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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 522 543 520
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Contract jobs citing P3O 50 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.054% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.28% 0.72% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 13
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£433 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £265 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £493 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £388 £210
% change year-on-year
+11.61% +84.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
3917 3491 3532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.53% 7.48% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2481 2154 2084
Average daily rate £400 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 122 214
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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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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 +15 33 £460 +12.33% 2
West Midlands -14 7 £433 +27.20%
South East -23 6 £400 -20.00% 1
South West -34 2 £478 +23.35%
East of England - 2 £433 -
East Midlands - 2 £478 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 65 (95.59%) PRINCE2
2 50 (73.53%) Project Management
3 35 (51.47%) Finance
4 26 (38.24%) MS Project
5 25 (36.76%) ISEB
6 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
6 21 (30.88%) APMP
7 20 (29.41%) Portfolio Management
7 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 20 (29.41%) Change Management
8 19 (27.94%) Programme Management
8 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
9 18 (26.47%) Project Planning
10 17 (25.00%) Risk Management
11 15 (22.06%) PMI Certification
12 14 (20.59%) PMI
12 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (16.18%) PMP
15 11 (16.18%) Coaching
16 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
17 9 (13.24%) MS Office
17 9 (13.24%) MS Project Server
17 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
18 8 (11.76%) Degree
18 8 (11.76%) ITIL
19 7 (10.29%) Service Management

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 10 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.24%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.94%) Documentum
4 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 26 (38.24%) MS Project
2 21 (30.88%) MS Excel
3 12 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (13.24%) MS Office
5 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MS Access
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) Data Mart
General
1 35 (51.47%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Billing
2 4 (5.88%) Law
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Automotive
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Analyst
2 13 (19.12%) Project Manager
3 12 (17.65%) PMO Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) PMO Manager
4 5 (7.35%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Programme Office Support
5 4 (5.88%) PMO Lead
5 4 (5.88%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (4.41%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.41%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (4.41%) Portfolio Analyst
6 3 (4.41%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Programme Office Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Project Analyst
8 1 (1.47%) Project Office Manager
8 1 (1.47%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (1.47%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) PMI
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.47%) Economics
3 1 (1.47%) CMDB
3 1 (1.47%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (95.59%) PRINCE2
2 50 (73.53%) Project Management
3 20 (29.41%) Portfolio Management
3 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.41%) Change Management
4 19 (27.94%) Programme Management
5 18 (26.47%) Project Planning
6 17 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 13 (19.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.18%) Coaching
9 9 (13.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (11.76%) ITIL
11 7 (10.29%) Service Management
11 7 (10.29%) Resource Management
11 7 (10.29%) Change Control
12 6 (8.82%) Scrum
12 6 (8.82%) PRINCE
12 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.35%) GAP Analysis
14 4 (5.88%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) ISEB
2 21 (30.88%) APMP
3 20 (29.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 15 (22.06%) PMI Certification
5 13 (19.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 11 (16.18%) PMP
7 8 (11.76%) Degree
8 7 (10.29%) Security Cleared
9 6 (8.82%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (7.35%) CAPM
10 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared
11 4 (5.88%) PgMP
12 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) HP
3 4 (5.88%) SAP
4 3 (4.41%) CA
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) Business Objects
4 3 (4.41%) Primavera
5 2 (2.94%) Cadence
5 2 (2.94%) Cognos
6 1 (1.47%) PTC
6 1 (1.47%) Capita
Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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DP Connect
Rate: £480 - £540 per day
Posted: 15 days ago