Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 159 124
Rank change year-on-year +2 -35 -7
Contract jobs citing PMO 96 79 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.34% 1.22% 1.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.27% 10.30% 15.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 113
City of London median daily rate £438 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +12.50% -2.74%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £225
90th Percentile £675 £650 £610
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £25.50 - £16.00
10th Percentile £23.75 - £15.50
90th Percentile £27.25 - £16.50
Central London median hourly rate £25.50 - £16.00

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 935 767 934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.08% 11.82% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 590 674
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £293
90th Percentile £675 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £484 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +1.84% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 17
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £33.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.89% +51.14% +33.33%
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £33.25 £23.00
% change year-on-year -54.89% +44.57% +43.75%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for PMO.

1 58 (60.42%) Finance
2 39 (40.63%) Project Management
3 29 (30.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (21.88%) PRINCE2
5 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
6 19 (19.79%) Banking
7 17 (17.71%) Programme Management
7 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 16 (16.67%) Change Control
9 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 11 (11.46%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (9.38%) Change Management
11 9 (9.38%) Project Planning
12 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
12 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
13 7 (7.29%) PRINCE
13 7 (7.29%) Degree
13 7 (7.29%) Migration
13 7 (7.29%) Legal
13 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (7.29%) GDPR
13 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.25%) Resource Management
14 6 (6.25%) Law
14 6 (6.25%) MiFID
15 5 (5.21%) PMP

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 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
2 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) CA PPM
3 1 (1.04%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Office 365
1 2 (2.08%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) IaaS
2 1 (1.04%) PaaS
2 1 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Skype
2 1 (1.04%) Firewall
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.04%) Zephyr
General
1 58 (60.42%) Finance
2 19 (19.79%) Banking
3 8 (8.33%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.29%) Legal
5 6 (6.25%) Law
6 5 (5.21%) Advertising
7 4 (4.17%) Retail
8 3 (3.13%) Back Office
9 2 (2.08%) Financial Institution
9 2 (2.08%) Front Office
9 2 (2.08%) International Banking
10 1 (1.04%) Military
10 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Analyst
2 18 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 14 (14.58%) PMO Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) PMO Lead
4 10 (10.42%) PMO Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 6 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Programme Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Senior PMO
8 3 (3.13%) Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) CRM Manager
8 3 (3.13%) CRM Project Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Junior
8 3 (3.13%) Junior PMO
8 3 (3.13%) PMO Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) PMO Project Manager
8 3 (3.13%) PMO Support Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) PMI
3 3 (3.13%) NHS
4 2 (2.08%) Handset
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
5 1 (1.04%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.04%) Fintech
5 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Windows
2 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
2 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Project Management
2 29 (30.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (21.88%) PRINCE2
4 17 (17.71%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (17.71%) Programme Management
5 16 (16.67%) Change Control
5 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 11 (11.46%) Portfolio Management
7 9 (9.38%) Change Management
7 9 (9.38%) Project Planning
8 7 (7.29%) Migration
8 7 (7.29%) PRINCE
8 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (7.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (6.25%) Resource Management
10 5 (5.21%) Time Management
11 4 (4.17%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.17%) Programme Governance
11 4 (4.17%) Project Governance
11 4 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) C
2 1 (1.04%) Java
2 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) PMI Certification
2 5 (5.21%) PMP
2 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) APMP
3 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) GDPR
2 6 (6.25%) MiFID
3 3 (3.13%) P3O
3 3 (3.13%) QA
4 2 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (2.08%) EMIR
5 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.04%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) SAP
3 3 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (2.08%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) VMware
5 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.04%) Cisco
5 1 (1.04%) Citrix
5 1 (1.04%) Intel
5 1 (1.04%) Planview
5 1 (1.04%) Progress
5 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.04%) Workday
5 1 (1.04%) Xerox