The table below looks at the statistics for P3O skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 156 199 208
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +9
Contract jobs citing P3O 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £273 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.44% -30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
P3O
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
311 493 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.02% 8.95% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 367 468
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £13.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

P3O
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing P3O as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

P3O Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

P3O
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing P3O across the City of London region.

P3O Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing P3O 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 City of London region with a requirement for P3O.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) PMI
2 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (66.67%) APMP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project Server
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PMP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (33.33%) MS Project Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PMI
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) APMP
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP