Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 190 129
Rank change year-on-year +5 -61 -26
Contract jobs citing PMO 666 570 832
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.48% 1.44% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.21% 12.00% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 408 645
London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £225
90th Percentile £626 £639 £589
England median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
London median hourly rate £39.25 £50.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.50% +70.94% +52.86%
10th Percentile £18.63 £47.50 £20.68
90th Percentile £71.75 £52.50 £39.23
England median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -19.00% +42.86% +0.72%

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 5,453 4,751 4,756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.15% 11.97% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,796 3,338 3,365
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £305 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 60 56
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.25 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.46% -8.19% +10.29%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £12.75
90th Percentile £61.38 £50.25 £43.00
England median hourly rate £24.03 £19.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +23.23% -18.75% +11.63%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 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
Central London -35 139 £438 +6.71% 11
South London -15 38 £463 -7.40% 3
West London -14 28 £400 - 5
East London -18 10 £413 -27.47% 3
North London -1 2 £408 -18.50% 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for PMO.

1 308 (46.25%) Finance
2 265 (39.79%) Project Management
3 164 (24.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 139 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 136 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (18.47%) PRINCE2
7 117 (17.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 105 (15.77%) Microsoft Project
9 97 (14.56%) Microsoft
10 91 (13.66%) Programme Management
11 85 (12.76%) SharePoint
12 80 (12.01%) Banking
13 72 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
14 71 (10.66%) Change Management
15 58 (8.71%) Project Planning
16 55 (8.26%) Security Cleared
17 53 (7.96%) Change Control
17 53 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
18 50 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
19 49 (7.36%) Project Governance
19 49 (7.36%) Retail
20 45 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 43 (6.46%) Migration
21 43 (6.46%) MS Visio
22 39 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
22 39 (5.86%) JIRA
23 37 (5.56%) QA
24 36 (5.41%) Scrum
25 35 (5.26%) ERP
25 35 (5.26%) 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 85 (12.76%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.25%) Confluence
3 8 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 5 (0.75%) MS Project Server
4 5 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.45%) CMS
6 2 (0.30%) JBoss
6 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.15%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 164 (24.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 117 (17.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 105 (15.77%) Microsoft Project
4 72 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
5 43 (6.46%) MS Visio
6 16 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.75%) Primavera
3 4 (0.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.15%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.15%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.60%) Office 365
2 16 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.05%) OneDrive
5 6 (0.90%) SaaS
6 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.60%) Force.com
7 4 (0.60%) G Suite
7 4 (0.60%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 3 (0.45%) Slack
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.30%) SurveyMonkey
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.15%) GitHub
10 1 (0.15%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.15%) Route 53
10 1 (0.15%) Veeva
10 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.55%) Skype
2 9 (1.35%) SMS
3 2 (0.30%) 2G
3 2 (0.30%) 3G
3 2 (0.30%) 4G
3 2 (0.30%) Intranet
3 2 (0.30%) LAN
3 2 (0.30%) TETRA
4 1 (0.15%) CTI
4 1 (0.15%) DHCP
4 1 (0.15%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) MVNO
4 1 (0.15%) RFID
4 1 (0.15%) RTP
4 1 (0.15%) SAN
4 1 (0.15%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.15%) VSAN
4 1 (0.15%) WAN
4 1 (0.15%) WebEx
4 1 (0.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.65%) Power BI
3 8 (1.20%) Blockchain
4 6 (0.90%) Big Data
5 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.60%) QlikView
6 4 (0.60%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
7 3 (0.45%) GIS
7 3 (0.45%) MS Access
7 3 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (0.15%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 39 (5.86%) JIRA
2 7 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.45%) Maven
3 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.30%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.30%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.30%) JUnit
4 2 (0.30%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.30%) Selenium
4 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.15%) Appium
5 1 (0.15%) Babel
5 1 (0.15%) GitLab
5 1 (0.15%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.15%) Mockito
5 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.15%) VersionOne
5 1 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 308 (46.25%) Finance
2 80 (12.01%) Banking
3 49 (7.36%) Retail
4 25 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 15 (2.25%) Law
7 14 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 14 (2.10%) Marketing
7 14 (2.10%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.65%) Front Office
8 11 (1.65%) Legal
9 10 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.20%) Advertising
10 8 (1.20%) Billing
10 8 (1.20%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.90%) Games
12 5 (0.75%) Back Office
13 4 (0.60%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.45%) Electronics
14 3 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (19.52%) Analyst
2 118 (17.72%) Project Manager
3 92 (13.81%) PMO Analyst
4 62 (9.31%) PMO Manager
5 55 (8.26%) PMO Lead
6 34 (5.11%) Senior PMO
7 27 (4.05%) Consultant
8 22 (3.30%) IT Manager
9 21 (3.15%) Business Analyst
9 21 (3.15%) Support Officer
10 19 (2.85%) Coordinator
10 19 (2.85%) PMO Consultant
11 17 (2.55%) Programme Manager
11 17 (2.55%) Project Coordinator
11 17 (2.55%) Project Officer
11 17 (2.55%) Senior Manager
11 17 (2.55%) Trainer
12 16 (2.40%) Administrator
12 16 (2.40%) PMO Planner
12 16 (2.40%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.80%) Web Services
2 9 (1.35%) XML
3 8 (1.20%) AngularJS
4 7 (1.05%) J2EE
4 7 (1.05%) JSON
4 7 (1.05%) React
5 6 (0.90%) REST
5 6 (0.90%) SOAP
6 5 (0.75%) Node.js
7 4 (0.60%) CSS
7 4 (0.60%) HTML
7 4 (0.60%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (0.60%) Spring
7 4 (0.60%) WCF
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.45%) Velocity
9 2 (0.30%) .NET
9 2 (0.30%) CAML
9 2 (0.30%) Java EE
9 2 (0.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
3 28 (4.20%) NHS
4 21 (3.15%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.10%) FMCG
6 11 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.35%) Fintech
7 9 (1.35%) User Experience
7 9 (1.35%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.05%) Derivative
8 7 (1.05%) Reinsurance
9 6 (0.90%) e-Learning
10 5 (0.75%) Tandem
11 4 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.60%) DataPower
11 4 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.45%) Equities
12 3 (0.45%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.80%) Windows
2 29 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 7 (1.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.45%) Linux
4 3 (0.45%) pSOS
5 2 (0.30%) CentOS
5 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.30%) Unix
6 1 (0.15%) VMS
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (39.79%) Project Management
2 139 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 136 (20.42%) Agile Software Development
4 123 (18.47%) PRINCE2
5 91 (13.66%) Programme Management
6 71 (10.66%) Change Management
7 58 (8.71%) Project Planning
8 53 (7.96%) Change Control
9 50 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
10 49 (7.36%) Project Governance
11 45 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 43 (6.46%) Migration
13 39 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (5.41%) Scrum
15 35 (5.26%) ERP
16 33 (4.95%) Decision-Making
16 33 (4.95%) Risk Management
16 33 (4.95%) Time Management
17 32 (4.80%) Waterfall
18 30 (4.50%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (3.30%) C
2 18 (2.70%) SQL
3 14 (2.10%) VBA
4 10 (1.50%) Java
5 5 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.45%) Python
7 2 (0.30%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.30%) VB
8 1 (0.15%) ABAP
8 1 (0.15%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.15%) C#
8 1 (0.15%) XPath
Qualifications
1 55 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 35 (5.26%) Degree
3 34 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 29 (4.35%) PMP
5 27 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 18 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 14 (2.10%) APMP
8 13 (1.95%) CTC Cleared
9 10 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 8 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.05%) APMG
12 6 (0.90%) ISEB
13 5 (0.75%) DV Cleared
13 5 (0.75%) PgMP
14 3 (0.45%) ISEB Practitioner
15 2 (0.30%) CISA
15 2 (0.30%) CISM
15 2 (0.30%) CISSP
15 2 (0.30%) DBS Check
16 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.56%) QA
2 16 (2.40%) GDPR
3 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.45%) MiFID
3 3 (0.45%) P3O
3 3 (0.45%) SLA
4 2 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.30%) IFRS
4 2 (0.30%) PSD2
5 1 (0.15%) GCP
5 1 (0.15%) GxP
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.15%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.90%) Docker
2 5 (0.75%) XenApp
3 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.30%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.45%) CASB
1 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.30%) HP ALM
2 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.30%) SCCM
2 2 (0.30%) Terraform
3 1 (0.15%) MOM
3 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.15%) Puppet
3 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 97 (14.56%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.90%) Oracle
3 21 (3.15%) SAP
4 10 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.05%) Planview
6 6 (0.90%) Informatica
6 6 (0.90%) Progress
6 6 (0.90%) Workday
7 5 (0.75%) Adobe
7 5 (0.75%) Citrix
8 4 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.60%) Google
8 4 (0.60%) IBM
8 4 (0.60%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.60%) Pardot
9 3 (0.45%) CheckPoint
9 3 (0.45%) HP
9 3 (0.45%) Stellent
9 3 (0.45%) Tableau
9 3 (0.45%) VMware