Period
to 28 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 28 November 2020 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 71 61
Rank change year-on-year +29 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing PMO 7 21 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 1.61% 2.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.29% 16.54% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 28
Median daily rate £330 £315 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -20.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £158 £203
90th Percentile £509 £519 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £300 £355 £338
% change year-on-year -15.49% +5.19% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £12.50 £10.81
% change year-on-year - +15.63% -39.94%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 49 127 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.96% 9.75% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 88 137
Median daily rate £469 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £166 £270
90th Percentile £633 £625 £593
West Midlands median daily rate £360 £425 £390
% change year-on-year -15.29% +8.97% +0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.75 £28.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.41% -38.08% +10.71%
10th Percentile £15.14 £14.00 £18.32
90th Percentile £38.50 £19.05 £40.10
Median hourly rate £21.67 £18.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +20.36% +38.46% -26.76%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing PMO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Birmingham

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMO in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for PMO in Birmingham

PMO
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMO in Birmingham over the 6 months to 28 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PMO in Birmingham

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMO in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for PMO in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for PMO.

1 3 (42.86%) Project Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
3 1 (14.29%) GDPR
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) RMADS
3 1 (14.29%) P3M3
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Management
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) QA
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Public Sector
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) PMO Manager
2 2 (28.57%) PMO Planner
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Head of PMO
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Lead
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) IT Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) P3M3
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Management
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) GDPR
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle