Period
to 13 July 2020

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 13 July 2020 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
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 155 130
Rank change year-on-year +64 -25 -9
Contract jobs citing PMO 29 38 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.49% 0.88% 1.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.95% 8.28% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 47
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.74%
10th Percentile £255 £237 £270
90th Percentile £571 £585 £525
England median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.10 £31.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.79% -38.44% +58.44%
England median hourly rate £26.55 £33.80 £22.20
% change year-on-year -21.45% +52.26% -11.43%

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 224 459 566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.48% 10.65% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 212 300
Median daily rate £425 £414 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +0.30% -2.94%
10th Percentile £263 £118 £175
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 42 35
Median hourly rate £22.66 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.87% -10.00% -7.89%
10th Percentile £16.81 £9.65 £10.70
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.87 £43.75
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.75 £23.00
% change year-on-year +1.10% -1.09% +21.05%

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 13 July 2020.

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 13 July 2020. 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
Hertfordshire +44 12 £438 -11.62% 2
Cambridgeshire +28 7 £506 +20.90%
Essex +35 4 £260 -13.33%
Bedfordshire +21 3 - -
Suffolk +12 2 £265 -51.82%
Norfolk +18 1 - -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 7 (24.14%) Project Management
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.34%) NHS
4 3 (10.34%) ERP
4 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (6.90%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (6.90%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (6.90%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (6.90%) Windows
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Resource Management

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 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (3.45%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Azure
1 1 (3.45%) Azure ExpressRoute
1 1 (3.45%) Azure Functions
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (3.45%) G Suite
1 1 (3.45%) PaaS
1 1 (3.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (3.45%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) German Language
2 1 (3.45%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) PMO Manager
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) PMO Lead
4 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Project Coordinator
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Project Officer
4 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Junior Project Support Officer
5 1 (3.45%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum Master
5 1 (3.45%) Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) NHS
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Fibre Optics
3 1 (3.45%) FMCG
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
2 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) ERP
3 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.34%) Risk Management
4 2 (6.90%) Acceptance Criteria
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
4 2 (6.90%) Dependency Management
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Project Governance
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) API Design
5 1 (3.45%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) SAP