Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Office Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 780 836
Rank change year-on-year -60 +56 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Office Manager 45 38 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.042% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.044% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 43
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.49%
10th Percentile £357 £359 £298
90th Percentile £588 £569 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £403 £425
% change year-on-year +18.01% -5.29% +3.03%
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 95,495 85,506 100,399
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.87% 94.91% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,722 55,490 65,035
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £252
90th Percentile £631 £613 £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 3,000 2,914 3,144
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -7.69% +17.08%

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 21 May 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 12 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 21 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
England -42 43 £475 +5.56% 1
London -55 30 £475 -1.55%
UK excluding London -41 15 £475 +18.01% 1
South East -29 5 £438 -23.08%
South West +4 3 £475 +29.25%
East of England +1 2 - -
North of England -15 2 £550 -
Scotland -43 2 £375 +7.14%
East Midlands -4 1 £300 -21.05%
Midlands -7 1 £300 -21.05% 1
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £550 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 27 (60.00%) Project Management
2 18 (40.00%) Office 365
3 17 (37.78%) Finance
4 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
6 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (20.00%) PMI Certification
8 8 (17.78%) PMO
9 7 (15.56%) Migration
9 7 (15.56%) Retail
9 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
9 7 (15.56%) PMP
9 7 (15.56%) Windows
9 7 (15.56%) LAN
10 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 6 (13.33%) WAN
10 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
10 6 (13.33%) Skype
11 5 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (11.11%) Project Governance
11 5 (11.11%) Skype for Business
11 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
12 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
12 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (8.89%) ITIL
12 4 (8.89%) PMI
13 3 (6.67%) Fund Management

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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) LAN
2 6 (13.33%) Skype
2 6 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (8.89%) PMI
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Signage
4 1 (2.22%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Project Management
2 15 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (31.11%) PRINCE2
4 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.56%) Migration
5 7 (15.56%) Supplier Management
6 6 (13.33%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.11%) Project Governance
8 4 (8.89%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.67%) Fund Management
9 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (4.44%) Agile Project Management
10 2 (4.44%) Change Control
10 2 (4.44%) Change Management
10 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
10 2 (4.44%) Resource Allocation
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) PMI Certification
2 7 (15.56%) PMP
3 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) PMO
2 2 (4.44%) GDPR
3 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
3 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software