Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Office Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 853 818 875
Rank change year-on-year -35 +57 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Project Office Manager 44 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.053% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.056% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 28
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £363 £349 £319
90th Percentile £595 £543 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £378 £400
% change year-on-year +12.58% -5.63% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 96,976 91,624 103,086
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.99% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,463 59,515 67,206
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,115 2,815 3,125
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £46.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +9.99%

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 August 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 August 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 -33 42 £475 +5.56% 2
London -18 31 £480 +1.05%
UK excluding London -38 13 £425 +12.58% 2
South East -19 4 £363 -1.89%
East of England -1 2 - - 1
North West -6 2 £550 +57.14%
South West -15 2 £488 +32.65%
North of England -16 2 £550 +51.72% 1
Scotland -45 2 £375 -16.67%
East Midlands +1 1 £300 -21.05%
Midlands -14 1 £300 -21.05%

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 24 (54.55%) Project Management
2 19 (43.18%) Office 365
3 18 (40.91%) Finance
4 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2
6 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.45%) Migration
8 8 (18.18%) PMI Certification
8 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (15.91%) LAN
10 6 (13.64%) WAN
10 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
10 6 (13.64%) ITIL
10 6 (13.64%) PMP
10 6 (13.64%) Supplier Management
10 6 (13.64%) Skype
11 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
11 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (11.36%) PMO
11 5 (11.36%) Change Management
11 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (9.09%) Retail
12 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
13 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
13 3 (6.82%) Fund Management
13 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
13 3 (6.82%) Project Governance
13 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
13 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving

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 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (43.18%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) LAN
2 6 (13.64%) Skype
2 6 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (4.55%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.27%) Network Security
4 1 (2.27%) VoIP
4 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Power BI
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) PMI
3 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) Digital Signage
3 1 (2.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Project Management
2 16 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (31.82%) PRINCE2
4 9 (20.45%) Migration
5 8 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Supplier Management
7 5 (11.36%) Change Management
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.82%) Fund Management
9 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.82%) Project Governance
9 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
9 3 (6.82%) Risk Management
9 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (4.55%) Decision-Making
10 2 (4.55%) Network Architecture
10 2 (4.55%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) PMI Certification
2 6 (13.64%) PMP
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.27%) APMP
5 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PMO
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Citrix
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) Workday