Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 86 81
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5 -23
Contract jobs citing PMO 119 76 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.06% 1.89% 2.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.11% 14.96% 16.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 60
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £406 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.77% +16.07% +13.64%
10th Percentile £213 £252 £202
90th Percentile £504 £658 £506
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +5.00% +13.64% -3.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £17.50
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £25.12 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +35.78% +42.31%

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 515 508 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.25% 12.64% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 254 294
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £205 £230 £215
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 40
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.00 £23.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.15% +84.31% -40.84%
10th Percentile £18.95 £14.78 £12.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.13 £25.30
South East median hourly rate £22.25 £20.81 £21.33
% change year-on-year +6.89% -2.43% -1.02%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +8 38 £369 -9.23% 3
Newbury +6 13 £363 +2.11%
Maidenhead +4 11 £388 -
Bracknell +12 10 £250 -4.76%
Slough -3 3 £325 -1.89%
Wokingham -14 1 £413 -21.43%
Windsor - 1 - -
PMO
South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 42 (35.29%) Project Management
1 42 (35.29%) Finance
2 37 (31.09%) Telecoms
3 35 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (22.69%) SharePoint
4 27 (22.69%) PRINCE2
5 23 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (18.49%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (17.65%) MS Visio
8 20 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (15.13%) Project Governance
9 18 (15.13%) Change Control
9 18 (15.13%) Retail
10 17 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
11 14 (11.76%) Programme Management
11 14 (11.76%) Dependency Management
12 13 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.24%) Change Management
14 10 (8.40%) Quality Management
15 9 (7.56%) SAP
15 9 (7.56%) JIRA
16 8 (6.72%) Matrix Management
16 8 (6.72%) Demand Management
16 8 (6.72%) Critical Success Factor
16 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (6.72%) NHS

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 27 (22.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.36%) Liferay
3 2 (1.68%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.84%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.84%) Documentum
4 1 (0.84%) Drupal
4 1 (0.84%) FileNet
4 1 (0.84%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.84%) LiveLink
Applications
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (18.49%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (17.65%) MS Visio
4 17 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (4.20%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) Slack
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (1.68%) HTTP
3 1 (0.84%) Broadband
3 1 (0.84%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.84%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.84%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.84%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) JIRA
2 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.68%) JMeter
2 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.68%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.84%) Ant
3 1 (0.84%) DbUnit
3 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.84%) jMock
3 1 (0.84%) JUnit
3 1 (0.84%) Maven
3 1 (0.84%) Mockito
3 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.84%) Subversion
3 1 (0.84%) Xcode
General
1 42 (35.29%) Finance
2 37 (31.09%) Telecoms
3 18 (15.13%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Marketing
6 2 (1.68%) Law
6 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.84%) Banking
7 1 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 31 (26.05%) Analyst
2 21 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 19 (15.97%) PMO Analyst
4 18 (15.13%) Coordinator
5 8 (6.72%) PMO Planner
5 8 (6.72%) Senior PMO
6 7 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
7 6 (5.04%) Finance Manager
7 6 (5.04%) Finance Project Manager
7 6 (5.04%) PMO Coordinator
7 6 (5.04%) Telecoms Manager
8 5 (4.20%) Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) Programme Coordinator
8 5 (4.20%) Project Planner
8 5 (4.20%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Junior
9 4 (3.36%) PMO Manager
9 4 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) Web Services
2 5 (4.20%) HTML
3 4 (3.36%) Apache Camel
3 4 (3.36%) CSS
3 4 (3.36%) J2EE
3 4 (3.36%) Java EE
3 4 (3.36%) jQuery
3 4 (3.36%) RESTful
4 3 (2.52%) .NET
4 3 (2.52%) AngularJS
4 3 (2.52%) Backbone.js
4 3 (2.52%) CSS3
4 3 (2.52%) Durandal
4 3 (2.52%) HTML5
4 3 (2.52%) Kafka
4 3 (2.52%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (2.52%) LESS
4 3 (2.52%) React
4 3 (2.52%) Redux
4 3 (2.52%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.72%) NHS
4 7 (5.88%) PMI
4 7 (5.88%) User Experience
5 4 (3.36%) PACS
6 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.68%) EPoS
8 1 (0.84%) Clustering
8 1 (0.84%) FMCG
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.84%) Android
1 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.29%) Project Management
2 35 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (22.69%) PRINCE2
4 20 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (15.13%) Change Control
5 18 (15.13%) Project Governance
6 14 (11.76%) Dependency Management
6 14 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 13 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (9.24%) Change Management
9 10 (8.40%) Quality Management
10 8 (6.72%) Business Analysis
10 8 (6.72%) Critical Success Factor
10 8 (6.72%) Customer-Centricity
10 8 (6.72%) Demand Management
10 8 (6.72%) Matrix Management
10 8 (6.72%) Work Breakdown Structure
11 7 (5.88%) Decision-Making
11 7 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
11 7 (5.88%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.20%) Java
2 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.04%) Degree
3 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.84%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) QA
1 5 (4.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.68%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) SAP
3 5 (4.20%) Huawei
3 5 (4.20%) IFS
4 3 (2.52%) Cadence
4 3 (2.52%) HP
4 3 (2.52%) Remedy
5 2 (1.68%) AppDynamics
5 2 (1.68%) Dynatrace
5 2 (1.68%) IBM
5 2 (1.68%) Niku
5 2 (1.68%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.84%) Adobe
6 1 (0.84%) DocuSign
6 1 (0.84%) Sencha
6 1 (0.84%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.84%) Talend
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter
6 1 (0.84%) Xerox