Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 9 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 81 114
Rank change year-on-year -19 +33 +14
Contract jobs citing PMO 45 12 57
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.75% 0.89% 1.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.43% 7.27% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 10 31
10th Percentile £243 £255 £158
25th Percentile £294 £315 £242
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £360 £300
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +20.00% -29.41%
75th Percentile £625 £452 £450
90th Percentile £775 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £8.00 - £17.50
England median hourly rate £26.74 £27.00 £19.71
% change year-on-year -0.96% +36.99% -5.55%

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 East of England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 335 165 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.04% 12.24% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 86 272
10th Percentile £131 £198 £124
25th Percentile £215 £306 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £403 £400 £400
Median % change year-on-year +0.63% - -5.88%
75th Percentile £534 £488 £500
90th Percentile £650 £547 £624
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 30 43
10th Percentile £10.71 £10.95 £9.65
25th Percentile £12.38 £13.38 £11.08
Median hourly rate £15.50 £24.75 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year -37.37% +50.00% -5.71%
75th Percentile £49.25 £45.00 £32.44
90th Percentile £49.43 " £47.50
England median hourly rate £20.95 £22.82 £20.50
% change year-on-year -8.22% +11.32% +2.50%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PMO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the East of England

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMO in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for PMO in the East of England

PMO
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMO in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for PMO in the East of England

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMO in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for PMO in the East of England

PMO
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the East of England region over the 6 months to 9 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
Bedfordshire -3 18 £575 - 1
Hertfordshire -18 13 £350 -10.83% 5
Essex -15 7 £344 +32.12%
Cambridgeshire -22 6 £409 -13.95%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 9 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 East of England region with a requirement for PMO.

1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 16 (35.56%) Project Management
3 9 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
3 9 (20.00%) Business Case
4 8 (17.78%) Decision-Making
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (17.78%) Change Management
5 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.56%) Project Delivery
6 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
7 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
7 5 (11.11%) Retail
7 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 5 (11.11%) Coaching
7 5 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (8.89%) Information Security
8 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
8 4 (8.89%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 4 (8.89%) Line Management
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (8.89%) QA
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) JIRA
8 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
8 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (6.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 3 (6.67%) Retail Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Social Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 9 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
6 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.67%) PMO Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Release Coordinator
6 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Junior PMO
7 2 (4.44%) Junior PMO Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Project Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.22%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) PMI
4 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Project Management
2 9 (20.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 9 (20.00%) Business Case
3 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.78%) Change Management
3 8 (17.78%) Decision-Making
4 7 (15.56%) Project Delivery
5 5 (11.11%) Coaching
5 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security
6 4 (8.89%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Line Management
6 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (6.67%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.22%) GRC
3 1 (2.22%) GxP
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) Workday