Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 19 October 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)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 52 50
Rank change year-on-year +24 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing PMO 22 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 4.74% 0.75% 1.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 6.45% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 7
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £280 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.93% -13.85% +11.59%
10th Percentile £235 £272 £223
90th Percentile £499 £289 £423
North West median daily rate £350 £363 £350
% change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £34.25 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year +53.28% -10.62% -20.01%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 66 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 14.22% 11.70% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 36
Merseyside median daily rate £350 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -23.71%
10th Percentile £218 £302 £250
90th Percentile £529 £626 £565
North West median daily rate £405 £400 £397
% change year-on-year +1.25% +0.88% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.27 - £8.93
10th Percentile £11.12 - £8.83
90th Percentile £15.40 - £9.04
North West median hourly rate £28.38 £13.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year +118.31% -42.72% +10.71%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Merseyside

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMO in Merseyside.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Merseyside

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Merseyside over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Merseyside

PMO
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Liverpool +23 21 £375 +33.93% 7
Wirral - 1 - -
Bootle - 1 - - 1
PMO
North West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for PMO.

1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
1 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
4 3 (13.64%) GDPR
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (9.09%) QA
5 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Retail
6 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) PMO Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) PMO Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Change Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Change Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Business Change Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Business Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Azure Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Developer
7 1 (4.55%) GDPR Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) PMO Lead
7 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
7 1 (4.55%) Transformation Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
1 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
4 2 (9.09%) Decision-Making
4 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (4.55%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (4.55%) Business Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Network Virtualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.55%) CCNA
1 1 (4.55%) CCNP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) GDPR
2 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) BMC
2 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) IronPort
2 1 (4.55%) Juniper
2 1 (4.55%) Meraki
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy