The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for P3O skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited P3O over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 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.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 553 603 573
Rank change year-on-year +50 -30  
Contract jobs citing P3O 24 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.046% 0.068%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 26
Median daily rate £525 £375 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -20.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £427 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £406 £475
% change year-on-year -7.69% -14.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

P3O is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4889 5433 5794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.71% 10.94% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3229 3519 3555
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 180 164
Median hourly rate £19.90 £36.50 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.47% +45.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.83 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £58.20 £49.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

P3O
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing P3O as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for P3O in England

P3O
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing P3O in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for P3O in England

P3O
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing P3O in England over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for P3O in England

P3O
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the England region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 11 £550 +57.14% 2
South East +24 10 - - 2
West Midlands +15 2 £333 -42.17%
East of England - 1 £525 -
P3O
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing P3O also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for P3O.

1 32 (84.21%) PRINCE2
2 29 (76.32%) PMO
3 25 (65.79%) Project Management
4 18 (47.37%) Finance
5 16 (42.11%) Programme Management
6 14 (36.84%) MS Project
6 14 (36.84%) MS Visio
6 14 (36.84%) APMP
7 13 (34.21%) PMP
8 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (26.32%) Change Control
9 10 (26.32%) PMI Certification
9 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
9 10 (26.32%) MS Office
10 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
10 9 (23.68%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (23.68%) Degree
10 9 (23.68%) Coaching
11 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
11 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
11 8 (21.05%) Retail
12 7 (18.42%) PMI
12 7 (18.42%) Dependency Management
13 6 (15.79%) Practice Management
13 6 (15.79%) Primavera
13 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
13 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.79%) Legal
14 5 (13.16%) Change Management
15 4 (10.53%) Management Information System

P3O
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Project
1 14 (36.84%) MS Visio
2 10 (26.32%) MS Office
3 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
3 9 (23.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Primavera
2 2 (5.26%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) LAN
1 1 (2.63%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Rational Rose
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 10 (26.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (21.05%) Retail
4 6 (15.79%) Legal
5 2 (5.26%) Billing
5 2 (5.26%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.63%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) PMO Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Performance Manager
2 7 (18.42%) Quality Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) PMO Lead
5 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Data Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Migration Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Migration Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Portfolio Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Security Specialist
6 1 (2.63%) Relationships Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) PMI
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) PRINCE2
2 25 (65.79%) Project Management
3 16 (42.11%) Programme Management
4 12 (31.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (26.32%) Change Control
6 9 (23.68%) Coaching
7 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 8 (21.05%) Performance Management
8 7 (18.42%) Dependency Management
9 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (15.79%) Practice Management
10 5 (13.16%) Change Management
11 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
12 3 (7.89%) Data Cleansing
12 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
12 3 (7.89%) DSDM
12 3 (7.89%) Migration
12 3 (7.89%) P3M3
12 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) APMP
2 13 (34.21%) PMP
3 10 (26.32%) PMI Certification
4 9 (23.68%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
6 1 (2.63%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (76.32%) PMO
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Casewise
2 1 (2.63%) Kronos
2 1 (2.63%) Planview
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