The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Management Institute (PMI)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 55 53 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs citing PMI 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.31% 0.78% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 2.82% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £395 £270 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.29% -36.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

PMI is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 178 177 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 28.03% 27.44% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 110 108
Median daily rate £413 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -11.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £38.00 £26.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in Birmingham

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in Birmingham

PMI
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in Birmingham

PMI
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PMI.

1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Practice Management
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) WAAS
3 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) PMO
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus

PMI
Top Related 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 (25.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
1 1 (25.00%) WAAS
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMMI
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (25.00%) Practice Management
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) SAP