Period
to 21 September 2021

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 2021 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 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 194 228 193
Rank change year-on-year +34 -35 +23
Contract jobs citing PMO 487 137 544
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.45% 1.03% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.94% 9.31% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 110 386
10th Percentile £285 £289 £246
25th Percentile £363 £370 £332
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £488 £450
Median % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +5.88%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £567
90th Percentile £753 £671 £650
England median daily rate £435 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 7
10th Percentile £13.80 " £10.40
25th Percentile £14.25 " £14.17
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £19.33
Median % change year-on-year -20.45% +13.84% +1.71%
75th Percentile £33.00 " £25.04
90th Percentile £41.10 " £31.35
England median hourly rate £30.85 £27.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +14.26% -8.47% +54.25%

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 4,079 1,472 4,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.11% 11.11% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,823 961 2,791
10th Percentile £325 £303 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £498
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +0.50% +4.74%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £712 £660 £663
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 19 57
10th Percentile £14.52 £15.42 £12.00
25th Percentile £19.55 £16.98 £13.00
Median hourly rate £25.75 £22.00 £17.66
Median % change year-on-year +17.05% +24.58% -23.22%
75th Percentile £32.63 £49.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £46.49 £54.20 £35.75
England median hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.95
% change year-on-year -10.29% +7.42% +4.73%

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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 2021.

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 2021. 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 -9 57 £533 +16.71% 13
East London -4 6 £250 -37.50%
West London -17 6 £488 -7.14% 1
South London - 2 £425 -
North London 0 1 £400 -18.78%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, 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.

1 213 (43.74%) Finance
2 198 (40.66%) Project Management
3 154 (31.62%) Social Skills
4 150 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (20.94%) Project Delivery
6 99 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 82 (16.84%) Banking
8 75 (15.40%) Programme Management
9 65 (13.35%) PRINCE2
10 63 (12.94%) Change Management
11 57 (11.70%) JIRA
12 56 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
13 53 (10.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 52 (10.68%) Microsoft
15 46 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
16 45 (9.24%) Security Cleared
17 43 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
18 42 (8.62%) SharePoint
19 40 (8.21%) Microsoft Project
20 39 (8.01%) Business Case
21 38 (7.80%) Risk Management
22 37 (7.60%) SC Cleared
23 34 (6.98%) Project Governance
23 34 (6.98%) Investment Banking
23 34 (6.98%) Presentation Skills
23 34 (6.98%) Influencing Skills
23 34 (6.98%) Public Sector
24 33 (6.78%) Analytics
24 33 (6.78%) Degree

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 42 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 30 (6.16%) Confluence
3 4 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 53 (10.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 53 (10.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 46 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
3 40 (8.21%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (2.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.62%) Open Workbench
5 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.62%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.21%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.31%) Power Platform
2 20 (4.11%) Azure
3 14 (2.87%) AWS
3 14 (2.87%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (2.05%) Smartsheet
5 5 (1.03%) IaaS
6 3 (0.62%) PaaS
6 3 (0.62%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.41%) SaaS
8 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.21%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.21%) Google Workspace
8 1 (0.21%) Lucidchart
8 1 (0.21%) Power Automate
8 1 (0.21%) Taleo
8 1 (0.21%) Trello
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.03%) LAN
1 5 (1.03%) WAN
2 4 (0.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.62%) Intranet
4 2 (0.41%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.21%) BGP
5 1 (0.21%) Broadband
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.21%) DHCP
5 1 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.21%) Ethernet VPN
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) OSPF
5 1 (0.21%) SD-WAN
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) VXLAN
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.70%) Power BI
2 11 (2.26%) Big Data
3 9 (1.85%) Tableau
4 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.03%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.03%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.82%) SAP HANA
6 4 (0.82%) Spotfire
7 3 (0.62%) Metadata
8 2 (0.41%) KDB
8 2 (0.41%) Kdb+
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.21%) Looker
9 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.21%) Redis
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (11.70%) JIRA
2 3 (0.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.62%) JUnit
3 1 (0.21%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 213 (43.74%) Finance
2 154 (31.62%) Social Skills
3 82 (16.84%) Banking
4 43 (8.83%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (6.98%) Influencing Skills
5 34 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 34 (6.98%) Presentation Skills
5 34 (6.98%) Public Sector
6 22 (4.52%) Front Office
7 16 (3.29%) Legal
7 16 (3.29%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.46%) Retail
9 10 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
10 6 (1.23%) Local Government
11 5 (1.03%) Law
11 5 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.82%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.82%) Marketing
13 3 (0.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.62%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (21.15%) Analyst
2 95 (19.51%) Project Manager
3 77 (15.81%) PMO Analyst
4 39 (8.01%) PMO Manager
5 37 (7.60%) PMO Lead
6 27 (5.54%) Developer
7 23 (4.72%) Programme Manager
8 19 (3.90%) Project Officer
9 16 (3.29%) Project Analyst
9 16 (3.29%) Support Officer
10 15 (3.08%) Consultant
10 15 (3.08%) Coordinator
10 15 (3.08%) Project Support Officer
10 15 (3.08%) Senior Manager
11 14 (2.87%) IT Manager
12 13 (2.67%) Architect
12 13 (2.67%) Junior
12 13 (2.67%) Project Coordinator
13 12 (2.46%) Senior Project Manager
14 11 (2.26%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.23%) AngularJS
2 5 (1.03%) React
3 3 (0.62%) Middleware
3 3 (0.62%) Spring
3 3 (0.62%) Ultra Messaging
4 2 (0.41%) HTML
4 2 (0.41%) NumPy
4 2 (0.41%) Pandas
4 2 (0.41%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.21%) .NET
5 1 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.21%) ARM Templates
5 1 (0.21%) CSS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.21%) Redux
5 1 (0.21%) Socket.IO
5 1 (0.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (2.67%) Fixed Income
2 11 (2.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.64%) Legacy Systems
3 8 (1.64%) PMI
4 7 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.23%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.03%) Derivative
6 5 (1.03%) FMCG
6 5 (1.03%) NHS
6 5 (1.03%) Video on Demand
6 5 (1.03%) Video\Live Streaming
7 4 (0.82%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.82%) Renewable Energy
8 3 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (0.62%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.41%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.03%) Windows
2 4 (0.82%) Android
2 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
2 4 (0.82%) tvOS
3 3 (0.62%) Linux
3 3 (0.62%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.21%) CentOS
4 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (40.66%) Project Management
2 150 (30.80%) Agile Software Development
3 102 (20.94%) Project Delivery
4 99 (20.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 75 (15.40%) Programme Management
6 65 (13.35%) PRINCE2
7 63 (12.94%) Change Management
8 56 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
9 39 (8.01%) Business Case
10 38 (7.80%) Risk Management
11 34 (6.98%) Project Governance
12 33 (6.78%) Analytics
13 32 (6.57%) Decision-Making
14 30 (6.16%) Change Control
15 29 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 27 (5.54%) Portfolio Management
17 26 (5.34%) Scrum
18 25 (5.13%) Migration
18 25 (5.13%) Waterfall
19 24 (4.93%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.70%) Java
2 8 (1.64%) JavaScript
2 8 (1.64%) SQL
3 5 (1.03%) C++
3 5 (1.03%) Python
4 3 (0.62%) C
4 3 (0.62%) Java 11
4 3 (0.62%) Java 8
5 2 (0.41%) Kotlin
6 1 (0.21%) C#
6 1 (0.21%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (9.24%) Security Cleared
2 37 (7.60%) SC Cleared
3 33 (6.78%) Degree
4 25 (5.13%) PMI Certification
4 25 (5.13%) PMP
5 8 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (1.23%) APMP
6 6 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (0.82%) CFA
7 4 (0.82%) CIMA
7 4 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.21%) CAPM
8 1 (0.21%) CEH
8 1 (0.21%) CISM
8 1 (0.21%) CISMP
8 1 (0.21%) CISSP
8 1 (0.21%) CSPO
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.21%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.54%) QA
2 12 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.23%) GDPR
4 5 (1.03%) SLA
5 4 (0.82%) P3O
6 3 (0.62%) GRC
6 3 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.41%) HL7
8 1 (0.21%) EMIR
8 1 (0.21%) MiFID
8 1 (0.21%) NIST
8 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.21%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.41%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.41%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
3 1 (0.21%) MOM
3 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 52 (10.68%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.70%) SAP
3 14 (2.87%) Oracle
4 9 (1.85%) ServiceNow
5 8 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (1.23%) Progress
7 4 (0.82%) Capita
7 4 (0.82%) Openreach
7 4 (0.82%) Planview
7 4 (0.82%) Roku
8 3 (0.62%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.62%) BT
8 3 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (0.62%) iManage
8 3 (0.62%) Perforce
8 3 (0.62%) Solace
8 3 (0.62%) Workday
9 2 (0.41%) Civica
9 2 (0.41%) ION Trading
9 2 (0.41%) Saba