The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Management Officer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Management Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Management Officer
Rank 599 579 538
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Project Management Officer 8 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.006% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.006% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 10
Average daily rate
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£213 £260 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.26% -28.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £260 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £463 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
-18.26% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Project Management Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Management Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Management Officer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Management Officer within the UK.

Project Management Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Management Officer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Management Officer within the UK.

Project Management Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Management Officer
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England -22 7 £244 -6.25% 5
North West - 4 £275 -
Manchester - 3 - -
West Midlands -8 2 £213 -18.26%
Scotland - 1 £188 -
East of England - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £213 -
Bedford - 1 - -
Cannock - 1 £213 -
Edinburgh - 1 £188 -

Project Management Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Management 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 Management Officer in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (35.71%) MS Project
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Life Science
8 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
8 1 (7.14%) Change Control
8 1 (7.14%) Marketing
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) RUP
8 1 (7.14%) Service Management
8 1 (7.14%) Electronics
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Workflow
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (7.14%) NHS

Project Management Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Management 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 Management Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Project
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Life Science
3 1 (7.14%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP