Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 91 94
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3 -3
Contract jobs citing PMO 101 127 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.94% 2.32% 2.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.63% 16.98% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 103 95
South West median daily rate £371 £355 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +12.70% -3.08%
10th Percentile £250 £200 £205
90th Percentile £558 £487 £506
England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South West median hourly rate £22.50 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.79% - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.83
% change year-on-year - -16.14% +19.24%

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 646 748 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.43% 13.65% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 530 604
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £204 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 56 50
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £37.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.50% -10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £17.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% -14.00% +16.28%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -8 43 £390 -7.14% 4
Wiltshire -4 36 £375 +31.56% 3
Gloucestershire +14 12 £269 +31.10% 4
Somerset -1 3 £425 - 1
Devon -5 2 £320 -17.35% 1
Cornwall -6 2 £250 -16.67%
Dorset -9 1 £350 -1.41% 1
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 51 (50.50%) Finance
2 35 (34.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (33.66%) Project Management
4 27 (26.73%) PRINCE2
4 27 (26.73%) Programme Management
5 21 (20.79%) Change Control
5 21 (20.79%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Excel
7 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
8 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.86%) Programme Governance
9 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (13.86%) SharePoint
10 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
11 12 (11.88%) Dependency Management
12 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
13 10 (9.90%) Quality Management
14 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (7.92%) Banking
15 8 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 8 (7.92%) Portfolio Management
15 8 (7.92%) Process Improvement
16 7 (6.93%) Retail Banking
16 7 (6.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 7 (6.93%) Degree
16 7 (6.93%) Risk Management
16 7 (6.93%) ITIL
16 7 (6.93%) SAP
16 7 (6.93%) SQL

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 14 (13.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (20.79%) Microsoft Project
2 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (6.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.99%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) SAP CRM
1 1 (0.99%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Broadband
1 2 (1.98%) NGN
1 2 (1.98%) VoIP
2 1 (0.99%) DAB
2 1 (0.99%) Firewall
2 1 (0.99%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) JIRA
1 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (50.50%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.92%) Banking
4 7 (6.93%) Retail Banking
5 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.95%) Electronics
6 5 (4.95%) Marketing
7 4 (3.96%) Legal
7 4 (3.96%) Retail
8 3 (2.97%) Billing
9 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.98%) Law
10 1 (0.99%) Local Government
10 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Analyst
2 23 (22.77%) PMO Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) Project Manager
4 10 (9.90%) PMO Manager
5 8 (7.92%) Coordinator
5 8 (7.92%) PMO Lead
6 7 (6.93%) Delivery Manager
6 7 (6.93%) Senior Manager
7 6 (5.94%) PMO Coordinator
8 5 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Senior Project Manager
9 4 (3.96%) Programme Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Financial Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) IT Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Junior
10 3 (2.97%) Junior PMO
10 3 (2.97%) PMO Support Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) Project Coordinator
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) JSON
1 4 (3.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.98%) PMI
4 1 (0.99%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.99%) Reinsurance
4 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (33.66%) Project Management
3 27 (26.73%) PRINCE2
3 27 (26.73%) Programme Management
4 21 (20.79%) Change Control
5 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (13.86%) Programme Governance
6 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 12 (11.88%) Dependency Management
8 10 (9.90%) Quality Management
9 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.92%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (7.92%) Process Improvement
10 8 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (6.93%) ITIL
11 7 (6.93%) Risk Management
12 6 (5.94%) Change Management
12 6 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.94%) Data Modelling
12 6 (5.94%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
2 4 (3.96%) C
3 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) Degree
3 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.96%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.98%) APMP
7 2 (1.98%) PMP
8 1 (0.99%) CASP
8 1 (0.99%) CISM
8 1 (0.99%) CISSP
8 1 (0.99%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.99%) HND
8 1 (0.99%) ISEB
8 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.98%) P3O
4 1 (0.99%) COBIT
4 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.93%) SAP
3 4 (3.96%) WSO2
4 2 (1.98%) Cognos
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) HP
5 1 (0.99%) Planview