Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 205 167
Rank change year-on-year -5 -38 -5
Contract jobs citing PMO 302 590 775
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.38% 1.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.46% 13.30% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 377 527
Median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +3.13% +6.25%
10th Percentile £268 £213 £263
90th Percentile £646 £675 £613
England median daily rate £413 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +8.55% -5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% +26.62% -65.25%
10th Percentile £22.08 £19.42 £13.04
90th Percentile £39.80 £57.39 £58.08
England median hourly rate £19.71 £26.42 £21.75
% change year-on-year -25.38% +21.45% -3.33%

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 2,423 4,435 5,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.73% 10.38% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,648 2,960 4,067
Median daily rate £488 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +0.50% +4.74%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £663 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 61 97
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.76% -16.00%
10th Percentile £17.60 £12.50 £13.13
90th Percentile £50.20 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate £25.68 £21.76 £21.90
% change year-on-year +18.01% -0.64% +6.83%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in London

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMO in London.

Daily rate trend for PMO in London

PMO
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMO in London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PMO in London

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMO in London.

Hourly rate trend for PMO in London

PMO
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing PMO in London over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 +62 56 £450 - 5
South London +38 15 £410 +12.33%
West London +15 10 £544 +15.69% 1
East London +44 7 £475 +30.14%
North London +16 5 £488 +30.00% 2
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for PMO.

1 121 (40.07%) Finance
2 111 (36.75%) Project Management
3 89 (29.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 89 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (20.53%) Security Cleared
5 57 (18.87%) PRINCE2
6 54 (17.88%) Project Delivery
7 52 (17.22%) SC Cleared
8 48 (15.89%) Programme Management
9 47 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
10 43 (14.24%) Microsoft Project
10 43 (14.24%) Banking
10 43 (14.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 31 (10.26%) Risk Management
12 29 (9.60%) Microsoft
13 28 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
14 27 (8.94%) Public Sector
15 24 (7.95%) Change Management
16 22 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
16 22 (7.28%) Scrum
17 21 (6.95%) JIRA
17 21 (6.95%) SAP
17 21 (6.95%) Waterfall
17 21 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (6.62%) Migration
19 19 (6.29%) SharePoint
20 18 (5.96%) AWS
21 17 (5.63%) Project Planning
22 16 (5.30%) Degree

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 19 (6.29%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.30%) Confluence
3 3 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.99%) CMS
3 3 (0.99%) Mendix
4 2 (0.66%) LiveLink
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 47 (15.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 43 (14.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 43 (14.24%) Microsoft Project
3 22 (7.28%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (3.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.66%) Primavera
4 1 (0.33%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.33%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.96%) AWS
2 16 (5.30%) Azure
3 15 (4.97%) Power Platform
4 9 (2.98%) Office 365
5 5 (1.66%) PaaS
6 3 (0.99%) GCP
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.66%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.33%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.33%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.33%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.33%) SaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Slack
8 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) Firewall
2 3 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (0.99%) Ethernet
2 3 (0.99%) IPv4
2 3 (0.99%) IPv6
2 3 (0.99%) OSPF
2 3 (0.99%) Skype
2 3 (0.99%) VPN
2 3 (0.99%) VXLAN
2 3 (0.99%) WAN
2 3 (0.99%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.66%) LAN
3 2 (0.66%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.66%) WebEx
3 2 (0.66%) Wireless
4 1 (0.33%) DNS
4 1 (0.33%) HTTP
4 1 (0.33%) Intranet
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.97%) Power BI
2 9 (2.98%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.32%) Big Data
3 4 (1.32%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.32%) QlikView
4 3 (0.99%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.33%) MS Access
6 1 (0.33%) OLAP
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.33%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (6.95%) JIRA
2 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) JMeter
2 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.33%) Selenium
2 1 (0.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 121 (40.07%) Finance
2 43 (14.24%) Banking
3 27 (8.94%) Public Sector
4 14 (4.64%) Retail
5 11 (3.64%) Marketing
6 8 (2.65%) Front Office
6 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.32%) Law
8 6 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.99%) Local Government
9 5 (1.66%) Legal
9 5 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.32%) Electronics
10 4 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.99%) French Language
12 2 (0.66%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.66%) Police
12 2 (0.66%) Publishing
13 1 (0.33%) Billing
13 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (20.86%) Project Manager
2 53 (17.55%) Analyst
3 32 (10.60%) PMO Analyst
4 31 (10.26%) Programme Manager
5 29 (9.60%) PMO Manager
6 23 (7.62%) Business Analyst
7 22 (7.28%) Coordinator
8 15 (4.97%) PMO Lead
9 14 (4.64%) Senior Manager
10 13 (4.30%) Architect
10 13 (4.30%) PMO Coordinator
11 12 (3.97%) Delivery Manager
11 12 (3.97%) Junior
11 12 (3.97%) Project Analyst
12 11 (3.64%) PMO Planner
13 9 (2.98%) Developer
13 9 (2.98%) IT Manager
14 8 (2.65%) Consultant
14 8 (2.65%) Programme Planner
14 8 (2.65%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.32%) .NET
1 4 (1.32%) CSS
2 3 (0.99%) .NET Framework
2 3 (0.99%) HTML
2 3 (0.99%) REST
3 2 (0.66%) Kafka
3 2 (0.66%) Spring Boot
3 2 (0.66%) XML
4 1 (0.33%) ADO
4 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.33%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) RESTful
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) Spring
4 1 (0.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.32%) NHS
6 5 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.66%) PMI
6 5 (1.66%) User Experience
7 4 (1.32%) Equities
7 4 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.99%) Derivative
8 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.66%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.66%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.33%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.33%) Life Science
10 1 (0.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.32%) Linux
2 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
2 2 (0.66%) Windows
3 1 (0.33%) CentOS
3 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (36.75%) Project Management
2 89 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.47%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (18.87%) PRINCE2
4 54 (17.88%) Project Delivery
5 48 (15.89%) Programme Management
6 31 (10.26%) Risk Management
7 28 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (7.95%) Change Management
9 22 (7.28%) Scrum
10 21 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (6.95%) Waterfall
11 20 (6.62%) Migration
12 17 (5.63%) Project Planning
13 16 (5.30%) Programme Governance
14 14 (4.64%) Change Control
14 14 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (4.64%) Time Management
15 13 (4.30%) Decision-Making
16 12 (3.97%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.31%) SQL
2 7 (2.32%) C
3 6 (1.99%) Java
4 3 (0.99%) Java 8
5 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 62 (20.53%) Security Cleared
2 52 (17.22%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.30%) Degree
4 14 (4.64%) DV Cleared
5 8 (2.65%) CISM
5 8 (2.65%) CISSP
5 8 (2.65%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.99%) CEH
7 5 (1.66%) PMP
8 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.99%) APMP
9 3 (0.99%) CCNP
9 3 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.99%) JNCIP
9 3 (0.99%) PgMP
9 3 (0.99%) RIBA
10 2 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.66%) ISEB
11 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.30%) QA
2 9 (2.98%) NIST
3 7 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.32%) SLA
4 3 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.66%) GDPR
5 2 (0.66%) NIST 800
6 1 (0.33%) COBIT
6 1 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS
6 1 (0.33%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.33%) NCSC
6 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) iptables
2 1 (0.33%) KVM
2 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.99%) Nagios
3 2 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) yum
4 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (9.60%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.95%) SAP
3 15 (4.97%) Oracle
4 5 (1.66%) Cisco
4 5 (1.66%) Google
4 5 (1.66%) Workday
5 4 (1.32%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.32%) Tableau
6 3 (0.99%) Adobe
6 3 (0.99%) Alteryx
6 3 (0.99%) Hyperion
6 3 (0.99%) Juniper
6 3 (0.99%) SolarWinds
7 2 (0.66%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.66%) Capita
8 1 (0.33%) Anaplan
8 1 (0.33%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.33%) Avature
8 1 (0.33%) iManage
8 1 (0.33%) Rackspace