The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Project Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Officer
London / City of London
Rank 145 143 186
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +43
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 8 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £320 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £193 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+70.91% -8.05%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2797 3044 4987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.10% 95.63% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2217 2401 3823
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +9.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £53.00 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Project Officer in the job title.

Project Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Project Officer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Officer across the City of London region.

Project Officer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Officer across the City of London region.

Project Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Project Officer 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 across the City of London region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) MS Project
5 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
5 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) Primavera
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Law
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft

Project Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (53.85%) MS Project
3 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Primavera
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
1 9 (69.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft