Period
to 21 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 21 April 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 61 62
Rank change year-on-year +12 +1 +12
Contract jobs citing PMO 55 32 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.62% 2.47% 2.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.98% 19.28% 17.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 21
Reading median daily rate £400 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +19.29% -0.71%
10th Percentile £234 £250 £225
90th Percentile £538 £500 £581
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £365 £330
% change year-on-year -0.68% +10.61% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £15.50

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 Reading with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 172 166 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.32% 12.84% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 113 88
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £224 £264 £229
90th Percentile £580 £588 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £411
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.74% +12.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
Reading median hourly rate £56.75 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.17% - +40.65%
10th Percentile £36.68 £17.12 £14.10
90th Percentile £63.75 £49.00 £59.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £20.95
% change year-on-year +13.33% +43.23% +4.73%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in Reading

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in Reading

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in Reading over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in Reading

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for PMO.

1 33 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 32 (58.18%) Project Management
3 27 (49.09%) Quality Management
3 27 (49.09%) Project Governance
3 27 (49.09%) Dependency Management
4 26 (47.27%) Critical Success Factor
5 25 (45.45%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 25 (45.45%) Matrix Management
6 24 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (41.82%) PRINCE2
8 22 (40.00%) PMI
8 22 (40.00%) PMI Certification
8 22 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (25.45%) Huawei
11 12 (21.82%) Remedy
12 10 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
13 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
14 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (10.91%) Maya
15 5 (9.09%) Finance
15 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (7.27%) 4G
16 4 (7.27%) Analytical Thinking
16 4 (7.27%) 2G
16 4 (7.27%) 3G
16 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
16 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
16 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
17 3 (5.45%) Citrix

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (10.91%) Maya
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Value-Added Service
2 4 (7.27%) 2G
2 4 (7.27%) 3G
2 4 (7.27%) 4G
3 3 (5.45%) 5G
4 2 (3.64%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.82%) DNS
5 1 (1.82%) Skype
General
1 33 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Project Manager
2 8 (14.55%) Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) PMO Lead
4 5 (9.09%) Telecoms Manager
4 5 (9.09%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Consultant
5 3 (5.45%) Voice Project Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Junior
6 2 (3.64%) PMO Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Senior PMO
6 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.82%) Active Directory Support
7 1 (1.82%) ITSM Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Service Management Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Service Management Project Manager
7 1 (1.82%) Service Management Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) PMI
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Project Management
2 27 (49.09%) Dependency Management
2 27 (49.09%) Project Governance
2 27 (49.09%) Quality Management
3 26 (47.27%) Critical Success Factor
4 25 (45.45%) Matrix Management
4 25 (45.45%) Work Breakdown Structure
5 24 (43.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (41.82%) PRINCE2
7 17 (30.91%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.27%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (5.45%) BCP
10 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity
10 3 (5.45%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (5.45%) Coaching
10 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.64%) ITIL
11 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
11 2 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 22 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.45%) XenApp
2 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 14 (25.45%) Huawei
2 12 (21.82%) Remedy
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) IFS
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) VMware