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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 3 July 2022 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
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 91 119 107
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12 +74
Contract jobs citing PMO 113 49 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.61% 1.53% 1.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.08% 12.56% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 17
10th Percentile £353 £291 £160
25th Percentile £463 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £587 £521 £485
Median % change year-on-year +12.52% +7.47% +7.78%
75th Percentile £700 £650 £550
90th Percentile £950 £778 £685
Central London median daily rate £575 £509 £500
% change year-on-year +13.02% +1.75% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
Central London median hourly rate - £14.50 -

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 625 390 328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.41% 12.21% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 272 218
10th Percentile £355 £355 £253
25th Percentile £463 £448 £408
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £533 £486
Median % change year-on-year +7.98% +9.51% -2.75%
75th Percentile £700 £638 £575
90th Percentile £800 £750 £639
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.47% -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
10th Percentile £19.13 £15.55 £17.96
25th Percentile £23.06 £17.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate £43.50 £22.50 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +93.33% -41.56% +118.01%
75th Percentile £62.75 £25.75 £47.75
90th Percentile £64.55 £28.15 £61.25
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £20.00 £38.48
% change year-on-year +107.50% -48.02% +117.87%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMO in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for PMO in the City of London

PMO
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMO in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for PMO in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMO in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for PMO in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 65 (57.52%) Finance
2 36 (31.86%) Project Management
3 31 (27.43%) Agile
4 28 (24.78%) Social Skills
5 27 (23.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (19.47%) Banking
7 19 (16.81%) Risk Management
7 19 (16.81%) Migration
8 17 (15.04%) Project Delivery
9 16 (14.16%) Front Office
9 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
10 15 (13.27%) Change Management
11 14 (12.39%) PRINCE2
11 14 (12.39%) Project Governance
12 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
13 11 (9.73%) Java
13 11 (9.73%) Multithreading
13 11 (9.73%) Electronic Trading
13 11 (9.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 11 (9.73%) Low Latency
13 11 (9.73%) Data Centre
13 11 (9.73%) Decision-Making
13 11 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Project
15 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
15 9 (7.96%) Scrum
15 9 (7.96%) Resource Management
15 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
16 8 (7.08%) Presentation Skills

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 5 (4.42%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (9.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (8.85%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Azure
2 3 (2.65%) Power Platform
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Azure DevOps
4 1 (0.88%) Azure Sentinel
4 1 (0.88%) IaaS
4 1 (0.88%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft 365
4 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) IMAP
1 1 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.77%) Power BI
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) JIRA
General
1 65 (57.52%) Finance
2 28 (24.78%) Social Skills
3 22 (19.47%) Banking
4 16 (14.16%) Front Office
5 10 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (7.08%) Presentation Skills
7 7 (6.19%) Influencing Skills
8 6 (5.31%) Marketing
9 5 (4.42%) Investment Banking
9 5 (4.42%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (4.42%) Telecoms
10 4 (3.54%) Back Office
10 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
11 3 (2.65%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (2.65%) Legal
12 2 (1.77%) Public Sector
12 2 (1.77%) Publishing
12 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (21.24%) Project Manager
2 21 (18.58%) Analyst
3 17 (15.04%) Developer
3 17 (15.04%) PMO Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Front Office Developer
6 9 (7.96%) PMO Lead
7 7 (6.19%) Banking Project Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Banking Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (5.31%) Unified Communications Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Change Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Project Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Senior PMO
10 4 (3.54%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.54%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) EDI
1 1 (0.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.19%) PMI
4 3 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.88%) Blog
5 1 (0.88%) CMDB
5 1 (0.88%) Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.54%) Linux
1 4 (3.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (31.86%) Project Management
2 31 (27.43%) Agile
3 27 (23.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (16.81%) Migration
4 19 (16.81%) Risk Management
5 17 (15.04%) Project Delivery
6 15 (13.27%) Change Management
7 14 (12.39%) PRINCE2
7 14 (12.39%) Project Governance
8 11 (9.73%) Decision-Making
8 11 (9.73%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (9.73%) Low Latency
8 11 (9.73%) Multithreading
8 11 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.96%) Resource Management
9 9 (7.96%) Scrum
9 9 (7.96%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.08%) Contract Negotiation
11 7 (6.19%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.73%) Java
2 5 (4.42%) SQL
3 4 (3.54%) Bash
3 4 (3.54%) C++
3 4 (3.54%) Perl
3 4 (3.54%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) Degree
1 8 (7.08%) PMI Certification
2 6 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) APMP
4 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) GDPR
2 1 (0.88%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.31%) Cisco
3 5 (4.42%) Sybase
4 2 (1.77%) Adaptive Insights
4 2 (1.77%) Planview
4 2 (1.77%) SAP
5 1 (0.88%) CyberTech
5 1 (0.88%) IBM
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle