Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 82 85
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 -15
Contract jobs citing PMO 183 213 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.35% 2.39% 2.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.04% 22.26% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 151 122
Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £225 £200 £221
90th Percentile £475 £475 £500
England median daily rate £400 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +11.89% -4.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 3
Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £19.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.79% +43.44% -24.47%
10th Percentile £13.33 £14.08 £12.78
90th Percentile £18.18 £25.65 £15.06
England median hourly rate £24.56 £21.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +14.23% -18.87% +17.78%

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 961 957 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.32% 10.75% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 608 505
Midlands median daily rate £393 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.67% -6.25% +14.61%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £546
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 56 54
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £25.00 £17.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +42.71% +0.10%
10th Percentile £8.44 £9.72 £10.45
90th Percentile £48.95 £42.25 £40.00
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.34 £24.23
% change year-on-year -11.74% -3.67% +21.15%

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 January 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 20 January 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 +6 128 £350 +7.69% 12
East Midlands -6 50 £328 -15.48% 16
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 73 (39.89%) Project Management
2 62 (33.88%) Finance
3 33 (18.03%) PRINCE2
3 33 (18.03%) Microsoft Excel
4 32 (17.49%) Microsoft Project
5 28 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (14.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
8 22 (12.02%) Project Governance
9 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Office
9 20 (10.93%) Programme Management
10 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (9.29%) Change Management
11 17 (9.29%) Change Control
12 16 (8.74%) Project Planning
12 16 (8.74%) Retail
13 14 (7.65%) Risk Management
14 12 (6.56%) ERP
14 12 (6.56%) QA
15 11 (6.01%) Waterfall
15 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
16 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (5.46%) Resource Management
17 9 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 9 (4.92%) PRINCE
17 9 (4.92%) Programme Governance
18 8 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (4.37%) Manufacturing
18 8 (4.37%) Portfolio Management
18 8 (4.37%) Security Cleared

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 11 (6.01%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.55%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (18.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (17.49%) Microsoft Project
3 27 (14.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (10.93%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Primavera
2 3 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.09%) iTrent
3 2 (1.09%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.55%) Scribe Insight
4 1 (0.55%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Office 365
2 3 (1.64%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.55%) G Suite
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.64%) SMS
2 2 (1.09%) DAB
3 1 (0.55%) DHCP
3 1 (0.55%) DNS
3 1 (0.55%) Firewall
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) LAN
3 1 (0.55%) SAN
3 1 (0.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.55%) WAN
3 1 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.55%) Wireless
3 1 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.09%) Essbase
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.09%) QlikView
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.55%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) DbUnit
2 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.55%) jMock
2 1 (0.55%) JUnit
2 1 (0.55%) Maven
2 1 (0.55%) Mockito
2 1 (0.55%) Moq
2 1 (0.55%) NUnit
2 1 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.55%) SonarQube
General
1 62 (33.88%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Retail
3 8 (4.37%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.83%) Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.19%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.19%) Automotive
7 3 (1.64%) Legal
7 3 (1.64%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
9 1 (0.55%) Electronics
9 1 (0.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (27.87%) Analyst
2 39 (21.31%) PMO Analyst
3 38 (20.77%) Project Manager
4 21 (11.48%) PMO Manager
5 15 (8.20%) PMO Lead
6 12 (6.56%) Coordinator
7 11 (6.01%) PMO Coordinator
8 10 (5.46%) IT Manager
9 9 (4.92%) Junior
9 9 (4.92%) PMO Project Manager
9 9 (4.92%) Project Analyst
10 8 (4.37%) IT Project Manager
10 8 (4.37%) Junior PMO
10 8 (4.37%) Junior Project Manager
11 7 (3.83%) Project Coordinator
11 7 (3.83%) Workflow Project Manager
12 6 (3.28%) Programme Planner
13 5 (2.73%) Consultant
13 5 (2.73%) Senior Manager
13 5 (2.73%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) .NET
1 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
1 1 (0.55%) Apache Camel
1 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (0.55%) CSS
1 1 (0.55%) CSS3
1 1 (0.55%) Entity Framework
1 1 (0.55%) HTML
1 1 (0.55%) J2EE
1 1 (0.55%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (0.55%) LESS
1 1 (0.55%) PowerMock
1 1 (0.55%) Sass
1 1 (0.55%) SOAP
1 1 (0.55%) Spring Boot
1 1 (0.55%) Web Services
1 1 (0.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.83%) NHS
3 5 (2.73%) PMI
3 5 (2.73%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.55%) Digital Signage
5 1 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.55%) Life Science
5 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.64%) Windows
2 2 (1.09%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.89%) Project Management
2 33 (18.03%) PRINCE2
3 28 (15.30%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.02%) Project Governance
5 20 (10.93%) Programme Management
6 19 (10.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (9.29%) Change Control
7 17 (9.29%) Change Management
8 16 (8.74%) Project Planning
9 14 (7.65%) Risk Management
10 12 (6.56%) ERP
11 11 (6.01%) Waterfall
12 10 (5.46%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.46%) Resource Management
13 9 (4.92%) PRINCE
13 9 (4.92%) Programme Governance
13 9 (4.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 8 (4.37%) Portfolio Management
15 7 (3.83%) Coaching
15 7 (3.83%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.64%) SQL
1 3 (1.64%) VBA
2 2 (1.09%) C
2 2 (1.09%) Java
2 2 (1.09%) VB
3 1 (0.55%) C#
3 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (4.37%) Degree
1 8 (4.37%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.83%) PMI Certification
2 7 (3.83%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.28%) ISEB
4 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.19%) PMP
4 4 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.55%) APMP
6 1 (0.55%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.55%) MCSA
6 1 (0.55%) MCSE
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.56%) QA
2 6 (3.28%) GDPR
2 6 (3.28%) P3O
3 2 (1.09%) COBIT
4 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.55%) HL7
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.55%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.55%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.55%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.28%) Oracle
2 6 (3.28%) SAP
3 3 (1.64%) HP
4 2 (1.09%) Capita
4 2 (1.09%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.09%) Tableau
4 2 (1.09%) Workday
5 1 (0.55%) Cisco
5 1 (0.55%) Google
5 1 (0.55%) Infor
5 1 (0.55%) Remedy
5 1 (0.55%) Serena
5 1 (0.55%) VMware