Period
to 29 May 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 29 May 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
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 58 64 71
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 -12
Contract jobs citing PMO 7 30 30
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.04% 2.33% 1.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.77% 21.74% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 26
Median daily rate £406 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% +6.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £294 £135 £259
90th Percentile £586 £478 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £315 £350
% change year-on-year -0.79% -10.00% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £32.59 -

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 65 138 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.63% 10.72% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 109 119
Median daily rate £488 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £328 £185 £213
90th Percentile £650 £600 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 10
Median hourly rate £20.56 £35.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.25% +104.62% +42.54%
10th Percentile £13.31 £25.00 £10.66
90th Percentile £36.38 £40.00 £46.80
Median hourly rate £20.28 £35.00 £23.40
% change year-on-year -42.06% +49.60% +39.67%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Insurtech
4 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
4 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

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 Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) PMO Lead
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Planner
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Project Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) Insurtech
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
3 1 (14.29%) Project Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Transition Management
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Work Breakdown Structure
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle