The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 100 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs citing PMI 18 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.74% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 0.51% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £650 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 -
% change year-on-year
-21.49% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
472 394 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.50% 20.07% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 193 189
Average daily rate £330 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 27 35
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
PMI
England

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PMI across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PMI Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PMI
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PMI Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PMI
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PMI across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

PMI Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

PMI
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

PMI Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

PMI
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 6 £450 -
Birmingham - 5 £300 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PMI also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMI.

1 28 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 25 (89.29%) Project Management
2 25 (89.29%) PRINCE2
3 12 (42.86%) PMP
4 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
4 9 (32.14%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Finance
4 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (32.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (32.14%) P3O
5 8 (28.57%) Migration
5 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 6 (21.43%) WAN
6 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (21.43%) CA Clarity
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
7 5 (17.86%) SAP
7 5 (17.86%) MS Project
8 4 (14.29%) LAN
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.29%) Banking
8 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
8 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (14.29%) Change Control

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing PMI also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PMI. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Documentum
2 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
1 9 (32.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (17.86%) MS Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) CA Clarity
2 2 (7.14%) SAP HCM
3 1 (3.57%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (21.43%) WAN
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) 3G
3 2 (7.14%) 2G
3 2 (7.14%) LTE
3 2 (7.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
1 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (7.14%) Automotive
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Head of IT
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP HR Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planner
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) PRINCE2
1 25 (89.29%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (28.57%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 4 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.71%) Resource Management
6 3 (10.71%) Service Management
7 2 (7.14%) BPR
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) ERP
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (42.86%) PMP
3 5 (17.86%) Degree
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.14%) CAPM
5 2 (7.14%) PgMP
5 2 (7.14%) APMP
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) P3O
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) SAP
3 2 (7.14%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) Nokia