The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Officer
Rank 234 231 237
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 18 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 15
Average daily rate
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£258 £245 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.10% +13.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £240 £200
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -44.00%
Project Officer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8494 8070 9191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.98% 92.81% 91.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4718 4308 4282
Average daily rate £355 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 496 606
Average hourly rate £16.14 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.18% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Project Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Project Officer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Project Officer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Project Officer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Officer across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Project Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Project Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -5 1 £150 -40.00%
West Sussex - 1 £260 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Project Officer
England

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (63.89%) PRINCE2
2 18 (50.00%) MS Project
2 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 18 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
6 9 (25.00%) MS Office
6 9 (25.00%) Project Management
7 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (13.89%) Advertising
10 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
10 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (8.33%) NHS
11 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
11 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
11 3 (8.33%) Time Management
11 3 (8.33%) Budget Control
11 3 (8.33%) Business Transformation
12 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
12 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (5.56%) Oracle
12 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
13 1 (2.78%) ISEB
13 1 (2.78%) PMI
13 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
13 1 (2.78%) EPoS

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Project
2 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
3 9 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Advertising
3 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) PMI
2 1 (2.78%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) PRINCE2
2 18 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 9 (25.00%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
6 3 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Budget Control
6 3 (8.33%) Business Transformation
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.78%) Logistics
8 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.78%) CRM
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.78%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.78%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.78%) APMP
5 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) P3O
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle