Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 82 83
Rank change year-on-year -38 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing PMO 106 135 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.68% 2.41% 2.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.56% 18.12% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 98 110
South West median daily rate £313 £371 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.52% -1.20% +1.35%
10th Percentile £165 £254 £210
90th Percentile £500 £475 £500
England median daily rate £388 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
South West median hourly rate £38.00 £33.75 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.59% -11.18% -
10th Percentile £34.90 £23.50 £24.65
90th Percentile £40.90 £37.50 £40.50
England median hourly rate £23.78 £25.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year -4.90% +14.94% -18.93%

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 640 745 764
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.16% 13.28% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 477 555
South West median daily rate £435 £405 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.18% +4.67%
10th Percentile £250 £258 £210
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 41
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% -5.00%
10th Percentile £19.85 £13.20 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.10 £47.50 £58.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +5.52%

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 20 November 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
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 20 November 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 -13 28 £342 -12.44% 7
Wiltshire -41 22 £294 -21.24% 3
Devon -11 21 £323 -
Gloucestershire -8 13 £300 +4.35% 2
Somerset -9 8 £325 -13.33%
Dorset +6 5 £275 -21.43%
Cornwall -3 1 £300 +20.00%
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 44 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 43 (40.57%) Project Management
3 37 (34.91%) PRINCE2
4 29 (27.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 27 (25.47%) Finance
5 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
6 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Project
8 23 (21.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (18.87%) Programme Management
10 19 (17.92%) SharePoint
11 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
12 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
12 15 (14.15%) Change Control
13 14 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 12 (11.32%) Retail
15 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
15 10 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
15 10 (9.43%) Single Sign-On
16 9 (8.49%) MS Visio
16 9 (8.49%) NHS
17 8 (7.55%) Military
17 8 (7.55%) Windows
17 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
17 8 (7.55%) DV Cleared
17 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 7 (6.60%) Project Governance
18 7 (6.60%) Portfolio Management
18 7 (6.60%) QA

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 19 (17.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.89%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.94%) Apache
3 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (27.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (13.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (8.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Primavera
2 1 (0.94%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.89%) Office 365
4 1 (0.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.94%) PaaS
4 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.94%) DAB
2 1 (0.94%) DHCP
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
2 1 (0.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.94%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (0.94%) IBM UrbanCode
2 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Retail
3 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.55%) Military
5 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.83%) Banking
6 3 (2.83%) Electronics
6 3 (2.83%) Marketing
6 3 (2.83%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) PMO Analyst
3 13 (12.26%) PMO Manager
4 9 (8.49%) Project Officer
5 8 (7.55%) Administrator
5 8 (7.55%) Project Support Officer
5 8 (7.55%) Support Officer
6 6 (5.66%) PMO Planner
6 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Release Manager
6 6 (5.66%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Junior
7 5 (4.72%) Junior PMO
7 5 (4.72%) PMO Lead
7 5 (4.72%) Programme Planner
7 5 (4.72%) Project Administrator
7 5 (4.72%) Project Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Project Support Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Architect
8 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) .NET
1 2 (1.89%) OAuth
1 2 (1.89%) OAuth2
1 2 (1.89%) OpenID
1 2 (1.89%) SAML
2 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.94%) COM
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
2 1 (0.94%) J2EE
2 1 (0.94%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.49%) NHS
2 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.83%) PMI
5 2 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.94%) Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.94%) Unix
2 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (40.57%) Project Management
2 37 (34.91%) PRINCE2
3 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (21.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (18.87%) Programme Management
6 15 (14.15%) Change Control
7 14 (13.21%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (6.60%) Coaching
9 7 (6.60%) Decision-Making
9 7 (6.60%) Portfolio Management
9 7 (6.60%) Project Governance
9 7 (6.60%) Release Management
9 7 (6.60%) Resource Management
9 7 (6.60%) SDLC
10 6 (5.66%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (5.66%) Project Planning
10 6 (5.66%) Service Management
10 6 (5.66%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.66%) C
2 3 (2.83%) Java
3 1 (0.94%) C#
3 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (41.51%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.47%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.83%) ISEB
5 3 (2.83%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (0.94%) APMP
7 1 (0.94%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.94%) MCSA
7 1 (0.94%) MCSE
7 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.94%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.94%) P3O
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (9.43%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (1.89%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.89%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 1 (0.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.94%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 17 (16.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle
2 3 (2.83%) SAP
3 2 (1.89%) NetIQ
4 1 (0.94%) CA
4 1 (0.94%) HP
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.94%) Tableau
4 1 (0.94%) Talend
4 1 (0.94%) VMware