Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 91 81
Rank change year-on-year -14 -10 +12
Contract jobs citing PMO 94 113 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.84% 2.18% 2.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.46% 17.20% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 74 103
South West median daily rate £363 £323 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.40% +4.03% -11.43%
10th Percentile £257 £200 £232
90th Percentile £556 £493 £485
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South West median hourly rate £78.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.88% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25.88 £40.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £132.63 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -10.64% +23.68% +9.35%

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 608 657 817
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.93% 12.68% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 409 528
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £266 £204 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 56 63
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £36.63 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -12.80% +5.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £77.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% -12.77% +17.50%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +10 43 £350 -2.78% 2
Wiltshire -11 20 £356 +18.75% 2
Devon +1 14 £356 +1.79% 1
Gloucestershire +11 6 £275 +34.15%
Somerset +4 2 £358 +24.35% 2
Dorset -9 2 £800 +146.15% 3
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 45 (47.87%) Finance
2 28 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (27.66%) Project Management
4 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
4 17 (18.09%) PRINCE2
4 17 (18.09%) SharePoint
5 16 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Excel
7 14 (14.89%) Change Control
8 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Project
8 13 (13.83%) Programme Management
9 10 (10.64%) Retail
9 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
9 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
10 9 (9.57%) Dependency Management
10 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (9.57%) Banking
11 8 (8.51%) Retail Banking
11 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
11 8 (8.51%) Quality Management
11 8 (8.51%) Office 365
12 7 (7.45%) Business Transformation
12 7 (7.45%) Programme Governance
12 7 (7.45%) NHS
13 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
13 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
13 6 (6.38%) SAP
13 6 (6.38%) ITIL

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 17 (18.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (1.06%) Apache
3 1 (1.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (13.83%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Office 365
2 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.06%) GitHub
4 1 (1.06%) Slack
4 1 (1.06%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) Firewall
1 2 (2.13%) NGN
1 2 (2.13%) VoIP
2 1 (1.06%) DAB
2 1 (1.06%) DHCP
2 1 (1.06%) DNS
2 1 (1.06%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.19%) Power BI
3 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.19%) GitLab
3 2 (2.13%) JIRA
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (47.87%) Finance
2 10 (10.64%) Retail
3 9 (9.57%) Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Retail Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
5 6 (6.38%) Manufacturing
6 5 (5.32%) Marketing
7 4 (4.26%) Electronics
7 4 (4.26%) Legal
8 2 (2.13%) Military
9 1 (1.06%) Billing
9 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.06%) Law
9 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (28.72%) Analyst
2 19 (20.21%) PMO Analyst
3 13 (13.83%) PMO Manager
4 10 (10.64%) PMO Lead
5 6 (6.38%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Project Officer
5 6 (6.38%) Project Support Officer
5 6 (6.38%) Support Officer
6 4 (4.26%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) Consultant
7 3 (3.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.19%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Junior
7 3 (3.19%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.19%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.19%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) Doctrine
1 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) NHS
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.06%) CMDB
5 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.06%) PMI
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Windows
2 1 (1.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Unix
2 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 26 (27.66%) Project Management
3 17 (18.09%) PRINCE2
4 16 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.02%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (14.89%) Change Control
6 13 (13.83%) Programme Management
7 9 (9.57%) Dependency Management
7 9 (9.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (8.51%) Quality Management
9 7 (7.45%) Business Transformation
9 7 (7.45%) Programme Governance
10 6 (6.38%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (6.38%) ITIL
10 6 (6.38%) Project Governance
11 5 (5.32%) Migration
11 5 (5.32%) Service Management
12 4 (4.26%) Coaching
12 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) C
2 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.13%) APMP
4 2 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.06%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.06%) CITP
5 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.06%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) MCSE
5 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) GDPR
2 2 (2.13%) P3O
3 1 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.26%) Ansible
3 3 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.06%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) SAP
3 2 (2.13%) Cognos
4 1 (1.06%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle
4 1 (1.06%) Planview
4 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.06%) VMware
4 1 (1.06%) Zend