Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Office Manager was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 868 836 873
Rank change year-on-year -32 +37 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Project Office Manager 24 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.055% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.058% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 20
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.35% +1.47%
10th Percentile £378 £325 £369
90th Percentile £595 £548 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £373 £400
% change year-on-year +27.52% -6.88% -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 98,450 97,691 100,694
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.94% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 64,931 64,384 65,623
UK median daily rate £450 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £261 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £391
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.29% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,077 2,924 3,341
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -60 24 £475 +5.56% 2
London -13 14 £475 - 1
UK excluding London -38 10 £475 +27.52% 1
East of England +8 3 £550 -
South East -3 2 - -
North of England -22 2 £350 -6.67% 1
South West -23 2 £500 +2.88%
Midlands -18 1 £450 +28.57%
North West -19 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 £450 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 12 (50.00%) Project Management
1 12 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (50.00%) Office 365
2 9 (37.50%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) PMO
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) WAN
7 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
7 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
8 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (8.33%) Legal
8 2 (8.33%) LAN
8 2 (8.33%) PMP
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (4.17%) Retail
9 1 (4.17%) Billing

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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) PMI
2 1 (4.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 12 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (20.83%) Change Management
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) Migration
4 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Line Management
6 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Project Governance
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) SDLC
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.17%) Workshop Facilitation
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) PMP
3 1 (4.17%) APMP
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Sony
2 1 (4.17%) Workday