The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Officer
Rank 154 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate £163 £275 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.90% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £215 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £328 £262
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.71 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +10.60%
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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3564 3084 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.04% 94.28% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2143 1714 1351
Average daily rate £386 £363 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 186 201
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £42.50 £41.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Project Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Project Officer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Project Officer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Project Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -16 3 £191 -15.00%
Lancashire -1 1 £143 -50.00%
Project Officer
England

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Drupal
3 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (14.29%) Online Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Confluence
3 1 (14.29%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media
3 1 (14.29%) CSS3
3 1 (14.29%) Social Media Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
3 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) MailChimp
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
1 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Email Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Information Management
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Online Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Google