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 22 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 120 108
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 13 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% 3.54% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 11
Median daily rate £413 £338 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £286 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £543 £500
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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 402 594 474
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.82% 19.75% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 330 289
Median daily rate £413 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.28 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.44% -36.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £40.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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
Coventry +24 10 £413 -
Warwickshire +4 2 £495 -
Solihull +12 1 - - 1
Birmingham +2 1 £313 -3.84%
PMI Certification
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PMI Certification.

1 20 (64.52%) PMP
1 20 (64.52%) PRINCE2
2 18 (58.06%) Project Management
3 15 (48.39%) PMI
4 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
4 10 (32.26%) Finance
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
5 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
6 7 (22.58%) HP
7 6 (19.35%) VoIP
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (19.35%) PRINCE
7 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
7 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
7 6 (19.35%) Change Management
7 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
7 6 (19.35%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
8 5 (16.13%) Fujitsu
8 5 (16.13%) PgMP
8 5 (16.13%) Coaching
8 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (16.13%) Scrum
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
8 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma

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%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) VoIP
2 5 (16.13%) LAN
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) WLAN
4 3 (9.68%) Internet
4 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (3.23%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (3.23%) VersionOne
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.45%) Automotive
3 2 (6.45%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (67.74%) Project Manager
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Manager
4 6 (19.35%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (16.13%) Bid Manager
5 5 (16.13%) Programme Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Change Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Build Manager
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Active Directory Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Business Change Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Business Change Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) ERP Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) PMI
2 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
3 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
4 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) User Experience
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) PRINCE2
2 18 (58.06%) Project Management
3 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
5 6 (19.35%) PRINCE
5 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
5 6 (19.35%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Supplier Management
6 5 (16.13%) Coaching
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Six Sigma
7 3 (9.68%) Quality Management
8 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.45%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 20 (64.52%) PMP
2 8 (25.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (16.13%) PgMP
5 3 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.23%) ISEB
7 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) Fujitsu
4 5 (16.13%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle