Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 163 229 203
Rank change year-on-year +66 -26 -3
Contract jobs citing PMO 669 181 401
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.79% 1.05% 1.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.83% 9.22% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 136 300
10th Percentile £323 £263 £286
25th Percentile £400 £325 £361
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
75th Percentile £591 £575 £550
90th Percentile £725 £638 £638
England median daily rate £460 £434 £400
% change year-on-year +6.05% +8.44% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 1 5
10th Percentile - - £13.48
25th Percentile £39.75 - £18.32
Median hourly rate £44.50 £22.00 £19.33
Median % change year-on-year +102.27% +13.84% +1.71%
75th Percentile £49.25 - £20.33
90th Percentile - - £33.93
England median hourly rate £44.50 £27.00 £19.33
% change year-on-year +64.81% +39.72% -3.94%

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 4,836 1,964 3,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.93% 11.38% 10.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,337 1,351 2,235
10th Percentile £350 £302 £300
25th Percentile £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +2.06%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £728 £675 £663
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 9 47
10th Percentile £17.47 £16.80 £12.00
25th Percentile £24.49 £17.96 £14.50
Median hourly rate £36.50 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +65.91% +17.65% -14.02%
75th Percentile £49.25 £27.76 £29.96
90th Percentile - £51.06 £46.82
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.05 £20.88
% change year-on-year +9.26% +0.84% +3.11%

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022.

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 18 January 2022. 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 -12 67 £550 +29.41% 6
South London -2 7 £525 +250.00% 1
West London -28 3 £463 -11.90% 5
East London - 2 £250 - 3
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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.

1 338 (50.52%) Finance
2 263 (39.31%) Project Management
3 248 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
4 203 (30.34%) Social Skills
5 149 (22.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 130 (19.43%) Project Delivery
7 122 (18.24%) Microsoft
8 117 (17.49%) Security Cleared
9 100 (14.95%) Banking
10 96 (14.35%) SC Cleared
11 90 (13.45%) PRINCE2
12 89 (13.30%) Programme Management
13 81 (12.11%) Microsoft Excel
14 78 (11.66%) Microsoft Project
14 78 (11.66%) Change Management
15 75 (11.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 69 (10.31%) JIRA
17 66 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
18 64 (9.57%) Scrum
18 64 (9.57%) Business Case
18 64 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
19 62 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
20 57 (8.52%) SharePoint
21 56 (8.37%) Project Planning
22 55 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
23 54 (8.07%) Waterfall
24 52 (7.77%) PMI Certification
25 51 (7.62%) Migration
26 50 (7.47%) Risk Management
27 49 (7.32%) Presentation Skills

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 57 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.63%) Confluence
3 4 (0.60%) IBM Domino
4 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 81 (12.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 78 (11.66%) Microsoft Project
3 75 (11.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (4.04%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.75%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) CA PPM
1 3 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.98%) Azure
2 34 (5.08%) Microsoft 365
3 33 (4.93%) Power Platform
4 13 (1.94%) AWS
5 8 (1.20%) Smartsheet
6 6 (0.90%) PowerApps
7 5 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.75%) SaaS
8 4 (0.60%) Lucidchart
8 4 (0.60%) Miro
8 4 (0.60%) Power Automate
8 4 (0.60%) Trello
9 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.30%) Azure Service Bus
9 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.30%) PaaS
10 1 (0.15%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.15%) GCP
10 1 (0.15%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.60%) LAN
1 4 (0.60%) WAN
2 3 (0.45%) Intranet
3 2 (0.30%) DNS
3 2 (0.30%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.15%) BGP
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.15%) DHCP
4 1 (0.15%) Firewall
4 1 (0.15%) ISDN
4 1 (0.15%) MGCP
4 1 (0.15%) OSPF
4 1 (0.15%) QSIG
4 1 (0.15%) SCCP
4 1 (0.15%) SD-WAN
4 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.15%) VPN
4 1 (0.15%) VXLAN
4 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.78%) Power BI
2 12 (1.79%) Tableau
3 10 (1.49%) Big Data
4 6 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.60%) KDB
5 4 (0.60%) Kdb+
5 4 (0.60%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.30%) DB2
6 2 (0.30%) Metadata
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.15%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.15%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.15%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.15%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 69 (10.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.15%) VersionOne
General
1 338 (50.52%) Finance
2 203 (30.34%) Social Skills
3 100 (14.95%) Banking
4 66 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (7.32%) Presentation Skills
6 45 (6.73%) Investment Banking
7 39 (5.83%) Public Sector
8 37 (5.53%) Front Office
9 33 (4.93%) Influencing Skills
10 25 (3.74%) Local Government
11 22 (3.29%) Organisational Skills
12 17 (2.54%) Legal
13 15 (2.24%) Retail
13 15 (2.24%) Telecoms
14 7 (1.05%) Financial Institution
14 7 (1.05%) Law
15 6 (0.90%) Games
15 6 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.75%) Aerospace
16 5 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 149 (22.27%) Analyst
2 116 (17.34%) PMO Analyst
3 100 (14.95%) Project Manager
4 57 (8.52%) PMO Lead
5 56 (8.37%) PMO Manager
6 46 (6.88%) Project Officer
7 45 (6.73%) Developer
8 29 (4.33%) Architect
9 26 (3.89%) Senior PMO
10 20 (2.99%) Junior
11 19 (2.84%) IT Manager
12 18 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
13 17 (2.54%) Programme Manager
14 16 (2.39%) Junior PMO
14 16 (2.39%) PMO Project Manager
15 14 (2.09%) Java Developer
16 13 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
17 12 (1.79%) Consultant
17 12 (1.79%) Coordinator
17 12 (1.79%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.35%) React
2 7 (1.05%) AngularJS
3 5 (0.75%) .NET
4 4 (0.60%) Velocity
5 3 (0.45%) Node.js
5 3 (0.45%) NumPy
5 3 (0.45%) Pandas
6 2 (0.30%) Vue.js
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) J2EE
7 1 (0.15%) MDX
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (3.29%) Kinect
2 16 (2.39%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.09%) Fixed Income
4 13 (1.94%) Renewable Energy
5 12 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.49%) PMI
6 10 (1.49%) Virtual Team
7 8 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.20%) NHS
8 7 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (0.90%) Data Centre
10 5 (0.75%) Derivative
10 5 (0.75%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (0.60%) e-Learning
11 4 (0.60%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.45%) Blog
12 3 (0.45%) Credit Risk
12 3 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
13 2 (0.30%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.14%) Windows
2 15 (2.24%) Windows 10
3 6 (0.90%) Linux
4 2 (0.30%) AIX
4 2 (0.30%) Unix
5 1 (0.15%) Android
5 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.15%) CentOS
5 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.15%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (39.31%) Project Management
2 248 (37.07%) Agile Software Development
3 149 (22.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (19.43%) Project Delivery
5 90 (13.45%) PRINCE2
6 89 (13.30%) Programme Management
7 78 (11.66%) Change Management
8 64 (9.57%) Business Case
8 64 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
8 64 (9.57%) Scrum
9 62 (9.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 56 (8.37%) Project Planning
11 54 (8.07%) Waterfall
12 51 (7.62%) Migration
13 50 (7.47%) Risk Management
14 47 (7.03%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 43 (6.43%) Portfolio Management
16 41 (6.13%) Change Control
17 40 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
18 37 (5.53%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 29 (4.33%) Java
2 17 (2.54%) C++
2 17 (2.54%) Python
3 15 (2.24%) SQL
4 10 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.60%) C
5 4 (0.60%) C#
6 3 (0.45%) Bash
6 3 (0.45%) Perl
7 2 (0.30%) Kotlin
7 2 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 117 (17.49%) Security Cleared
2 96 (14.35%) SC Cleared
3 52 (7.77%) PMI Certification
4 46 (6.88%) PMP
5 32 (4.78%) APMP
6 29 (4.33%) Degree
7 11 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.49%) CIMA
8 10 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 8 (1.20%) CFA
10 6 (0.90%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.30%) ACCA
11 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.30%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.30%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
11 2 (0.30%) TOGAF Certification
12 1 (0.15%) CISM
12 1 (0.15%) CISSP
12 1 (0.15%) ISEB
12 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.48%) QA
2 13 (1.94%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.05%) GDPR
4 6 (0.90%) P3O
5 4 (0.60%) SLA
6 3 (0.45%) IFRS
7 2 (0.30%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) EMIR
8 1 (0.15%) HL7
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) NIST
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (2.39%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.30%) vRealize
2 2 (0.30%) VxRail
2 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.15%) Ansible
3 1 (0.15%) Control-M
Vendors
1 122 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.24%) SAP
3 13 (1.94%) Oracle
4 11 (1.64%) ServiceNow
5 6 (0.90%) CA Agile Central
5 6 (0.90%) Planview
5 6 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (0.75%) CheckPoint
6 5 (0.75%) Progress
6 5 (0.75%) Splunk
7 4 (0.60%) BT
7 4 (0.60%) ION Trading
7 4 (0.60%) Xerox
8 3 (0.45%) Cadence
8 3 (0.45%) Cisco
8 3 (0.45%) Google
8 3 (0.45%) IBM
8 3 (0.45%) Sybase
9 2 (0.30%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.30%) Dell