Period
to 9 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 9 December 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 190 160
Rank change year-on-year +39 -30 +6
Contract jobs citing PMO 67 71 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.18% 1.00% 1.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.20% 11.23% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 77
City of London median daily rate £450 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -4.41% -7.61%
10th Percentile £219 £172 £313
90th Percentile £659 £575 £675
Central London median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
City of London median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.49% -
Central London median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -25.49% -

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 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 549 632 939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.67% 8.91% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 485 748
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £297 £273 £313
90th Percentile £688 £658 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 12
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.47% +25.67% -67.74%
Central London median hourly rate £17.98 £18.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.60% +25.67% -67.74%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the City of London

PMO
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 PMO in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in the City of London

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the City of London over the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in the City of London

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for PMO.

1 34 (50.75%) Project Management
2 25 (37.31%) Finance
3 19 (28.36%) Banking
4 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.42%) Programme Management
6 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (16.42%) Project Delivery
7 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
8 9 (13.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2
10 7 (10.45%) Change Management
10 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
11 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (7.46%) Advertising
12 5 (7.46%) Migration
12 5 (7.46%) Fintech
13 4 (5.97%) Time Management
13 4 (5.97%) SDLC
13 4 (5.97%) Office 365
13 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
13 4 (5.97%) SAP
13 4 (5.97%) Scrum
13 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
13 4 (5.97%) Legal
14 3 (4.48%) Games
14 3 (4.48%) Firewall
14 3 (4.48%) Law
14 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence

PMO
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.99%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) Mendix
2 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (13.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Azure
2 2 (2.99%) Power Platform
2 2 (2.99%) Smartsheet
3 1 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) DHCP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) Skype
2 2 (2.99%) VPN
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.49%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.49%) IPv4
3 1 (1.49%) IPv6
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.49%) OSPF
3 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) VoIP
3 1 (1.49%) VXLAN
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
3 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Power BI
2 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.49%) OLAP
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
General
1 25 (37.31%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Banking
3 5 (7.46%) Advertising
4 4 (5.97%) Legal
5 3 (4.48%) Games
5 3 (4.48%) Law
6 2 (2.99%) Billing
6 2 (2.99%) Marketing
7 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.49%) Front Office
7 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (16.42%) Analyst
2 10 (14.93%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.94%) Coordinator
4 6 (8.96%) Junior
4 6 (8.96%) PMO Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) PMO Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (7.46%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Junior PMO
7 3 (4.48%) PMO Lead
7 3 (4.48%) Project Officer
8 2 (2.99%) Business Development Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) Development Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Legal Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) PMO Assistant
8 2 (2.99%) Project Support Assistant
8 2 (2.99%) Software Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) CSS
1 1 (1.49%) HTML
1 1 (1.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.48%) Mobile Banking
2 3 (4.48%) PMI
3 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.49%) Equities
4 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.49%) CentOS
1 1 (1.49%) Linux
1 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.75%) Project Management
2 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.42%) Programme Management
4 11 (16.42%) Project Delivery
5 8 (11.94%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.45%) Change Management
7 6 (8.96%) Project Planning
8 5 (7.46%) Fintech
8 5 (7.46%) Migration
9 4 (5.97%) Risk Management
9 4 (5.97%) Scrum
9 4 (5.97%) SDLC
9 4 (5.97%) Time Management
10 3 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.48%) DevOps
10 3 (4.48%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (4.48%) Service Design
10 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) SQL
2 1 (1.49%) C
2 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) Python
2 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) IIBA
2 2 (2.99%) PMP
2 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) APMG
3 1 (1.49%) APMP
3 1 (1.49%) CCNP
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.49%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.49%) MCSE
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) IFRS
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) Adobe
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco
3 2 (2.99%) Google
3 2 (2.99%) Juniper
3 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.49%) Aruba
4 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Infoblox
4 1 (1.49%) Okta
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow