Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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.

Project Management Office (PMO)
England > London
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 136 108
Rank change year-on-year -35 -28 -16
Contract jobs citing PMO 761 862 1044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.61% 1.94% 2.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.37% 16.99% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 579 789
London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £275 £225 £237
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 10
London median hourly rate £17.38 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.67% +13.64% +11.39%
10th Percentile £15.19 £24.25 £16.40
90th Percentile £29.85 £151.75 £187.50
England median hourly rate £25.06 £22.13 £27.50
% change year-on-year +13.27% -19.55% +44.74%

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 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 6150 5073 5528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.05% 11.42% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4422 3536 3806
London median daily rate £480 £452 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.39% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £258
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 71 67
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.79% +14.16%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.15 £12.90
90th Percentile £51.20 £50.00 £68.50
England median hourly rate £20.60 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -8.44% +2.27% +10.00%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in London

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in London

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in London

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in London over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMO in London

PMO
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 PMO within the London region over the 6 months to 10 December 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 -1 120 £425 -5.56% 10
West London 0 32 £400 +14.29% 5
East London -9 14 £448 +27.86%
South London -26 14 £410 +21.48% 5
North London -8 2 £714 +90.40%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMO 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 PMO.

1 376 (49.41%) Finance
2 294 (38.63%) Project Management
3 173 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (22.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 157 (20.63%) PRINCE2
6 155 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 139 (18.27%) Banking
8 121 (15.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 120 (15.77%) Microsoft Project
10 110 (14.45%) Microsoft Office
11 106 (13.93%) Microsoft
12 104 (13.67%) Change Management
13 98 (12.88%) Programme Management
14 90 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
15 86 (11.30%) SharePoint
16 68 (8.94%) Change Control
17 62 (8.15%) Degree
18 59 (7.75%) MS Visio
19 56 (7.36%) Windows
20 53 (6.96%) Risk Management
20 53 (6.96%) Security Cleared
20 53 (6.96%) Portfolio Management
21 49 (6.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
22 46 (6.04%) Project Planning
23 45 (5.91%) Resource Management
23 45 (5.91%) Investment Banking
24 41 (5.39%) Project Governance
25 39 (5.12%) Office 365
25 39 (5.12%) Management Information System
26 37 (4.86%) QA

PMO
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 86 (11.30%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.63%) Skype for Business
3 12 (1.58%) Confluence
4 9 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.66%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.13%) CMS
8 1 (0.13%) Documentum
8 1 (0.13%) IIS
8 1 (0.13%) SAS
Applications
1 170 (22.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 121 (15.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 120 (15.77%) Microsoft Project
4 110 (14.45%) Microsoft Office
5 59 (7.75%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.05%) CA PPM
2 7 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.26%) Infor LN
5 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Summit
5 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.13%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.13%) Sprinklr
6 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.12%) Office 365
2 8 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.79%) SaaS
4 4 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
5 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) IaaS
6 2 (0.26%) PaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Yammer
7 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.13%) Force.com
7 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.63%) Skype
2 10 (1.31%) Internet
3 8 (1.05%) LAN
4 7 (0.92%) NAS
4 7 (0.92%) SAN
4 7 (0.92%) SMS
4 7 (0.92%) WAN
5 5 (0.66%) 3G
6 2 (0.26%) Firewall
6 2 (0.26%) Intranet
6 2 (0.26%) WebEx
6 2 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.13%) MVNO
7 1 (0.13%) Softphone
7 1 (0.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.97%) Blockchain
2 10 (1.31%) Big Data
3 8 (1.05%) SQL Server
4 4 (0.53%) Data Lake
4 4 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.39%) GIS
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.26%) Essbase
6 2 (0.26%) MS Access
6 2 (0.26%) Power BI
6 2 (0.26%) QlikView
6 2 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.13%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.13%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 25 (3.29%) JIRA
2 3 (0.39%) Zephyr
3 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.26%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.26%) JMeter
3 2 (0.26%) Selenium
3 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
General
1 376 (49.41%) Finance
2 139 (18.27%) Banking
3 45 (5.91%) Investment Banking
4 28 (3.68%) Legal
5 27 (3.55%) Retail
6 21 (2.76%) Law
7 14 (1.84%) Marketing
8 13 (1.71%) Front Office
9 11 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.18%) Advertising
10 9 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.18%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.66%) Publishing
13 4 (0.53%) Back Office
13 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.39%) French Language
15 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Electronics
15 2 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (22.60%) Analyst
2 148 (19.45%) Project Manager
3 123 (16.16%) PMO Analyst
4 73 (9.59%) PMO Manager
5 58 (7.62%) PMO Lead
6 42 (5.52%) Business Analyst
7 37 (4.86%) Programme Manager
8 36 (4.73%) Senior PMO
9 32 (4.20%) Project Analyst
10 29 (3.81%) Coordinator
10 29 (3.81%) Financial Analyst
11 27 (3.55%) Junior
12 22 (2.89%) IT Manager
12 22 (2.89%) PMO Project Manager
13 21 (2.76%) PMO Coordinator
14 20 (2.63%) Senior Manager
15 19 (2.50%) Project Officer
15 19 (2.50%) Service Analyst
16 18 (2.37%) PMO Planner
16 18 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.92%) X-Windows
2 2 (0.26%) .NET
2 2 (0.26%) HTML
2 2 (0.26%) XML
3 1 (0.13%) CAML
3 1 (0.13%) COM
3 1 (0.13%) CSS
3 1 (0.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.13%) J2EE
3 1 (0.13%) Mason
3 1 (0.13%) Middleware
3 1 (0.13%) REST
3 1 (0.13%) Spring
3 1 (0.13%) Velocity
3 1 (0.13%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 90 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.12%) Management Information System
3 19 (2.50%) NHS
4 14 (1.84%) Data Centre
4 14 (1.84%) PMI
5 13 (1.71%) Virtual Team
6 12 (1.58%) FMCG
7 7 (0.92%) EMC Centera
7 7 (0.92%) EMC VMAX
7 7 (0.92%) EMC VNX
7 7 (0.92%) EMC VNXe
7 7 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (0.92%) Replication
7 7 (0.92%) STB
8 6 (0.79%) Blackberry
8 6 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (0.79%) Wiki
9 5 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.53%) Derivative
10 4 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 56 (7.36%) Windows
2 33 (4.34%) Windows 10
3 12 (1.58%) Windows 2000
3 12 (1.58%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (0.92%) AIX
5 7 (0.92%) Data ONTAP
5 7 (0.92%) Linux
5 7 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (0.92%) Solaris
5 7 (0.92%) Unix
5 7 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.66%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.53%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.26%) Android
8 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (38.63%) Project Management
2 173 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (20.63%) PRINCE2
4 155 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 104 (13.67%) Change Management
6 98 (12.88%) Programme Management
7 68 (8.94%) Change Control
8 53 (6.96%) Portfolio Management
8 53 (6.96%) Risk Management
9 49 (6.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 46 (6.04%) Project Planning
11 45 (5.91%) Resource Management
12 41 (5.39%) Project Governance
13 36 (4.73%) Migration
13 36 (4.73%) Waterfall
14 33 (4.34%) Time Management
15 30 (3.94%) Scrum
16 29 (3.81%) Matrix Organization
16 29 (3.81%) Programme Governance
17 28 (3.68%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 12 (1.58%) C
2 11 (1.45%) SQL
3 4 (0.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (0.53%) VBA
4 3 (0.39%) Perl
4 3 (0.39%) Python
4 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.26%) C#
5 2 (0.26%) Java
5 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.13%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.13%) Groovy
6 1 (0.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 62 (8.15%) Degree
2 53 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 35 (4.60%) SC Cleared
4 31 (4.07%) PMP
5 25 (3.29%) PMI Certification
6 21 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 16 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 15 (1.97%) APMP
9 10 (1.31%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.05%) ISEB
11 6 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.39%) MBA
13 2 (0.26%) ACCA
13 2 (0.26%) APMG
13 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.86%) QA
2 30 (3.94%) GDPR
3 28 (3.68%) MiFID
4 10 (1.31%) P3O
5 9 (1.18%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.39%) EMIR
7 3 (0.39%) GAAP
7 3 (0.39%) IFRS
7 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.26%) FATCA
8 2 (0.26%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.26%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.13%) PSD2
9 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.13%) SLA
9 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.92%) Firmware
2 7 (0.92%) SRDF
2 7 (0.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.39%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (0.92%) EMC TimeFinder
1 7 (0.92%) NetApp OnCommand
1 7 (0.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.26%) Puppet
3 2 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 106 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.02%) SAP
3 18 (2.37%) HP
4 16 (2.10%) Oracle
5 15 (1.97%) Planview
6 10 (1.31%) VMware
7 9 (1.18%) Cisco
7 9 (1.18%) EMC
8 7 (0.92%) 3PAR
8 7 (0.92%) Brocade
8 7 (0.92%) NetApp
8 7 (0.92%) Veritas
9 6 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.66%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.53%) Cadence
12 3 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
12 3 (0.39%) Citrix
12 3 (0.39%) Infor
12 3 (0.39%) Progress
12 3 (0.39%) ServiceNow