Period
to 13 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Office Manager was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 850 836
Rank change year-on-year +30 -14 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Project Office Manager 54 32 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.031% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.033% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 43
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +19.72%
10th Percentile £325 £368 £300
90th Percentile £560 £559 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £419 £425
% change year-on-year -11.04% -1.47% +26.87%
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 98012 97767 106873
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.72% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 64916 63784 68168
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2858 3318 4055
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +19 52 £450 +1.41% 1
London -7 29 £475 +5.56% 1
UK excluding London +28 25 £373 -11.04%
South East -8 11 £370 -15.43%
Midlands +22 5 £350 -15.15%
West Midlands +19 5 £350 -15.15%
North of England +56 4 £375 -28.57%
North West +15 3 £388 -26.19%
Scotland -13 2 £450 +16.13%
East of England -22 2 - -
South West +5 1 - -
North East - 1 £375 -

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, Project Office Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Project Office Manager in the job title.

1 32 (59.26%) Office 365
2 26 (48.15%) Project Management
3 18 (33.33%) Finance
4 15 (27.78%) Migration
5 14 (25.93%) PRINCE2
6 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 11 (20.37%) Windows
7 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (20.37%) Retail
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
9 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
10 6 (11.11%) Project Governance
11 5 (9.26%) Change Control
11 5 (9.26%) Skype for Business
11 5 (9.26%) Skype
11 5 (9.26%) PMO
12 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.41%) Banking
12 4 (7.41%) Document Management
12 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
12 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (7.41%) Project Planning
13 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
13 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
13 3 (5.56%) Facilities Management
13 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
13 3 (5.56%) SCCM
13 3 (5.56%) Citrix

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 12 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (59.26%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.85%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Skype
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) MPLS
3 1 (1.85%) SMS
3 1 (1.85%) Softphone
3 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.70%) Law
5 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Front Office
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.85%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Equities
1 3 (5.56%) Fixed Income
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.37%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Project Management
2 15 (27.78%) Migration
3 14 (25.93%) PRINCE2
4 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) Project Governance
7 5 (9.26%) Change Control
8 4 (7.41%) Document Management
8 4 (7.41%) Project Planning
8 4 (7.41%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.56%) Facilities Management
9 3 (5.56%) Programme Management
9 3 (5.56%) Supplier Management
10 2 (3.70%) Case Management
10 2 (3.70%) CRM
10 2 (3.70%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (3.70%) Information Architecture
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.70%) PMP
3 1 (1.85%) APMP
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) PMO
2 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Citrix
2 3 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Google