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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 201 220 214
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing P3O 1 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.014% 0.093%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.21% 0.18% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Average daily rate
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£310 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £509 £438 £210
% change year-on-year
+16.22% +108.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
473 562 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.99% 7.88% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 426 558
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £602 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.97 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £67.50 £50.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) APMP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA