Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 199 199 174
Rank change year-on-year 0 -25 -37
Contract jobs citing PMO 551 641 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.34% 1.38% 1.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.60% 12.25% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 430 452
London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £688 £638 £626
England median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 0
London median hourly rate £22.25 £39.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.31% - -
England median hourly rate £33.80 £21.85 £25.12
% change year-on-year +54.69% -13.03% +25.60%

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 4,052 5,231 5,122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.88% 11.30% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,764 3,691 3,635
London median daily rate £500 £485 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -0.51% +8.33%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 87 63
London median hourly rate £21.13 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.48% +25.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.55 £12.88
90th Percentile £51.80 £67.15 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.63 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.70% +27.63% -15.56%

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 17 July 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

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in London over the 6 months to 17 July 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 17 July 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 -18 102 £450 +3.75% 7
West London +29 35 £413 +3.13% 2
East London +18 23 £355 -11.25% 1
South London +1 17 £450 +2.86% 1
North London -5 3 £500 +25.00% 2
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 226 (41.02%) Finance
2 198 (35.93%) Project Management
3 137 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 91 (16.52%) PRINCE2
6 79 (14.34%) Banking
7 77 (13.97%) Programme Management
8 76 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 75 (13.61%) Microsoft Excel
10 60 (10.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 59 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
12 57 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
13 55 (9.98%) Change Management
14 49 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
15 47 (8.53%) SharePoint
16 40 (7.26%) Waterfall
17 39 (7.08%) Security Cleared
18 38 (6.90%) Change Control
19 37 (6.72%) SAP
19 37 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
19 37 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
20 36 (6.53%) ERP
21 35 (6.35%) Retail
22 32 (5.81%) PMI Certification
22 32 (5.81%) JIRA
23 31 (5.63%) Project Planning
23 31 (5.63%) Risk Management
24 30 (5.44%) QA
24 30 (5.44%) SC Cleared
25 29 (5.26%) Oracle

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 47 (8.53%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.00%) Confluence
3 6 (1.09%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.36%) IIS
5 2 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.36%) SAS
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Drupal
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 75 (13.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 60 (10.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 59 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
4 49 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.18%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (2.54%) SAP S/4HANA
2 11 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.54%) CA PPM
4 3 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
5 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.18%) Primavera
6 1 (0.18%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.63%) Office 365
2 14 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.36%) Smartsheet
4 10 (1.81%) Power Platform
5 8 (1.45%) SaaS
6 7 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.54%) Google Sheets
9 2 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 2 (0.36%) PaaS
9 2 (0.36%) Route 53
9 2 (0.36%) Yammer
10 1 (0.18%) IaaS
10 1 (0.18%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.27%) LAN
1 7 (1.27%) Skype
1 7 (1.27%) WAN
2 6 (1.09%) Firewall
3 3 (0.54%) DHCP
3 3 (0.54%) DNS
3 3 (0.54%) Intranet
3 3 (0.54%) VPN
3 3 (0.54%) WebEx
4 2 (0.36%) NAS
4 2 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.36%) SAN
4 2 (0.36%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Network Security
5 1 (0.18%) TETRA
5 1 (0.18%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (1.81%) Power BI
3 5 (0.91%) QlikView
4 2 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.36%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.36%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.18%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) GIS
5 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.18%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.18%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (5.81%) JIRA
2 6 (1.09%) VersionOne
3 3 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.18%) ERwin
4 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
General
1 226 (41.02%) Finance
2 79 (14.34%) Banking
3 35 (6.35%) Retail
4 18 (3.27%) Legal
5 16 (2.90%) Publishing
6 14 (2.54%) Advertising
6 14 (2.54%) Marketing
7 13 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.63%) Games
8 9 (1.63%) Local Government
9 8 (1.45%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.27%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.27%) Law
11 4 (0.73%) Billing
11 4 (0.73%) French Language
11 4 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.54%) Front Office
12 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 102 (18.51%) Analyst
2 89 (16.15%) Project Manager
3 81 (14.70%) PMO Analyst
4 70 (12.70%) PMO Manager
5 50 (9.07%) PMO Lead
6 34 (6.17%) Coordinator
7 33 (5.99%) Programme Manager
8 25 (4.54%) Senior PMO
9 22 (3.99%) Transformation Manager
10 19 (3.45%) PMO Coordinator
11 18 (3.27%) Project Coordinator
11 18 (3.27%) Project Officer
12 17 (3.09%) Consultant
13 16 (2.90%) IT Manager
14 15 (2.72%) Business Analyst
14 15 (2.72%) Junior
14 15 (2.72%) PMO Project Manager
14 15 (2.72%) Senior Manager
14 15 (2.72%) Support Officer
15 14 (2.54%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.73%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (0.54%) CGI
2 3 (0.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.18%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.18%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.18%) HTML
3 1 (0.18%) JSON
3 1 (0.18%) LDAP
3 1 (0.18%) Middleware
3 1 (0.18%) React
3 1 (0.18%) Spring
3 1 (0.18%) Velocity
3 1 (0.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 19 (3.45%) NHS
3 18 (3.27%) PMI
3 18 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (1.45%) FMCG
5 7 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (0.91%) e-Learning
7 4 (0.73%) Credit Risk
7 4 (0.73%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.73%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.73%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.73%) Reinsurance
7 4 (0.73%) User Experience
8 3 (0.54%) Derivative
9 2 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (0.36%) Learning Management System
9 2 (0.36%) PDA
10 1 (0.18%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.00%) Windows
2 7 (1.27%) Windows 10
3 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.54%) Linux
5 2 (0.36%) pSOS
5 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.36%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.18%) Android
6 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (35.93%) Project Management
2 137 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (21.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 91 (16.52%) PRINCE2
5 77 (13.97%) Programme Management
6 55 (9.98%) Change Management
7 40 (7.26%) Waterfall
8 38 (6.90%) Change Control
9 37 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
9 37 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (6.53%) ERP
11 31 (5.63%) Project Planning
11 31 (5.63%) Risk Management
12 28 (5.08%) Project Governance
13 26 (4.72%) Programme Governance
13 26 (4.72%) SDLC
14 25 (4.54%) Decision-Making
14 25 (4.54%) DevOps
14 25 (4.54%) Migration
15 23 (4.17%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (1.45%) C
2 7 (1.27%) Java
2 7 (1.27%) SQL
3 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.54%) VB
4 2 (0.36%) Python
5 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.18%) R
5 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 39 (7.08%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.81%) PMI Certification
3 30 (5.44%) SC Cleared
4 20 (3.63%) Degree
4 20 (3.63%) PMP
5 10 (1.81%) APMP
5 10 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.54%) ISEB
7 3 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.54%) MCSE
7 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.36%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) IIBA
8 2 (0.36%) RIBA
9 1 (0.18%) APMG
9 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.44%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) SLA
3 7 (1.27%) P3O
4 3 (0.54%) Basel III
4 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) NIST
5 2 (0.36%) GDPR
6 1 (0.18%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) IFRS
6 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) ITGC
6 1 (0.18%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.18%) PSD2
6 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.18%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.54%) Terraform
2 2 (0.36%) Puppet
2 2 (0.36%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) Ansible
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 76 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.72%) SAP
3 29 (5.26%) Oracle
4 11 (2.00%) Google
5 8 (1.45%) Adobe
6 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.91%) Planview
8 4 (0.73%) Ariba
8 4 (0.73%) Cisco
8 4 (0.73%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.73%) Tableau
9 3 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.54%) Citrix
9 3 (0.54%) IBM
10 2 (0.36%) Calypso
10 2 (0.36%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.36%) Misys
10 2 (0.36%) Murex
10 2 (0.36%) Progress
10 2 (0.36%) Talend