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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Officer
Rank 385 404 399
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 30 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 19
Average daily rate
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£288 £240 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.79% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £158 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £311 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £223 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.25 £18.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -23.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £14.25 £16.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £14.25 £20.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+77.41% +14.81%
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
21943 22179 23245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15426 15072 15942
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 416 451
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £45.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Officer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Project Officer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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 +2 4 £315 +36.95%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £181 -
Project Officer
England

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 33 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 26 (47.27%) MS Project
3 21 (38.18%) Finance
4 20 (36.36%) MS Office
5 18 (32.73%) Project Management
6 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
6 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
7 15 (27.27%) Project Planning
8 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
8 13 (23.64%) Change Control
9 11 (20.00%) DV Cleared
10 10 (18.18%) ITIL
11 8 (14.55%) Programme Management
12 7 (12.73%) Quality Management
12 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
12 7 (12.73%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
14 5 (9.09%) Change Management
14 5 (9.09%) Service Management
14 5 (9.09%) Banking
14 5 (9.09%) Degree
14 5 (9.09%) APMP
15 4 (7.27%) Retail
15 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
15 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (7.27%) Oracle
16 3 (5.45%) Windows

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (47.27%) MS Project
2 20 (36.36%) MS Office
3 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
4 7 (12.73%) MS Visio
4 7 (12.73%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.82%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.64%) Agresso
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 4 (7.27%) Retail
3 4 (7.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Local Government
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) NHS
1 3 (5.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) CESG
3 1 (1.82%) Statistics
3 1 (1.82%) iPhone
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) pSOS
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 18 (32.73%) Project Management
3 15 (27.27%) Project Planning
4 13 (23.64%) Change Control
5 10 (18.18%) ITIL
6 8 (14.55%) Programme Management
7 7 (12.73%) Quality Management
8 5 (9.09%) Change Management
8 5 (9.09%) Service Management
9 4 (7.27%) PRINCE
9 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.45%) ITIL V2
11 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
11 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
11 2 (3.64%) Release Management
11 2 (3.64%) Content Management
11 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
12 1 (1.82%) RUP
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.09%) Degree
4 5 (9.09%) APMP
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) CheckPoint
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) Adobe
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Nokia