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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 406 429 400
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Contract jobs citing P3O 14 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.73% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
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£384 £375 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £315 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £435 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £462 £413 £158
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +161.90%
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
1921 2103 2120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.84% 8.37% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1324 1460 1465
Average daily rate £438 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 50
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
City of London +28 1 £310 -
Bromley - - - -
P3O
England

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 19 (73.08%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) Project Management
4 13 (50.00%) MS Project
5 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
5 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) Project Planning
6 7 (26.92%) Change Management
6 7 (26.92%) ISEB
6 7 (26.92%) QA
6 7 (26.92%) MS Project Server
7 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 6 (23.08%) APMP
7 6 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 5 (19.23%) Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
8 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
9 4 (15.38%) Law
9 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (15.38%) PMI
9 4 (15.38%) PMP
9 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
9 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
10 3 (11.54%) Intranet
10 3 (11.54%) Business Development

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (26.92%) MS Project Server
2 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Project
2 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
3 6 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
1 1 (3.85%) Data Mart
General
1 19 (73.08%) Finance
2 5 (19.23%) Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Law
4 3 (11.54%) Marketing
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Programme Office Support
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planner
6 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Support Officer
7 1 (3.85%) Training Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Transformation Programme Manager
7 1 (3.85%) PMO Lead
7 1 (3.85%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Data Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) PMI
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) PRINCE2
2 14 (53.85%) Project Management
3 11 (42.31%) Project Planning
4 7 (26.92%) Change Management
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
7 4 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE
8 3 (11.54%) Business Development
8 3 (11.54%) Information Management
9 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
9 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (3.85%) Data Governance
9 1 (3.85%) Change Control
9 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (3.85%) Dependency Management
9 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (3.85%) Six Sigma
9 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISEB
2 6 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) APMP
2 6 (23.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) PMP
4 4 (15.38%) PMI Certification
5 3 (11.54%) CAPM
5 3 (11.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) HP
2 1 (3.85%) Cognos
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