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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management Institute (PMI)
England / West Midlands
Rank 115 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Contract jobs citing PMI 7 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 0.78% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £415 £443 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.21% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £312 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £493 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £416 £413
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 - -

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
609 639 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.66% 24.64% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 383 325
Median daily rate £413 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 71
Median hourly rate £16.89 £13.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% -45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.19
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +23.93%

PMI
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing PMI as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 2 £395 +46.29%
Solihull 0 2 £238 -51.28%
Coventry -3 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 £488 -
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI 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 PMI.

1 13 (92.86%) PMI Certification
2 11 (78.57%) PRINCE2
3 9 (64.29%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) Service Management
7 2 (14.29%) Automotive
7 2 (14.29%) ISEB
7 2 (14.29%) PMP
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) MS Project
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Office 365
7 2 (14.29%) Transition Management
7 2 (14.29%) Skype

PMI
Top Related 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 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) WAAS
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) WebEx
3 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Build Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Payments Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAP Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Service Transition Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) PRINCE2
2 9 (64.29%) Project Management
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
4 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Customer Identification
6 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Service Design
6 2 (14.29%) Transition Management
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
7 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
7 1 (7.14%) IT Audit
7 1 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) P3O
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Casewise
3 1 (7.14%) Lotus
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat