Period
to 17 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PMI in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMI over the 6 months to 17 February 2018 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.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 177 169
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8 -13
Contract jobs citing PMI 14 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.30% 0.36% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.30% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 10
West Midlands median daily rate £340 £415 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.07% -3.49% +13.16%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £274
90th Percentile £458 £500 £526
England median daily rate £450 £450 £457
% change year-on-year - -1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% -
England median hourly rate - £41.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year - +11.56% -

PMI is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,398 1,467 1,366
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.46% 27.56% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 887 820
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +5.41%
10th Percentile £216 £213 £213
90th Percentile £540 £540 £532
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 79 73
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.06% +2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.95 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.75 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.18 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +10.90% - +14.29%

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PMI in the West Midlands

PMI
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMI in the West Midlands

PMI
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMI in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in the West Midlands

PMI
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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in the West Midlands

PMI
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 February 2018. 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 -5 9 £340 -32.00%
Staffordshire - 7 £340 - 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £430 +2.69%
PMI
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMI also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PMI.

1 14 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 12 (85.71%) PRINCE2
3 9 (64.29%) PMP
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (50.00%) Project Governance
6 6 (42.86%) Change Control
6 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
6 6 (42.86%) QA
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (42.86%) Retail
7 5 (35.71%) Project Management
7 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
8 4 (28.57%) FMCG
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
9 3 (21.43%) Ingenico
9 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 3 (21.43%) Web Services
9 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (14.29%) Logistics
10 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
10 2 (14.29%) GDPR
11 1 (7.14%) PMO
11 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
11 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 1 (7.14%) Service Management
11 1 (7.14%) Change Management
11 1 (7.14%) Workflow
11 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 1 (7.14%) ITIL

PMI
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:

Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Project Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Junior
2 6 (42.86%) Junior Project Manager
3 5 (35.71%) IT Manager
3 5 (35.71%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS Project Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Manager
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 3 (21.43%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (21.43%) IT Security Project Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Junior IT Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Junior IT Project Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Junior Project Coordinator
5 3 (21.43%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (21.43%) Security Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Web Manager
5 3 (21.43%) Web Project Manager
6 2 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) PRINCE2
2 7 (50.00%) Project Governance
3 6 (42.86%) Change Control
3 6 (42.86%) Project Planning
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Logistics
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
7 1 (7.14%) DevOps
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.14%) Regulatory Compliance
7 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (64.29%) PMP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (14.29%) GDPR
4 1 (7.14%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Ingenico
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com