Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 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)
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 76 79
Rank change year-on-year -10 +3 -10
Contract jobs citing PMO 12 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.22% 1.47% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 12.99% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Essex median daily rate £450 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £385 £291 £187
90th Percentile £531 £515 £453
East of England median daily rate £430 £375 £420
% change year-on-year +14.67% -10.71% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Essex median hourly rate £18.00 £35.52 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.32% -14.42% +2.47%
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -28.00% -7.41% -33.33%

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 99 77 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.07% 11.29% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 67
Essex median daily rate £444 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £256 £272 £206
90th Percentile £613 £545 £509
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 14
Essex median hourly rate £31.50 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £20.45 £10.64 £20.63
90th Percentile £44.55 £42.85 £46.53
East of England median hourly rate £17.31 £26.22 £38.75
% change year-on-year -33.97% -32.34% +10.71%

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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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 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
Harlow - 6 £450 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £365 -
Basildon - 1 - -
PMO
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Essex region with a requirement for PMO.

1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) Confluence
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) PMI
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team

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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 3 (25.00%) Confluence
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planner
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) PMO Lead
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Business Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior PMO
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Change Control
3 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
6 1 (8.33%) Conflict Management
6 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
6 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (16.67%) Data Quality