The first table below looks at the demand for P3O skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 539 554 569
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +15
Contract jobs citing P3O 41 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.029% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.97% 0.39% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 9
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.19% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £560 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £444 £375 £575
% change year-on-year
+18.33% -34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4227 3824 4409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.85% 7.50% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2553 2275 2331
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 153 247
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%

P3O
Jobs Demand Trend

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

P3O Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

P3O
Daily Rate Trend

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

P3O Daily Rate Trend in the UK

P3O
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing P3O within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

P3O Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

P3O
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England +5 34 £413 -4.06% 4
London +6 10 £431 -11.98% 1
South East -4 8 £275 -23.61% 1
City of London - 3 £397 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £525 - 1
Surrey -4 1 £275 -
Hampshire -16 1 £275 +27.90%
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Woking - - - -
Cheshire - - - -

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 67 (87.01%) PRINCE2
2 40 (51.95%) MS Project
3 38 (49.35%) Programme Management
4 33 (42.86%) PMI Certification
5 32 (41.56%) PMI
5 32 (41.56%) MS Excel
6 31 (40.26%) ITIL
6 31 (40.26%) Change Management
6 31 (40.26%) Finance
7 29 (37.66%) QA
8 28 (36.36%) Project Management
9 27 (35.06%) Portfolio Management
10 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
11 23 (29.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 21 (27.27%) MS Project Server
13 20 (25.97%) CMMI
13 20 (25.97%) SharePoint
14 17 (22.08%) MS PowerPoint
15 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
16 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
16 13 (16.88%) PMP
17 11 (14.29%) Change Control
18 10 (12.99%) ISEB
19 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
19 9 (11.69%) Banking
20 8 (10.39%) Project Planning
20 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
21 7 (9.09%) MS Office
21 7 (9.09%) Degree
21 7 (9.09%) CA Clarity

P3O
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (27.27%) MS Project Server
2 20 (25.97%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.60%) Documentum
3 2 (2.60%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (51.95%) MS Project
2 32 (41.56%) MS Excel
3 17 (22.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (9.09%) MS Office
5 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) CA Clarity
2 2 (2.60%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) MS Access
2 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.30%) Data Mart
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 9 (11.69%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Billing
5 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Law
5 2 (2.60%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Back Office
6 1 (1.30%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Project Manager
3 15 (19.48%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (10.39%) PMO Manager
4 8 (10.39%) PMO Lead
5 5 (6.49%) Project Analyst
6 4 (5.19%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Project Planner
6 4 (5.19%) Portfolio Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Portfolio Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Junior
8 2 (2.60%) Process Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.60%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (2.60%) Transformation Programme Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Project Officer
8 2 (2.60%) Coordinator
8 2 (2.60%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 32 (41.56%) PMI
2 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) Economics
3 1 (1.30%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (87.01%) PRINCE2
2 38 (49.35%) Programme Management
3 31 (40.26%) ITIL
3 31 (40.26%) Change Management
4 28 (36.36%) Project Management
5 27 (35.06%) Portfolio Management
6 20 (25.97%) CMMI
7 11 (14.29%) Change Control
8 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.39%) Project Planning
10 7 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.79%) Service Management
12 5 (6.49%) CRM
12 5 (6.49%) Dependency Management
13 4 (5.19%) Resource Management
13 4 (5.19%) P3M3
13 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
13 4 (5.19%) Information Management
14 3 (3.90%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) PMI Certification
2 23 (29.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
4 13 (16.88%) PMP
4 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
5 10 (12.99%) ISEB
6 7 (9.09%) Degree
6 7 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (5.19%) DV Cleared
7 4 (5.19%) CAPM
7 4 (5.19%) APMP
8 3 (3.90%) MAPM
9 2 (2.60%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (37.66%) QA
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 24 (31.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) SAP
3 2 (2.60%) Planview
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Cognos
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) EMC
4 1 (1.30%) CA
4 1 (1.30%) Niku
4 1 (1.30%) Primavera
4 1 (1.30%) Capita
4 1 (1.30%) Fujitsu
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