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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK / England
Rank 561 563 541
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -22
Contract jobs citing P3O 16 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.061% 0.094%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.60% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 31
Median daily rate £375 £433 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £323 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £408 £433
% change year-on-year
-7.97% -5.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4061 4665 4253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.79% 10.22% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2631 2920 2685
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 178 160
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +79.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.92 £11.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £60.10 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £41.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +70.40%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
London +5 7 £375 -26.10%
South East +17 4 - -
West Midlands - 3 £290 -
East Midlands +3 1 £385 -
South West - 1 £375 - 1
P3O
UK

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 30 (88.24%) PRINCE2
2 19 (55.88%) Project Management
3 17 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 15 (44.12%) Finance
5 12 (35.29%) Change Control
6 11 (32.35%) MS Office
7 10 (29.41%) MS Project
7 10 (29.41%) APMP
8 9 (26.47%) MS Visio
9 8 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
11 6 (17.65%) PMP
12 5 (14.71%) Primavera
12 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
12 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
12 5 (14.71%) Degree
12 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (14.71%) Information Management
12 5 (14.71%) Dependency Management
12 5 (14.71%) Coaching
13 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (11.76%) Retail
13 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
13 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
13 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
13 4 (11.76%) PMI
13 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
13 4 (11.76%) PRINCE

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 10 (29.41%) MS Project
3 9 (26.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Billing
4 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
4 2 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.94%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) PMO Manager
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Manager
3 4 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) Quality Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Lead
4 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Migration Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Migration Project Manager
4 2 (5.88%) PMO Lead
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Planner
5 1 (2.94%) Relationships Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) PMI
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) PRINCE2
2 19 (55.88%) Project Management
3 17 (50.00%) Programme Management
4 12 (35.29%) Change Control
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Coaching
5 5 (14.71%) Dependency Management
5 5 (14.71%) Information Management
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
6 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.76%) PRINCE
7 3 (8.82%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.82%) Practice Management
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Governance
7 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) APMP
2 6 (17.65%) PMP
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (8.82%) ISEB
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.94%) MAPM
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Casewise