Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 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
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 81 46
Rank change year-on-year -19 -35 +22
Contract jobs citing PMO 71 90 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.73% 2.13% 3.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.30% 17.08% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 51 114
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +3.03% +1.54%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £207
90th Percentile £680 £575 £519
South East median daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - £14.15 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.97% -37.27%
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year +47.37% -6.75% -25.91%

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 534 527 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.99% 12.49% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 266 354
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £394 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +3.62% +1.33%
10th Percentile £232 £226 £213
90th Percentile £573 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 26
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.90 £14.25 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.77% -33.87% -10.21%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.00 £15.92
90th Percentile £54.50 £31.50 £49.38
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +42.86% -18.79% +26.24%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +13 24 £424 +11.15% 2
Slough +12 9 £338 -7.53%
Newbury -9 6 £481 +113.89% 1
Maidenhead -6 3 - -
Bracknell -2 1 £438 +36.72% 1
Windsor -2 1 £550 -
PMO
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMO 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for PMO.

1 31 (43.66%) Project Management
2 26 (36.62%) Finance
3 23 (32.39%) Telecoms
4 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
5 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
7 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (18.31%) Programme Management
7 13 (18.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (15.49%) Change Control
9 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
10 10 (14.08%) PMP
11 9 (12.68%) PMI Certification
11 9 (12.68%) SAP
12 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
13 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
13 7 (9.86%) QA
14 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 6 (8.45%) Project Governance
15 5 (7.04%) Retail
15 5 (7.04%) Strategic Planning
15 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
16 4 (5.63%) Maya
16 4 (5.63%) Workflow

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 (19.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.63%) Maya
5 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.41%) Primavera
2 1 (1.41%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.41%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (5.63%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (5.63%) WLAN
2 2 (2.82%) DHCP
2 2 (2.82%) DNS
2 2 (2.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.82%) LAN
2 2 (2.82%) Network Security
2 2 (2.82%) VoIP
2 2 (2.82%) WAN
3 1 (1.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) Power BI
2 1 (1.41%) QlikView
2 1 (1.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 23 (32.39%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.04%) Retail
4 3 (4.23%) Back Office
4 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Analyst
2 13 (18.31%) Project Manager
3 12 (16.90%) PMO Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) PMO Manager
5 6 (8.45%) PMO Lead
6 5 (7.04%) Programme Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.63%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Planning Manager
7 4 (5.63%) PMO Director
7 4 (5.63%) Programme Planning Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Manager
8 3 (4.23%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) SAP Manager
8 3 (4.23%) SAP PMO Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Senior PMO
9 2 (2.82%) SAP Security Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Security Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.63%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.82%) CMDB
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.82%) EPoS
4 2 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) PMI
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) FMCG
5 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.66%) Project Management
2 19 (26.76%) PRINCE2
3 15 (21.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.31%) Programme Management
5 12 (16.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.49%) Change Control
7 8 (11.27%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
9 6 (8.45%) Project Governance
10 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.04%) Strategic Planning
11 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.63%) Business Development
11 4 (5.63%) Information Security
11 4 (5.63%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (5.63%) Workflow
12 3 (4.23%) Dashboard Development
12 3 (4.23%) Release Management
12 3 (4.23%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) PMP
2 9 (12.68%) PMI Certification
3 6 (8.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.82%) ACCA
4 2 (2.82%) CIMA
4 2 (2.82%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) ISEB
4 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) APMP
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) QA
2 3 (4.23%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.82%) GDPR
3 2 (2.82%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.41%) GxP
4 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) SAP
2 8 (11.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.63%) Amdocs
3 4 (5.63%) Ericsson
3 4 (5.63%) Huawei
3 4 (5.63%) Nokia
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Remedy
4 2 (2.82%) Cadence
4 2 (2.82%) Planview
5 1 (1.41%) Ariba
5 1 (1.41%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) Workday