The table below looks at the statistics for P3O skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 546 527 513
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing P3O 37 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.074% 0.079% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.92% 0.98% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 11
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£375 £386 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +54.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £523 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £418 £218
% change year-on-year
-25.14% +91.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -
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UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4009 4000 3298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.01% 8.11% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2549 2475 2062
Average daily rate £420 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 186 101
Average hourly rate £20.50 £21.50 £20.01
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +7.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £11.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.85 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +15.06%

P3O
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing P3O across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

P3O Jobs Demand Trend in England

P3O
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

P3O Daily Rate Trend in England

P3O
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing P3O across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

P3O Daily Rate Histogram in England

P3O
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 22 £400 -3.03% 4
South East -20 5 £363 +31.81% 1
West Midlands -14 3 £331 +1.92% 1
South West +6 2 £266 -29.20%
North West - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Midlands - 1 - -
P3O
UK

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 54 (83.08%) PRINCE2
2 36 (55.38%) Programme Management
3 30 (46.15%) MS Project
4 27 (41.54%) Project Management
5 25 (38.46%) Finance
6 20 (30.77%) Change Control
7 19 (29.23%) Risk Management
7 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
8 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
8 14 (21.54%) PMP
8 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (18.46%) Waterfall
9 12 (18.46%) MS Visio
10 11 (16.92%) MS Office
10 11 (16.92%) PMI Certification
10 11 (16.92%) Portfolio Management
11 10 (15.38%) APMP
11 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (13.85%) Degree
13 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (12.31%) Change Management
13 8 (12.31%) Information Management
13 8 (12.31%) PMI
14 7 (10.77%) ISEB
14 7 (10.77%) Primavera
14 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
14 7 (10.77%) Law

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (3.08%) Documentum
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (46.15%) MS Project
2 14 (21.54%) MS Excel
3 12 (18.46%) MS Visio
4 11 (16.92%) MS Office
5 9 (13.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (10.77%) Primavera
2 3 (4.62%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.54%) Big Data
General
1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Law
2 7 (10.77%) Legal
3 3 (4.62%) Marketing
4 2 (3.08%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Billing
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.00%) PMO Manager
2 10 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.77%) Coordinator
4 6 (9.23%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Project Planner
6 4 (6.15%) Planning Manager
6 4 (6.15%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Support Manager
7 3 (4.62%) Programme Office Manager
8 2 (3.08%) PMO Lead
8 2 (3.08%) Report Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Portfolio Manager
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Business Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Project Office Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Programme Planner
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) PMI
2 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
5 1 (1.54%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Windows
1 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) PRINCE2
2 36 (55.38%) Programme Management
3 27 (41.54%) Project Management
4 20 (30.77%) Change Control
5 19 (29.23%) Risk Management
6 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.46%) Waterfall
8 11 (16.92%) Portfolio Management
9 9 (13.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.31%) Change Management
10 8 (12.31%) Information Management
11 7 (10.77%) Line Management
12 6 (9.23%) Resource Management
12 6 (9.23%) Project Planning
12 6 (9.23%) Document Management
13 5 (7.69%) Six Sigma
13 5 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
13 5 (7.69%) Business Transformation
14 4 (6.15%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 14 (21.54%) PMP
2 11 (16.92%) PMI Certification
3 10 (15.38%) APMP
4 9 (13.85%) Degree
5 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (10.77%) ISEB
7 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
7 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (4.62%) PgMP
9 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 3 (4.62%) CA
4 1 (1.54%) HP
4 1 (1.54%) Cadence
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