The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Office Support 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 Office Support in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Office Support
Rank 568 556 532
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Project Office Support 10 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.002% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
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£213 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 - £250
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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Project Office Support
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Office Support within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Project Office Support Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Office Support 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 Office Support in their job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (21.43%) MS Project
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (7.14%) QA
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Military
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Front Office
5 1 (7.14%) BT
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.14%) Finance

Project Office Support
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Office Support 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 Office Support in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 3 (21.43%) MS Project
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Transition Management
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) BT