Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 12 December 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.

Project Management Office (PMO)
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 76 66
Rank change year-on-year -7 -10 +10
Contract jobs citing PMO 8 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.05% 0.93% 1.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.64% 7.62% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 12
Essex median daily rate £363 £443 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.08% +36.15% +4.84%
10th Percentile £291 £363 £283
90th Percentile £470 £538 £539
East of England median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Essex median hourly rate £35.52 £41.50 £40.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.42% +1.34% +9.20%
10th Percentile £31.93 £41.50 £40.50
90th Percentile £39.10 £41.50 £41.47
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £40.95
% change year-on-year -7.41% -34.07% +15.76%

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 Essex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 83 105 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.91% 12.25% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 73 73
Essex median daily rate £369 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.46% -18.75% -10.86%
10th Percentile £283 £210 £226
90th Percentile £538 £517 £550
East of England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 23
Essex median hourly rate £35.52 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.29% - +6.01%
10th Percentile £10.40 £28.35 £22.60
90th Percentile £42.18 £46.15 £41.48
East of England median hourly rate £26.00 £36.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -29.25% +47.00% -9.09%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Essex

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Essex over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Essex

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Essex

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Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Essex region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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
Witham - 2 £300 -
Brentwood - 1 £290 -
PMO
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMO 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 Essex region with a requirement for PMO.

1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) PMP
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Automotive
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (62.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) PMO Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification