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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 395 404 391
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing P3O 11 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.033% 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.54% 0.35% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 10
Average daily rate £433 £493 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.18% +6.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £435 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £570 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £460 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.78% -8.00%
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
2025 2018 2076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.53% 9.62% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1392 1375
Average daily rate £463 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 30
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £76.30 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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 - 2 £615 - 2
P3O
England

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Programme Management
3 7 (53.85%) MS Project
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) APMP
5 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (38.46%) PMP
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) Primavera
6 4 (30.77%) Dependency Management
7 3 (23.08%) Change Control
7 3 (23.08%) Coaching
7 3 (23.08%) PMI
7 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
7 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
8 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 2 (15.38%) Change Management
8 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
8 2 (15.38%) Degree
8 2 (15.38%) Information Management
8 2 (15.38%) QA

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Project
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 5 (38.46%) MS Office
3 5 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) WebEx
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
1 1 (7.69%) Law
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 4 (30.77%) PMO Manager
3 3 (23.08%) PMO Project Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Lead
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Office Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Project Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PMO
4 1 (7.69%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) PMI
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 8 (61.54%) Programme Management
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Dependency Management
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Change Management
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 1 (7.69%) Earned Value Management
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
6 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 1 (7.69%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) APMP
2 5 (38.46%) PMP
3 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Reuters
2 1 (7.69%) SAP