Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 153 163
Rank change year-on-year -39 +10 -53
Contract jobs citing PMO 65 107 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.93% 1.51% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.09% 11.46% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 80 62
City of London median daily rate £425 £425 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.61% +16.46%
10th Percentile £168 £312 £225
90th Percentile £575 £675 £630
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £450
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +15.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
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 644 934 797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.17% 13.18% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 739 636
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £313
90th Percentile £674 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 5
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -67.74% +132.79%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.00 £17.60
90th Percentile £27.25 £25.38 £135.55
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% -67.74% +118.82%

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 13 November 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

PMO
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 13 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMO in the City of London

PMO
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. 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
Moorgate -17 1 - -
PMO
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 37 (56.92%) Project Management
2 32 (49.23%) Finance
3 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
4 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (16.92%) ITIL
7 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (13.85%) Windows
8 9 (13.85%) Banking
9 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
10 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.77%) SDLC
10 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
10 7 (10.77%) Change Management
10 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
10 7 (10.77%) Programme Management
11 6 (9.23%) Law
11 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
11 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
11 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (7.69%) Project Governance
12 5 (7.69%) Line Management
12 5 (7.69%) Mentoring

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 7 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (16.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.62%) Wireless
2 1 (1.54%) DMZ
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) SMS
2 1 (1.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) JIRA
2 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (49.23%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Law
4 5 (7.69%) Back Office
5 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.62%) Legal
6 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) PMO Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Desktop Support
3 9 (13.85%) Project Manager
4 8 (12.31%) PMO Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Desktop Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) PMO Lead
5 5 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.15%) Coordinator
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Mac Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Project Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) PMO Project Manager
8 2 (3.08%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Digital Wallet
4 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) FMCG
4 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (1.54%) PMI
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
3 4 (6.15%) Mac OS X
4 3 (4.62%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.92%) Project Management
2 12 (18.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.92%) ITIL
4 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (13.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.77%) Change Management
7 7 (10.77%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.77%) Programme Management
7 7 (10.77%) SDLC
8 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
9 5 (7.69%) Line Management
9 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 5 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (7.69%) Project Governance
9 5 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.69%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) ACSP
1 4 (6.15%) ACTC
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) IIBA
2 2 (3.08%) MCITP
2 2 (3.08%) MCP
2 2 (3.08%) MCTS
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) IFRS
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.69%) SAP
3 4 (6.15%) Apple
4 3 (4.62%) CA
4 3 (4.62%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.54%) Calypso
5 1 (1.54%) Cisco
5 1 (1.54%) Intapp
5 1 (1.54%) Northgate
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle