The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Support Officer
Rank 130 106 126
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 14 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.77% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 12
Average daily rate £210 £213 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -12.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £173 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £300 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £228 £218
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £31.25 £29.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.75% +16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.86 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+36.31% -30.00%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3057 2195 3363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 92.30% 94.37% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1307 1959
Average daily rate £350 £340 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 147 243
Average hourly rate £19.66 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Project Support Officer
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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.

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Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
5 6 (33.33%) MS Project
5 6 (33.33%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 5 (27.78%) Document Management
7 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) VBA
8 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (16.67%) Billing
8 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
8 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (16.67%) Change Control
8 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
9 2 (11.11%) C
9 2 (11.11%) SAP
9 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
10 1 (5.56%) HTTP
10 1 (5.56%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) MS Project
4 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Programme Management
5 5 (27.78%) Document Management
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
7 3 (16.67%) Change Control
7 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
9 1 (5.56%) Change Management
9 1 (5.56%) ITIL
9 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
9 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
1 3 (16.67%) VBA
2 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP