Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 85 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 -21 -9
Contract jobs citing PMO 8 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.11% 1.53% 1.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.27% 13.40% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Essex median daily rate £450 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -29.41% +39.34%
10th Percentile £285 £183 £405
90th Percentile £613 £448 £438
East of England median daily rate £414 £370 £425
% change year-on-year +11.82% -12.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 - £40.50
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £19.59 £28.50
% change year-on-year +58.44% -31.28% -21.92%

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 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 71 97 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.83% 11.41% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 63
Essex median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £236 £266 £190
90th Percentile £588 £564 £505
East of England median daily rate £419 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -0.30% +5.00% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 26
Essex median hourly rate £26.00 £14.40 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.56% -68.70% +22.67%
10th Percentile £13.16 £10.40 £20.63
90th Percentile £34.72 £46.50 £62.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -5.41% -40.32% +6.90%

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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Chelmsford -8 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
PMO
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
5 1 (12.50%) Huawei
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Open Workbench
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms

PMO
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 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Lead
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Manager
2 1 (12.50%) PMO Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior PMO
2 1 (12.50%) Senior PMO Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Huawei
2 1 (12.50%) Niku
2 1 (12.50%) VMware