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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK / England
Rank 557 581 561
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Contract jobs citing P3O 18 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.046% 0.063%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.40% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 26
Median daily rate £385 £400 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -14.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £326 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £498 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £414 £455
% change year-on-year
-9.36% -9.06%
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
4807 5459 5642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.62% 11.43% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3164 3545 3494
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 183 168
Median hourly rate £23.34 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.42% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £50.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.88% +87.77%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
South East +24 9 - -
London +9 4 £600 +60.00%
West Midlands +7 3 £375 -34.78%
East Midlands +7 1 £385 -6.66%
South West - 1 £375 -
P3O
UK

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 29 (85.29%) PRINCE2
2 27 (79.41%) PMO
3 20 (58.82%) Project Management
4 18 (52.94%) Programme Management
5 15 (44.12%) Finance
5 15 (44.12%) APMP
6 11 (32.35%) Change Control
6 11 (32.35%) MS Project
6 11 (32.35%) MS Visio
7 9 (26.47%) MS Office
7 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
7 9 (26.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
8 8 (23.53%) Coaching
8 8 (23.53%) Retail
8 8 (23.53%) PMP
9 7 (20.59%) Degree
9 7 (20.59%) Performance Management
10 6 (17.65%) PMI Certification
10 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
11 5 (14.71%) PMI
11 5 (14.71%) Primavera
11 5 (14.71%) Information Management
11 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (14.71%) Dependency Management
12 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
12 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
12 4 (11.76%) Practice 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Project
1 11 (32.35%) MS Visio
2 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 9 (26.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Primavera
2 2 (5.88%) Workfront
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 9 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 8 (23.53%) Retail
4 4 (11.76%) Legal
5 2 (5.88%) Billing
5 2 (5.88%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.94%) Banking
6 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Performance Manager
1 7 (20.59%) PMO Manager
1 7 (20.59%) Quality Manager
2 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
3 4 (11.76%) Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Migration Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Chief Operating Officer
6 1 (2.94%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.94%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) PMI
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (85.29%) PRINCE2
2 20 (58.82%) Project Management
3 18 (52.94%) Programme Management
4 11 (32.35%) Change Control
5 9 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (23.53%) Coaching
6 8 (23.53%) Mentoring
7 7 (20.59%) Performance Management
8 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (14.71%) Dependency Management
8 5 (14.71%) Information Management
9 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Practice Management
9 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.82%) Change Management
10 3 (8.82%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
10 3 (8.82%) ITIL
10 3 (8.82%) Migration
10 3 (8.82%) P3M3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) APMP
2 8 (23.53%) PMP
3 7 (20.59%) Degree
4 6 (17.65%) PMI Certification
5 3 (8.82%) ISEB
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (79.41%) PMO
2 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Casewise
1 1 (2.94%) Kronos
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft