Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 18 August 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 > South West
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 75 84
Rank change year-on-year -35 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing PMO 105 135 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.91% 2.46% 2.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.59% 18.85% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 87 102
South West median daily rate £350 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -7.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £210 £255 £241
90th Percentile £535 £484 £488
England median daily rate £400 £395 £363
% change year-on-year +1.27% +8.97% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
South West median hourly rate £78.75 £35.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -7.28% -
10th Percentile £25.88 £29.88 £35.58
90th Percentile £132.63 £39.25 £40.33
England median hourly rate £21.50 £25.12 £20.39
% change year-on-year -14.41% +23.20% +16.93%

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 West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 633 716 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.50% 13.07% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 425 492
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -2.60% -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 58 46
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.85 £20.50
90th Percentile £52.88 £49.00 £55.38
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.05% -10.00% +4.65%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the South West

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in the South West

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the South West over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in the South West

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in the South West

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the South West over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for PMO in the South West

PMO
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Bristol -6 34 £375 +25.00% 6
Wiltshire -11 26 £290 -17.73% 1
Devon -12 16 £356 +7.95%
Gloucestershire +2 10 £350 -22.22% 2
Somerset -3 5 £235 -29.06% 3
Dorset -4 2 £800 +146.15%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 South West region with a requirement for PMO.

1 41 (39.05%) Finance
2 34 (32.38%) Security Cleared
3 30 (28.57%) Project Management
4 29 (27.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 29 (27.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (21.90%) PRINCE2
5 23 (21.90%) SharePoint
6 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
7 19 (18.10%) Change Control
8 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
8 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
8 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (15.24%) Programme Management
10 15 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (13.33%) Retail
12 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Management
12 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
12 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (8.57%) NHS
14 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (8.57%) Single Sign-On
15 8 (7.62%) Office 365
15 8 (7.62%) Service Management
16 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
16 7 (6.67%) Windows
17 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
17 6 (5.71%) Migration
17 6 (5.71%) Military

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (21.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.95%) Apache
2 1 (0.95%) Confluence
2 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (27.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Primavera
2 1 (0.95%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.95%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) Office 365
2 5 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.95%) GitHub
4 1 (0.95%) Slack
4 1 (0.95%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) DAB
2 1 (0.95%) DHCP
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) NGN
2 1 (0.95%) VoIP
2 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.86%) Power BI
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.86%) GitLab
3 2 (1.90%) JIRA
4 1 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 41 (39.05%) Finance
2 14 (13.33%) Retail
3 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.71%) Banking
4 6 (5.71%) Military
4 6 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Analyst
2 18 (17.14%) PMO Analyst
3 13 (12.38%) PMO Manager
4 12 (11.43%) PMO Lead
5 7 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Consultant
6 6 (5.71%) Junior
6 6 (5.71%) PMO Consultant
6 6 (5.71%) Project Officer
6 6 (5.71%) Project Support Officer
6 6 (5.71%) Release Manager
6 6 (5.71%) Support Officer
7 5 (4.76%) Junior PMO
7 5 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.81%) Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Coordinator
8 4 (3.81%) Junior Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Project Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Project Support Analyst
8 4 (3.81%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) COM
1 1 (0.95%) Doctrine
1 1 (0.95%) JFC
1 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) NHS
2 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.95%) Clustering
4 1 (0.95%) CMDB
4 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.95%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.95%) PMI
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.95%) Unix
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Project Management
2 29 (27.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (21.90%) PRINCE2
4 19 (18.10%) Change Control
5 17 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.24%) Programme Management
7 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (11.43%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (7.62%) Service Management
11 6 (5.71%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.71%) Dependency Management
11 6 (5.71%) Migration
11 6 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
11 6 (5.71%) Release Management
11 6 (5.71%) SDLC
12 5 (4.76%) Change Management
12 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.76%) Programme Governance
12 5 (4.76%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.86%) C
2 1 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (32.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.86%) ISEB
5 2 (1.90%) APMP
5 2 (1.90%) Degree
6 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CITP
6 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.95%) MCSA
6 1 (0.95%) MCSE
6 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) GDPR
1 3 (2.86%) QA
2 2 (1.90%) SLA
3 1 (0.95%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) Docker
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.81%) Ansible
4 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.86%) SAP
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle
4 1 (0.95%) CA
4 1 (0.95%) HP
4 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.95%) Talend
4 1 (0.95%) VMware
4 1 (0.95%) Zend