Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 22 January 2019 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 > North East
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 54 117
Rank change year-on-year -20 +63 -28
Contract jobs citing PMO 31 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.30% 3.63% 1.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.03% 22.00% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 31
North East median daily rate £341 £425 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.71% +80.85% -41.25%
10th Percentile £257 £223 £200
90th Percentile £471 £518 £588
England median daily rate £380 £400 £358
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.89% -4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £17.50
England median hourly rate £26.42 £24.56 £21.50
% change year-on-year +7.55% +14.23% -16.70%

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 North East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 182 200 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.51% 16.50% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 149 267
North East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% -19.44%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £220
90th Percentile £539 £558 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
North East median hourly rate £16.00 £44.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.25% +219.64% -26.32%
10th Percentile £14.77 £33.38 £9.55
90th Percentile £38.65 £103.65 £29.54
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.55 £23.34
% change year-on-year -1.48% -11.95% -3.67%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the North East

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in the North East

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the North East over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in the North East

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in the North East

PMO
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the North East region over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear -12 22 £350 -17.65% 2
Durham -11 7 £270 -36.47%
Northumberland - 1 £275 -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for PMO.

1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (16.13%) Financial Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Retail
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) NHS
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) JIRA
6 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (6.45%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (6.45%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.45%) Document Management
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Analyst
1 9 (29.03%) PMO Analyst
2 3 (9.68%) PMO Specialist
3 2 (6.45%) Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Planner
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL Consultant
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Office Support
3 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.45%) Project Office Support
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (6.45%) Senior PMO
3 2 (6.45%) Senior PMO Analyst
4 1 (3.23%) Architect
4 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.23%) DBA
4 1 (3.23%) Java Architect
4 1 (3.23%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (3.23%) PMO Lead
4 1 (3.23%) Service Manager
4 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
3 5 (16.13%) Financial Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Change Control
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.45%) Dependency Management
6 2 (6.45%) Document Management
6 2 (6.45%) ERP
6 2 (6.45%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Governance
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) CIMA
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) COBIT
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.23%) P3O
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle