Period
to 17 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 17 August 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 > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 99 90
Rank change year-on-year -9 -9 +33
Contract jobs citing PMO 331 409 402
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.24% 2.43% 2.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.83% 18.71% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 251 262
South East median daily rate £365 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +3.81% +9.47%
10th Percentile £217 £225 £229
90th Percentile £538 £513 £524
England median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year - +1.91% +7.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
South East median hourly rate £46.25 £25.12 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.12% - +43.54%
10th Percentile £37.90 £21.61 £18.55
90th Percentile £151.20 £45.82 £33.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £21.50 £25.06
% change year-on-year +62.79% -14.21% +22.90%

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1,758 2,186 1,969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.91% 13.00% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,013 1,241 1,196
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.92% +0.31%
10th Percentile £206 £231 £250
90th Percentile £588 £625 £567
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 81 65
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% +18.42% +11.06%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.50 £48.00
England median hourly rate £22.36 £23.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.85% +16.25% -11.11%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the South East

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in the South East

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in the South East

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in the South East

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the South East over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMO in the South East

PMO
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Thames Valley -15 131 £438 +16.67% 19
Berkshire -11 99 £370 +2.78% 9
Hampshire +20 98 £370 +12.12% 9
West Sussex +33 51 £350 - 5
Surrey -18 39 £400 -5.88% 8
Buckinghamshire -2 24 £483 +20.63% 3
Oxfordshire +10 8 £413 -12.23% 7
Kent -1 4 £341 - 3
Middlesex +6 1 - -
East Sussex -15 1 £300 +2.04%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 South East region with a requirement for PMO.

1 136 (41.09%) Project Management
2 111 (33.53%) Finance
3 65 (19.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 63 (19.03%) PRINCE2
4 63 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 58 (17.52%) Telecoms
6 52 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
7 46 (13.90%) Microsoft
8 44 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (10.88%) Change Management
11 35 (10.57%) Microsoft Project
11 35 (10.57%) Programme Management
12 34 (10.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 34 (10.27%) SharePoint
13 33 (9.97%) Change Control
14 32 (9.67%) QA
15 27 (8.16%) SAP
16 26 (7.85%) PMP
17 25 (7.55%) PMI Certification
18 23 (6.95%) Security Cleared
18 23 (6.95%) Project Governance
18 23 (6.95%) Dependency Management
19 22 (6.65%) Degree
19 22 (6.65%) Management Information System
20 21 (6.34%) Project Planning
21 20 (6.04%) ITIL
22 19 (5.74%) Business Analysis
22 19 (5.74%) Risk Management
22 19 (5.74%) Problem-Solving

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 34 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.42%) Confluence
3 3 (0.91%) Documentum
3 3 (0.91%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 65 (19.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (15.71%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (10.57%) Microsoft Project
4 34 (10.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (4.53%) MS Visio
6 9 (2.72%) Open Workbench
7 2 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.11%) Primavera
2 6 (1.81%) TrackWise
3 4 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.60%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.30%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.02%) Office 365
3 6 (1.81%) Power Platform
4 4 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.91%) SaaS
5 3 (0.91%) Smartsheet
6 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.30%) G Suite
7 1 (0.30%) IaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Flow
7 1 (0.30%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.63%) Network Security
2 9 (2.72%) Firewall
3 6 (1.81%) LAN
3 6 (1.81%) VPN
3 6 (1.81%) WAN
4 5 (1.51%) Broadband
5 3 (0.91%) 5G
5 3 (0.91%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (0.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (0.91%) IPsec
5 3 (0.91%) LTE
5 3 (0.91%) MPLS
5 3 (0.91%) VoIP
6 2 (0.60%) 3G
6 2 (0.60%) 4G
6 2 (0.60%) MVNO
6 2 (0.60%) OSPF
6 2 (0.60%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.60%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (1.51%) Power BI
3 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.91%) MS Access
4 2 (0.60%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.60%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.30%) Big Data
5 1 (0.30%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.30%) HBase
5 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.30%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.30%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 17 (5.14%) JIRA
2 4 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.60%) MSI
3 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.30%) PostCSS
4 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 111 (33.53%) Finance
2 58 (17.52%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.83%) Pharmaceutical
4 14 (4.23%) Retail
5 6 (1.81%) Banking
5 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.51%) Back Office
7 4 (1.21%) Legal
8 2 (0.60%) Front Office
8 2 (0.60%) Marketing
8 2 (0.60%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.30%) Automotive
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.30%) Local Government
9 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 95 (28.70%) Analyst
2 70 (21.15%) PMO Analyst
3 64 (19.34%) Project Manager
4 26 (7.85%) Coordinator
5 21 (6.34%) PMO Manager
6 18 (5.44%) IT Manager
7 16 (4.83%) IT Project Manager
8 14 (4.23%) PMO Coordinator
8 14 (4.23%) PMO Lead
8 14 (4.23%) Project Coordinator
9 13 (3.93%) Senior Manager
10 12 (3.63%) Administrator
11 10 (3.02%) Junior
12 9 (2.72%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.72%) PMO Administrator
12 9 (2.72%) Security Manager
12 9 (2.72%) Security Project Manager
12 9 (2.72%) Senior Project Manager
12 9 (2.72%) Support Officer
13 8 (2.42%) Senior PMO
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.11%) HTML
2 6 (1.81%) CSS
2 6 (1.81%) JSON
2 6 (1.81%) Spring
3 5 (1.51%) .NET
3 5 (1.51%) .NET Core
3 5 (1.51%) AngularJS
3 5 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (1.51%) HTML5
3 5 (1.51%) jQuery
3 5 (1.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (0.91%) Web Services
5 2 (0.60%) Middleware
5 2 (0.60%) XML
6 1 (0.30%) BAPI
6 1 (0.30%) JAXB
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Smart Forms
6 1 (0.30%) SOAP
6 1 (0.30%) SVG
6 1 (0.30%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.65%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.72%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.81%) NHS
6 5 (1.51%) PMI
7 4 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.21%) Life Science
8 3 (0.91%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.91%) Tandem
8 3 (0.91%) User Experience
9 2 (0.60%) CESG
9 2 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.30%) FMCG
10 1 (0.30%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.30%) iSeries
10 1 (0.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.51%) Windows
2 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (41.09%) Project Management
2 63 (19.03%) PRINCE2
2 63 (19.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (13.29%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (10.88%) Change Management
5 35 (10.57%) Programme Management
6 33 (9.97%) Change Control
7 23 (6.95%) Dependency Management
7 23 (6.95%) Project Governance
8 21 (6.34%) Project Planning
9 20 (6.04%) ITIL
10 19 (5.74%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.74%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (5.74%) Risk Management
11 17 (5.14%) Quality Management
11 17 (5.14%) Resource Management
12 16 (4.83%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (4.53%) Analytics
13 15 (4.53%) Work Breakdown Structure
14 14 (4.23%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.02%) SQL
2 9 (2.72%) C
3 5 (1.51%) C#
4 2 (0.60%) Java
4 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.60%) VB
5 1 (0.30%) ABAP
5 1 (0.30%) ES6
5 1 (0.30%) Java 8
5 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.30%) SAPscript
5 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (7.85%) PMP
2 25 (7.55%) PMI Certification
3 23 (6.95%) Security Cleared
4 22 (6.65%) Degree
5 17 (5.14%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.63%) ISEB
7 11 (3.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.91%) CCNP
9 3 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.91%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.60%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.30%) CCNA
11 1 (0.30%) CISM
11 1 (0.30%) CISSP
11 1 (0.30%) CRISC
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.67%) QA
2 10 (3.02%) SLA
3 9 (2.72%) GxP
3 9 (2.72%) P3O
4 4 (1.21%) GDPR
5 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.60%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.30%) GAMP
7 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 4 (1.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.60%) Firmware
3 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.60%) vSphere
4 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (2.42%) HP ALM
2 3 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.60%) CASB
3 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.60%) WSUS
4 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (13.90%) Microsoft
2 27 (8.16%) SAP
3 11 (3.32%) HP
4 8 (2.42%) Niku
4 8 (2.42%) Oracle
4 8 (2.42%) Planview
5 5 (1.51%) Cisco
5 5 (1.51%) F5
6 4 (1.21%) Symantec
6 4 (1.21%) Thales
6 4 (1.21%) VMware
7 3 (0.91%) Huawei
7 3 (0.91%) Remedy
7 3 (0.91%) Workday
7 3 (0.91%) Zscaler
8 2 (0.60%) Adobe
8 2 (0.60%) Cognizant
8 2 (0.60%) IBM
8 2 (0.60%) Nokia
8 2 (0.60%) Progress