The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Officer
Rank 59 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 0.40% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.45% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
Project Officer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
446 448 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 91.21% 90.69% 96.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 220 217
Average daily rate £390 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 70 78
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.17 £31.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Project Officer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Project Officer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Project Officer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Project Officer Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Officer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Project Officer
East of England

Project Officer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Broadband
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) BT
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
2 1 (50.00%) APMP
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Broadband
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Budget Control
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) APMP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BT