Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 14 July 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)
London > Central London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 197 160
Rank change year-on-year +80 -37 -28
Contract jobs citing PMO 36 99 146
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 1.13% 1.14% 1.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.88% 12.27% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 79 87
Median daily rate £481 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £160 £200 £235
90th Percentile £639 £780 £553
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £38.78 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.86% -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £39.25
% change year-on-year +57.30% -43.31% -

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 Central London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 331 807 1,054
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.40% 9.33% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 601 773
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £656 £675
London median daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year - +3.09% -0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 10
Median hourly rate £38.48 £19.50 £20.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.31% -2.99% +36.27%
10th Percentile £22.73 £11.75 £13.76
90th Percentile £50.00 £43.01 £67.10
Median hourly rate £34.75 £20.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year +65.91% -16.22% +25.00%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Central London

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Daily rate trend for PMO in Central London

PMO
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMO in Central London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PMO in Central London

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Hourly rate trend for PMO in Central London

PMO
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Central London region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
City of London +56 29 £500 +2.56% 2
City of Westminster +26 3 £450 -26.23%
West End of London +13 1 - -
PMO
London

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 Central London region with a requirement for PMO.

1 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (30.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 10 (27.78%) Finance
6 9 (25.00%) Programme Management
6 9 (25.00%) Project Delivery
7 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 7 (19.44%) Project Management
9 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (13.89%) Banking
10 5 (13.89%) Change Management
11 4 (11.11%) Scrum
12 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
12 3 (8.33%) Migration
12 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (8.33%) Change Control
12 3 (8.33%) Public Sector
13 2 (5.56%) Decision-Making
13 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
13 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
13 2 (5.56%) Degree
13 2 (5.56%) Wireshark

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Confluence
2 1 (2.78%) LiveLink
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
1 2 (5.56%) IPv4
1 2 (5.56%) IPv6
1 2 (5.56%) OSPF
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
1 2 (5.56%) VXLAN
1 2 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.56%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Front Office
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) PMO Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Coordinator
2 8 (22.22%) PMO Coordinator
2 8 (22.22%) PMO Planner
3 7 (19.44%) Project Manager
4 6 (16.67%) Risk Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Junior
6 2 (5.56%) Junior PMO
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) PMO Lead
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) PMO Assistant
7 1 (2.78%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 11 (30.56%) Waterfall
4 9 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 9 (25.00%) Project Delivery
5 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 4 (11.11%) Scrum
10 3 (8.33%) Change Control
10 3 (8.33%) Migration
10 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
11 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
11 2 (5.56%) Decision-Making
11 2 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
11 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
12 1 (2.78%) Strategic Thinking
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.78%) PMP
3 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco
2 2 (5.56%) Juniper
2 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Workday