The table below looks at the statistics for P3O skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 612 577 561
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -16
Contract jobs citing P3O 8 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.082% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.18% 0.89% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 19
Median daily rate £600 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £350 £444
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -21.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
P3O
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
4560 4589 4548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.23% 9.17% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2962 3006 2841
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 164 188
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

P3O
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing P3O as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -6 3 - -
London -25 2 £273 -29.67% 5
West Midlands -30 2 £600 +81.13% 1
South East -15 1 - - 4
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P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for P3O.

1 19 (61.29%) Project Management
2 14 (45.16%) Programme Management
2 14 (45.16%) Portfolio Management
3 12 (38.71%) PRINCE2
4 8 (25.81%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) MS Project
5 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
5 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
8 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (12.90%) MAPM
8 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
8 4 (12.90%) Project Governance
8 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
8 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
8 4 (12.90%) MS Office
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Change Management
9 3 (9.68%) Intranet
9 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
9 3 (9.68%) PMI
9 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (9.68%) APMP
9 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (6.45%) Degree
10 2 (6.45%) People Management

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Excel
1 7 (22.58%) MS Project
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.90%) MS Office
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Intranet
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) PMO Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Head of PMO
3 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) PMO Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Test Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Test Programme Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Test Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Transformation Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Transformation Programme Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Transformation Project Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.23%) Head of Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Portfolio Management Officer
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Programme Office Support
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management Officer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) PMI
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Project Management
2 14 (45.16%) Portfolio Management
2 14 (45.16%) Programme Management
3 12 (38.71%) PRINCE2
4 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Benchmarking
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) Project Governance
5 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Lean Six Sigma
6 3 (9.68%) Six Sigma
7 2 (6.45%) DSDM
7 2 (6.45%) People Management
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.23%) B2C
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) MAPM
2 4 (12.90%) PMI Certification
2 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (9.68%) APMP
3 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) HP
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle