The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Officer
Rank 185 204 194
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 8 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Average daily rate
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£208 £341 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £136 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £373 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £215
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £23.86 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-32.92% +10.95%
Project Officer
London

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
5119 5731 5750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.92% 92.58% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3888 4213 4207
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 79 119
Average hourly rate £17.87 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £44.55 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Officer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Officer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Project Officer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Officer in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
2 10 (62.50%) MS Office
3 9 (56.25%) MS Project
4 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Change Control
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
8 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
9 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 2 (12.50%) CRM
10 2 (12.50%) ITIL
10 2 (12.50%) Planview
10 2 (12.50%) QA
10 2 (12.50%) NHS
10 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
10 2 (12.50%) Change Management
11 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
11 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
11 1 (6.25%) Banking
11 1 (6.25%) Billing
11 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
11 1 (6.25%) Logistics
11 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
11 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project Officer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Office
2 9 (56.25%) MS Project
3 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) PRINCE2
2 6 (37.50%) Project Planning
2 6 (37.50%) Change Control
3 4 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) CRM
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) PMP
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Planview
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft