Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 230 185 216
Rank change year-on-year -45 +31 -42
Contract jobs citing PMO 138 525 612
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.98% 1.44% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.58% 15.15% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 370 405
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £250 £224
90th Percentile £645 £664 £650
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Median hourly rate £22.00 £29.50 £27.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.42% +9.01% +55.76%
England median hourly rate £30.75 £30.00 £28.79
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.22% +14.86%

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 1,441 3,466 4,872
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.19% 9.51% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 2,368 3,443
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -1.81%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £280
90th Percentile £652 £669 £663
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 51 71
Median hourly rate £35.00 £18.70 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +87.17% -28.08% +30.00%
10th Percentile £18.98 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £52.07 £35.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £26.36 £21.34 £22.37
% change year-on-year +23.52% -4.58% +11.83%

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 25 October 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
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 25 October 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 +47 18 £303 -29.24% 4
West London +17 13 £525 +31.25%
North London +17 4 £460 +475.00% 1
East London +39 1 £400 +100.00%
South London +30 1 £150 -62.50%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 58 (42.03%) Project Management
2 50 (36.23%) Finance
3 47 (34.06%) Project Delivery
4 38 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (21.01%) Banking
7 26 (18.84%) Programme Management
8 24 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
9 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
10 21 (15.22%) PRINCE2
10 21 (15.22%) Change Management
11 19 (13.77%) Risk Management
12 17 (12.32%) SC Cleared
13 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
13 16 (11.59%) Public Sector
14 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Project
15 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (9.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 12 (8.70%) Business Case
17 12 (8.70%) Decision-Making
17 12 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
17 12 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (7.97%) Migration
19 10 (7.25%) SAP
19 10 (7.25%) Programme Delivery
20 9 (6.52%) Project Planning
20 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
20 9 (6.52%) DV Cleared

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 12 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (0.72%) Papyrus
Applications
1 24 (17.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Project
3 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (5.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.72%) LibreOffice
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.72%) Maximo
3 1 (0.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Azure
2 7 (5.07%) Power Platform
3 4 (2.90%) AWS
3 4 (2.90%) SaaS
4 3 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (2.17%) Office 365
5 2 (1.45%) Smartsheet
6 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.72%) GitHub
6 1 (0.72%) Google Docs
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.72%) Slack
6 1 (0.72%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.90%) Intranet
2 3 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) Power BI
2 2 (1.45%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.72%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.72%) GIS
3 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.72%) MS Access
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.72%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (2.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Balsamiq
2 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 50 (36.23%) Finance
2 29 (21.01%) Banking
3 16 (11.59%) Public Sector
4 9 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (5.80%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.62%) Front Office
6 5 (3.62%) Retail
7 4 (2.90%) Advertising
7 4 (2.90%) Law
7 4 (2.90%) Marketing
8 3 (2.17%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.17%) Local Government
9 2 (1.45%) Electronics
9 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.45%) Legal
9 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.72%) Police
10 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (20.29%) Project Manager
2 17 (12.32%) Analyst
3 14 (10.14%) PMO Manager
4 10 (7.25%) PMO Analyst
5 9 (6.52%) Support Officer
6 8 (5.80%) PMO Lead
7 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Consultant
8 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 6 (4.35%) Project Officer
8 6 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
8 6 (4.35%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.62%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.62%) Senior PMO
10 4 (2.90%) Architect
10 4 (2.90%) Coordinator
10 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared Project Manager
10 4 (2.90%) SharePoint Project Manager
11 3 (2.17%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) .NET
1 1 (0.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.07%) FMCG
4 4 (2.90%) NHS
5 3 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (2.17%) Derivative
6 2 (1.45%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.45%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (1.45%) PMI
6 2 (1.45%) Wiki
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.72%) Life Science
7 1 (0.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.90%) Linux
2 3 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.03%) Project Management
2 47 (34.06%) Project Delivery
3 38 (27.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (18.84%) Programme Management
6 21 (15.22%) Change Management
6 21 (15.22%) PRINCE2
7 19 (13.77%) Risk Management
8 14 (10.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 13 (9.42%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (8.70%) Business Case
10 12 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.70%) Decision-Making
10 12 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (7.97%) Migration
12 10 (7.25%) Programme Delivery
13 9 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (6.52%) Project Planning
14 8 (5.80%) Change Control
14 8 (5.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.90%) Java
1 4 (2.90%) VBA
2 3 (2.17%) SQL
3 2 (1.45%) C
4 1 (0.72%) C#
4 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (15.94%) Security Cleared
2 17 (12.32%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.52%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.80%) Degree
5 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.90%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.17%) CISM
7 3 (2.17%) CISSP
7 3 (2.17%) PMP
7 3 (2.17%) Postgraduate
8 2 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.45%) RIBA
9 1 (0.72%) APMP
9 1 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) QA
2 3 (2.17%) GDPR
2 3 (2.17%) NIST
3 2 (1.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.72%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.72%) GxP
4 1 (0.72%) IFRS
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.72%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.25%) SAP
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle
3 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.72%) Ariba
4 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.72%) Google
4 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.72%) Sparx
4 1 (0.72%) Virgin Media
4 1 (0.72%) VMware