Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Management Office (PMO)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 52 48
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing PMO 9 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.03% 1.58% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.25% 9.80% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £370 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.22% -17.78% +24.14%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £410
90th Percentile £675 £463 £578
East of England median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +25.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £31.03 £12.50
% change year-on-year -35.55% +148.24% -69.14%

PMO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 80 102 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.02% 16.09% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 71 61
Bedfordshire median daily rate £440 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £288 £330 £250
90th Percentile £585 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £35.00 £32.89 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.42% - -
East of England median hourly rate £17.13 £31.03 £35.00
% change year-on-year -44.81% -11.34% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMO in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Bedfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Bedfordshire

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Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +11 4 £444 +18.33% 1
Dunstable - 2 - - 1
Henlow - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 £430 -
PMO
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for PMO.

1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) ABAP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (22.22%) QA
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Security
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (11.11%) DocuSign
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP S/4HANA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Head of PMO
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Manager
2 1 (11.11%) PMO Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Portfolio Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Senior PMO
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 3 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Dependency Management
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Security
3 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 1 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) DocuSign