The 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 92 105 107
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Contract jobs citing PMI 21 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.24% 0.74% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
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£375 £453 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% +13.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £26.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-21.49% -46.50%
PMI
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
495 408 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.53% 19.64% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 211 208
Average daily rate £350 £315 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 31
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -38.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
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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 -
Warwickshire - 4 £375 -
Birmingham +1 3 £388 -14.36%
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 32 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 30 (93.75%) PRINCE2
3 28 (87.50%) Project Management
4 13 (40.63%) PMP
5 12 (37.50%) ITIL
5 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (31.25%) P3O
7 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (28.13%) Finance
8 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
8 9 (28.13%) MS Project
9 8 (25.00%) WAN
9 8 (25.00%) Migration
10 7 (21.88%) CA Clarity
10 7 (21.88%) Six Sigma
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
11 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (18.75%) LAN
11 6 (18.75%) SAP
12 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
12 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
12 5 (15.63%) Banking
12 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
12 5 (15.63%) Change Control
12 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (12.50%) Degree
13 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (28.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) Documentum
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (34.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (28.13%) MS Project
4 1 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (21.88%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (18.75%) LAN
3 2 (6.25%) LTE
3 2 (6.25%) 4G
3 2 (6.25%) 2G
3 2 (6.25%) 3G
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Gigabit Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.13%) MS Access
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Automotive
4 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 1 (3.13%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Project Manager
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Project Planner
4 2 (6.25%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.25%) Head of IT
4 2 (6.25%) PMO Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Change Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Programme Planner
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Business Manager
5 1 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Senior PMO Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (93.75%) PRINCE2
2 28 (87.50%) Project Management
3 12 (37.50%) ITIL
4 10 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (25.00%) Migration
6 7 (21.88%) Six Sigma
7 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (15.63%) Programme Management
8 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
8 5 (15.63%) Change Control
8 5 (15.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (9.38%) Change Management
10 3 (9.38%) Service Management
10 3 (9.38%) ERP
10 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
10 3 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (9.38%) Time Management
11 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (40.63%) PMP
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) PgMP
5 3 (9.38%) APMP
6 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.25%) CAPM
7 1 (3.13%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (3.13%) CCNA
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) P3O
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) EMC
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia
4 1 (3.13%) Primavera
4 1 (3.13%) BT
4 1 (3.13%) Cadence