Period
to 20 October 2017

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 6 months to 20 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 150 156
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 -15
Contract jobs citing PMI Certification 30 60 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.97% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 4.60% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 18
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £444 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.38% +20.34% -1.67%
10th Percentile £299 £321 £341
90th Percentile £465 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £36.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +44.64%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 804 1304 947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.37% 21.03% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 714 524
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -
10th Percentile £222 £250 £179
90th Percentile £522 £541 £513
England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 76
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £30.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -20.25% +14.50%
10th Percentile £11.45 £12.83 £11.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £42.63 £43.75
England median hourly rate £26.00 £25.31 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.73% +12.49% +15.38%

PMI Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PMI Certification as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 20 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 16 £315 -33.68% 1
Coventry +14 9 £413 +3.13%
Warwickshire -5 7 £313 -10.71% 1
Staffordshire +5 4 £325 -12.22%
West Bromwich - 1 £488 -
PMI Certification
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (86.67%) PMP
2 25 (83.33%) PRINCE2
3 20 (66.67%) Project Management
4 14 (46.67%) PMI
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (33.33%) VoIP
7 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
8 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (23.33%) Scrum
9 7 (23.33%) Retail
10 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (20.00%) ITIL
10 6 (20.00%) LAN
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
11 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma
11 5 (16.67%) Change Management
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Project Governance
12 4 (13.33%) Change Control
12 4 (13.33%) Coaching
12 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
12 4 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
12 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
12 4 (13.33%) Degree
12 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
12 4 (13.33%) QA

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 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) VoIP
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (13.33%) WLAN
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
General
1 7 (23.33%) Retail
2 5 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Project Manager
2 13 (43.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
5 5 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (13.33%) IT Security Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Junior
6 4 (13.33%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Junior IT Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Security Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Manager
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) PMI
2 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.33%) EPoS
5 1 (3.33%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 20 (66.67%) Project Management
3 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE
7 5 (16.67%) Project Governance
7 5 (16.67%) Six Sigma
8 4 (13.33%) Change Control
8 4 (13.33%) Coaching
8 4 (13.33%) Logistics
8 4 (13.33%) Migration
8 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (13.33%) Quality Management
8 4 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Supplier Management
9 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (86.67%) PMP
2 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 3 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Workday