The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Officer
Rank 387 404 366
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 27 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 25
Average daily rate
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£230 £232 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.86% -15.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.86 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% -15.10%
Project Officer
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 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22433 23506 22981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.34% 93.09% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15862 16190 15310
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 451 404 538
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Project Officer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Project Officer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Project Officer Daily Rate Trend in London

Project Officer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Officer across the London region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Project Officer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Project Officer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
City of London +15 5 £190 -24.00% 2
Thornton Heath - - - -
Project Officer
England

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 23 (38.98%) Project Management
2 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
3 19 (32.20%) MS Project
4 17 (28.81%) PRINCE2
4 17 (28.81%) Finance
5 13 (22.03%) MS Office
6 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
7 11 (18.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
9 8 (13.56%) Oracle
10 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
10 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.86%) Office 365
11 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
11 6 (10.17%) Banking
12 5 (8.47%) Migration
12 5 (8.47%) Change Control
12 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
13 4 (6.78%) Degree
13 4 (6.78%) SCCM
13 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
13 4 (6.78%) Change Management
13 4 (6.78%) Billing
13 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (5.08%) ERP
14 3 (5.08%) SAP
14 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
14 3 (5.08%) NHS
14 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
14 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 19 (32.20%) MS Project
3 13 (22.03%) MS Office
4 11 (18.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.69%) Agresso
3 1 (1.69%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Billing
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Front Office
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Publishing
6 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) NHS
2 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.39%) EPoS
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) PMI
3 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Project Management
2 17 (28.81%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.47%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) Change Control
3 5 (8.47%) Project Planning
4 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
5 3 (5.08%) ERP
5 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.08%) Dependency Management
6 2 (3.39%) Document Management
6 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL
7 1 (1.69%) CRM
7 1 (1.69%) RUP
7 1 (1.69%) UML
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) Decision Table
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) SQL
1 2 (3.39%) VBA
2 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.78%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.69%) PMP
5 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) AIFMD
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Siebel
4 1 (1.69%) HP
4 1 (1.69%) Capita
4 1 (1.69%) ION Trading
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