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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 545 548 531
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Contract jobs citing P3O 50 35 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.071% 0.032%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.19% 0.88% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 20 9
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£400 £400 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
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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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
4194 3957 3590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.11% 8.01% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2757 2407 2185
Average daily rate £425 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 181 140
Average hourly rate £20.34 £20.21 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +24 28 £394 -8.69% 2
South East -21 9 £450 +63.63% 2
North West - 9 £463 -
East of England -1 1 - -
South West -2 1 £375 -6.25% 1
East Midlands -13 1 £165 -68.57%
Midlands - 1 - -
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P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 68 (88.31%) PRINCE2
2 44 (57.14%) Project Management
3 34 (44.16%) MS Project
3 34 (44.16%) Programme Management
4 28 (36.36%) Finance
5 26 (33.77%) Risk Management
6 20 (25.97%) MS Excel
7 19 (24.68%) Change Control
8 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
9 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (22.08%) Portfolio Management
10 15 (19.48%) APMP
10 15 (19.48%) MS Office
11 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 13 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
12 13 (16.88%) Project Planning
12 13 (16.88%) PMP
13 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
13 12 (15.58%) MS Visio
13 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 11 (14.29%) Primavera
15 10 (12.99%) Change Management
15 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
15 10 (12.99%) Information Management
15 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
17 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
17 8 (10.39%) Dependency Management
18 7 (9.09%) Resource Management

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 12 (15.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) Documentum
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 34 (44.16%) MS Project
2 20 (25.97%) MS Excel
3 15 (19.48%) MS Office
4 13 (16.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (15.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Primavera
2 3 (3.90%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Law
2 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Publishing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 12 (15.58%) Analyst
3 9 (11.69%) PMO Manager
4 8 (10.39%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Coordinator
6 6 (7.79%) Project Planner
7 3 (3.90%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Programme Planner
8 2 (2.60%) Report Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) PMO Lead
8 2 (2.60%) Portfolio Manager
9 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Head of Technology
9 1 (1.30%) Programme Coordinator
9 1 (1.30%) Process Manager
9 1 (1.30%) Senior Process Manager
9 1 (1.30%) PMO Consultant
9 1 (1.30%) Head of Security
9 1 (1.30%) Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.09%) PMI
4 2 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (88.31%) PRINCE2
2 44 (57.14%) Project Management
3 34 (44.16%) Programme Management
4 26 (33.77%) Risk Management
5 19 (24.68%) Change Control
6 17 (22.08%) Portfolio Management
6 17 (22.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (16.88%) Project Planning
8 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (12.99%) Information Management
9 10 (12.99%) Change Management
10 8 (10.39%) Dependency Management
11 7 (9.09%) Resource Management
12 6 (7.79%) Supplier Management
12 6 (7.79%) Document Management
12 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.49%) Agile Project Management
13 5 (6.49%) Business Transformation
13 5 (6.49%) Line Management
13 5 (6.49%) People Management
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) APMP
2 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 13 (16.88%) PMP
4 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 10 (12.99%) PMI Certification
6 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
7 7 (9.09%) Degree
7 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (7.79%) ISEB
9 3 (3.90%) PgMP
10 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.60%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (1.30%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
3 3 (3.90%) CA
4 1 (1.30%) Cadence
4 1 (1.30%) HP
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 27 days ago