The table below looks at the statistics for P3O skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 401 419 411
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Contract jobs citing P3O 10 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.024% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 8
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£382 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £414 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £368 £358
% change year-on-year
+24.14% +2.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
P3O
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1839 2056 2141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.72% 8.19% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1274 1438 1459
Average daily rate £438 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.40 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £65.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

P3O
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing P3O across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

P3O Jobs Demand Trend in London

P3O
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing P3O across the London region.

P3O Daily Rate Trend in London

P3O
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing P3O across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

P3O Daily Rate Histogram in London

P3O
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London +33 2 £397 - 1
P3O
England

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 17 (89.47%) PRINCE2
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
4 8 (42.11%) Change Management
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
5 6 (31.58%) MS Project
5 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
5 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (26.32%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) QA
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) PMP
6 5 (26.32%) PMI Certification
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
7 4 (21.05%) PMI
7 4 (21.05%) Law
7 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
8 3 (15.79%) Business Development
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) CAPM
8 3 (15.79%) Information Management
8 3 (15.79%) Intranet
9 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
10 1 (5.26%) Change Control

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (31.58%) MS Project
2 6 (31.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
1 1 (5.26%) EDRMS
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mart
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Law
4 3 (15.79%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planner
5 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
5 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Training Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Change Management
4 6 (31.58%) Programme Management
5 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (21.05%) Project Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Business Development
7 3 (15.79%) Information Management
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
9 1 (5.26%) Change Control
9 1 (5.26%) Dependency Management
9 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
9 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.26%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (5.26%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
1 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
1 5 (26.32%) PMP
1 5 (26.32%) PMI Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CAPM
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
2 1 (5.26%) Cognos