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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Rank 135 120 110
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing P3O 2 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.069% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% 2.80% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £588 £350 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.85% -6.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £320 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £480 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £386
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50
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
237 214 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.23% 7.86% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 131 78
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 24 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £15.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% +82.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -3 1 £600 +76.47%
P3O
England

P3O
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 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%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) APMP
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SLA

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%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA