Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 10 December 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 50 57
Rank change year-on-year -19 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing PMO 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.57% 0.65% 0.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.49% 7.89% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Lancashire median daily rate £350 £225 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.56% -32.08% +6.00%
10th Percentile £308 £213 £266
90th Percentile £413 £238 £402
North West median daily rate £363 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.86% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Lancashire median hourly rate - £12.84 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.23% -51.55%
North West median hourly rate £34.25 £22.35 £25.87
% change year-on-year +53.28% -13.63% -4.76%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 89 38 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 12.68% 8.26% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 22 49
Lancashire median daily rate £476 £438 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.61% +13.10% -11.93%
10th Percentile £313 £219 £263
90th Percentile £713 £649 £575
North West median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 8
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.99 £38.75 £12.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.19% +220.65% -64.46%
10th Percentile £21.26 £19.19 £9.19
90th Percentile £55.86 £43.93 £32.29
North West median hourly rate £28.38 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +49.37% -24.00% +11.11%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Lancashire

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Lancashire

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Lancashire

PMO
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Blackpool -12 2 - -
Chorley - 1 £400 -
Lancaster - 1 £300 - 2
PMO
North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for PMO.

1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Officer
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Programme Planner
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Critical Path Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner