Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 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
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 105 157
Rank change year-on-year -18 +52 +38
Contract jobs citing PMO 60 18 69
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.48% 0.91% 1.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.66% 8.74% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 6 62
10th Percentile £329 " £219
25th Percentile £413 £160 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £170 £450
Median % change year-on-year +223.53% -62.22% +16.13%
75th Percentile £650 £472 £550
90th Percentile £778 £622 £642
Central London median daily rate £550 £180 £428
% change year-on-year +205.56% -57.89% +10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 -
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

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 563 206 586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.90% 10.40% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 137 436
10th Percentile £350 £304 £305
25th Percentile £450 £388 £371
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £590
90th Percentile £700 £650 £688
Central London median daily rate £535 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +12.63% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -12.47%
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +33.33% -12.47%

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

PMO
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 2 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PMO in the City of London

PMO
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

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 2 December 2021. 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
London Bridge - 1 £375 -
PMO
Central London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 26 (43.33%) Social Skills
3 24 (40.00%) Project Management
4 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (21.67%) PRINCE2
5 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (21.67%) Project Delivery
6 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Project
7 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
8 8 (13.33%) Influencing Skills
8 8 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (13.33%) QA
9 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.00%) Change Management
10 6 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.00%) Business Case
10 6 (10.00%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (8.33%) Project Governance
11 5 (8.33%) Change Control
11 5 (8.33%) Scrum
11 5 (8.33%) PMP
11 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
11 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
12 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
12 4 (6.67%) Oracle

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) IaaS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (3.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.67%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) LAN
1 2 (3.33%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (3.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) DB2
1 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.67%) Metadata
2 1 (1.67%) Power BI
2 1 (1.67%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.67%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 30 (50.00%) Finance
2 26 (43.33%) Social Skills
3 8 (13.33%) Influencing Skills
4 6 (10.00%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (5.00%) Banking
7 2 (3.33%) Advertising
7 2 (3.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.33%) Law
7 2 (3.33%) Legal
7 2 (3.33%) Retail
7 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.67%) Marketing
8 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (15.00%) PMO Lead
4 8 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Finance Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Finance Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Financial Services Project Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.33%) PMO Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Resource Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Service Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (1.67%) SAP Financial Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) PMI
1 4 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.33%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.33%) Reinsurance
2 2 (3.33%) Tandem
2 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) AIX
1 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Project Management
2 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (21.67%) PRINCE2
3 13 (21.67%) Project Delivery
4 12 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (10.00%) Business Case
6 6 (10.00%) Change Management
6 6 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.33%) Change Control
7 5 (8.33%) Project Governance
7 5 (8.33%) Scrum
8 4 (6.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 4 (6.67%) Decision-Making
8 4 (6.67%) Emotional Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 5 (8.33%) PMP
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) P3O
2 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.33%) Dell
3 2 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (3.33%) SAP
3 2 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (1.67%) CA
4 1 (1.67%) Cadence
4 1 (1.67%) Cisco
4 1 (1.67%) Juniper