The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Support Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Support Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Support Officer
Rank 139 139 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.097% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.10% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
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£238 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 - £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £235 £223
% change year-on-year
-10.63% +5.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £12.49
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +20.14%
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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 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
3107 2889 2037
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.39% 93.22% 93.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1985 1886 1246
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 172 139
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.95 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Project Support Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Project Support Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Project Support 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 Support Officer across the South West region.

Project Support Officer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Project Support Officer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Support Officer across the South West region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Project Support Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Project Support 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 Support Officer across the South West region.

Project Support Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Project Support Officer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Support Officer within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 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
Bristol - 4 £225 -
Gloucestershire -7 2 £448 -
Wiltshire -3 1 £200 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £250 -
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Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Project Support 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 Support Officer in their job title.

1 10 (58.82%) PRINCE2
2 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) MS Project
4 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Document Management
5 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
5 6 (35.29%) Change Control
5 6 (35.29%) C
6 5 (29.41%) MS Office
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
7 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (17.65%) Migration
9 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
9 2 (11.76%) NHS
10 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
10 1 (5.88%) HTTP
10 1 (5.88%) SQL
10 1 (5.88%) VBA
10 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Project Support 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 Support Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Project
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
3 4 (23.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) PRINCE2
2 9 (52.94%) Risk Management
3 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 6 (35.29%) Document Management
4 6 (35.29%) Information Assurance
4 6 (35.29%) Change Control
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Requirements Management
5 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.88%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 7 (41.18%) DV Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint