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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 150 - 203
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing P3O 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% - 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £615 - £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £468 £525
% change year-on-year
-11.22% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
326 454 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.39% 9.02% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 335 431
Average daily rate £488 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £26.75 £30.13 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +61.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £19.23 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £41.03 £23.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

P3O
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing P3O across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing P3O also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited P3O.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) APMP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing P3O also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited P3O. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior PMO
1 1 (50.00%) Senior PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Earned Value Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) APMP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP