Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 174 155
Rank change year-on-year -34 -19 -62
Contract jobs citing PMO 611 695 794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.57% 1.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.83% 12.70% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 512 588
London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £253 £290 £244
90th Percentile £645 £644 £600
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 1
London median hourly rate £27.06 £21.44 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.24% -4.72% -31.30%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.19 £21.25
90th Percentile £46.85 £31.80 £23.75
England median hourly rate £20.75 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -17.00% +14.94% -3.33%

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 5,167 5,471 4,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.27% 12.33% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,685 3,937 3,531
London median daily rate £488 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £306 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 59 59
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.80 £12.20
90th Percentile £58.50 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £24.06
% change year-on-year +10.00% -16.87% +11.65%

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 September 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

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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 21 September 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 September 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 -53 109 £450 +5.88% 10
South London +3 42 £431 -39.60% 4
West London -2 37 £414 -8.06% 6
North London +6 10 £400 -20.00%
East London -14 10 £475 +6.15% 4
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 271 (44.35%) Finance
2 232 (37.97%) Project Management
3 129 (21.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (20.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 112 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (15.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 95 (15.55%) Microsoft
7 95 (15.55%) PRINCE2
8 77 (12.60%) Microsoft Project
8 77 (12.60%) Programme Management
9 73 (11.95%) SharePoint
10 70 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
11 65 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
12 60 (9.82%) Banking
13 59 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
14 49 (8.02%) Project Planning
15 48 (7.86%) Project Governance
16 47 (7.69%) Security Cleared
17 46 (7.53%) Change Management
18 45 (7.36%) Retail
19 41 (6.71%) Change Control
19 41 (6.71%) Migration
19 41 (6.71%) Risk Management
20 39 (6.38%) Degree
21 37 (6.06%) SC Cleared
22 36 (5.89%) Waterfall
23 35 (5.73%) JIRA
23 35 (5.73%) MS Visio
24 33 (5.40%) Windows
24 33 (5.40%) Scrum

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 73 (11.95%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.27%) Confluence
3 5 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (0.65%) MS Project Server
5 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.33%) CMS
6 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.16%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 128 (20.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 96 (15.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 77 (12.60%) Microsoft Project
4 70 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
5 35 (5.73%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.82%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.49%) Workfront
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.33%) SAP GTS
4 2 (0.33%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.16%) CSG Singleview
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.16%) Primavera
5 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.78%) Office 365
3 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (0.82%) SaaS
5 5 (0.82%) Slack
6 4 (0.65%) Force.com
6 4 (0.65%) G Suite
6 4 (0.65%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 3 (0.49%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.33%) Route 53
8 2 (0.33%) SurveyMonkey
9 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.16%) GitHub
9 1 (0.16%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.80%) SMS
2 9 (1.47%) Skype
3 2 (0.33%) 2G
3 2 (0.33%) 3G
3 2 (0.33%) 4G
3 2 (0.33%) Firewall
3 2 (0.33%) Intranet
3 2 (0.33%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.33%) TETRA
3 2 (0.33%) WebEx
3 2 (0.33%) Wireless
4 1 (0.16%) DMZ
4 1 (0.16%) Internet
4 1 (0.16%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.16%) LAN
4 1 (0.16%) MVNO
4 1 (0.16%) Network Security
4 1 (0.16%) VSAN
4 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (0.98%) Big Data
3 4 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.65%) Hadoop
3 4 (0.65%) Power BI
3 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.33%) SAP HANA
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.16%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.16%) QlikView
6 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (5.73%) JIRA
2 11 (1.80%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.47%) JUnit
4 8 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.98%) Selenium
6 5 (0.82%) Maven
6 5 (0.82%) SonarQube
7 4 (0.65%) Appium
7 4 (0.65%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.49%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.49%) DbUnit
8 3 (0.49%) jMock
8 3 (0.49%) Mockito
8 3 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.16%) Hudson
10 1 (0.16%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.16%) WebDriver
General
1 271 (44.35%) Finance
2 60 (9.82%) Banking
3 45 (7.36%) Retail
4 19 (3.11%) Law
4 19 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.29%) Marketing
5 14 (2.29%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.96%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.96%) Legal
7 11 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.31%) Advertising
10 7 (1.15%) Back Office
10 7 (1.15%) Billing
10 7 (1.15%) Games
11 6 (0.98%) Front Office
12 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.33%) Local Government
14 2 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (19.64%) Analyst
2 111 (18.17%) Project Manager
3 89 (14.57%) PMO Analyst
4 72 (11.78%) PMO Manager
5 44 (7.20%) PMO Lead
6 34 (5.56%) Coordinator
7 25 (4.09%) IT Manager
8 24 (3.93%) Consultant
8 24 (3.93%) PMO Project Manager
8 24 (3.93%) Programme Manager
8 24 (3.93%) Senior PMO
9 23 (3.76%) Project Coordinator
10 19 (3.11%) Administrator
11 18 (2.95%) Project Analyst
12 17 (2.78%) Architect
12 17 (2.78%) PMO Coordinator
13 16 (2.62%) Business Analyst
13 16 (2.62%) IT Project Manager
14 15 (2.45%) Support Officer
15 14 (2.29%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.13%) Web Services
2 8 (1.31%) J2EE
3 7 (1.15%) AngularJS
3 7 (1.15%) SOAP
3 7 (1.15%) XML
4 6 (0.98%) React
4 6 (0.98%) REST
5 5 (0.82%) JSON
5 5 (0.82%) Node.js
6 4 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (0.65%) RESTful
6 4 (0.65%) Spring
6 4 (0.65%) WCF
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Camel
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.49%) PowerMock
8 2 (0.33%) CSS
8 2 (0.33%) CSS3
8 2 (0.33%) HTML5
8 2 (0.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (3.44%) Management Information System
2 21 (3.44%) NHS
3 19 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 12 (1.96%) FMCG
5 9 (1.47%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.31%) User Experience
7 6 (0.98%) Computer Science
7 6 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (0.65%) DataPower
8 4 (0.65%) Fintech
8 4 (0.65%) PMI
9 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.49%) Derivative
9 3 (0.49%) Wiki
10 2 (0.33%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.33%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (5.40%) Windows
2 20 (3.27%) Windows 10
3 12 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 3 (0.49%) Linux
4 3 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X Server
5 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.33%) Unix
6 1 (0.16%) CentOS
6 1 (0.16%) pSOS
6 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (37.97%) Project Management
2 129 (21.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 112 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (15.55%) PRINCE2
5 77 (12.60%) Programme Management
6 59 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (8.02%) Project Planning
8 48 (7.86%) Project Governance
9 46 (7.53%) Change Management
10 41 (6.71%) Change Control
10 41 (6.71%) Migration
10 41 (6.71%) Risk Management
11 36 (5.89%) Waterfall
12 33 (5.40%) Scrum
13 29 (4.75%) Business Analysis
13 29 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
13 29 (4.75%) Decision-Making
14 28 (4.58%) Resource Management
15 26 (4.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 25 (4.09%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.29%) SQL
2 12 (1.96%) C
3 9 (1.47%) Java
4 8 (1.31%) VBA
5 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.49%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.33%) Python
7 1 (0.16%) ABAP
7 1 (0.16%) C#
7 1 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.38%) Degree
3 37 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 23 (3.76%) PMP
5 16 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 14 (2.29%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (1.31%) ISEB
9 6 (0.98%) APMP
10 5 (0.82%) APMG
11 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
11 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.65%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 3 (0.49%) PgMP
13 2 (0.33%) ACTC
13 2 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (0.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (5.40%) QA
2 7 (1.15%) P3O
3 6 (0.98%) GDPR
3 6 (0.98%) SLA
4 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.49%) PSD2
6 2 (0.33%) IFRS
6 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.16%) GCP
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.31%) Docker
3 4 (0.65%) vSphere
4 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) IAG
5 1 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (0.82%) SCCM
3 4 (0.65%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.49%) CASB
5 2 (0.33%) FreeIPA
5 2 (0.33%) Grafana
5 2 (0.33%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.33%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.33%) Terraform
6 1 (0.16%) Ansible
6 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 24 (3.93%) Oracle
2 24 (3.93%) SAP
3 8 (1.31%) CA
4 7 (1.15%) HP
5 6 (0.98%) Informatica
5 6 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (0.98%) Workday
6 5 (0.82%) IBM
6 5 (0.82%) Mercator
7 4 (0.65%) Apple
7 4 (0.65%) CA Agile Central
7 4 (0.65%) Capita
7 4 (0.65%) JD Edwards
7 4 (0.65%) Pardot
7 4 (0.65%) VMware
8 3 (0.49%) Citrix
8 3 (0.49%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.49%) Stellent
8 3 (0.49%) Tableau