Period
to 15 July 2018

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 15 July 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.

Project Management Office (PMO)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 126 132
Rank change year-on-year -31 +6 -18
Contract jobs citing PMO 96 119 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 1.83% 1.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.93% 12.27% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 88 84
City of London median daily rate £425 £405 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +0.37% +5.84%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £261
90th Percentile £550 £641 £588
Central London median daily rate £434 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +8.44% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £43.50 - £38.50
10th Percentile £17.94 - £35.75
90th Percentile £75.75 - £41.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 - £38.50

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 805 970 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.35% 14.89% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 726 583
City of London median daily rate £486 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £318 £306
90th Percentile £677 £688 £629
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £14.93 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.29% -32.16% +24.01%
10th Percentile £13.52 £13.06 £19.10
90th Percentile £62.75 £30.35 £67.95
Central London median hourly rate £20.10 £14.80 £22.00
% change year-on-year +35.81% -32.73% +31.34%

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

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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 15 July 2018.

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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMO in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, 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 56 (58.33%) Project Management
2 45 (46.88%) Finance
3 30 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (21.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 19 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 13 (13.54%) Banking
10 12 (12.50%) JIRA
11 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.38%) Waterfall
12 9 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (9.38%) Project Planning
12 9 (9.38%) Scrum
12 9 (9.38%) Windows
12 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
12 9 (9.38%) Change Management
13 8 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
14 7 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
14 7 (7.29%) Windows 10
14 7 (7.29%) PMP
14 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
14 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Project
14 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (7.29%) Statistics
15 6 (6.25%) Programme Management
15 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (6.25%) Office 365
15 6 (6.25%) Migration

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 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (21.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (5.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Skype
1 4 (4.17%) SMS
2 1 (1.04%) Intranet
2 1 (1.04%) NAS
2 1 (1.04%) SAN
2 1 (1.04%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) Power BI
2 1 (1.04%) Big Data
2 1 (1.04%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) JIRA
2 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.08%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 45 (46.88%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Law
4 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.13%) Front Office
5 3 (3.13%) Legal
5 3 (3.13%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.08%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.04%) Advertising
7 1 (1.04%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Billing
7 1 (1.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.04%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Project Manager
2 19 (19.79%) Analyst
3 14 (14.58%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) PMO Manager
5 5 (5.21%) IT Analyst
5 5 (5.21%) Office 365 Trainer
5 5 (5.21%) PMO Lead
5 5 (5.21%) Trainer
6 4 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.17%) Support Officer
7 3 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.13%) Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Junior
7 3 (3.13%) PMO Project Manager
7 3 (3.13%) Project Officer
7 3 (3.13%) RAD Developer
7 3 (3.13%) Scrum Master
7 3 (3.13%) Senior PMO
7 3 (3.13%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) COM
1 1 (1.04%) Java EE
1 1 (1.04%) JMS
1 1 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) e-Learning
2 5 (5.21%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.21%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.13%) Tandem
4 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.08%) Derivative
4 2 (2.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.04%) Digital Wallet
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.04%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 7 (7.29%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.33%) Project Management
2 25 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (19.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 9 (9.38%) Change Management
5 9 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
5 9 (9.38%) Project Planning
5 9 (9.38%) Scrum
5 9 (9.38%) Waterfall
6 8 (8.33%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 7 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (7.29%) Statistics
8 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.25%) Kanban
8 6 (6.25%) Migration
8 6 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.21%) Project Governance
9 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) VBA
2 3 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) PMI Certification
1 7 (7.29%) PMP
2 4 (4.17%) Degree
3 3 (3.13%) APMG
4 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) ACSP
5 1 (1.04%) ACTC
5 1 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.04%) MBA
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
5 1 (1.04%) MCP
5 1 (1.04%) MCTS
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) GDPR
3 2 (2.08%) PSD2
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
4 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.04%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) HP ALM
1 2 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.08%) HP
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Apple
3 1 (1.04%) Cadence
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco
3 1 (1.04%) Citrix
3 1 (1.04%) Ivanti
3 1 (1.04%) Planview
3 1 (1.04%) SAP
3 1 (1.04%) TIBCO