Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 2017 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
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 235 293
Rank change year-on-year -2 +58 +16
Contract jobs citing P3O 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.046% 0.029% 0.070%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% 0.26% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
City of London median daily rate £328 £273 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.18% -31.88% -17.36%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £363
90th Percentile £528 £284 £492
Central London median daily rate £328 £273 £400
% change year-on-year +20.18% -31.88% -17.36%
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 skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 939 759 1291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.54% 11.09% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 587 976
City of London median daily rate £520 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £306 £263
90th Percentile £688 £625 £644
Central London median daily rate £500 £451 £450
% change year-on-year +10.99% +0.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 10
City of London median hourly rate £14.93 £21.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.93% +21.74% -1.43%
10th Percentile £12.94 £18.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.02 £67.23 £60.43
Central London median hourly rate £14.85 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -29.29% +27.27% -5.71%

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

P3O
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing P3O in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for P3O in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing P3O also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for P3O.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Progress
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (33.33%) Invoice Processing

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 Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Manager
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
2 1 (33.33%) DSDM
2 1 (33.33%) Invoice Processing
2 1 (33.33%) IT Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Progress