Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 168 143
Rank change year-on-year -32 -25 -36
Contract jobs citing PMO 634 761 836
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.62% 1.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.35% 12.51% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 559 563
London median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £224 £275 £225
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 2
London median hourly rate £27.06 £17.38 £96.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.76% -81.95% +191.67%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.19 £35.13
90th Percentile £46.85 £29.85 £164.38
England median hourly rate £22.43 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -10.28% +14.94% -18.93%

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 4,748 6,083 5,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.22% 12.92% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,318 4,339 3,551
London median daily rate £475 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £275 £300 £270
90th Percentile £652 £675 £645
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 74 65
London median hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.50% - -6.98%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.16 £12.35
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.10 £62.94
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.77% +4.75%

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 21 November 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

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in London over the 6 months to 21 November 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 21 November 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 -40 107 £425 - 22
West London +8 37 £463 +15.63% 7
South London +8 31 £375 -8.54% 3
North London +12 14 £388 -45.73%
East London -34 7 £375 -16.20% 3
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 292 (46.06%) Finance
2 259 (40.85%) Project Management
3 131 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 117 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
5 113 (17.82%) Microsoft Excel
6 103 (16.25%) Microsoft
7 102 (16.09%) Programme Management
8 96 (15.14%) PRINCE2
9 94 (14.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 72 (11.36%) Microsoft Project
10 72 (11.36%) SharePoint
11 71 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
12 69 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
13 67 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
14 63 (9.94%) Banking
15 57 (8.99%) Security Cleared
16 51 (8.04%) Retail
17 50 (7.89%) Change Management
18 49 (7.73%) Change Control
19 45 (7.10%) Project Planning
19 45 (7.10%) Project Governance
20 43 (6.78%) SC Cleared
21 39 (6.15%) Degree
21 39 (6.15%) Risk Management
22 38 (5.99%) Windows
22 38 (5.99%) MS Visio
23 36 (5.68%) Migration
23 36 (5.68%) JIRA
23 36 (5.68%) Portfolio Management
24 35 (5.52%) Waterfall

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 72 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.31%) Confluence
3 9 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.47%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.16%) CMS
6 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 113 (17.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 94 (14.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 72 (11.36%) Microsoft Project
4 69 (10.88%) Microsoft Office
5 38 (5.99%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 10 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.79%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.47%) SAP GTS
3 3 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.47%) Workfront
4 2 (0.32%) Bloomberg AIM
4 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Primavera
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.15%) Office 365
3 15 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.63%) SaaS
5 3 (0.47%) G Suite
5 3 (0.47%) IaaS
5 3 (0.47%) PaaS
5 3 (0.47%) Slack
5 3 (0.47%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.32%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.32%) Route 53
6 2 (0.32%) SurveyMonkey
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) GitHub
7 1 (0.16%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.79%) SMS
2 3 (0.47%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.47%) Wireless
3 2 (0.32%) Firewall
3 2 (0.32%) Internet
3 2 (0.32%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.32%) WebEx
4 1 (0.16%) 2G
4 1 (0.16%) 3G
4 1 (0.16%) 4G
4 1 (0.16%) DMZ
4 1 (0.16%) DNS
4 1 (0.16%) Intranet
4 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.16%) MVNO
4 1 (0.16%) Network Security
4 1 (0.16%) Skype
4 1 (0.16%) TETRA
4 1 (0.16%) VPN
4 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.10%) Big Data
3 6 (0.95%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.47%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.32%) GIS
6 2 (0.32%) Power BI
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.16%) QlikView
7 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 36 (5.68%) JIRA
2 9 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.26%) JUnit
4 7 (1.10%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.10%) Selenium
5 4 (0.63%) Appium
5 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
5 4 (0.63%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.47%) Maven
7 2 (0.32%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.32%) jMock
7 2 (0.32%) Mockito
7 2 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.32%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.16%) JMeter
8 1 (0.16%) Subversion
8 1 (0.16%) TestDirector
General
1 292 (46.06%) Finance
2 63 (9.94%) Banking
3 51 (8.04%) Retail
4 21 (3.31%) Financial Institution
5 16 (2.52%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.52%) Law
6 14 (2.21%) Marketing
7 13 (2.05%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.89%) Legal
9 11 (1.74%) Back Office
10 9 (1.42%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.10%) Front Office
11 7 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.95%) Games
13 5 (0.79%) Advertising
13 5 (0.79%) Billing
14 4 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.63%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.47%) French Language
16 2 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 114 (17.98%) Analyst
2 94 (14.83%) Project Manager
3 87 (13.72%) PMO Analyst
4 76 (11.99%) PMO Manager
5 48 (7.57%) Coordinator
6 44 (6.94%) PMO Lead
7 38 (5.99%) Programme Manager
8 31 (4.89%) Project Coordinator
9 26 (4.10%) PMO Coordinator
10 21 (3.31%) Consultant
11 20 (3.15%) PMO Project Manager
12 19 (3.00%) Administrator
13 18 (2.84%) Project Analyst
13 18 (2.84%) Senior PMO
14 16 (2.52%) IT Manager
15 15 (2.37%) PMO Administrator
16 14 (2.21%) Junior
16 14 (2.21%) PMO Officer
16 14 (2.21%) Project Officer
17 12 (1.89%) PMO Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.95%) Web Services
2 3 (0.47%) J2EE
2 3 (0.47%) RESTful
3 2 (0.32%) .NET
3 2 (0.32%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.32%) Apache Camel
3 2 (0.32%) CSS
3 2 (0.32%) CSS3
3 2 (0.32%) HTML
3 2 (0.32%) HTML5
3 2 (0.32%) jQuery
3 2 (0.32%) Middleware
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.32%) PowerMock
3 2 (0.32%) React
3 2 (0.32%) REST
3 2 (0.32%) SOAP
3 2 (0.32%) Spring
3 2 (0.32%) XML
4 1 (0.16%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.89%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.79%) NHS
4 15 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (1.74%) FMCG
6 10 (1.58%) PMI
6 10 (1.58%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.42%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.42%) User Experience
8 7 (1.10%) Mobile App
9 6 (0.95%) Fintech
9 6 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.63%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.63%) Tandem
11 3 (0.47%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.47%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.47%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.47%) Wiki
12 2 (0.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (5.99%) Windows
2 24 (3.79%) Windows 10
3 14 (2.21%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.63%) Linux
4 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
4 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
5 3 (0.47%) Unix
5 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.16%) OS/400
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (40.85%) Project Management
2 131 (20.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 117 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (16.09%) Programme Management
5 96 (15.14%) PRINCE2
6 71 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (7.89%) Change Management
8 49 (7.73%) Change Control
9 45 (7.10%) Project Governance
9 45 (7.10%) Project Planning
10 39 (6.15%) Risk Management
11 36 (5.68%) Migration
11 36 (5.68%) Portfolio Management
12 35 (5.52%) ERP
12 35 (5.52%) Waterfall
13 34 (5.36%) Resource Management
14 33 (5.21%) Programme Governance
15 31 (4.89%) SDLC
15 31 (4.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 30 (4.73%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.74%) SQL
2 9 (1.42%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.10%) C
3 7 (1.10%) Java
4 4 (0.63%) C#
5 3 (0.47%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.32%) Python
7 1 (0.16%) RPG
7 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.16%) VB
7 1 (0.16%) VBA
7 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 43 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 39 (6.15%) Degree
4 23 (3.63%) PMP
5 17 (2.68%) PMI Certification
6 15 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 12 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (1.26%) CTC Cleared
9 6 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.95%) ISEB
10 5 (0.79%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.63%) ACSP
11 4 (0.63%) ACTC
11 4 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.47%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.47%) PgMP
13 2 (0.32%) APMG
13 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.36%) QA
2 7 (1.10%) SLA
3 6 (0.95%) P3O
4 4 (0.63%) GDPR
5 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.47%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.32%) IFRS
6 2 (0.32%) PSD2
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.42%) Docker
3 2 (0.32%) LXC
3 2 (0.32%) vSphere
4 1 (0.16%) IAG
4 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (1.74%) SCCM
2 10 (1.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.79%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.32%) FreeIPA
5 2 (0.32%) Grafana
5 2 (0.32%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.32%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.32%) Puppet
5 2 (0.32%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.32%) Terraform
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 103 (16.25%) Microsoft
2 33 (5.21%) SAP
3 30 (4.73%) Oracle
4 12 (1.89%) CA
5 10 (1.58%) Mercator
6 9 (1.42%) Workday
7 8 (1.26%) HP
8 6 (0.95%) Apple
9 5 (0.79%) Google
10 4 (0.63%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.47%) Adobe
11 3 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.47%) Cisco
11 3 (0.47%) Ivanti
11 3 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
11 3 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.47%) Sybase
11 3 (0.47%) VMware
12 2 (0.32%) Informatica