Period
to 20 November 2018

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 20 November 2018 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 48 54
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 -9
Contract jobs citing PMO 7 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.26% 2.93% 1.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.00% 15.38% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £405 £370 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.46% -12.94% +41.67%
10th Percentile £269 £254 £214
90th Percentile £531 £485 £557
East of England median daily rate £425 £370 £425
% change year-on-year +14.86% -12.94% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% -39.76% +0.24%

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 100 130 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.05% 19.06% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 84 51
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £206 £318 £220
90th Percentile £589 £568 £588
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 £32.89 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +153.00% -48.00%
10th Percentile £14.90 £18.58 £9.70
90th Percentile £32.25 £47.20 £33.10
East of England median hourly rate £18.63 £22.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -18.13% -39.33% +29.31%

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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 20 November 2018.

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 20 November 2018. 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 +2 4 £300 -32.20%
Dunstable - 1 - -
Henlow - 1 - -
PMO
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, 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 3 (42.86%) Project Management
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (14.29%) Alteryx
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
3 1 (14.29%) DocuSign
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Campaign Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Migration

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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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) PMO Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Head of PMO
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Planner
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Portfolio Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Campaign Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Conflict Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) JSP 440
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Alteryx
1 1 (14.29%) DocuSign
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau