Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 117 107
Rank change year-on-year -31 -10 -8
Contract jobs citing PMO 39 70 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.95% 1.58% 1.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.05% 13.23% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 48 46
East of England median daily rate £430 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -5.88% +8.97%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £161
90th Percentile £625 £540 £528
England median daily rate £380 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
East of England median hourly rate £19.10 £31.03 £19.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.44% +58.44% -26.09%
10th Percentile £16.14 £31.03 £18.20
90th Percentile £22.38 £31.03 £21.89
England median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +52.38% -10.64% +23.68%

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 431 529 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.47% 11.92% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 308 291
East of England median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £124 £213 £170
90th Percentile £577 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 32
East of England median hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.14% -19.15% -31.18%
10th Percentile £9.84 £10.43 £14.50
90th Percentile £41.99 £50.25 £46.45
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -12.77%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMO in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in the East of England

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in the East of England

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO in the East of England.

Contractor 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 25 May 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
Cambridgeshire -2 13 £425 -
Hertfordshire -2 11 £503 +25.63% 1
Bedfordshire +7 6 £430 +10.26% 3
Suffolk +15 5 £550 -
Norfolk -4 3 £325 -19.75%
Essex -27 1 £300 -33.33%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for PMO.

1 20 (51.28%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
5 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
6 6 (15.38%) SAP
7 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.82%) ERP
7 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (12.82%) Resource Management
7 5 (12.82%) QA
8 4 (10.26%) Power Platform
8 4 (10.26%) Power BI
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
9 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL
9 3 (7.69%) C
9 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Project Governance
10 2 (5.13%) SAP Security
10 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt

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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) SAN
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Power BI
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
1 8 (20.51%) PMO Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 5 (12.82%) Senior PMO
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Senior PMO Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Chief Information Officer
6 2 (5.13%) CIO
6 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) PMO Lead
6 2 (5.13%) PMO Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (5.13%) Project Officer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.56%) CMDB
3 1 (2.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Project Management
2 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (20.51%) PRINCE2
4 7 (17.95%) Programme Management
5 5 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) ERP
5 5 (12.82%) Resource Management
6 4 (10.26%) Change Management
7 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.69%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
8 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security
8 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.13%) SAP Security
8 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.13%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (5.13%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) C
2 2 (5.13%) ABAP
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.56%) PMP
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Ariba
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.56%) Planview
3 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) Tableau
3 1 (2.56%) VMware