Period
to 25 September 2018

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 25 September 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)
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 88 72
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16 -8
Contract jobs citing PMO 12 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.23% 1.89% 0.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.62% 17.39% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Essex median daily rate £425 £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -30.95% +61.54%
10th Percentile £279 £294 £433
90th Percentile £475 £515 £538
East of England median daily rate £414 £370 £438
% change year-on-year +11.82% -15.43% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Essex median hourly rate - £35.52 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.42% +0.24%
East of England median hourly rate - £25.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year - -13.79% -25.55%

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 113 92 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 11.54% 10.86% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 76
Essex median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £116 £285 £210
90th Percentile £600 £585 £521
East of England median daily rate £421 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +5.20% -3.03% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 24
Essex median hourly rate £32.70 £26.22 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.71% -32.34% +3.33%
10th Percentile £20.13 £10.40 £30.50
90th Percentile £45.63 £43.98 £48.23
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.09 £35.00
% change year-on-year -12.87% -42.61% -

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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 25 September 2018.

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 25 September 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
Harlow - 3 £450 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Chelmsford +1 1 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £365 -
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East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Essex region with a requirement for PMO.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Project
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (33.33%) ITSM
4 4 (33.33%) Confluence
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control
7 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
7 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (8.33%) DevOps
7 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
7 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
7 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management

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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 4 (33.33%) Confluence
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (8.33%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Planner
3 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Business Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Lead
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) ITSM
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) Time Management
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (8.33%) Commercial Awareness
6 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
6 1 (8.33%) Data Management
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix
1 1 (8.33%) Huawei
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Niku
1 1 (8.33%) VMware