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 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 164 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 3 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.069% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.35% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Average daily rate
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- £239 £246
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £223 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1235.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+77.41% +14.81%
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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
4042 2843 2649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.46% 92.16% 92.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2427 1582 1315
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 179 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £40.00 £35.00
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 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 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
Cheshire -7 2 - -
Manchester -24 1 - -
Project Officer
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Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
5 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (37.50%) MS Project
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Google Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) XHTML
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Life Science
1 1 (12.50%) Social Media
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Email Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Google