Period
to 3 March 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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 200 197
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 -29
Contract jobs citing PMO 236 355 622
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.18% 1.28% 1.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.25% 13.50% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 264 421
Median daily rate £450 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.38% +3.13%
10th Percentile £283 £287 £213
90th Percentile £638 £638 £650
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £48.50 £30.93 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.83% +40.57% +26.62%
10th Percentile £46.75 £21.27 £18.89
90th Percentile £50.25 £40.59 £47.85
England median hourly rate £25.20 £19.28 £22.47
% change year-on-year +30.68% -14.18% -0.16%

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 2,097 2,629 4,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.49% 9.46% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,419 1,876 3,096
Median daily rate £500 £485 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £290
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 47 65
Median hourly rate £23.11 £25.68 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.01% +19.44% +7.50%
10th Percentile £17.15 £13.00 £10.60
90th Percentile £50.60 £47.96 £43.75
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.35 £20.60
% change year-on-year -10.06% +13.35% -

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 3 March 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
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 3 March 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 +41 33 £425 -5.56% 5
West London +28 11 £550 +10.00% 1
South London +35 2 £150 -63.08%
North London +6 1 - - 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 86 (36.44%) Project Management
2 78 (33.05%) Finance
3 52 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 49 (20.76%) Programme Management
4 49 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (20.76%) Project Delivery
5 37 (15.68%) Banking
6 36 (15.25%) Change Management
6 36 (15.25%) Microsoft Excel
7 31 (13.14%) Microsoft Project
8 30 (12.71%) Microsoft
9 27 (11.44%) Security Cleared
10 24 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
10 24 (10.17%) Risk Management
11 23 (9.75%) PRINCE2
12 22 (9.32%) SharePoint
12 22 (9.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 22 (9.32%) Business Case
13 21 (8.90%) Project Planning
13 21 (8.90%) Decision-Making
14 20 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
15 19 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (8.05%) SAP
16 18 (7.63%) Degree
16 18 (7.63%) JIRA
16 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (6.78%) SC Cleared
17 16 (6.78%) Programme Delivery
18 15 (6.36%) Public Sector
19 14 (5.93%) Waterfall

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 22 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.81%) Confluence
3 1 (0.42%) LiveLink
3 1 (0.42%) Papyrus
Applications
1 36 (15.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (13.14%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (10.17%) Microsoft Office
4 22 (9.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.42%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.27%) Aligne
2 3 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.85%) Maximo
3 2 (0.85%) Primavera
4 1 (0.42%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.66%) Azure
2 10 (4.24%) Power Platform
3 3 (1.27%) Asana
3 3 (1.27%) GCP
4 2 (0.85%) AWS
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (0.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.85%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.42%) Google Sheets
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) LAN
1 4 (1.69%) WAN
2 2 (0.85%) Wireless
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) IPv6
3 1 (0.42%) MPLS
3 1 (0.42%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) TETRA
3 1 (0.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.24%) Power BI
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.85%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (0.85%) InfluxDB
3 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.42%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (0.42%) DTS
4 1 (0.42%) EDMS
4 1 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.42%) GIS
4 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.42%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.42%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 18 (7.63%) JIRA
2 3 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) Balsamiq
4 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.42%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (33.05%) Finance
2 37 (15.68%) Banking
3 15 (6.36%) Public Sector
4 8 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.39%) Retail
5 7 (2.97%) Front Office
6 6 (2.54%) Legal
6 6 (2.54%) Local Government
7 5 (2.12%) Law
8 4 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.69%) Marketing
9 3 (1.27%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.85%) Back Office
10 2 (0.85%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.42%) Billing
11 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.42%) Electronics
11 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (17.37%) Analyst
1 41 (17.37%) Project Manager
2 26 (11.02%) PMO Analyst
3 21 (8.90%) PMO Manager
4 16 (6.78%) PMO Lead
5 11 (4.66%) Business Analyst
5 11 (4.66%) Programme Manager
6 10 (4.24%) Senior Manager
6 10 (4.24%) Support Officer
7 9 (3.81%) Consultant
8 8 (3.39%) Architect
8 8 (3.39%) Developer
8 8 (3.39%) Java Developer
8 8 (3.39%) Junior
8 8 (3.39%) Project Officer
8 8 (3.39%) Project Support Officer
9 7 (2.97%) Junior PMO
9 7 (2.97%) Senior PMO
10 6 (2.54%) Senior Project Manager
10 6 (2.54%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) JDBC
2 3 (1.27%) HTML
2 3 (1.27%) HTML5
3 2 (0.85%) Flash
3 2 (0.85%) JMS
3 2 (0.85%) RESTful
3 2 (0.85%) Spring
3 2 (0.85%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.24%) NHS
3 9 (3.81%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.54%) Data Centre
4 6 (2.54%) Fixed Income
4 6 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.54%) Virtual Team
5 5 (2.12%) FMCG
6 3 (1.27%) Life Science
6 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.27%) Tandem
7 2 (0.85%) Derivative
7 2 (0.85%) PMI
7 2 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.42%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.12%) Unix
2 3 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (0.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (36.44%) Project Management
2 52 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (20.76%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (20.76%) Programme Management
3 49 (20.76%) Project Delivery
4 36 (15.25%) Change Management
5 24 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 23 (9.75%) PRINCE2
7 22 (9.32%) Business Case
8 21 (8.90%) Decision-Making
8 21 (8.90%) Project Planning
9 20 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (6.78%) Programme Delivery
12 14 (5.93%) Scrum
12 14 (5.93%) Waterfall
13 13 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.51%) Matrix Organization
13 13 (5.51%) Resource Management
13 13 (5.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.24%) Java
2 7 (2.97%) SQL
3 4 (1.69%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.27%) VBA
5 2 (0.85%) C
5 2 (0.85%) Java 8
6 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (11.44%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.63%) Degree
3 16 (6.78%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.81%) PMP
5 7 (2.97%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.54%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.85%) CISM
9 2 (0.85%) CISSP
9 2 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.42%) APMP
10 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.42%) MBA
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.42%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.39%) QA
2 4 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.85%) EMIR
4 2 (0.85%) GDPR
4 2 (0.85%) IFRS
4 2 (0.85%) MiFID
4 2 (0.85%) P3O
5 1 (0.42%) Basel III
5 1 (0.42%) GxP
5 1 (0.42%) NIST
5 1 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.42%) Ansible
1 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.42%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.05%) SAP
3 14 (5.93%) Oracle
4 6 (2.54%) Google
5 4 (1.69%) IBM
5 4 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.85%) Cadence
6 2 (0.85%) Demandware
6 2 (0.85%) Planview
7 1 (0.42%) Ariba
7 1 (0.42%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.42%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.42%) Informatica
7 1 (0.42%) JDA
7 1 (0.42%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.42%) Progress
7 1 (0.42%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.42%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.42%) Snow
7 1 (0.42%) Sparx