Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 166 149
Rank change year-on-year -24 -17 -33
Contract jobs citing PMO 654 760 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.48% 1.66% 1.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.43% 12.79% 15.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 541 517
London median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -
10th Percentile £216 £275 £225
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
England median daily rate £378 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -5.63% +11.89% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
London median hourly rate £19.06 £17.38 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.71% -60.29% +32.58%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.19 £25.75
90th Percentile £44.54 £30.50 £141.75
England median hourly rate £24.42 £24.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year -0.56% +14.23% -18.87%

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 4,532 5,943 4,847
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.25% 12.98% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,062 4,246 3,382
London median daily rate £480 £488 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £280 £305 £275
90th Percentile £656 £675 £651
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 74 71
London median hourly rate £20.88 £18.85 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.74% -16.22% +1.74%
10th Percentile £10.68 £12.48 £12.15
90th Percentile £47.00 £57.50 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.34
% change year-on-year -1.72% -11.74% -3.67%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019.

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 January 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 -27 97 £388 -16.44% 10
West London +12 36 £463 +15.63% 8
South London +1 23 £390 -17.89% 1
North London +3 13 £228 -68.14% 2
East London -29 11 £400 +0.31% 2
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 322 (49.24%) Finance
2 289 (44.19%) Project Management
3 143 (21.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 125 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (17.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 108 (16.51%) PRINCE2
7 105 (16.06%) Microsoft
8 104 (15.90%) Programme Management
9 99 (15.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 86 (13.15%) Microsoft Project
11 77 (11.77%) Banking
12 72 (11.01%) Security Cleared
12 72 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
13 67 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
14 63 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
14 63 (9.63%) SharePoint
15 58 (8.87%) SC Cleared
16 53 (8.10%) Change Control
17 50 (7.65%) Project Governance
18 49 (7.49%) Degree
18 49 (7.49%) Change Management
19 44 (6.73%) Retail
20 42 (6.42%) Project Planning
21 39 (5.96%) JIRA
22 38 (5.81%) Portfolio Management
23 37 (5.66%) Waterfall
23 37 (5.66%) Windows
23 37 (5.66%) Risk Management
24 36 (5.50%) Management Information System
24 36 (5.50%) MS Visio

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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 63 (9.63%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.36%) Confluence
3 9 (1.38%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.15%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 115 (17.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (15.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 86 (13.15%) Microsoft Project
4 63 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
5 36 (5.50%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 9 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.61%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.46%) Primavera
3 3 (0.46%) SAP GTS
3 3 (0.46%) Workfront
4 2 (0.31%) Bloomberg AIM
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.31%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.31%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.15%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) Maximo
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.15%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.75%) Office 365
3 11 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.92%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.46%) IaaS
6 3 (0.46%) PaaS
6 3 (0.46%) Slack
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.31%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.31%) Route 53
7 2 (0.31%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.15%) npm
8 1 (0.15%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.15%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.61%) WAN
2 3 (0.46%) LAN
2 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.46%) WebEx
2 3 (0.46%) Wireless
3 2 (0.31%) Firewall
3 2 (0.31%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.31%) SMS
3 2 (0.31%) VPN
4 1 (0.15%) DMZ
4 1 (0.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.15%) Internet
4 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.15%) Network Security
4 1 (0.15%) NGN
4 1 (0.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (0.61%) Big Data
3 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
3 3 (0.46%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.31%) GIS
4 2 (0.31%) MySQL
4 2 (0.31%) Redis
5 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.15%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 39 (5.96%) JIRA
2 8 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.07%) JUnit
4 6 (0.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.61%) Maven
5 4 (0.61%) Selenium
5 4 (0.61%) SonarQube
6 3 (0.46%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.46%) Mockito
7 2 (0.31%) Appium
7 2 (0.31%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.31%) jMock
7 2 (0.31%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.31%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.15%) Grunt
8 1 (0.15%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.15%) JHipster
8 1 (0.15%) Protractor
General
1 322 (49.24%) Finance
2 77 (11.77%) Banking
3 44 (6.73%) Retail
4 23 (3.52%) Financial Institution
5 17 (2.60%) Law
6 16 (2.45%) Legal
7 15 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.68%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.53%) Back Office
9 10 (1.53%) Marketing
10 9 (1.38%) Telecoms
11 7 (1.07%) Front Office
12 5 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.61%) Billing
13 4 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.46%) Advertising
14 3 (0.46%) French Language
14 3 (0.46%) Games
14 3 (0.46%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.46%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (19.11%) Analyst
2 92 (14.07%) PMO Analyst
3 91 (13.91%) Project Manager
4 73 (11.16%) PMO Manager
5 51 (7.80%) Coordinator
6 43 (6.57%) PMO Lead
7 40 (6.12%) Programme Manager
8 35 (5.35%) PMO Coordinator
9 31 (4.74%) Project Coordinator
10 22 (3.36%) Consultant
11 19 (2.91%) PMO Officer
12 18 (2.75%) Administrator
12 18 (2.75%) Business Analyst
12 18 (2.75%) PMO Project Manager
13 17 (2.60%) Project Analyst
13 17 (2.60%) Senior Manager
14 16 (2.45%) Senior PMO
15 15 (2.29%) Project Officer
16 14 (2.14%) IT Manager
17 13 (1.99%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.61%) Web Services
2 3 (0.46%) Spring
3 2 (0.31%) .NET
3 2 (0.31%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.31%) Apache Camel
3 2 (0.31%) J2EE
3 2 (0.31%) Middleware
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (0.31%) PowerMock
3 2 (0.31%) REST
3 2 (0.31%) RESTful
3 2 (0.31%) SOAP
3 2 (0.31%) Spring Boot
3 2 (0.31%) XML
4 1 (0.15%) CSS
4 1 (0.15%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.15%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.15%) Kafka
4 1 (0.15%) Swagger
4 1 (0.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.13%) NHS
4 20 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (1.99%) PMI
6 10 (1.53%) Credit Risk
6 10 (1.53%) Virtual Team
7 9 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 8 (1.22%) Market Risk
9 7 (1.07%) Fintech
10 6 (0.92%) Data Centre
11 5 (0.76%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.76%) FMCG
11 5 (0.76%) User Experience
12 4 (0.61%) Derivative
12 4 (0.61%) Equities
12 4 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
12 4 (0.61%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.61%) Tandem
13 3 (0.46%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.66%) Windows
2 27 (4.13%) Windows 10
3 15 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (0.76%) Mac OS X
5 4 (0.61%) Linux
5 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X Server
6 3 (0.46%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) OS/400
8 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (44.19%) Project Management
2 143 (21.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 125 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (16.51%) PRINCE2
5 104 (15.90%) Programme Management
6 67 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (8.10%) Change Control
8 50 (7.65%) Project Governance
9 49 (7.49%) Change Management
10 42 (6.42%) Project Planning
11 38 (5.81%) Portfolio Management
12 37 (5.66%) Risk Management
12 37 (5.66%) Waterfall
13 36 (5.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 33 (5.05%) Migration
15 32 (4.89%) Programme Governance
16 30 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (4.59%) ERP
16 30 (4.59%) ITIL
16 30 (4.59%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (1.38%) PowerShell
2 8 (1.22%) SQL
3 6 (0.92%) Java
4 4 (0.61%) C
4 4 (0.61%) C#
5 3 (0.46%) Python
6 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.15%) ES6
7 1 (0.15%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.15%) R
7 1 (0.15%) RPG
7 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.15%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.15%) VB
7 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 72 (11.01%) Security Cleared
2 58 (8.87%) SC Cleared
3 49 (7.49%) Degree
4 22 (3.36%) PMI Certification
4 22 (3.36%) PMP
5 19 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 9 (1.38%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.76%) ACSP
8 5 (0.76%) ACTC
9 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.61%) ISEB
9 4 (0.61%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.31%) IIBA
11 2 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (0.31%) MBA
11 2 (0.31%) MCP
11 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.28%) QA
2 8 (1.22%) SLA
3 6 (0.92%) GDPR
4 5 (0.76%) P3O
5 4 (0.61%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.31%) GAAP
7 2 (0.31%) IFRS
7 2 (0.31%) PSD2
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (3.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.22%) Docker
3 2 (0.31%) LXC
3 2 (0.31%) vSphere
4 1 (0.15%) IAG
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (1.53%) SCCM
2 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.61%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.46%) Ansible
4 3 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.31%) FreeIPA
5 2 (0.31%) Grafana
5 2 (0.31%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.31%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.31%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Kibana
6 1 (0.15%) logstash
6 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 105 (16.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (4.43%) SAP
3 22 (3.36%) Oracle
4 13 (1.99%) Workday
5 11 (1.68%) CA
6 9 (1.38%) Mercator
7 5 (0.76%) Apple
7 5 (0.76%) Planview
7 5 (0.76%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.61%) CheckPoint
8 4 (0.61%) Cisco
8 4 (0.61%) HP
8 4 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.46%) Adobe
9 3 (0.46%) Google
9 3 (0.46%) Ivanti
9 3 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (0.46%) Remedy
9 3 (0.46%) VMware
10 2 (0.31%) Atlassian