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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Officer
Rank 384 374 390
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 27 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 18
Average daily rate
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£256 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £156 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £438 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £235 £258
% change year-on-year
-4.25% -8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.25 £20.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -6.97%
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
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

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 7 July 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
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 7 July 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 0 5 £300 -57.14%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 3 £181 -1.45%
Project Officer
England

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 31 (55.36%) PRINCE2
2 28 (50.00%) MS Project
3 26 (46.43%) MS Office
4 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
4 19 (33.93%) Finance
5 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 16 (28.57%) Project Management
7 13 (23.21%) Project Planning
8 11 (19.64%) Change Control
8 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
9 10 (17.86%) ITIL
10 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
11 8 (14.29%) Degree
12 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 7 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (10.71%) Service Management
13 6 (10.71%) Change Management
13 6 (10.71%) NHS
13 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
14 5 (8.93%) RUP
14 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
15 4 (7.14%) Logistics
15 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
15 4 (7.14%) ClearQuest
15 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
15 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
15 4 (7.14%) Oracle
15 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 3 (5.36%) Business Development

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (50.00%) MS Project
2 26 (46.43%) MS Office
3 19 (33.93%) MS Excel
4 7 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.79%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.57%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Intranet
2 2 (3.57%) LAN
2 2 (3.57%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) ClearQuest
General
1 19 (33.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Publishing
2 3 (5.36%) Billing
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) NHS
2 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) Statistics
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) PRINCE2
2 16 (28.57%) Project Management
3 13 (23.21%) Project Planning
4 11 (19.64%) Change Control
5 10 (17.86%) ITIL
6 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 6 (10.71%) Change Management
7 6 (10.71%) Service Management
8 5 (8.93%) Quality Management
8 5 (8.93%) RUP
9 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.14%) Logistics
10 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.36%) Business Development
10 3 (5.36%) Decision Table
10 3 (5.36%) Release Management
10 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (5.36%) ITIL V2
10 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.36%) PRINCE
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.64%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
4 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.79%) PMP
7 1 (1.79%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) COBIT
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix