Period
to 20 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 67 70
Rank change year-on-year -31 +3 -9
Contract jobs citing PMO 165 212 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.08% 2.64% 2.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.83% 23.71% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 143 146
Midlands median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% -
10th Percentile £250 £186 £207
90th Percentile £480 £488 £538
England median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Midlands median hourly rate £13.64 £21.75 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.29% +59.99% -32.03%
10th Percentile £13.13 £15.75 £12.89
90th Percentile £14.15 £25.75 £14.30
England median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50% +4.89%

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 1,042 894 991
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.17% 11.15% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 531 625
Midlands median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +13.07%
10th Percentile £250 £181 £245
90th Percentile £575 £538 £556
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 31
Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +17.41% -4.03%
10th Percentile £10.91 £11.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £49.15 £36.60 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -8.51% +9.05%

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 April 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 April 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 -28 95 £373 +13.74% 17
East Midlands +3 65 £330 -10.51% 13
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (41.21%) Project Management
2 59 (35.76%) Finance
3 36 (21.82%) PRINCE2
3 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
6 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Excel
6 23 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (13.33%) Risk Management
8 21 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (12.12%) Retail
10 19 (11.52%) Change Management
10 19 (11.52%) Programme Management
11 18 (10.91%) NHS
11 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (10.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 17 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (9.70%) Change Control
14 15 (9.09%) Project Planning
15 13 (7.88%) E-Commerce
15 13 (7.88%) Project Governance
15 13 (7.88%) Waterfall
16 12 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
17 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (6.67%) QA
18 10 (6.06%) Security Cleared
18 10 (6.06%) PRINCE
18 10 (6.06%) Coaching
19 9 (5.45%) SharePoint
19 9 (5.45%) SC 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 9 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.21%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.61%) Umbraco
Applications
1 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Project
2 23 (13.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (10.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.21%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) iTrent
2 2 (1.21%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.61%) Primavera
3 1 (0.61%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.24%) Office 365
2 3 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.82%) G Suite
2 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.82%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) SMS
2 1 (0.61%) DHCP
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) SAN
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
2 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless
2 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.30%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.21%) Essbase
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.61%) Power BI
5 1 (0.61%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.64%) JIRA
2 3 (1.82%) DbUnit
2 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.82%) jMock
2 3 (1.82%) JUnit
2 3 (1.82%) Maven
2 3 (1.82%) Mockito
2 3 (1.82%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.61%) git-flow
3 1 (0.61%) Moq
3 1 (0.61%) MSTest
3 1 (0.61%) NUnit
3 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.61%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 59 (35.76%) Finance
2 20 (12.12%) Retail
3 8 (4.85%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.64%) Banking
5 5 (3.03%) Legal
6 4 (2.42%) Marketing
6 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.21%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.21%) Automotive
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
7 2 (1.21%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (26.06%) Analyst
1 43 (26.06%) Project Manager
2 33 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 21 (12.73%) PMO Manager
4 12 (7.27%) PMO Lead
5 11 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 11 (6.67%) Developer
6 9 (5.45%) PMO Coordinator
7 7 (4.24%) Project Coordinator
8 6 (3.64%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.64%) Project Analyst
8 6 (3.64%) Senior Manager
9 5 (3.03%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.03%) Consultant
9 5 (3.03%) IT Manager
9 5 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
9 5 (3.03%) PMO Officer
10 4 (2.42%) Junior
10 4 (2.42%) PMO Planner
10 4 (2.42%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.64%) Web Services
2 5 (3.03%) CSS
2 5 (3.03%) HTML
2 5 (3.03%) J2EE
2 5 (3.03%) jQuery
2 5 (3.03%) RESTful
3 4 (2.42%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.42%) CSS3
3 4 (2.42%) HTML5
3 4 (2.42%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.82%) Ajax
4 3 (1.82%) Apache Camel
4 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (1.82%) LESS
4 3 (1.82%) PowerMock
4 3 (1.82%) React
4 3 (1.82%) Redux
4 3 (1.82%) Sass
4 3 (1.82%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.91%) NHS
2 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.42%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.42%) PMI
5 3 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.21%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.21%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.61%) iSeries
7 1 (0.61%) Life Science
7 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.61%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.64%) Windows
2 4 (2.42%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (41.21%) Project Management
2 36 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.82%) PRINCE2
3 23 (13.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 21 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (11.52%) Change Management
6 19 (11.52%) Programme Management
7 16 (9.70%) Change Control
8 15 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 13 (7.88%) E-Commerce
9 13 (7.88%) Project Governance
9 13 (7.88%) Waterfall
10 12 (7.27%) Portfolio Management
11 10 (6.06%) Coaching
11 10 (6.06%) PRINCE
12 8 (4.85%) ITIL
12 8 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (4.85%) Scrum
13 7 (4.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.24%) SQL
2 6 (3.64%) Java
3 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.42%) VB
4 4 (2.42%) VBA
5 3 (1.82%) C
5 3 (1.82%) C#
5 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.64%) PMI Certification
4 5 (3.03%) Degree
4 5 (3.03%) ISEB
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.21%) MCSA
6 2 (1.21%) MCSE
6 2 (1.21%) PMP
6 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.67%) QA
2 6 (3.64%) GDPR
3 3 (1.82%) P3O
4 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.61%) HL7
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.61%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.42%) vSphere
2 2 (1.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (14.55%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.85%) Oracle
3 5 (3.03%) SAP
4 4 (2.42%) VMware
5 3 (1.82%) Google
6 2 (1.21%) Capita
6 2 (1.21%) HP
6 2 (1.21%) IBM
6 2 (1.21%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.21%) Workday
7 1 (0.61%) arcserve
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) Dell
7 1 (0.61%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.61%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Infor
7 1 (0.61%) Niku