Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PMO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PMO over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the 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 Management Office (PMO)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 73 60
Rank change year-on-year -31 -13 +7
Contract jobs citing PMO 100 112 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.92% 2.54% 3.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.58% 26.54% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 79 131
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -10.07%
10th Percentile £216 £181 £185
90th Percentile £479 £491 £453
England median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £10.41 £20.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.62% +35.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.08 £17.88 £14.00
90th Percentile £10.73 £23.23 £16.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £25.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year -14.41% +25.60% +15.11%

PMO is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 603 422 637
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.59% 9.55% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 253 425
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £231 £194 £210
90th Percentile £588 £525 £501
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.50% +3.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.34 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.57% - -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.15 £8.38
90th Percentile £48.75 £31.20 £40.65
England median hourly rate £24.75 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +30.26% -14.61% +5.59%

PMO
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing PMO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PMO in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PMO in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for PMO in the West Midlands

PMO
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PMO within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Birmingham -3 39 £394 -4.55% 9
Warwickshire -9 21 £350 +7.69% 3
Shropshire -18 14 £306 +14.49%
Coventry -19 9 £375 -9.37%
Herefordshire - 3 £375 -
Solihull -12 2 - - 1
West Bromwich +10 1 - -
Dudley - 1 - -
PMO
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PMO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PMO.

1 42 (42.00%) Project Management
2 29 (29.00%) Finance
3 23 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (21.00%) PRINCE2
5 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (20.00%) NHS
5 20 (20.00%) Retail
6 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (19.00%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 16 (16.00%) Programme Management
9 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 12 (12.00%) Risk Management
10 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
10 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 11 (11.00%) Change Control
11 11 (11.00%) ISEB
11 11 (11.00%) Migration
12 10 (10.00%) Resource Management
13 9 (9.00%) RESTful
13 9 (9.00%) Web Services
13 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Project
13 9 (9.00%) Decision-Making
14 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
14 8 (8.00%) Java
14 8 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
14 8 (8.00%) Open Workbench
14 8 (8.00%) Project Planning
14 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills

PMO
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.00%) Confluence
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 20 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (9.00%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (8.00%) Open Workbench
5 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.00%) G Suite
3 2 (2.00%) Route 53
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.00%) DHCP
1 1 (1.00%) DNS
1 1 (1.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.00%) Power BI
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.00%) DbUnit
2 4 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.00%) JIRA
2 4 (4.00%) jMock
2 4 (4.00%) JUnit
2 4 (4.00%) Maven
2 4 (4.00%) Mockito
2 4 (4.00%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.00%) JMeter
3 2 (2.00%) Selenium
3 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (29.00%) Finance
2 20 (20.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Legal
4 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) Automotive
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (45.00%) Analyst
2 33 (33.00%) PMO Analyst
3 12 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 10 (10.00%) PMO Lead
5 8 (8.00%) PMO Manager
6 7 (7.00%) Coordinator
6 7 (7.00%) Project Coordinator
6 7 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Performance Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
10 3 (3.00%) PMO Coordinator
10 3 (3.00%) PMO Planner
10 3 (3.00%) Senior PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) RESTful
1 9 (9.00%) Web Services
2 7 (7.00%) J2EE
3 5 (5.00%) Spring
4 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.00%) Apache Camel
4 4 (4.00%) CSS
4 4 (4.00%) PowerMock
4 4 (4.00%) SOAP
4 4 (4.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (3.00%) Ajax
5 3 (3.00%) Angular 2
5 3 (3.00%) Durandal
5 3 (3.00%) Java EE
5 3 (3.00%) jQuery
5 3 (3.00%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (3.00%) LESS
5 3 (3.00%) React
5 3 (3.00%) Redux
5 3 (3.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.00%) NHS
2 8 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.00%) Photography
5 1 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) Project Management
2 23 (23.00%) Business Intelligence
3 21 (21.00%) PRINCE2
4 19 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
7 12 (12.00%) Risk Management
8 11 (11.00%) Change Control
8 11 (11.00%) Migration
9 10 (10.00%) Resource Management
10 9 (9.00%) Decision-Making
11 8 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (8.00%) Project Planning
12 7 (7.00%) Change Management
12 7 (7.00%) TDD
13 6 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (5.00%) Project Governance
14 5 (5.00%) Scrum
15 4 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) Java
2 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.00%) ISEB
3 4 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.00%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PMP
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) P3O
2 3 (3.00%) GDPR
2 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.00%) Docker
1 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Puppet
1 2 (2.00%) Terraform
2 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (6.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (6.00%) VMware
2 5 (5.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.00%) Google
3 3 (3.00%) Niku
4 1 (1.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.00%) HP
4 1 (1.00%) IBM