Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 74 75
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing PMO 197 255 198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.42% 2.64% 2.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.18% 25.71% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 185 135
Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £228 £200 £213
90th Percentile £500 £475 £500
England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -20.00%
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.05 £12.85
90th Percentile £22.75 £19.95 £15.15
England median hourly rate £25.00 £21.75 £26.83
% change year-on-year +14.94% -18.93% +47.99%

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 888 992 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.89% 10.26% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 647 499
Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.94% +10.71%
10th Percentile £208 £210 £225
90th Percentile £560 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 53
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -6.62% +20.00%
10th Percentile £8.44 £8.76 £10.78
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.65 £43.10
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.64
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.52% +10.97%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 0 128 £340 +0.74% 12
East Midlands -12 62 £415 +3.11% 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for PMO.

1 84 (42.64%) Project Management
2 67 (34.01%) Finance
3 38 (19.29%) PRINCE2
4 37 (18.78%) Microsoft Excel
5 35 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (16.24%) Microsoft Project
7 30 (15.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 26 (13.20%) Microsoft Office
9 24 (12.18%) Project Planning
9 24 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (11.68%) Programme Management
10 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
10 23 (11.68%) Project Governance
11 20 (10.15%) Change Control
12 19 (9.64%) Change Management
13 17 (8.63%) ERP
14 15 (7.61%) Retail
14 15 (7.61%) Resource Management
15 13 (6.60%) Manufacturing
16 12 (6.09%) Banking
16 12 (6.09%) Waterfall
17 11 (5.58%) QA
17 11 (5.58%) SAP
18 10 (5.08%) Oracle
18 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (4.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 9 (4.57%) Risk Management
19 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
19 9 (4.57%) Programme Governance
20 8 (4.06%) PMI Certification

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 9 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.52%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (18.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (16.24%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (15.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (13.20%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) Open Workbench
6 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Primavera
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) iTrent
3 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.51%) Scribe Insight
3 1 (0.51%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.51%) G Suite
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) DAB
1 2 (1.02%) SMS
2 1 (0.51%) Intranet
2 1 (0.51%) WebEx
2 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.02%) Big Data
3 2 (1.02%) Essbase
3 2 (1.02%) QlikView
4 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
General
1 67 (34.01%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Retail
3 13 (6.60%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.09%) Banking
5 6 (3.05%) Automotive
6 5 (2.54%) Legal
6 5 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.03%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.52%) Marketing
8 3 (1.52%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.02%) Electronics
9 2 (1.02%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 52 (26.40%) Analyst
2 42 (21.32%) Project Manager
3 40 (20.30%) PMO Analyst
4 25 (12.69%) PMO Manager
5 15 (7.61%) PMO Lead
6 12 (6.09%) IT Manager
7 11 (5.58%) PMO Project Manager
8 10 (5.08%) Coordinator
9 9 (4.57%) Programme Planner
9 9 (4.57%) Project Analyst
10 8 (4.06%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (4.06%) PMO Planner
11 7 (3.55%) Junior
11 7 (3.55%) Junior Project Manager
11 7 (3.55%) PMO Coordinator
11 7 (3.55%) Programme Manager
11 7 (3.55%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (3.55%) Workflow Project Manager
12 6 (3.05%) Business Analyst
12 6 (3.05%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.05%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.54%) PMI
4 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.51%) Life Science
6 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.64%) Project Management
2 38 (19.29%) PRINCE2
3 35 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (12.18%) Project Planning
4 24 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (11.68%) Programme Management
5 23 (11.68%) Project Governance
6 20 (10.15%) Change Control
7 19 (9.64%) Change Management
8 17 (8.63%) ERP
9 15 (7.61%) Resource Management
10 12 (6.09%) Waterfall
11 9 (4.57%) Programme Governance
11 9 (4.57%) Risk Management
11 9 (4.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.55%) CRM
12 7 (3.55%) Dependency Management
12 7 (3.55%) Programme Delivery
12 7 (3.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.52%) C
2 2 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (4.06%) Degree
1 8 (4.06%) PMI Certification
2 7 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.54%) PMP
5 4 (2.03%) ISEB
5 4 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.52%) APMP
7 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.58%) QA
2 5 (2.54%) P3O
3 2 (1.02%) COBIT
3 2 (1.02%) GDPR
4 1 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.51%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.51%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.51%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.58%) SAP
3 10 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (1.52%) HP
4 3 (1.52%) Remedy
5 2 (1.02%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.02%) Tableau
6 1 (0.51%) Capita
6 1 (0.51%) Cisco
6 1 (0.51%) Google
6 1 (0.51%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.51%) Serena
6 1 (0.51%) Workday