22%
West Bromwich - 1 £488 -
PMP
England

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

1 30 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 25 (71.43%) PMI Certification
3 24 (68.57%) Project Management
4 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (28.57%) Retail
6 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (25.71%) Scrum
7 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
7 8 (22.86%) LAN
7 8 (22.86%) Cisco
8 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (20.00%) PRINCE
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) Finance
8 7 (20.00%) PMI
9 6 (17.14%) WAN
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) Project Governance
9 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
10 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (14.29%) Six Sigma
10 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (14.29%) Migration
10 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
11 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
11 4 (11.43%) Change Management
11 4 (11.43%) Firewall

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 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
2 6 (17.14%) WAN
3 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) VoIP
4 4 (11.43%) WLAN
5 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (28.57%) Retail
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Automotive
5 1 (2.86%) Law
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
5 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Project Manager
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 7 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Network Manager
4 6 (17.14%) Network Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 5 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (11.43%) IT Security Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Junior
6 4 (11.43%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Junior IT Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Manager
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) PMI
2 6 (17.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (8.57%) EPoS
6 1 (2.86%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 24 (68.57%) Project Management
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (25.71%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Risk Management
6 7 (20.00%) ITIL
6 7 (20.00%) PRINCE
7 6 (17.14%) Project Governance
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 5 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (11.43%) Change Control
9 4 (11.43%) Change Management
9 4 (11.43%) Coaching
9 4 (11.43%) Logistics
9 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
9 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
9 4 (11.43%) Quality Management
10 2 (5.71%) Adaptive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (71.43%) PMI Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 3 (8.57%) PMO
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) EMC
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) NetApp
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Workday