The table below looks at the statistics for P3O skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank - 120 122
Contract jobs citing P3O 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.93% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £295 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £425 £509
% change year-on-year
-11.17% -16.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
264 215 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.11% 8.62% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 104 87
Median daily rate £393 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £270 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £31.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% +79.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.06 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £120.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

P3O
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing P3O as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

P3O Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

P3O
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

P3O Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

P3O
Top 5 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing P3O also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for P3O.

1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

P3O
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management