Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Office Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

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 Office Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 828 798 825
Rank change year-on-year -30 +27 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Project Office Manager 41 32 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.034% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.036% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 49
UK median daily rate £475 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +1.74% +10.26%
10th Percentile £380 £337 £300
90th Percentile £591 £570 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £419 £425
% change year-on-year +12.84% -1.47% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 95,460 89,566 102,600
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,406 58,384 65,671
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £250
90th Percentile £625 £606 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.71% +1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,830 3,195 3,744
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -5.26% +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.99 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +12.12%

Project Office Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Office Manager in the UK

Project Office Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Office Manager.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Office Manager in the UK

Project Office Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Office Manager over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Office Manager in the UK

Project Office Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Office Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Office Manager in the UK

Project Office Manager
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Office Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 19 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
England 0 41 £475 +7.04% 2
London -30 27 £475 +5.56%
UK excluding London -2 14 £473 +12.84% 3
South East -6 7 £500 -
North of England +39 3 £425 -19.05% 1
North West +15 2 £425 -19.05%
East of England -17 2 - -
South West +9 1 £445 +3.49% 1
West Midlands +8 1 - -
Midlands -1 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

Project Office Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, Project Office 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 Project Office Manager in the job title.

1 20 (48.78%) Project Management
2 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 18 (43.90%) Office 365
3 12 (29.27%) PRINCE2
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (21.95%) Windows
6 7 (17.07%) Migration
6 7 (17.07%) Retail
6 7 (17.07%) PMO
6 7 (17.07%) Project Governance
7 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
7 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
8 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
9 4 (9.76%) Change Control
9 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (9.76%) PMP
9 4 (9.76%) Banking
9 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
10 3 (7.32%) Facilities Management
10 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
10 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
10 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
10 3 (7.32%) Equities
10 3 (7.32%) Change Management
10 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
10 3 (7.32%) PMI
10 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office

Project Office 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 18 (43.90%) Office 365
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.44%) G Suite
3 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Skype
2 1 (2.44%) LAN
2 1 (2.44%) Softphone
2 1 (2.44%) VoIP
2 1 (2.44%) WAN
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.88%) Law
5 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Front Office
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Equities
1 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
1 3 (7.32%) PMI
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Project Management
2 12 (29.27%) PRINCE2
3 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.07%) Migration
5 7 (17.07%) Project Governance
6 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
7 4 (9.76%) Change Control
7 4 (9.76%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.32%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.32%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Facilities Management
8 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
9 2 (4.88%) Agile Project Management
9 2 (4.88%) Case Management
9 2 (4.88%) Document Management
9 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) ITIL
9 2 (4.88%) Resource Allocation
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) PMI Certification
2 4 (9.76%) PMP
2 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
3 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) GDPR
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) SAP
3 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software