Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 185 162
Rank change year-on-year +46 -23 -7
Contract jobs citing PMO 51 66 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.09% 0.97% 1.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.06% 10.95% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 65
City of London median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +0.89%
10th Percentile £219 £164 £308
90th Percentile £565 £608 £620
Central London median daily rate £414 £394 £425
% change year-on-year +5.08% -7.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
City of London median hourly rate - £28.89 £47.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -39.64% -
Central London median hourly rate - £28.89 £47.86
% change year-on-year - -39.64% -

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 461 603 860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.90% 8.90% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 446 661
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
10th Percentile £297 £279 £325
90th Percentile £650 £638 £679
Central London median daily rate £475 £493 £485
% change year-on-year -3.55% +1.55% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +46.67% -21.05%
Central London median hourly rate £19.08 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -13.26% +46.67% -16.67%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020, 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 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 19 (37.25%) Project Management
3 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.53%) Banking
6 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (15.69%) Programme Management
9 7 (13.73%) Change Management
9 7 (13.73%) Time Management
10 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
10 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
11 5 (9.80%) Innovative Thinking
11 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
11 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.80%) Migration
12 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
12 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
12 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
12 4 (7.84%) Firewall
12 4 (7.84%) Project Delivery
12 4 (7.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 3 (5.88%) VXLAN
13 3 (5.88%) Scrum
13 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
13 3 (5.88%) Cisco

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 (3.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.96%) Mendix
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.96%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.96%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 3 (5.88%) IPv4
2 3 (5.88%) IPv6
2 3 (5.88%) OSPF
2 3 (5.88%) VPN
2 3 (5.88%) VXLAN
2 3 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) Power BI
2 1 (1.96%) OLAP
General
1 22 (43.14%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
4 1 (1.96%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
1 11 (21.57%) PMO Manager
2 8 (15.69%) Coordinator
2 8 (15.69%) Junior
3 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) PMO Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Junior PMO
5 5 (9.80%) PMO Planner
6 4 (7.84%) Banking Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Junior Business Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) PMO Coordinator
6 4 (7.84%) Programme Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Project Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.88%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Portfolio Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) CSS
1 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.88%) PMI
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
4 1 (1.96%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Project Management
2 15 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) PRINCE2
5 8 (15.69%) Programme Management
6 7 (13.73%) Change Management
6 7 (13.73%) Time Management
7 5 (9.80%) Innovative Thinking
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.84%) Project Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.84%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 3 (5.88%) Scrum
9 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.92%) CRM
10 2 (3.92%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.88%) CCNP
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.88%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.92%) PMP
6 1 (1.96%) APMP
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) QA
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco
2 3 (5.88%) Juniper
2 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) SAP
4 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.96%) Workday