Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 84 76
Rank change year-on-year -27 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing PMO 163 176 263
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.05% 2.25% 2.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.95% 21.78% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 140 181
Midlands median daily rate £330 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.44% +1.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £219 £217 £200
90th Percentile £475 £501 £488
England median daily rate £395 £400 £356
% change year-on-year -1.25% +12.36% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Midlands median hourly rate £11.00 £20.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.68% +35.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £10.20 £17.88 £11.40
90th Percentile £20.30 £23.23 £19.80
England median hourly rate £23.78 £25.12 £22.13
% change year-on-year -5.35% +13.54% -11.92%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 817 808 1,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.26% 10.31% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 498 663
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £238 £200 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 55
Midlands median hourly rate £14.44 £14.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -30.49% -7.92%
10th Percentile £10.33 £8.44 £8.60
90th Percentile £23.75 £52.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.49% -11.11% +4.41%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the Midlands

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in the Midlands

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in the Midlands

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO in the Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in the Midlands

PMO
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
West Midlands -11 118 £338 +2.27% 24
East Midlands -23 37 £320 -24.71% 19
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Midlands region with a requirement for PMO.

1 83 (50.92%) Project Management
2 56 (34.36%) Finance
3 46 (28.22%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (22.09%) PRINCE2
5 36 (22.09%) Microsoft Excel
6 29 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (16.56%) NHS
9 26 (15.95%) Retail
10 24 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
11 22 (13.50%) JIRA
11 22 (13.50%) Change Control
12 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Project
12 21 (12.88%) Programme Management
13 18 (11.04%) Risk Management
13 18 (11.04%) ISEB
14 17 (10.43%) BusinessObjects
15 16 (9.82%) Open Workbench
16 14 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
17 13 (7.98%) Confluence
18 12 (7.36%) Decision-Making
18 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (7.36%) Project Governance
19 11 (6.75%) Portfolio Management
19 11 (6.75%) SC Cleared
19 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
19 11 (6.75%) Microsoft
19 11 (6.75%) Migration
20 10 (6.13%) Scrum

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (7.98%) Confluence
2 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (28.22%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (22.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Project
4 16 (9.82%) Open Workbench
5 5 (3.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (1.84%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.61%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.45%) Office 365
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.23%) Route 53
4 1 (0.61%) IaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.61%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) DHCP
1 1 (0.61%) DNS
1 1 (0.61%) Firewall
1 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.72%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (10.43%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.45%) Power BI
5 2 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 22 (13.50%) JIRA
2 9 (5.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.07%) Selenium
4 5 (3.07%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.45%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.45%) DbUnit
5 4 (2.45%) JMeter
5 4 (2.45%) jMock
5 4 (2.45%) JUnit
5 4 (2.45%) Maven
5 4 (2.45%) Mockito
5 4 (2.45%) SonarQube
6 3 (1.84%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.61%) Moq
7 1 (0.61%) NUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 56 (34.36%) Finance
2 26 (15.95%) Retail
3 6 (3.68%) Automotive
3 6 (3.68%) Banking
3 6 (3.68%) Legal
3 6 (3.68%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.07%) Marketing
5 2 (1.23%) Billing
5 2 (1.23%) Military
5 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.61%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (37.42%) Analyst
2 47 (28.83%) PMO Analyst
3 15 (9.20%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.59%) PMO Lead
5 11 (6.75%) Coordinator
6 10 (6.13%) Project Coordinator
7 9 (5.52%) Senior PMO
8 8 (4.91%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.68%) PMO Manager
10 6 (3.68%) PMO Officer
11 5 (3.07%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.07%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.07%) Project Officer
12 4 (2.45%) Consultant
12 4 (2.45%) Financial Analyst
12 4 (2.45%) IT Project Manager
12 4 (2.45%) Project Analyst
12 4 (2.45%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.52%) RESTful
2 7 (4.29%) Spring
2 7 (4.29%) Web Services
3 5 (3.07%) AngularJS
3 5 (3.07%) CSS
3 5 (3.07%) J2EE
4 4 (2.45%) Apache Camel
4 4 (2.45%) PowerMock
4 4 (2.45%) SOAP
4 4 (2.45%) Spring Boot
5 2 (1.23%) CSS3
5 2 (1.23%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.23%) HTML
5 2 (1.23%) HTML5
5 2 (1.23%) JPA
5 2 (1.23%) jQuery
5 2 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (1.23%) LESS
5 2 (1.23%) Sass
6 1 (0.61%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.56%) NHS
2 12 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (1.84%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.23%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.23%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.61%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (0.61%) Photography
6 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.91%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) Windows 10
2 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (50.92%) Project Management
2 39 (23.93%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.09%) PRINCE2
4 29 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (17.18%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (13.50%) Change Control
7 21 (12.88%) Programme Management
8 18 (11.04%) Risk Management
9 14 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (7.36%) Decision-Making
10 12 (7.36%) Project Governance
11 11 (6.75%) Migration
11 11 (6.75%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (6.13%) Change Management
12 10 (6.13%) E-Commerce
12 10 (6.13%) Scrum
12 10 (6.13%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (5.52%) Project Planning
13 9 (5.52%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.13%) Java
2 6 (3.68%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.23%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) C
4 1 (0.61%) C#
4 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (11.04%) ISEB
2 11 (6.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.07%) Degree
4 4 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (1.84%) APMP
5 3 (1.84%) HND
5 3 (1.84%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.84%) PMP
6 2 (1.23%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.23%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) P3O
2 5 (3.07%) QA
3 3 (1.84%) GDPR
4 2 (1.23%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.23%) ISO 9002
4 2 (1.23%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.45%) vSphere
3 3 (1.84%) Docker
4 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.23%) Puppet
1 2 (1.23%) SCCM
1 2 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (6.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.13%) Niku
3 8 (4.91%) SAP
4 7 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (0.61%) Apigee
6 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.61%) Cisco
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix
6 1 (0.61%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) HP
6 1 (0.61%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.61%) Progress