The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Project Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Officer
England / South West
Rank 126 143 143
Rank change year-on-year
+17 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 14 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.52% 0.100% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.10% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £216 £158 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £158 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £158 £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £206 £210 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+70.91% -8.05%

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 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2539 2888 3065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.09% 96.20% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1913 1944
Median daily rate £380 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 170 152
Median hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Project Officer in the job title.

Project Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Project Officer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Project Officer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Project Officer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Officer across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Project Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Project Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Officer within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +8 9 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £187 -
Bristol +5 1 £245 +55.55%
Project Officer
England

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Project Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 25 (86.21%) Project Management
2 24 (82.76%) Finance
3 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
3 22 (75.86%) PRINCE2
4 19 (65.52%) C
4 19 (65.52%) Risk Management
4 19 (65.52%) Document Management
4 19 (65.52%) Requirements Management
4 19 (65.52%) Information Assurance
4 19 (65.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (65.52%) Change Control
5 18 (62.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 16 (55.17%) DV Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
7 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.24%) MS Project
8 4 (13.79%) MS Office
8 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
8 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
9 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.34%) Office 365
10 2 (6.90%) PMO
10 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.45%) JIRA
11 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking

Project Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Project
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 24 (82.76%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Project Management
2 22 (75.86%) PRINCE2
3 19 (65.52%) Change Control
3 19 (65.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (65.52%) Document Management
3 19 (65.52%) Information Assurance
3 19 (65.52%) Requirements Management
3 19 (65.52%) Risk Management
4 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) Programme Management
5 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
6 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (62.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 16 (55.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) SAP