Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 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
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 207 217 215
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -44
Contract jobs citing PMO 286 246 556
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.22% 1.16% 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.31% 11.66% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 169 363
10th Percentile £281 £250 £213
25th Percentile £360 £375 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £438
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.38% -2.60%
75th Percentile £550 £575 £598
90th Percentile £638 £628 £675
England median daily rate £413 £414 £388
% change year-on-year -0.30% +6.78% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 9
10th Percentile £13.73 " £18.43
25th Percentile £14.06 " £20.50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.85 £22.00
Median % change year-on-year -15.12% -14.32% +26.62%
75th Percentile £26.63 " £23.75
90th Percentile £40.80 " £30.80
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +7.04% -19.32% +23.94%

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 2,529 2,109 4,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.81% 9.93% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,724 1,506 2,881
10th Percentile £319 £300 £305
25th Percentile £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -
75th Percentile £606 £588 £600
90th Percentile £688 £650 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 40 55
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.89 £12.50
25th Percentile £14.25 £18.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.08 £20.75
Median % change year-on-year -23.31% +25.69% -5.25%
75th Percentile £22.50 £38.41 £29.38
90th Percentile £30.60 £51.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.95 £23.00 £20.24
% change year-on-year -8.91% +13.64% -5.86%

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 May 2021. 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 +23 43 £500 +3.09% 6
West London +21 7 £515 -10.43%
South London +37 1 - - 2
East London +13 1 £210 -58.42%
North London +2 1 £400 -23.81%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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.

1 113 (39.51%) Finance
2 112 (39.16%) Project Management
3 91 (31.82%) Social Skills
4 61 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (19.58%) Project Delivery
6 49 (17.13%) Programme Management
7 48 (16.78%) Banking
8 43 (15.03%) Change Management
9 41 (14.34%) Microsoft
10 34 (11.89%) Microsoft Project
11 33 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
12 28 (9.79%) PRINCE2
13 26 (9.09%) Security Cleared
13 26 (9.09%) Business Case
14 25 (8.74%) Decision-Making
15 24 (8.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 24 (8.39%) Project Planning
16 23 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
17 22 (7.69%) SharePoint
17 22 (7.69%) JIRA
17 22 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (7.34%) Public Sector
18 21 (7.34%) Degree
19 20 (6.99%) Project Governance
20 19 (6.64%) Resource Management
20 19 (6.64%) Programme Delivery
21 18 (6.29%) Risk Management
21 18 (6.29%) QA
22 17 (5.94%) SC Cleared

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 22 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 13 (4.55%) Confluence
3 3 (1.05%) CMS
4 1 (0.35%) LiveLink
Applications
1 34 (11.89%) Microsoft Project
2 33 (11.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (8.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (8.04%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.05%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.70%) CA PPM
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.35%) Primavera
4 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.35%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.15%) Azure
2 5 (1.75%) Power Platform
3 3 (1.05%) GCP
4 2 (0.70%) Asana
4 2 (0.70%) AWS
4 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.70%) Google Sheets
4 2 (0.70%) IaaS
4 2 (0.70%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Smartsheet
5 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) LAN
1 3 (1.05%) WAN
2 2 (0.70%) Firewall
2 2 (0.70%) SD-WAN
3 1 (0.35%) Broadband
3 1 (0.35%) DNS
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) IPv6
3 1 (0.35%) MPLS
3 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) TETRA
3 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.40%) Power BI
2 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.70%) Big Data
3 2 (0.70%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.70%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.35%) DTS
4 1 (0.35%) EDMS
4 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.35%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.35%) Redis
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (7.69%) JIRA
2 3 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 113 (39.51%) Finance
2 91 (31.82%) Social Skills
3 48 (16.78%) Banking
4 21 (7.34%) Public Sector
5 17 (5.94%) Influencing Skills
6 14 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.90%) Investment Banking
7 12 (4.20%) Front Office
7 12 (4.20%) Presentation Skills
8 9 (3.15%) Legal
9 7 (2.45%) Law
9 7 (2.45%) Local Government
9 7 (2.45%) Retail
10 5 (1.75%) Telecoms
11 3 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.05%) Organisational Skills
12 2 (0.70%) Back Office
12 2 (0.70%) Billing
12 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (19.23%) Analyst
2 54 (18.88%) Project Manager
3 34 (11.89%) PMO Analyst
4 23 (8.04%) PMO Manager
5 20 (6.99%) PMO Lead
6 14 (4.90%) Programme Manager
7 12 (4.20%) Business Analyst
7 12 (4.20%) Developer
8 10 (3.50%) IT Manager
8 10 (3.50%) Java Developer
8 10 (3.50%) Project Officer
9 9 (3.15%) Technical Manager
10 8 (2.80%) Consultant
10 8 (2.80%) Finance Manager
10 8 (2.80%) IT Analyst
10 8 (2.80%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (2.80%) Project Support Officer
10 8 (2.80%) Service Analyst
10 8 (2.80%) Support Officer
11 7 (2.45%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.40%) JDBC
2 3 (1.05%) Spring
3 2 (0.70%) Flash
3 2 (0.70%) JMS
3 2 (0.70%) RESTful
3 2 (0.70%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.35%) HTML
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) React
4 1 (0.35%) Redux
4 1 (0.35%) Socket.IO
4 1 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.35%) Ultra Messaging
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.15%) PMI
2 8 (2.80%) Fixed Income
2 8 (2.80%) NHS
3 7 (2.45%) Virtual Team
4 5 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 5 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.40%) Derivative
6 2 (0.70%) Life Science
6 2 (0.70%) User Experience
7 1 (0.35%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.35%) Blog
7 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.35%) Equities
7 1 (0.35%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.35%) FMCG
7 1 (0.35%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.35%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.75%) Unix
2 3 (1.05%) Linux
3 2 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (39.16%) Project Management
2 61 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (19.58%) Project Delivery
3 56 (19.58%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (17.13%) Programme Management
5 43 (15.03%) Change Management
6 28 (9.79%) PRINCE2
7 26 (9.09%) Business Case
8 25 (8.74%) Decision-Making
9 24 (8.39%) Project Planning
10 22 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (6.99%) Project Governance
12 19 (6.64%) Programme Delivery
12 19 (6.64%) Resource Management
13 18 (6.29%) Risk Management
14 17 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (5.24%) Portfolio Management
15 15 (5.24%) Programme Governance
15 15 (5.24%) Waterfall
16 13 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.55%) Java
2 9 (3.15%) SQL
3 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.05%) C
4 3 (1.05%) Java 8
5 2 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.35%) C++
6 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.35%) VB
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 21 (7.34%) Degree
3 17 (5.94%) PMP
3 17 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 15 (5.24%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.35%) APMP
8 1 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.35%) CISSP
8 1 (0.35%) CSPO
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.29%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.70%) EMIR
3 2 (0.70%) GRC
3 2 (0.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (0.70%) MiFID
3 2 (0.70%) P3O
4 1 (0.35%) Basel III
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) IFRS
System Software
1 2 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.35%) Ansible
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (14.34%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.24%) SAP
3 10 (3.50%) Oracle
4 6 (2.10%) Google
5 4 (1.40%) IBM
5 4 (1.40%) iManage
5 4 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.05%) Cadence
6 3 (1.05%) Planview
7 2 (0.70%) Ariba
7 2 (0.70%) Demandware
7 2 (0.70%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.35%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.35%) IFS
8 1 (0.35%) Informatica
8 1 (0.35%) JDA
8 1 (0.35%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.35%) Solace