Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 133 152
Rank change year-on-year -56 +19 -45
Contract jobs citing PMO 67 121 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.96% 1.78% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.91% 12.46% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 89 74
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +10.76%
10th Percentile £191 £311 £225
90th Percentile £541 £680 £625
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +9.68%
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 752 971 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.76% 14.30% 11.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 750 629
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £301 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £641
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 2
City of London median hourly rate £17.03 £15.00 £52.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.50% -71.56% +205.80%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.30 £25.18
90th Percentile £21.93 £32.94 £79.33
Central London median hourly rate £17.03 £15.00 £52.75
% change year-on-year +13.50% -71.56% +210.29%

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 21 September 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 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMO in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 36 (53.73%) Project Management
2 30 (44.78%) Finance
3 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 15 (22.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
7 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (14.93%) Banking
8 10 (14.93%) Windows
9 9 (13.43%) ITIL
9 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (11.94%) Law
11 7 (10.45%) Change Management
11 7 (10.45%) Project Planning
11 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
11 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.96%) SDLC
12 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
12 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Project
13 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
13 5 (7.46%) Legal
13 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
13 5 (7.46%) JIRA
13 5 (7.46%) Supplier Management
14 4 (5.97%) Line Management
14 4 (5.97%) Workload Management
14 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis

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 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Confluence
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (31.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Office 365
1 2 (2.99%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Skype
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) Wireless
3 1 (1.49%) DMZ
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) Power BI
2 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (44.78%) Finance
2 10 (14.93%) Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Law
4 5 (7.46%) Legal
5 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.48%) Back Office
6 3 (4.48%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.99%) Retail
8 1 (1.49%) Marketing
8 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
1 15 (22.39%) Project Manager
2 11 (16.42%) PMO Analyst
3 8 (11.94%) PMO Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.46%) IT Manager
5 5 (7.46%) PMO Lead
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Support Team Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Desktop Team Leader
6 4 (5.97%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) PMO Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (5.97%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.48%) Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.48%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.48%) Project Officer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior PMO
7 3 (4.48%) Support Officer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) Derivative
2 2 (2.99%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Digital Wallet
3 1 (1.49%) Equities
3 1 (1.49%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.49%) FMCG
3 1 (1.49%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (1.49%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.93%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (53.73%) Project Management
2 12 (17.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.91%) PRINCE2
3 11 (16.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (13.43%) ITIL
6 7 (10.45%) Change Management
6 7 (10.45%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.45%) Waterfall
7 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
7 6 (8.96%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) SDLC
8 5 (7.46%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.46%) Supplier Management
9 4 (5.97%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.97%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Line Management
9 4 (5.97%) Programme Management
9 4 (5.97%) Workload Management
10 3 (4.48%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.99%) VBA
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.48%) PMP
3 2 (2.99%) ACSP
3 2 (2.99%) ACTC
3 2 (2.99%) IIBA
3 2 (2.99%) MCITP
3 2 (2.99%) MCP
3 2 (2.99%) MCTS
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.49%) APMG
4 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) PSD2
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.49%) IFRS
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 24 (35.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.48%) SAP
3 2 (2.99%) Apple
3 2 (2.99%) Ivanti
4 1 (1.49%) CA
4 1 (1.49%) Cisco
4 1 (1.49%) HP
4 1 (1.49%) Intapp
4 1 (1.49%) Northgate
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle