Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for P3O skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited P3O over the 6 months to 24 January 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.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 234 233
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 +54
Contract jobs citing P3O 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.042% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.13% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
City of London median daily rate £325 £650 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +5.69% +2.50%
Central London median daily rate £325 £650 £615
% change year-on-year -50.00% +5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

P3O 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 the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 906 754 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.70% 12.13% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 588 540
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £320 £313 £281
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.84% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 14
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £24.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -22.81% +44.79%
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -28.00% +53.85%

P3O
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing P3O as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for P3O in the City of London

P3O
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing P3O in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for P3O in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing P3O 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 City of London region with a requirement for P3O.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Invoice Processing
1 3 (100.00%) PMO
1 3 (100.00%) Elite 3E
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

P3O
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Elite 3E
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Legal Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Invoice Processing
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Resource Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PMO