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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 120 120
Rank change year-on-year +14 0  
Contract jobs citing PMI 9 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% 1.36% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Median daily rate £450 £410 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.75% +25.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £298 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £410 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - -

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 605 661 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.22% 24.16% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 394 372
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 31 74
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -40.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.96 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMI in the West Midlands

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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 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMI in the West Midlands

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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 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
Warwickshire - 3 £495 -
Coventry +1 2 £454 +10.67%
Birmingham -4 2 £395 +46.29%
Solihull - 2 £238 -
Herefordshire - 1 £450 -
PMI
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 14 (93.33%) PMI Certification
2 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
3 10 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 4 (26.67%) Automotive
6 4 (26.67%) PMP
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) Internet
8 2 (13.33%) SLA
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) MS Project
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) SAP
8 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (13.33%) QA
8 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (13.33%) Customer Identification
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
9 1 (6.67%) Office 365
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (6.67%) ArchiMate

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%) IBM Domino
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
1 1 (6.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) Skype
2 1 (6.67%) WAAS
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rose
1 1 (6.67%) VersionOne
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Automotive
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (6.67%) Law
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Build Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Payments Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) PRINCE2
2 10 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Customer Identification
6 2 (13.33%) Project Governance
6 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
7 1 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) ArchiMate
7 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) PMI Certification
2 4 (26.67%) PMP
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) P3O
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (6.67%) Casewise
2 1 (6.67%) Lotus
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat