Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 65 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -4
Contract jobs citing PMO 105 94 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.65% 2.50% 2.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.89% 21.36% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 67
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.87% -6.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £200
90th Percentile £455 £509 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £354 £330
% change year-on-year +13.07% +7.20% -1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +101.43% -
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £25.12 £17.50
% change year-on-year - +43.54% +40.00%

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 528 440 647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.34% 11.70% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 207 323
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £225 £231 £194
90th Percentile £588 £570 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £416 £389
% change year-on-year +2.22% +6.95% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £18.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.38% +46.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £18.75 £12.23 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.13 £21.61
South East median hourly rate £23.50 £19.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year +23.68% +18.01% -19.50%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +2 37 £413 +17.86% 6
Newbury -1 13 £350 -1.41%
Bracknell +7 10 £300 +14.29%
Maidenhead -13 7 £250 - 3
Slough -11 3 £300 +1.69%
Wokingham -13 1 £413 -21.43%
PMO
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 40 (38.10%) Project Management
2 35 (33.33%) Finance
3 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 25 (23.81%) Telecoms
5 24 (22.86%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (20.00%) Retail
7 17 (16.19%) Change Management
8 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 13 (12.38%) MS Visio
10 13 (12.38%) Programme Management
10 13 (12.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
12 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
13 9 (8.57%) Business Analysis
13 9 (8.57%) Change Control
14 8 (7.62%) NHS
14 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
15 7 (6.67%) Cadence
15 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
15 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
15 7 (6.67%) Project Governance
15 7 (6.67%) QA
15 7 (6.67%) Decision-Making
16 6 (5.71%) Programme Governance

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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) Liferay
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.95%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.95%) Documentum
3 1 (0.95%) Drupal
3 1 (0.95%) FileNet
3 1 (0.95%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.95%) LiveLink
Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (22.86%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (12.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 13 (12.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) ADSL
2 1 (0.95%) Broadband
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.95%) LAN
2 1 (0.95%) MPLS
2 1 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (0.95%) SMS
2 1 (0.95%) VPN
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) Power BI
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.95%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) JMeter
2 2 (1.90%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.90%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.95%) Ant
3 1 (0.95%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.95%) Subversion
3 1 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 35 (33.33%) Finance
2 25 (23.81%) Telecoms
3 21 (20.00%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Law
5 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) Analyst
2 15 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (8.57%) Coordinator
3 9 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.62%) PMO Planner
4 8 (7.62%) Senior PMO
5 6 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.76%) Administrator
6 5 (4.76%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (3.81%) Report Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Java Developer
8 3 (2.86%) Junior
8 3 (2.86%) PMO Coordinator
8 3 (2.86%) Project Planner
8 3 (2.86%) Retail Business Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Senior PMO Analyst
8 3 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) HTML
1 5 (4.76%) Web Services
2 4 (3.81%) CSS
2 4 (3.81%) Java EE
2 4 (3.81%) jQuery
3 3 (2.86%) .NET
3 3 (2.86%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.86%) Apache Camel
3 3 (2.86%) Backbone.js
3 3 (2.86%) CSS3
3 3 (2.86%) Durandal
3 3 (2.86%) HTML5
3 3 (2.86%) J2EE
3 3 (2.86%) Kafka
3 3 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (2.86%) LESS
3 3 (2.86%) React
3 3 (2.86%) Redux
3 3 (2.86%) RESTful
3 3 (2.86%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) NHS
3 7 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.86%) EPoS
4 3 (2.86%) User Experience
5 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) PMI
6 1 (0.95%) Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) FMCG
6 1 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Android
1 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.10%) Project Management
2 17 (16.19%) Change Management
3 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (12.38%) Programme Management
5 11 (10.48%) PRINCE2
5 11 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.57%) Change Control
8 7 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.67%) Decision-Making
8 7 (6.67%) Project Governance
9 6 (5.71%) Logistics
9 6 (5.71%) Programme Governance
9 6 (5.71%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.76%) Security Patching
11 4 (3.81%) Dependency Management
11 4 (3.81%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (3.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.81%) Java
1 4 (3.81%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (4.76%) Degree
1 5 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.90%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.95%) CITP
3 1 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.95%) PMP
3 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.90%) GDPR
3 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) P3O
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.67%) Cadence
3 3 (2.86%) HP
3 3 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (1.90%) AppDynamics
4 2 (1.90%) Dynatrace
4 2 (1.90%) IBM
4 2 (1.90%) IFS
4 2 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.90%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (1.90%) Tableau
5 1 (0.95%) Adobe
5 1 (0.95%) DocuSign
5 1 (0.95%) FatWire
5 1 (0.95%) Sencha
5 1 (0.95%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.95%) Talend
5 1 (0.95%) Twitter
5 1 (0.95%) Xerox