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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Officer
Rank 227 233 211
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 18 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.14% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.15% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 13
Average daily rate
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£255 £250 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £143 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £347 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £230 £206
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +11.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -46.00%
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
8553 8234 9061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.18% 92.81% 91.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4342 4208
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 512 624
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.50 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% -11.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire -1 7 £255 -
Surrey 0 1 £150 -40.00%
West Sussex - 1 £260 -
Project Officer
England

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (56.10%) PRINCE2
2 21 (51.22%) Finance
3 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
4 18 (43.90%) Project Planning
4 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
4 18 (43.90%) MS Project
5 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
6 10 (24.39%) Project Management
7 9 (21.95%) MS Office
8 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
9 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (12.20%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.76%) Advertising
10 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
11 3 (7.32%) Time Management
11 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
11 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
11 3 (7.32%) NHS
11 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle
11 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
11 3 (7.32%) Budget Control
12 2 (4.88%) CRM
12 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
12 2 (4.88%) Change Management
12 2 (4.88%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Project
2 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
3 9 (21.95%) MS Office
4 3 (7.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LTE
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (51.22%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Advertising
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.44%) PMI
2 1 (2.44%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) PRINCE2
2 18 (43.90%) Project Planning
3 10 (24.39%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.32%) Time Management
6 3 (7.32%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.32%) PRINCE
6 3 (7.32%) Budget Control
7 2 (4.88%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.88%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.44%) Logistics
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Security Cleared
2 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.44%) APMP
5 1 (2.44%) ISEB
5 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) P3O
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian