Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for P3O skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited P3O over the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Portfolio, Programme and Project Offices (P3O) Guidance
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 619 605 590
Rank change year-on-year -14 -15 -18
Contract jobs citing P3O 15 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.022% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.24% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 16
London median daily rate £338 £394 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.25% -4.00%
10th Percentile £221 £351 £285
90th Percentile £568 £479 £615
England median daily rate £350 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -15.15% - -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

P3O 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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 6137 5086 5489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.04% 11.32% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4382 3562 3810
London median daily rate £475 £458 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +1.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £271 £258
90th Percentile £675 £644 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 65 65
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.98% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.21 £12.35 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.80 £62.94 £72.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
% change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%

P3O
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing P3O as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for P3O in London

P3O
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing P3O in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for P3O in London

P3O
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing P3O in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for P3O in London

P3O
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing P3O within the London region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Central London +9 4 £325 -
P3O
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing P3O 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 London region with a requirement for P3O.

1 10 (66.67%) Finance
1 10 (66.67%) PMO
2 9 (60.00%) Change Management
2 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 9 (60.00%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) Law
3 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 6 (40.00%) Legal
5 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
5 5 (33.33%) PMI
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (26.67%) PMP
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (26.67%) Migration
6 4 (26.67%) Change Control
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
6 4 (26.67%) Invoice Processing
6 4 (26.67%) APMP
7 3 (20.00%) Practice Management
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Billing
7 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Firmware
7 3 (20.00%) Reuters
7 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 2 (13.33%) Progress
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint

P3O
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (6.67%) Open Workbench
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Law
3 6 (40.00%) Legal
4 3 (20.00%) Billing
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) PMO Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Financial Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Deployment Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Head of PMO
3 2 (13.33%) PMO Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Cutover Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Legal Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Planner
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planner
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior PMO
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) PMI
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Change Management
1 9 (60.00%) PRINCE2
1 9 (60.00%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Invoice Processing
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Practice Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) PMI Certification
3 4 (26.67%) APMP
3 4 (26.67%) PMP
4 1 (6.67%) APMG
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Reuters
2 2 (13.33%) Progress
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Planview