Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 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
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 153 160
Rank change year-on-year -35 +7 -24
Contract jobs citing PMO 66 95 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 1.36% 1.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.07% 11.34% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 63
City of London median daily rate £375 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +1.80% +1.83%
10th Percentile £164 £313 £231
90th Percentile £608 £621 £571
Central London median daily rate £394 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -7.35% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
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 596 838 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.82% 11.96% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 642 586
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £276 £325 £320
90th Percentile £638 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £488 £485 £500
% change year-on-year +0.52% -3.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 6
City of London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -16.67% -25.71%
10th Percentile £16.19 £15.00 £13.50
90th Percentile £30.40 £54.23 £108.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +46.67% -11.76% -30.94%

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 18 February 2019.

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 18 February 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 February 2019. 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
Moorgate - 2 - -
PMO
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 42 (63.64%) Project Management
2 37 (56.06%) Finance
3 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
5 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (15.15%) Banking
7 10 (15.15%) Programme Management
7 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (15.15%) ITIL
7 10 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (12.12%) Change Management
9 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
9 8 (12.12%) Windows
9 8 (12.12%) Line Management
9 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
10 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
11 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
11 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
11 6 (9.09%) Degree
11 6 (9.09%) Release Management
11 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
11 6 (9.09%) SDLC
12 5 (7.58%) DevOps

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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) Confluence
3 3 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.52%) Chatbot
5 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.03%) SAP GTS
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.03%) WebEx
1 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 1 (1.52%) DMZ
2 1 (1.52%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (56.06%) Finance
2 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.55%) Law
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Back Office
4 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 9 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.61%) PMO Manager
5 5 (7.58%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 5 (7.58%) Desktop Team Leader
5 5 (7.58%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Mac Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) PMO Lead
6 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.55%) PMO Project Manager
7 3 (4.55%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (3.03%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.55%) NHS
4 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Fintech
4 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.03%) PMI
4 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) Equities
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.52%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.52%) Tandem
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.12%) Windows
1 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
2 4 (6.06%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X Server
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (63.64%) Project Management
2 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
4 10 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (15.15%) Programme Management
5 9 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (12.12%) Change Management
6 8 (12.12%) Line Management
7 6 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 6 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (9.09%) Release Management
7 6 (9.09%) SDLC
7 6 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
8 5 (7.58%) DevOps
8 5 (7.58%) Service Management
8 5 (7.58%) Workload Management
9 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) ACSP
2 4 (6.06%) ACTC
3 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) PMP
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) APMP
5 1 (1.52%) IIBA
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
5 1 (1.52%) MCTS
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 2 (3.03%) IFRS
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) GAAP
3 1 (1.52%) PMBOK
3 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) SAP
3 4 (6.06%) Apple
4 3 (4.55%) CA
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco
5 2 (3.03%) Ivanti
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (1.52%) BT
6 1 (1.52%) Calypso
6 1 (1.52%) Planview