Period
to 11 November 2019

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 November 2019 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 202 178
Rank change year-on-year +26 -24 -24
Contract jobs citing PMO 516 612 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.44% 1.35% 1.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.15% 13.00% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 398 550
London median daily rate £450 £431 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +1.47% +6.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £287
90th Percentile £643 £650 £625
England median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 6
London median hourly rate £30.50 £27.06 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.70% +55.76% -81.95%
10th Percentile £18.17 £18.50 £15.19
90th Percentile £36.80 £46.85 £30.50
England median hourly rate £31.13 £28.79 £25.06
% change year-on-year +8.13% +14.86% +18.63%

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 3,406 4,709 6,012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.52% 10.36% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,331 3,301 4,302
London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +4.40%
10th Percentile £298 £275 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 73 73
London median hourly rate £18.70 £26.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.43% +32.50% +4.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.05 £12.10
90th Percentile £38.38 £57.50 £47.00
England median hourly rate £21.42 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.82% +12.50% -12.42%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in London over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in London

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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 11 November 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMO in London

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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 November 2019. 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 +50 107 £428 +0.59% 6
West London +40 47 £400 -10.61% 2
South London +30 20 £396 -10.70%
East London +26 10 £200 -52.94% 1
North London -8 2 £80 -79.35%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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.

1 211 (40.89%) Finance
2 190 (36.82%) Project Management
3 139 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (23.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 99 (19.19%) PRINCE2
6 79 (15.31%) Microsoft Excel
6 79 (15.31%) Project Delivery
7 69 (13.37%) Microsoft Project
7 69 (13.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 68 (13.18%) Microsoft
8 68 (13.18%) Programme Management
9 63 (12.21%) Banking
10 52 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
11 51 (9.88%) SharePoint
12 49 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
13 48 (9.30%) Change Management
14 42 (8.14%) Security Cleared
15 41 (7.95%) JIRA
16 40 (7.75%) Migration
16 40 (7.75%) ERP
17 36 (6.98%) SAP
18 34 (6.59%) Risk Management
18 34 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
19 33 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
20 31 (6.01%) Waterfall
20 31 (6.01%) SC Cleared
21 30 (5.81%) Oracle
22 29 (5.62%) Change Control
22 29 (5.62%) Programme Governance
23 28 (5.43%) Decision-Making

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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 51 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.13%) Confluence
3 6 (1.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 4 (0.78%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.39%) SAS
6 1 (0.19%) Drupal
6 1 (0.19%) IIS
6 1 (0.19%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (15.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (13.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 69 (13.37%) Microsoft Project
3 49 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.19%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.19%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (2.13%) Oracle ERP
2 9 (1.74%) SAP S/4HANA
3 7 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.39%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) Primavera
5 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.19%) HFM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.88%) Office 365
2 18 (3.49%) Power Platform
3 16 (3.10%) Azure
4 13 (2.52%) Smartsheet
5 9 (1.74%) AWS
6 8 (1.55%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (0.97%) Google Drive
7 5 (0.97%) Google Sheets
7 5 (0.97%) OneDrive
7 5 (0.97%) PowerApps
8 4 (0.78%) GCP
9 3 (0.58%) G Suite
9 3 (0.58%) SaaS
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.39%) Yammer
11 1 (0.19%) Google Docs
11 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.16%) Firewall
2 5 (0.97%) Skype
2 5 (0.97%) WAN
3 4 (0.78%) DHCP
3 4 (0.78%) DNS
3 4 (0.78%) Internet
3 4 (0.78%) Intranet
3 4 (0.78%) VPN
4 3 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (0.58%) NX-OS
4 3 (0.58%) Wireless
5 2 (0.39%) LAN
5 2 (0.39%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.39%) WebEx
6 1 (0.19%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.19%) IPv4
6 1 (0.19%) IPv6
6 1 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.49%) Power BI
2 17 (3.29%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (2.13%) QlikView
4 8 (1.55%) Big Data
5 5 (0.97%) GIS
6 4 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.39%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.19%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.19%) OLAP
9 1 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.19%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 41 (7.95%) JIRA
2 4 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.19%) JMeter
4 1 (0.19%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 211 (40.89%) Finance
2 63 (12.21%) Banking
3 27 (5.23%) Retail
4 25 (4.84%) Public Sector
5 18 (3.49%) Legal
6 17 (3.29%) Marketing
6 17 (3.29%) Publishing
7 16 (3.10%) Law
8 15 (2.91%) Local Government
9 13 (2.52%) Advertising
10 11 (2.13%) Manufacturing
10 11 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (2.13%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 6 (1.16%) Front Office
11 6 (1.16%) Games
12 5 (0.97%) French Language
13 4 (0.78%) Billing
13 4 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.58%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 95 (18.41%) Analyst
2 92 (17.83%) Project Manager
3 63 (12.21%) PMO Analyst
4 44 (8.53%) PMO Manager
5 41 (7.95%) PMO Lead
6 35 (6.78%) Coordinator
7 30 (5.81%) Programme Manager
8 24 (4.65%) Business Analyst
8 24 (4.65%) Senior PMO
9 22 (4.26%) Project Coordinator
10 17 (3.29%) Junior
10 17 (3.29%) PMO Coordinator
11 15 (2.91%) IT Manager
12 13 (2.52%) Change Manager
13 12 (2.33%) IT Project Manager
13 12 (2.33%) Programme Planner
14 11 (2.13%) PMO Planner
15 10 (1.94%) Consultant
15 10 (1.94%) Project Officer
16 9 (1.74%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.58%) AngularJS
1 3 (0.58%) CGI
1 3 (0.58%) CSS
1 3 (0.58%) Spring
1 3 (0.58%) Velocity
2 2 (0.39%) .NET
2 2 (0.39%) .NET Core
2 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (0.39%) HTML
2 2 (0.39%) HTML5
2 2 (0.39%) jQuery
2 2 (0.39%) JSON
2 2 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (0.39%) XML
3 1 (0.19%) ADO
3 1 (0.19%) LDAP
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.19%) React
3 1 (0.19%) RESTful
3 1 (0.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.71%) NHS
4 12 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 11 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.94%) FMCG
6 10 (1.94%) PMI
7 9 (1.74%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.36%) Public Cloud
9 5 (0.97%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.78%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Licensing
11 2 (0.39%) PDA
11 2 (0.39%) Reinsurance
11 2 (0.39%) User Experience
12 1 (0.19%) Chromecast
12 1 (0.19%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.19%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.94%) Windows
2 5 (0.97%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.78%) Linux
3 4 (0.78%) Windows 10
4 3 (0.58%) CentOS
5 2 (0.39%) pSOS
6 1 (0.19%) Android
6 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 190 (36.82%) Project Management
2 139 (26.94%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (23.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (19.19%) PRINCE2
5 79 (15.31%) Project Delivery
6 68 (13.18%) Programme Management
7 48 (9.30%) Change Management
8 40 (7.75%) ERP
8 40 (7.75%) Migration
9 34 (6.59%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (6.59%) Risk Management
10 33 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (6.01%) Waterfall
12 29 (5.62%) Change Control
12 29 (5.62%) Programme Governance
13 28 (5.43%) Decision-Making
14 27 (5.23%) Scrum
15 25 (4.84%) Project Planning
16 23 (4.46%) SDLC
17 22 (4.26%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.36%) SQL
2 6 (1.16%) C
3 5 (0.97%) Java
4 3 (0.58%) Python
5 2 (0.39%) C#
5 2 (0.39%) VB
5 2 (0.39%) VBA
6 1 (0.19%) Java 8
6 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.01%) SC Cleared
3 27 (5.23%) PMI Certification
4 20 (3.88%) PMP
5 19 (3.68%) Degree
6 12 (2.33%) APMP
7 11 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.58%) CAPM
10 3 (0.58%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.58%) IIBA
11 2 (0.39%) ACCA
11 2 (0.39%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) CIMA
11 2 (0.39%) CISA
11 2 (0.39%) CISM
11 2 (0.39%) CISSP
11 2 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.88%) QA
2 6 (1.16%) GDPR
3 5 (0.97%) P3O
4 4 (0.78%) NIST
5 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.39%) MiFID
6 2 (0.39%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.39%) SLA
7 1 (0.19%) COBIT
7 1 (0.19%) HL7
7 1 (0.19%) IFRS
7 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.19%) Nagios
2 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 68 (13.18%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.98%) SAP
3 30 (5.81%) Oracle
4 23 (4.46%) Google
5 10 (1.94%) Tableau
6 9 (1.74%) Adobe
7 8 (1.55%) Cisco
8 7 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 5 (0.97%) Hyperion
9 5 (0.97%) Planview
10 4 (0.78%) Juniper
10 4 (0.78%) SolarWinds
11 3 (0.58%) Aruba
11 3 (0.58%) CA
11 3 (0.58%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.58%) Infoblox
11 3 (0.58%) Okta
11 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.58%) Workday
12 2 (0.39%) iManage