Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 104 83
Rank change year-on-year +50 -21 -30
Contract jobs citing PMO 142 71 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.29% 1.74% 2.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.96% 13.40% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 37 51
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.00% +3.03%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £213
90th Percentile £519 £680 £575
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £338
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.52% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £14.15
South East median hourly rate £30.37 £28.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +8.46% +47.37% -6.75%

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 547 530 527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.66% 12.97% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 257 266
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.59% +3.62%
10th Percentile £205 £231 £226
90th Percentile £575 £573 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 35
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £26.90 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% +88.77% -33.87%
10th Percentile £22.85 £14.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £54.50 £31.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.00% +42.86% -18.79%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 45 £375 -11.50% 4
Maidenhead +16 16 £525 - 1
Newbury +5 12 £400 -16.88% 2
Bracknell -1 10 £250 -42.86%
Slough -10 7 £356 +5.56% 1
Windsor +5 1 - -
PMO
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 63 (44.37%) Telecoms
2 57 (40.14%) Project Management
3 46 (32.39%) PRINCE2
4 45 (31.69%) Microsoft Excel
5 43 (30.28%) Finance
6 37 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (24.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 31 (21.83%) Project Governance
9 29 (20.42%) Dependency Management
9 29 (20.42%) SharePoint
10 26 (18.31%) MS Visio
11 25 (17.61%) Quality Management
11 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
11 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
11 25 (17.61%) Matrix Management
12 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Project
13 23 (16.20%) PMI Certification
13 23 (16.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 23 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (16.20%) Critical Success Factor
13 23 (16.20%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 21 (14.79%) PMI
15 18 (12.68%) Management Information System
16 17 (11.97%) Change Control
17 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
18 14 (9.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 14 (9.86%) Programme Management
18 14 (9.86%) Maya
19 13 (9.15%) Huawei
19 13 (9.15%) PRINCE

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 29 (20.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.82%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.41%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.70%) Liferay
4 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (31.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (18.31%) MS Visio
3 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (16.90%) Microsoft Project
5 23 (16.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 14 (9.86%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (3.52%) TrackWise
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.70%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.75%) Office 365
2 3 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.11%) SaaS
3 2 (1.41%) Slack
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.04%) Value-Added Service
2 3 (2.11%) Skype
3 2 (1.41%) Broadband
3 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (6.34%) JIRA
2 2 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.70%) DbUnit
3 1 (0.70%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.70%) jMock
3 1 (0.70%) JUnit
3 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (0.70%) Maven
3 1 (0.70%) Mocha
3 1 (0.70%) Mockito
3 1 (0.70%) Selenium
3 1 (0.70%) Sinon.JS
3 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.70%) webpack
General
1 63 (44.37%) Telecoms
2 43 (30.28%) Finance
3 10 (7.04%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.52%) Legal
6 3 (2.11%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Games
7 1 (0.70%) German Language
7 1 (0.70%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.70%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 41 (28.87%) Project Manager
2 26 (18.31%) Analyst
3 25 (17.61%) Coordinator
4 19 (13.38%) PMO Analyst
5 13 (9.15%) Project Coordinator
6 12 (8.45%) Telecoms Manager
6 12 (8.45%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 7 (4.93%) PMO Coordinator
8 6 (4.23%) Administrator
8 6 (4.23%) Finance Manager
8 6 (4.23%) Finance Project Manager
8 6 (4.23%) PMO Lead
8 6 (4.23%) Programme Coordinator
9 5 (3.52%) PMO Manager
9 5 (3.52%) PMO Planner
9 5 (3.52%) Project Planner
10 4 (2.82%) Junior
10 4 (2.82%) Project Administrator
10 4 (2.82%) Senior PMO
10 4 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.70%) Chai
2 1 (0.70%) CSS
2 1 (0.70%) CSS3
2 1 (0.70%) D3.js
2 1 (0.70%) GraphQL
2 1 (0.70%) HTML
2 1 (0.70%) J2EE
2 1 (0.70%) PowerMock
2 1 (0.70%) React Native
2 1 (0.70%) REST
2 1 (0.70%) RESTful
2 1 (0.70%) Sass
2 1 (0.70%) SOAP
2 1 (0.70%) Spring
2 1 (0.70%) Spring Boot
2 1 (0.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.20%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (14.79%) PMI
3 18 (12.68%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.63%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (2.82%) PACS
5 4 (2.82%) User Experience
6 3 (2.11%) NHS
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.41%) iPhone
7 2 (1.41%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) Clustering
8 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.52%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (40.14%) Project Management
2 46 (32.39%) PRINCE2
3 37 (26.06%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (24.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (21.83%) Project Governance
6 29 (20.42%) Dependency Management
7 25 (17.61%) Matrix Management
7 25 (17.61%) Quality Management
8 23 (16.20%) Critical Success Factor
8 23 (16.20%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 17 (11.97%) Change Control
10 15 (10.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (9.86%) Programme Management
12 13 (9.15%) PRINCE
13 12 (8.45%) Change Management
13 12 (8.45%) Customer-Centricity
14 10 (7.04%) Matrix Organization
15 9 (6.34%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (5.63%) Data Analysis
16 8 (5.63%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.41%) Java
2 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.20%) PMI Certification
2 14 (9.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 7 (4.93%) Degree
4 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) PMP
6 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) QA
2 5 (3.52%) GxP
3 4 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.82%) SLA
4 2 (1.41%) P3O
5 1 (0.70%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) vSphere
2 1 (0.70%) XenApp
2 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (17.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Huawei
3 12 (8.45%) SAP
4 6 (4.23%) IFS
4 6 (4.23%) Remedy
5 2 (1.41%) Niku
6 1 (0.70%) Ariba
6 1 (0.70%) CA
6 1 (0.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle
6 1 (0.70%) SOTI
6 1 (0.70%) Talend
6 1 (0.70%) VMware