Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 174 169
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 -17
Contract jobs citing PMP 27 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.15% 1.57% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 12
West Midlands median daily rate £378 £363 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.14% -21.62% +21.71%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £271
90th Percentile £550 £534 £575
England median daily rate £466 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -1.84% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.23 £34.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.15% -16.05% -8.47%

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 857 1,082 1,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.91% 20.56% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 575 525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.28% +11.43%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £200
90th Percentile £538 £540 £539
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 36 54
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.75 £24.50 £25.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.27% -4.52% +14.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.88 £9.52
90th Percentile £50.08 £43.75 £44.85
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.50% +41.21%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Birmingham +5 16 £340 -2.86% 1
Staffordshire - 6 £340 - 1
Coventry +11 4 £456 -15.51% 1
Solihull +9 4 £500 -
Warwickshire 0 3 £410 +17.14%
West Bromwich - 1 £488 -
PMP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 25 (92.59%) PRINCE2
2 21 (77.78%) PMI Certification
3 15 (55.56%) Project Management
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) Retail
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (37.04%) Finance
7 9 (33.33%) PMI
8 8 (29.63%) Project Governance
9 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
10 6 (22.22%) QA
10 6 (22.22%) Change Control
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (18.52%) Scrum
11 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
11 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
12 4 (14.81%) FMCG
12 4 (14.81%) Degree
12 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
12 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
12 4 (14.81%) Cisco
12 4 (14.81%) ITIL
13 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 3 (11.11%) LAN
13 3 (11.11%) Web Services
13 3 (11.11%) WAN

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 (3.70%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 11 (40.74%) Retail
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (7.41%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Automotive
5 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Project Manager
2 6 (22.22%) IT Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Junior
2 6 (22.22%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Network Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Network Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) IT Security Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Junior IT Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Junior Project Coordinator
4 3 (11.11%) Web Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) PMI
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.81%) FMCG
4 3 (11.11%) EPoS
5 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.70%) HP Storage
6 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) PRINCE2
2 15 (55.56%) Project Management
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (29.63%) Project Governance
5 7 (25.93%) Project Planning
6 6 (22.22%) Change Control
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE
7 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) ITIL
8 4 (14.81%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.41%) Extreme Programming
10 2 (7.41%) Feature Driven Development
10 2 (7.41%) Logistics
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) RUP
10 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 5 (18.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (7.41%) GDPR
4 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.70%) PMO
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) Ingenico
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) VMware