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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 592 577 577
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing P3O 16 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.076% 0.099%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.35% 0.75% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 38
Median daily rate £399 £416 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £433
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
4572 5055 4795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.71% 10.10% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2991 3141 3133
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 185 205
Median hourly rate £20.97 £24.23 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.45% +7.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
London -1 8 £375 -31.81% 1
South West +10 4 £450 -
South East +7 2 £568 +41.87%
East Midlands -5 1 £385 -
West Midlands -28 1 £290 +30.33%
P3O
UK

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 25 (86.21%) PRINCE2
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 13 (44.83%) Programme Management
3 13 (44.83%) Change Control
4 11 (37.93%) Finance
4 11 (37.93%) MS Office
5 9 (31.03%) MS Project
5 9 (31.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (27.59%) MS Visio
7 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
8 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
9 5 (17.24%) Primavera
9 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Information Management
9 5 (17.24%) Dependency Management
10 4 (13.79%) APMP
10 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) Degree
10 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (13.79%) PMP
10 4 (13.79%) PRINCE
11 3 (10.34%) ISEB
11 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL
11 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
11 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (10.34%) Programme Governance
11 3 (10.34%) Project Governance

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 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
2 9 (31.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (31.03%) MS Project
3 8 (27.59%) MS Visio
4 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) WebEx
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) PMO Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Lead
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Head of PMO
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Planner
5 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Office Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Records Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Senior PMO
5 1 (3.45%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.90%) PMI
1 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) PRINCE2
2 14 (48.28%) Project Management
3 13 (44.83%) Change Control
3 13 (44.83%) Programme Management
4 6 (20.69%) Risk Management
5 5 (17.24%) Dependency Management
5 5 (17.24%) Information Management
6 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Business Analysis
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (10.34%) Programme Governance
7 3 (10.34%) Project Governance
7 3 (10.34%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.90%) Change Management
8 2 (6.90%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) APMP
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
1 4 (13.79%) PMP
1 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MAPM
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) WorldPay