The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 568 558 536
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -22
Contract jobs citing P3O 32 37 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.068% 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.74% 0.86% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 8
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£363 £400 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +70.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £316 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £650 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £386 £220
% change year-on-year
-9.38% +75.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4302 4318 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.71% 7.93% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2584 2614 2152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 185 136
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.06 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% +13.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.12 £122.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

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 1 May 2015.

P3O Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

P3O
Top 27 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 1 May 2015. 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 -10 27 £363 -6.14% 6
London -1 12 £450 - 3
West Midlands -17 6 £350 -6.35% 1
South East -9 3 £425 +34.92% 1
Croydon - 3 £470 -
City of London +2 2 £450 -30.76% 1
South Wales +2 2 - -
South West 0 2 £266 -27.75%
Warwickshire -1 2 £340 -2.85% 1
Wales -2 2 - -
Birmingham -7 2 £407 -
Newport -12 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £266 -
Corsham - 2 £266 -
Manchester - 2 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £350 -
Coventry +2 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £425 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 -
West Sussex - 1 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1

P3O
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 55 (85.94%) PRINCE2
2 35 (54.69%) Project Management
3 33 (51.56%) Finance
4 31 (48.44%) Programme Management
5 23 (35.94%) MS Project
6 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (28.13%) Risk Management
8 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
9 16 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 12 (18.75%) PMP
11 11 (17.19%) MS Office
11 11 (17.19%) Change Control
11 11 (17.19%) Degree
12 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 10 (15.63%) PMI Certification
12 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (14.06%) Resource Management
13 9 (14.06%) APMP
14 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (12.50%) Line Management
14 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 8 (12.50%) PMI
14 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
15 7 (10.94%) ISEB
15 7 (10.94%) Change Management
15 7 (10.94%) Law
15 7 (10.94%) Legal
15 7 (10.94%) QA

P3O
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.56%) Documentum
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 23 (35.94%) MS Project
2 11 (17.19%) MS Office
3 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
4 7 (10.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (9.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) CA PPM
2 2 (3.13%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
General
1 33 (51.56%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Law
2 7 (10.94%) Legal
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.13%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) PMO Manager
2 12 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 8 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
3 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (7.81%) Programme Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Project Planner
4 5 (7.81%) Coordinator
5 4 (6.25%) Planning Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Programme Office Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Support Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Report Manager
7 2 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Senior Manager
8 1 (1.56%) IT Project Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Programme Planner
8 1 (1.56%) Business Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Project Officer
8 1 (1.56%) Governance Manager
8 1 (1.56%) Senior PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) PMI
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
1 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (85.94%) PRINCE2
2 35 (54.69%) Project Management
3 31 (48.44%) Programme Management
4 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (28.13%) Risk Management
6 12 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 11 (17.19%) Change Control
8 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (14.06%) Resource Management
10 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.50%) Line Management
11 7 (10.94%) Change Management
11 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
11 7 (10.94%) Portfolio Management
12 6 (9.38%) Coaching
12 6 (9.38%) Scrum
13 5 (7.81%) DSDM
13 5 (7.81%) Six Sigma
13 5 (7.81%) Document Management
13 5 (7.81%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 16 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 12 (18.75%) PMP
3 11 (17.19%) Degree
4 10 (15.63%) PMI Certification
5 9 (14.06%) APMP
6 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 8 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (10.94%) ISEB
8 5 (7.81%) SC Cleared
8 5 (7.81%) MAPM
9 2 (3.13%) PgMP
9 2 (3.13%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) CA
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle
3 2 (3.13%) SAP
3 2 (3.13%) Niku
4 1 (1.56%) Cadence
4 1 (1.56%) HP
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