The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Office Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Office Support
Rank 644 625 610
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Office Support 3 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.021% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 10
Median daily rate £325 £280 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £200 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £400 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £290 £213
% change year-on-year
+12.06% +36.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Project Office Support
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Project Office Support in the job title.

Project Office Support Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Office Support
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Office Support Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Office Support
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Office Support Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Office Support
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Office Support within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -29 3 £325 +16.07% 1
London -12 2 £325 +20.37%
North West -3 1 £325 -
Knutsford - 1 £325 -
Cheshire - 1 £325 -

Project Office Support Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Project Office Support 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 featuring Project Office Support in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
2 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 8 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 7 (50.00%) Confluence
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) MS Project
8 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (7.14%) ITIL
8 1 (7.14%) Intranet
8 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
8 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) QA

Project Office Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (50.00%) Confluence
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (57.14%) MS Visio
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Project Management
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) PRINCE2
3 7 (50.00%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Office Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle