The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 currently tracked.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Management Officer
Rank 588 561 573
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Management Officer 6 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.019% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £448 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.37% +37.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £284 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £573 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £344 £213
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +61.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50521 47308 53478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.54% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30608 27726 29859
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2123 2716
Average hourly rate £16.58 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.25% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Management Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Project Management Officer Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 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 31 July 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
England -30 6 £325 -27.37% 1
South East -8 1 £300 - 1
Chertsey - - - -
Woking - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1

Project Management Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) MS Project
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) APMP
5 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
5 2 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) PMI
6 1 (7.69%) PMP
6 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (7.69%) EPoS
6 1 (7.69%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Front Office
6 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) QA

Project Management Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Project
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) PMI
1 1 (7.69%) EPoS
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
1 1 (7.69%) Economics
1 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 2 (15.38%) Budget Control
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
4 1 (7.69%) Dependency Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Release Management
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) APMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMP
2 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian