Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 18 February 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)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 57 47
Rank change year-on-year -27 -10 +22
Contract jobs citing PMO 91 108 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.30% 2.73% 3.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.82% 23.08% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 58 104
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -4.41% +4.62%
10th Percentile £250 £206 £241
90th Percentile £609 £577 £526
South East median daily rate £400 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.91% -21.82%
South East median hourly rate £27.43 £15.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +76.98% -19.48% -72.98%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 541 468 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.68% 11.83% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 223 357
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +0.69%
10th Percentile £256 £221 £210
90th Percentile £573 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 38 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £16.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.50% -25.75% -10.21%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.00 £16.21
90th Percentile £55.00 £43.43 £50.13
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £17.43 £31.38
% change year-on-year +60.64% -44.45% +56.88%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Berkshire

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Berkshire

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Berkshire

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Berkshire

PMO
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
Reading +16 31 £400 +23.46%
Slough +3 8 £338 -2.17% 5
Newbury -19 8 £501 +122.44% 2
Bracknell -9 5 £363 +5.07%
Maidenhead -9 4 £300 +1.69% 4
Windsor -5 1 £550 -
PMO
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PMO.

1 38 (41.76%) Project Management
2 31 (34.07%) Finance
3 30 (32.97%) Telecoms
4 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Excel
5 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (19.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 17 (18.68%) PRINCE2
8 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 13 (14.29%) Programme Management
11 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (13.19%) Change Control
12 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (10.99%) Retail
13 10 (10.99%) MS Visio
13 10 (10.99%) PMP
14 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
14 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
15 8 (8.79%) PMI Certification
16 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
16 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
16 7 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
16 7 (7.69%) Project Governance
17 6 (6.59%) Process Improvement
17 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
17 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
17 6 (6.59%) QA

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (19.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (10.99%) MS Visio
5 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (4.40%) Maya
7 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.10%) Primavera
2 1 (1.10%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.10%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (4.40%) WLAN
2 2 (2.20%) DHCP
2 2 (2.20%) DNS
2 2 (2.20%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) Network Security
2 2 (2.20%) VoIP
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) 3G
3 1 (1.10%) 4G
3 1 (1.10%) MGW
3 1 (1.10%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Power BI
3 1 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 30 (32.97%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.99%) Retail
4 4 (4.40%) Back Office
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
6 1 (1.10%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.10%) Front Office
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Analyst
2 15 (16.48%) PMO Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) PMO Manager
3 10 (10.99%) Project Manager
4 9 (9.89%) PMO Lead
5 8 (8.79%) Senior PMO
6 6 (6.59%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Senior PMO Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.40%) Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Planning Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Programme Planning Manager
8 4 (4.40%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) EPoS Business Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) PMO Planner
9 3 (3.30%) Risk Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) EPoS
3 4 (4.40%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.30%) User Experience
5 2 (2.20%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
6 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.10%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.76%) Project Management
2 17 (18.68%) PRINCE2
3 13 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 12 (13.19%) Change Control
4 12 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (13.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 7 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
8 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
8 6 (6.59%) Change Management
8 6 (6.59%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.59%) Process Improvement
9 5 (5.49%) ERP
9 5 (5.49%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.40%) Business Development
10 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.40%) Information Security
10 4 (4.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) PMP
2 8 (8.79%) PMI Certification
3 7 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) ACCA
5 3 (3.30%) CIMA
5 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.20%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) QA
2 3 (3.30%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.10%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (2.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.59%) SAP
3 5 (5.49%) Nokia
4 4 (4.40%) Amdocs
4 4 (4.40%) Ericsson
4 4 (4.40%) Huawei
4 4 (4.40%) Remedy
5 2 (2.20%) Cadence
5 2 (2.20%) IFS
5 2 (2.20%) Planview
5 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.10%) Niku
6 1 (1.10%) Nokia Networks
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle
6 1 (1.10%) Siemens
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau
6 1 (1.10%) Teradata
6 1 (1.10%) Workday