Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 14 December 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 70 40
Rank change year-on-year +25 -30 -16
Contract jobs citing PMO 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.76% 1.56% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.05% 19.57% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £356 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.28% +18.75% -
UK median daily rate £375 £395 £375
% change year-on-year -5.06% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £20.87 £25.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year -16.53% +12.99% -17.54%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 74 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 18.83% 7.97% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 15
Northern Ireland median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £298 £265 £238
90th Percentile £538 £400 £418
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £28.38 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +102.68% +40.00% -
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.72% -7.56% -

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Northern Ireland

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Northern Ireland

PMO
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
County Antrim +28 3 £400 +12.28%
PMO
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for PMO.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) PMP
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Project
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) PMO Lead
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Manager
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PMP
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft