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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Institute (PMI)
Rank 109 104 109
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing PMI 6 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.82% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 3.05% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
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£575 £375 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -17.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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%
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
661 689 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.78% 26.96% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 339 288
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 56 35
Average hourly rate £21.00 £26.25 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +26.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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
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 4 September 2015. 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
Solihull -3 4 - -
Birmingham +5 2 £575 +91.66% 2
PMI
England

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Project Management
3 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) MS Project
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) PMP
7 2 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) People Management
7 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) MS Office
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) Lotus
7 2 (14.29%) Internet
7 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
7 2 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (7.14%) ATM
8 1 (7.14%) SDH
8 1 (7.14%) Windows
8 1 (7.14%) AIX
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) DWDM
8 1 (7.14%) HP

PMI
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 2 (14.29%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) DWDM
2 1 (7.14%) ATM
2 1 (7.14%) SDH
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Deployment Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) AIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Project Management
2 10 (71.43%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
4 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) People Management
6 1 (7.14%) E-Discovery
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 3 (21.43%) PMP
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Lotus
2 1 (7.14%) BT
2 1 (7.14%) HP