The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PMI Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 119 114
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 19 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.85% 0.37% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 1.77% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Median daily rate £415 £384 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.14% +1.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £410 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +3.52% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £61.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -23.88% +71.52%  

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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 418 566 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 18.80% 20.69% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 320 234
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £521 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 47
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.00 £30.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.70% -43.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.19 £36.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -25.20% +73.91%  

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI Certification in the West Midlands

PMI Certification
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI Certification in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI Certification in the West Midlands

PMI Certification
Contractor 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 Certification in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI Certification in the West Midlands

PMI Certification
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 Certification within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Solihull - 7 £238 -
Birmingham -1 5 £363 +34.25% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £495 - 1
Coventry +1 2 £454 +10.67%
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
PMI Certification
England

PMI Certification
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 18 (58.06%) PRINCE2
2 17 (54.84%) Project Management
3 15 (48.39%) PMP
4 14 (45.16%) PMI
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) Programme Management
6 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (25.81%) Change Management
8 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
8 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (22.58%) ITIL
8 7 (22.58%) Automotive
8 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (19.35%) Degree
9 6 (19.35%) Cisco
9 6 (19.35%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) PRINCE
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
10 5 (16.13%) IBM
10 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
10 5 (16.13%) Fujitsu
10 5 (16.13%) PgMP
11 4 (12.90%) Coaching
11 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.90%) Scrum
11 4 (12.90%) WLAN
11 4 (12.90%) Firewall
11 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
12 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification

PMI Certification
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Project
2 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Firewall
1 4 (12.90%) WLAN
2 3 (9.68%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (3.23%) WAAS
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (3.23%) Rational Rose
1 1 (3.23%) VersionOne
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Automotive
3 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.23%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Project Manager
2 7 (22.58%) Programme Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Bid Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Change Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Build Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.45%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Firewall Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) PMI
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.23%) User Experience
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) PRINCE2
2 17 (54.84%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Programme Management
4 8 (25.81%) Change Management
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (19.35%) PRINCE
7 4 (12.90%) Coaching
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) Six Sigma
8 3 (9.68%) Project Governance
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Change Control
9 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.45%) Migration
9 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
9 2 (6.45%) Quality Management
9 2 (6.45%) Service Management
9 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) PMP
2 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (16.13%) PgMP
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) CISM
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) ISEB
5 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PMO
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) HP
3 5 (16.13%) Fujitsu
3 5 (16.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (3.23%) Casewise
4 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Lotus
4 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.23%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) VMware