Period
to 31 October 2020

The median contractor rate for a PMO Project Manager was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Project Manager
UK
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 530 790 860
Rank change year-on-year +260 +70 -8
Contract jobs requiring a PMO Project Manager 3 24 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.028% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.030% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 35
Median daily rate £550 £323 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.54% -24.12% +9.68%
10th Percentile £395 £251 £321
90th Percentile £575 £488 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £315 £425
% change year-on-year +19.05% -25.88% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £46.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +131.25% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +131.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 30,186 79,662 98,035
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.38% 94.12% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,975 52,298 64,596
Median daily rate £465 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +2.78% +2.27%
10th Percentile £256 £260 £269
90th Percentile £656 £644 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year - +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,221 2,900 3,121
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +11.11% -3.73%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.00 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.17 £17.50
% change year-on-year +21.08% +3.83% -1.44%

PMO Project Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured PMO Project Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PMO Project Manager in the UK

PMO Project Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing PMO Project Manager.

Daily rate trend for PMO Project Manager in the UK

PMO Project Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing PMO Project Manager over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for PMO Project Manager in the UK

PMO Project Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing PMO Project Manager.

Hourly rate trend for PMO Project Manager in the UK

PMO Project Manager
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO Project Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. 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
England +259 2 £550 +46.67%
Work from Home - 2 £550 -
UK excluding London +249 1 £375 +19.05%
London +181 1 £550 +18.92%
South East +165 1 £375 -20.00%

PMO Project Manager Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, PMO Project Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring PMO Project Manager in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control

PMO Project Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) PMO