Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 200 192 163
Rank change year-on-year -8 -29 -10
Contract jobs citing PMO 360 630 791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.27% 1.44% 1.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.50% 13.70% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 400 555
London median daily rate £450 £449 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% +5.59% +6.25%
10th Percentile £284 £215 £265
90th Percentile £634 £675 £613
England median daily rate £400 £399 £400
% change year-on-year +0.31% -0.31% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.57 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.30% +24.12% -65.25%
10th Percentile £22.08 £18.67 £13.04
90th Percentile £39.80 £46.33 £58.08
England median hourly rate £19.28 £26.42 £24.56
% change year-on-year -27.01% +7.55% +9.16%

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 2,667 4,600 6,011
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.42% 10.52% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,823 3,100 4,257
London median daily rate £488 £500 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.63% +1.58%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £300
90th Percentile £663 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 70 88
London median hourly rate £19.47 £21.32 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.68% +9.31% -6.02%
10th Percentile £12.80 £10.73 £12.78
90th Percentile £49.85 £43.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £24.05 £21.00 £21.01
% change year-on-year +14.52% -0.05% +0.12%

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

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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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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 +34 64 £414 +5.08% 8
West London +27 28 £475 - 4
South London +25 17 £401 +0.31%
East London +49 7 £440 +16.56% 1
North London +9 3 £265 +13.98% 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 148 (41.11%) Finance
2 137 (38.06%) Project Management
3 107 (29.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 99 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
5 71 (19.72%) PRINCE2
6 63 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
7 60 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 56 (15.56%) Programme Management
9 54 (15.00%) Project Delivery
10 50 (13.89%) Security Cleared
11 49 (13.61%) Microsoft Project
12 43 (11.94%) Microsoft
12 43 (11.94%) Banking
13 41 (11.39%) SC Cleared
14 37 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
15 34 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (8.89%) Change Management
17 31 (8.61%) Microsoft Office
18 29 (8.06%) Risk Management
18 29 (8.06%) Migration
18 29 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
19 27 (7.50%) JIRA
20 26 (7.22%) Waterfall
21 24 (6.67%) Public Sector
22 23 (6.39%) SharePoint
23 22 (6.11%) Azure
24 21 (5.83%) Degree
24 21 (5.83%) Power BI
24 21 (5.83%) Power Platform
25 20 (5.56%) Decision-Making

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 23 (6.39%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.06%) Confluence
3 3 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (0.83%) CMS
3 3 (0.83%) Mendix
4 1 (0.28%) LiveLink
4 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 63 (17.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 49 (13.61%) Microsoft Project
4 31 (8.61%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (4.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.83%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) HFM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Primavera
4 1 (0.28%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.11%) Azure
2 21 (5.83%) Power Platform
3 17 (4.72%) AWS
4 16 (4.44%) Office 365
5 6 (1.67%) Google Drive
5 6 (1.67%) OneDrive
5 6 (1.67%) PowerApps
6 4 (1.11%) GCP
6 4 (1.11%) PaaS
6 4 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
7 3 (0.83%) G Suite
7 3 (0.83%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) Google Sheets
8 1 (0.28%) Slack
8 1 (0.28%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.67%) Firewall
2 4 (1.11%) VPN
2 4 (1.11%) WAN
3 3 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (0.83%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.83%) IPv4
3 3 (0.83%) IPv6
3 3 (0.83%) OSPF
3 3 (0.83%) VXLAN
3 3 (0.83%) WebEx
3 3 (0.83%) Wireless
3 3 (0.83%) Wireshark
4 2 (0.56%) DNS
4 2 (0.56%) LAN
4 2 (0.56%) Skype
4 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.28%) DHCP
5 1 (0.28%) HTTP
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.83%) Power BI
2 10 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.50%) Big Data
4 7 (1.94%) QlikView
5 5 (1.39%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.11%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.28%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.28%) MS Access
7 1 (0.28%) OLAP
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (7.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket Server
2 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) JMeter
2 1 (0.28%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.28%) Selenium
2 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 148 (41.11%) Finance
2 43 (11.94%) Banking
3 24 (6.67%) Public Sector
4 18 (5.00%) Retail
5 12 (3.33%) Law
5 12 (3.33%) Marketing
6 8 (2.22%) Legal
6 8 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.67%) Local Government
8 6 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.39%) Front Office
10 4 (1.11%) Electronics
10 4 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.83%) Publishing
12 2 (0.56%) Advertising
12 2 (0.56%) French Language
12 2 (0.56%) Games
12 2 (0.56%) Police
Job Titles
1 78 (21.67%) Project Manager
2 69 (19.17%) Analyst
3 39 (10.83%) PMO Analyst
4 36 (10.00%) PMO Manager
5 30 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 25 (6.94%) Coordinator
6 25 (6.94%) Programme Manager
7 18 (5.00%) Junior
7 18 (5.00%) PMO Lead
8 17 (4.72%) Project Analyst
9 13 (3.61%) Senior Manager
10 12 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
10 12 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
11 10 (2.78%) Architect
11 10 (2.78%) Consultant
11 10 (2.78%) IT Manager
11 10 (2.78%) PMO Coordinator
11 10 (2.78%) Senior PMO
12 9 (2.50%) Junior PMO
12 9 (2.50%) PMO Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.67%) CSS
2 5 (1.39%) .NET
2 5 (1.39%) HTML
3 3 (0.83%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.83%) AngularJS
3 3 (0.83%) Spring
4 2 (0.56%) .NET Core
4 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (0.56%) HTML5
4 2 (0.56%) jQuery
4 2 (0.56%) JSON
4 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.56%) Velocity
4 2 (0.56%) XML
5 1 (0.28%) ADO
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.28%) RESTful
5 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.78%) Virtual Team
4 9 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.50%) NHS
4 9 (2.50%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.22%) FMCG
5 8 (2.22%) PMI
6 7 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.11%) Equities
8 4 (1.11%) User Experience
9 2 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.56%) EPoS
9 2 (0.56%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.56%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.28%) Derivative
10 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.28%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.39%) Windows
2 3 (0.83%) Linux
2 3 (0.83%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.56%) CentOS
3 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (38.06%) Project Management
2 107 (29.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 99 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (19.72%) PRINCE2
5 56 (15.56%) Programme Management
6 54 (15.00%) Project Delivery
7 34 (9.44%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (8.89%) Change Management
9 29 (8.06%) Migration
9 29 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (8.06%) Risk Management
10 26 (7.22%) Waterfall
11 20 (5.56%) Decision-Making
11 20 (5.56%) ERP
12 18 (5.00%) Programme Governance
12 18 (5.00%) Project Planning
12 18 (5.00%) Scrum
13 16 (4.44%) Time Management
14 15 (4.17%) Dependency Management
15 12 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.78%) SQL
2 8 (2.22%) C
3 5 (1.39%) Java
4 2 (0.56%) C#
4 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.28%) Java 8
5 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.28%) Python
5 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 41 (11.39%) SC Cleared
3 21 (5.83%) Degree
4 13 (3.61%) PMI Certification
5 10 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 9 (2.50%) PMP
7 8 (2.22%) APMP
7 8 (2.22%) CISM
7 8 (2.22%) CISSP
8 6 (1.67%) CEH
9 5 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (0.83%) CAPM
11 3 (0.83%) CCNP
11 3 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.83%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.56%) ISEB
13 1 (0.28%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.33%) QA
2 9 (2.50%) NIST
3 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.94%) SLA
4 4 (1.11%) GDPR
5 3 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.56%) NIST 800
6 2 (0.56%) P3O
7 1 (0.28%) COBIT
7 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.28%) IFRS
7 1 (0.28%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.28%) NCSC
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.28%) iptables
2 1 (0.28%) KVM
2 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.83%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.83%) Nagios
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
2 1 (0.28%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.28%) yum
2 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.56%) SAP
3 18 (5.00%) Oracle
4 14 (3.89%) Google
5 7 (1.94%) Tableau
5 7 (1.94%) Workday
6 6 (1.67%) Cisco
7 5 (1.39%) ServiceNow
8 4 (1.11%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.11%) Hyperion
8 4 (1.11%) Juniper
8 4 (1.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.83%) Adobe
10 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.56%) CA
10 2 (0.56%) Cadence
10 2 (0.56%) Capita
10 2 (0.56%) Ceridian
10 2 (0.56%) Planview
10 2 (0.56%) Red Hat