Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 228 193 210
Rank change year-on-year -35 +17 -26
Contract jobs citing PMO 156 551 610
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.38% 1.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.16% 14.29% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 373 414
Median daily rate £475 £450 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.56% +3.24%
10th Percentile £300 £209 £250
90th Percentile £671 £688 £634
England median daily rate £436 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.06% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 3
Median hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.55% -37.14% +63.27%
10th Percentile £23.30 £17.98 £21.80
90th Percentile £33.70 £34.63 £42.00
England median hourly rate £27.00 £32.59 £20.25
% change year-on-year -17.15% +60.94% -19.39%

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 1,536 3,855 5,110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.93% 9.64% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 2,638 3,618
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £650 £675 £675
England median daily rate £468 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 56 77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.09 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.96% -15.64% +23.46%
10th Percentile £18.65 £12.50 £13.90
90th Percentile £44.55 £52.25 £60.60
Median hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year +20.45% -11.11% +23.75%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +54 27 £481 +6.94% 3
West London +39 11 £648 +56.97%
North London +20 6 £493 +69.83% 1
East London +25 2 £475 +61.70%
South London +33 1 - -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 57 (36.54%) Finance
2 52 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (32.05%) Project Management
4 47 (30.13%) Project Delivery
5 44 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 38 (24.36%) Security Cleared
7 31 (19.87%) Banking
8 30 (19.23%) SC Cleared
9 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
9 26 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 26 (16.67%) Programme Management
9 26 (16.67%) Public Sector
10 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
10 18 (11.54%) Change Management
11 17 (10.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 15 (9.62%) Waterfall
12 15 (9.62%) SAP
13 13 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (8.33%) SharePoint
13 13 (8.33%) Risk Management
14 12 (7.69%) DV Cleared
14 12 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 12 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
15 11 (7.05%) Decision-Making
15 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (7.05%) Front Office
15 11 (7.05%) Scrum
16 10 (6.41%) Migration

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 13 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.64%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 26 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (10.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.64%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.64%) Primavera
2 1 (0.64%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.77%) AWS
2 7 (4.49%) Azure
3 5 (3.21%) Office 365
4 3 (1.92%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.64%) GitHub
6 1 (0.64%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.64%) PaaS
6 1 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Slack
6 1 (0.64%) Smartsheet
6 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) Intranet
2 2 (1.28%) Firewall
3 1 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.64%) Skype
3 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.92%) Power BI
2 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.64%) MS Access
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.64%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (4.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.64%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 57 (36.54%) Finance
2 31 (19.87%) Banking
3 26 (16.67%) Public Sector
4 11 (7.05%) Front Office
5 8 (5.13%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.92%) Electronics
7 3 (1.92%) Law
7 3 (1.92%) Marketing
7 3 (1.92%) Retail
8 2 (1.28%) Advertising
8 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.28%) Local Government
8 2 (1.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.64%) Billing
9 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.64%) French Language
9 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (21.79%) Project Manager
2 19 (12.18%) Analyst
3 18 (11.54%) PMO Manager
4 14 (8.97%) PMO Analyst
5 10 (6.41%) Programme Manager
6 9 (5.77%) PMO Lead
6 9 (5.77%) PMO Planner
7 7 (4.49%) Architect
7 7 (4.49%) Risk Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.85%) Electronic Trading Support
8 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (3.85%) Project Officer
8 6 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
8 6 (3.85%) Support Officer
8 6 (3.85%) Technical Architect
9 5 (3.21%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 5 (3.21%) PMO Coordinator
9 5 (3.21%) Senior Manager
10 4 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.92%) REST
2 2 (1.28%) Kafka
2 2 (1.28%) Spring Boot
3 1 (0.64%) .NET
3 1 (0.64%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.49%) Derivative
3 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.92%) PMI
5 2 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.28%) User Experience
5 2 (1.28%) Wiki
6 1 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (0.64%) NHS
6 1 (0.64%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.49%) Linux
2 3 (1.92%) Windows
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (32.05%) Project Management
3 47 (30.13%) Project Delivery
4 44 (28.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 26 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 18 (11.54%) Change Management
7 15 (9.62%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 12 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 12 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (7.05%) Decision-Making
10 11 (7.05%) Scrum
10 11 (7.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (6.41%) Migration
11 10 (6.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 9 (5.77%) Change Control
12 9 (5.77%) Kanban
12 9 (5.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.49%) Java
1 7 (4.49%) SQL
2 3 (1.92%) VBA
3 2 (1.28%) C
3 2 (1.28%) Java 8
4 1 (0.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (24.36%) Security Cleared
2 30 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.13%) Degree
5 7 (4.49%) PMI Certification
6 5 (3.21%) PMP
7 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.28%) PgMP
8 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.28%) RIBA
9 1 (0.64%) CEH
9 1 (0.64%) CISM
9 1 (0.64%) CISSP
9 1 (0.64%) CLAS
9 1 (0.64%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 3 (1.92%) NIST
3 2 (1.28%) GDPR
3 2 (1.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.62%) SAP
3 4 (2.56%) Oracle
4 3 (1.92%) Workday
5 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.64%) Adaptive Insights
6 1 (0.64%) Anaplan
6 1 (0.64%) Ariba
6 1 (0.64%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.64%) Google
6 1 (0.64%) IBM
6 1 (0.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.64%) VMware