Period
to 21 September 2019

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 21 September 2019 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
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 67 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 +20
Contract jobs citing PMO 28 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.06% 2.31% 2.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.44% 17.99% 27.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 37
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £381 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.20% +17.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £135 £203 £150
90th Percentile £494 £500 £480
West Midlands median daily rate £310 £338 £330
% change year-on-year -8.15% +2.27% +0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.50 £10.81 £20.25
% change year-on-year +200.65% -46.62% +35.00%

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 137 189 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.07% 12.84% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 132 96
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £140 £228 £203
90th Percentile £577 £586 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £17.34 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.95% -58.23% +22.96%
10th Percentile £13.50 £13.64 £19.03
90th Percentile £17.90 £37.70 £53.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £34.30 £14.44 £16.50
% change year-on-year +137.50% -12.48% -34.00%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Birmingham

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMO in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Birmingham

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Birmingham

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 September 2019, 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 9 (32.14%) Finance
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.86%) Retail
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Process Management
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.29%) NHS
5 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (14.29%) Office 365
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
5 4 (14.29%) Project Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.71%) BPR
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.14%) Change Management
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL

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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) GIMP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Power Platform
2 1 (3.57%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Grunt
1 1 (3.57%) gulp
1 1 (3.57%) Hudson
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
1 1 (3.57%) Vagrant
1 1 (3.57%) webpack
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) PMO Lead
5 2 (7.14%) PMO Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Project Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Project Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Support Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Officer
6 1 (3.57%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Finance Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Finance Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Support
6 1 (3.57%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.57%) Transformation Manager
6 1 (3.57%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Angular 2
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS3
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
1 1 (3.57%) J2EE
1 1 (3.57%) Java EE
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) LESS
1 1 (3.57%) REST
1 1 (3.57%) RESTful
1 1 (3.57%) Sass
1 1 (3.57%) Spring
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.14%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Process Management
3 4 (14.29%) Project Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 4 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (10.71%) BPR
4 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) AAT
1 1 (3.57%) ACCA
1 1 (3.57%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter