The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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 Certification
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 60 61
Rank change year-on-year +5 +1  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 1 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.17% 1.47% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 6.86% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Median daily rate £313 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -1.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.75 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year +6.11% +4.04%  

PMI Certification is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 175 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.07% 21.47% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 127 129
Median daily rate £400 £388 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +13.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £37.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £24.12
% change year-on-year +10.00% +24.37%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing PMI Certification as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for PMI Certification in Birmingham

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMI Certification in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in Birmingham

PMI Certification
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMI Certification in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMI Certification 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) PMP
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
2 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) WLAN
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) PMI
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management

PMI Certification
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) WLAN
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Change Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Change Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) PMI
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
2 4 (57.14%) Six Sigma
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Coaching
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) CMMI
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Economics
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) PMP
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP