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 3 months to 26 June 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.

Project Management Institute (PMI)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 126 112
Rank change year-on-year +15 -14  
Contract jobs citing PMI 6 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.47% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 1.86% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Median daily rate £413 £305 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.24% -18.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £330 £422
% change year-on-year +36.36% -21.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £36.50

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 586 753 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 28.67% 25.22% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 457 378
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £210 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 44
Median hourly rate £14.61 £15.21 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.91% -19.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £11.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £22.20 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

PMI
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 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 3 months to 26 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 +20 6 £413 -
PMI
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PMI.

1 15 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 13 (86.67%) PRINCE2
3 11 (73.33%) Project Management
4 9 (60.00%) PMP
5 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (40.00%) Supplier Management
6 6 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 4 (26.67%) VoIP
9 3 (20.00%) Internet
10 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
10 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (13.33%) Customer Identification
10 2 (13.33%) SLA
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
10 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (13.33%) Automotive
11 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (6.67%) Scrum
11 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 1 (6.67%) Finance
11 1 (6.67%) Logistics
11 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
11 1 (6.67%) Windows
11 1 (6.67%) MS Visio

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) VoIP
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (6.67%) VersionOne
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Project Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Manager
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (13.33%) Build Manager
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Payments Project Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) PRINCE2
2 11 (73.33%) Project Management
3 8 (53.33%) Risk Management
4 6 (40.00%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Identification
6 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Coaching
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.67%) Logistics
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (6.67%) Presales
7 1 (6.67%) SDLC
7 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) PMI Certification
2 9 (60.00%) PMP
3 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) CA Agile Central