Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 79 53
Rank change year-on-year -24 -26 +30
Contract jobs citing PMO 166 190 307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.01% 2.46% 3.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.96% 24.61% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 139 196
Midlands median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £218 £212 £199
90th Percentile £502 £525 £531
England median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Midlands median hourly rate £12.64 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.82% +50.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.15 £18.25 £14.00
90th Percentile £18.28 £25.15 £16.00
England median hourly rate £21.85 £25.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year -13.03% +25.60% +15.11%

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 979 772 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.87% 9.99% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 460 702
Midlands median daily rate £413 £388 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -1.90% +5.33%
10th Percentile £235 £206 £215
90th Percentile £584 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 36
Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% -5.13% +9.86%
10th Percentile £10.07 £10.32 £8.88
90th Percentile £43.75 £52.50 £76.75
England median hourly rate £24.25 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +27.63% -15.56% +5.52%

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 July 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 July 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 -34 95 £350 -6.67% 22
East Midlands -2 62 £341 -18.79% 7
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 68 (40.96%) Project Management
2 57 (34.34%) Finance
3 42 (25.30%) PRINCE2
4 37 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (19.88%) Microsoft Office
6 30 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (16.27%) NHS
7 27 (16.27%) Retail
8 25 (15.06%) Microsoft Excel
8 25 (15.06%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (13.25%) Programme Management
11 19 (11.45%) Change Control
12 18 (10.84%) Risk Management
13 17 (10.24%) E-Commerce
14 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (7.83%) Decision-Making
15 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Project
15 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
15 13 (7.83%) Change Management
15 13 (7.83%) Project Planning
15 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared
15 13 (7.83%) Security Cleared
16 12 (7.23%) Resource Management
16 12 (7.23%) Migration
16 12 (7.23%) Project Governance
17 11 (6.63%) Scrum
17 11 (6.63%) ISEB
18 10 (6.02%) Web Services

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 7 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.60%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 33 (19.88%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (15.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (4.82%) Open Workbench
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (2.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.60%) Primavera
1 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.60%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.22%) Office 365
2 6 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.20%) G Suite
4 2 (1.20%) Route 53
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) Firewall
1 1 (0.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (4.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.41%) Power BI
4 2 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.42%) JIRA
2 7 (4.22%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.41%) DbUnit
4 4 (2.41%) jMock
4 4 (2.41%) JUnit
4 4 (2.41%) Maven
4 4 (2.41%) Mockito
4 4 (2.41%) SonarQube
5 2 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.20%) JMeter
5 2 (1.20%) Selenium
5 2 (1.20%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.60%) git-flow
6 1 (0.60%) MSTest
6 1 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.60%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (34.34%) Finance
2 27 (16.27%) Retail
3 6 (3.61%) Legal
3 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.61%) Marketing
4 5 (3.01%) Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 53 (31.93%) Analyst
2 38 (22.89%) PMO Analyst
3 28 (16.87%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.83%) PMO Lead
4 13 (7.83%) PMO Manager
5 9 (5.42%) Coordinator
5 9 (5.42%) Developer
5 9 (5.42%) Project Coordinator
6 7 (4.22%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (3.61%) IT Manager
7 6 (3.61%) Java Developer
7 6 (3.61%) Senior PMO
8 5 (3.01%) Business Analyst
8 5 (3.01%) Consultant
8 5 (3.01%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (2.41%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (2.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (2.41%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (2.41%) PMO Consultant
9 4 (2.41%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.02%) Web Services
2 9 (5.42%) RESTful
3 7 (4.22%) J2EE
4 6 (3.61%) CSS
5 5 (3.01%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.01%) HTML
5 5 (3.01%) jQuery
5 5 (3.01%) Spring
6 4 (2.41%) Ajax
6 4 (2.41%) Apache Camel
6 4 (2.41%) CSS3
6 4 (2.41%) HTML5
6 4 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (2.41%) PowerMock
6 4 (2.41%) React
6 4 (2.41%) Redux
6 4 (2.41%) SOAP
6 4 (2.41%) Spring Boot
7 3 (1.81%) Angular 2
7 3 (1.81%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.27%) NHS
2 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.01%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.41%) PMI
5 3 (1.81%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.81%) User Experience
6 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) iSeries
7 1 (0.60%) Photography
7 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.22%) Windows
2 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.20%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.60%) Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (40.96%) Project Management
2 42 (25.30%) PRINCE2
3 37 (22.29%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (18.07%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (13.25%) Programme Management
7 19 (11.45%) Change Control
8 18 (10.84%) Risk Management
9 17 (10.24%) E-Commerce
10 15 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (7.83%) Change Management
11 13 (7.83%) Decision-Making
11 13 (7.83%) Project Planning
12 12 (7.23%) Migration
12 12 (7.23%) Project Governance
12 12 (7.23%) Resource Management
13 11 (6.63%) Scrum
14 10 (6.02%) Waterfall
15 9 (5.42%) Coaching
15 9 (5.42%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.42%) Java
2 5 (3.01%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.41%) PL/SQL
3 4 (2.41%) SQL
4 2 (1.20%) C#
4 2 (1.20%) VB
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared
1 13 (7.83%) Security Cleared
2 11 (6.63%) ISEB
3 6 (3.61%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.01%) Degree
5 2 (1.20%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.20%) PMP
5 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.60%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) QA
2 5 (3.01%) P3O
3 4 (2.41%) GDPR
4 2 (1.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.60%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Docker
1 5 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (3.01%) vSphere
2 3 (1.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) Puppet
1 2 (1.20%) Terraform
2 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.42%) SAP
3 6 (3.61%) VMware
4 3 (1.81%) Google
4 3 (1.81%) Niku
4 3 (1.81%) Oracle
5 2 (1.20%) HP
5 2 (1.20%) IBM
5 2 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.60%) arcserve
6 1 (0.60%) Dell
6 1 (0.60%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic