Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 115 120
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 +8
Contract jobs citing PMO 91 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.79% 1.88% 1.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.09% 14.03% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 58 40
East of England median daily rate £425 £370 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -15.48% +25.07%
10th Percentile £280 £223 £212
90th Percentile £538 £481 £553
England median daily rate £395 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -1.25% +12.36% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.00% -13.79% -25.55%
England median hourly rate £23.78 £25.12 £22.13
% change year-on-year -5.35% +13.54% -11.92%

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 603 677 540
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.83% 13.40% 11.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 360 292
East of England median daily rate £416 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £174 £213 £180
90th Percentile £572 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 56 56
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.59 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.61% -38.77% +0.71%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.45 £9.88
90th Percentile £47.65 £44.38 £47.88
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.49% -11.11% +4.41%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 +12 26 £435 +19.18% 5
Hertfordshire -13 20 £400 +10.34% 5
Essex -2 16 £450 +24.14% 2
Suffolk -9 12 £444 +21.58% 3
Norfolk +24 10 £400 -11.11% 1
Bedfordshire -8 7 £505 +36.49% 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 43 (47.25%) Project Management
2 36 (39.56%) Finance
3 20 (21.98%) PRINCE2
4 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
8 12 (13.19%) Programme Management
9 11 (12.09%) Decision-Making
9 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
9 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
10 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (10.99%) ITIL
11 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
12 8 (8.79%) ERP
12 8 (8.79%) Project Planning
12 8 (8.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 7 (7.69%) Degree
13 7 (7.69%) Information Security
13 7 (7.69%) Change Management
13 7 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
13 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
13 7 (7.69%) Time Management
13 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.69%) Change Control
14 6 (6.59%) Confluence
14 6 (6.59%) Project Governance
14 6 (6.59%) ITSM

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 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.59%) Confluence
3 2 (2.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Microsoft Project
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) CA PPM
1 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (3.30%) Firewall
1 3 (3.30%) SAN
1 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.30%) Wireless
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) Network Security
2 1 (1.10%) VLAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) Power BI
2 2 (2.20%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.10%) Big Data
3 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
General
1 36 (39.56%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Law
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.10%) Local Government
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Analyst
2 22 (24.18%) Project Manager
3 20 (21.98%) PMO Analyst
4 12 (13.19%) PMO Lead
4 12 (13.19%) PMO Manager
5 8 (8.79%) PMO Project Manager
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.49%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (5.49%) Project Planner
8 4 (4.40%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.40%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Junior
9 3 (3.30%) Junior PMO
9 3 (3.30%) Programme Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Senior Manager
9 3 (3.30%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Mainframe
3 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.20%) NHS
3 2 (2.20%) PMI
3 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Life Science
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.10%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Windows
1 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (47.25%) Project Management
2 20 (21.98%) PRINCE2
3 18 (19.78%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (13.19%) Programme Management
6 11 (12.09%) Decision-Making
6 11 (12.09%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.99%) ITIL
8 8 (8.79%) ERP
8 8 (8.79%) Project Planning
9 7 (7.69%) Change Control
9 7 (7.69%) Change Management
9 7 (7.69%) Information Security
9 7 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (7.69%) Time Management
9 7 (7.69%) Waterfall
10 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
10 6 (6.59%) ITSM
10 6 (6.59%) Migration
10 6 (6.59%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.40%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) Degree
4 4 (4.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.30%) PMP
5 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.20%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.10%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.40%) Cisco
2 4 (4.40%) SAP
2 4 (4.40%) VMware
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle
3 2 (2.20%) Sony
3 2 (2.20%) Tableau
4 1 (1.10%) Alteryx
4 1 (1.10%) Apple
4 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.10%) Citrix
4 1 (1.10%) DocuSign
4 1 (1.10%) HP
4 1 (1.10%) Huawei
4 1 (1.10%) IBM
4 1 (1.10%) Niku