Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 156 128
Rank change year-on-year -6 -28 -31
Contract jobs citing PMO 776 707 865
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.71% 1.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.85% 14.30% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 479 640
London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £263 £229 £225
90th Percentile £613 £595 £594
England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
London median hourly rate £17.38 £50.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.25% +39.86% +126.02%
10th Percentile £13.04 £38.50 £33.00
90th Percentile £58.08 £154.50 £42.48
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £26.83
% change year-on-year -5.26% -11.48% +19.24%

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 6,039 4,943 5,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.96% 11.96% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,280 3,430 3,555
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £303 £284 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £630
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 77 61
London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £22.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -0.52% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.78 £12.09 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £48.35 £55.00
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -3.40% -13.00% +16.28%

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 24 February 2018.

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

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in London over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -1 133 £425 +3.16% 24
West London -16 36 £370 -4.52% 10
South London -22 28 £464 -1.38%
East London -8 12 £375 +5.26% 4
North London -4 2 £714 +119.69%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 384 (49.48%) Finance
2 292 (37.63%) Project Management
3 185 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
4 170 (21.91%) Microsoft Excel
5 161 (20.75%) PRINCE2
6 153 (19.72%) Microsoft Project
7 143 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 127 (16.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 122 (15.72%) Banking
10 112 (14.43%) Programme Management
11 111 (14.30%) Change Management
12 105 (13.53%) Microsoft
13 89 (11.47%) Microsoft Office
14 80 (10.31%) SharePoint
15 78 (10.05%) Change Control
16 74 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
17 72 (9.28%) Security Cleared
18 62 (7.99%) Risk Management
19 61 (7.86%) Degree
20 58 (7.47%) Project Planning
21 57 (7.35%) MS Visio
21 57 (7.35%) Portfolio Management
22 52 (6.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 49 (6.31%) SC Cleared
24 47 (6.06%) QA
24 47 (6.06%) Windows
25 46 (5.93%) Management Information System
26 45 (5.80%) Migration
26 45 (5.80%) Project Governance
27 42 (5.41%) JIRA

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 80 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.58%) Confluence
3 15 (1.93%) Skype for Business
4 6 (0.77%) MS Project Server
5 5 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.52%) CMS
7 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.13%) Documentum
9 1 (0.13%) IIS
9 1 (0.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.13%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 170 (21.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 153 (19.72%) Microsoft Project
3 127 (16.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 89 (11.47%) Microsoft Office
5 57 (7.35%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.93%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.39%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.03%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.64%) CA PPM
2 5 (0.64%) Primavera
3 4 (0.52%) Summit
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 3 (0.39%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.26%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics SL
6 1 (0.13%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.48%) Office 365
2 8 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.64%) SaaS
5 3 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.26%) Route 53
6 2 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.13%) Force.com
7 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.19%) Skype
2 8 (1.03%) LAN
2 8 (1.03%) NAS
2 8 (1.03%) SAN
3 7 (0.90%) SMS
3 7 (0.90%) WAN
4 3 (0.39%) 3G
5 2 (0.26%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) CTI
6 1 (0.13%) Internet
6 1 (0.13%) MVNO
6 1 (0.13%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.13%) RFID
6 1 (0.13%) RTP
6 1 (0.13%) Softphone
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.93%) Blockchain
2 10 (1.29%) Big Data
3 8 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.64%) GIS
4 5 (0.64%) Power BI
4 5 (0.64%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.52%) Data Lake
5 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
6 3 (0.39%) Essbase
6 3 (0.39%) MS Access
7 2 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.26%) OLAP
8 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.13%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (5.41%) JIRA
2 3 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.39%) Zephyr
3 2 (0.26%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.26%) Jasmine
3 2 (0.26%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.26%) JMeter
3 2 (0.26%) Selenium
3 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.13%) Maven
4 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.13%) Subversion
4 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 384 (49.48%) Finance
2 122 (15.72%) Banking
3 42 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 32 (4.12%) Retail
5 24 (3.09%) Law
6 23 (2.96%) Legal
7 20 (2.58%) Front Office
8 18 (2.32%) Manufacturing
9 17 (2.19%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.29%) Marketing
12 9 (1.16%) Retail Banking
13 8 (1.03%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.64%) Advertising
14 5 (0.64%) Electronics
15 4 (0.52%) Billing
15 4 (0.52%) Publishing
16 3 (0.39%) Back Office
16 3 (0.39%) French Language
16 3 (0.39%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (20.36%) Analyst
2 131 (16.88%) Project Manager
3 115 (14.82%) PMO Analyst
4 75 (9.66%) PMO Manager
5 73 (9.41%) PMO Lead
6 49 (6.31%) Senior PMO
7 38 (4.90%) Business Analyst
8 30 (3.87%) Coordinator
9 26 (3.35%) Programme Manager
10 25 (3.22%) Project Analyst
11 24 (3.09%) Project Coordinator
11 24 (3.09%) Project Officer
12 23 (2.96%) Financial Analyst
13 22 (2.84%) PMO Planner
14 21 (2.71%) PMO Coordinator
14 21 (2.71%) Senior Manager
15 20 (2.58%) Consultant
16 19 (2.45%) IT Manager
16 19 (2.45%) Junior
16 19 (2.45%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.90%) X-Windows
2 5 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (0.39%) .NET
3 3 (0.39%) Spring
3 3 (0.39%) Web Services
3 3 (0.39%) XML
4 2 (0.26%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.26%) J2EE
4 2 (0.26%) Velocity
4 2 (0.26%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.13%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.13%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.13%) CAML
5 1 (0.13%) Java EE
5 1 (0.13%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.13%) Mason
5 1 (0.13%) OSGi
5 1 (0.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.25%) NHS
4 17 (2.19%) FMCG
5 15 (1.93%) Virtual Team
6 13 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 13 (1.68%) PMI
7 9 (1.16%) Reinsurance
7 9 (1.16%) User Experience
8 7 (0.90%) EMC Centera
8 7 (0.90%) EMC VMAX
8 7 (0.90%) EMC VNX
8 7 (0.90%) EMC VNXe
8 7 (0.90%) Fintech
8 7 (0.90%) Fixed Income
8 7 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (0.90%) Replication
9 6 (0.77%) Derivative
9 6 (0.77%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.06%) Windows
2 31 (3.99%) Windows 10
3 11 (1.42%) Windows 7
4 10 (1.29%) Linux
4 10 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (1.29%) Windows 2000
5 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.90%) AIX
6 7 (0.90%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (0.90%) Solaris
6 7 (0.90%) Unix
6 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.13%) Android
8 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) pSOS
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (37.63%) Project Management
2 185 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (20.75%) PRINCE2
4 143 (18.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 112 (14.43%) Programme Management
6 111 (14.30%) Change Management
7 78 (10.05%) Change Control
8 62 (7.99%) Risk Management
9 58 (7.47%) Project Planning
10 57 (7.35%) Portfolio Management
11 52 (6.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 45 (5.80%) Migration
12 45 (5.80%) Project Governance
13 41 (5.28%) Resource Management
14 40 (5.15%) Time Management
15 34 (4.38%) Waterfall
16 33 (4.25%) Programme Delivery
17 32 (4.12%) Data Analysis
18 29 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
18 29 (3.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.45%) C
2 11 (1.42%) SQL
3 7 (0.90%) VBA
4 6 (0.77%) Java
5 4 (0.52%) Python
6 3 (0.39%) C#
6 3 (0.39%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.39%) Perl
6 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.26%) Apex Code
7 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.26%) VB
8 1 (0.13%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 72 (9.28%) Security Cleared
2 61 (7.86%) Degree
3 49 (6.31%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.51%) PMI Certification
4 35 (4.51%) PMP
5 30 (3.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 19 (2.45%) APMP
7 11 (1.42%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (1.29%) ISEB
9 9 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
10 7 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.52%) APMG
11 4 (0.52%) MBA
12 3 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.39%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.06%) QA
2 37 (4.77%) GDPR
3 17 (2.19%) MiFID
4 7 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.90%) P3O
5 3 (0.39%) IFRS
6 2 (0.26%) IFRS 9
6 2 (0.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.13%) EMIR
7 1 (0.13%) FATCA
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.13%) RMADS
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (1.03%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.90%) Firmware
2 7 (0.90%) SRDF
2 7 (0.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.39%) Docker
3 3 (0.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (0.90%) EMC TimeFinder
1 7 (0.90%) NetApp OnCommand
1 7 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (0.64%) SCCM
3 3 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.39%) Terraform
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 105 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 26 (3.35%) SAP
3 24 (3.09%) Oracle
4 19 (2.45%) Planview
5 16 (2.06%) HP
6 9 (1.16%) EMC
6 9 (1.16%) Workday
7 8 (1.03%) VMware
8 7 (0.90%) 3PAR
8 7 (0.90%) Brocade
8 7 (0.90%) Cisco
8 7 (0.90%) NetApp
8 7 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.90%) Veritas
9 6 (0.77%) Adobe
10 4 (0.52%) Capita
10 4 (0.52%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.52%) Citrix
10 4 (0.52%) Murex
10 4 (0.52%) Progress