The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Officer
Rank 570 540 511
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 73 70 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 59
Median daily rate £273 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £164 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £330 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £254 £268 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.14% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 11
Median hourly rate £21.78 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.03% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.35 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+56.25% -7.24%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Officer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Project Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Project Officer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Officer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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 -5 68 £273 +6.86% 6
London +16 33 £285 +18.75% 2
City of London +45 11 £273 +19.78% 1
South East -16 10 £263 -12.50% 1
South West -11 8 - - 1
Gloucestershire -4 7 - -
Berkshire -2 5 £275 +37.50%
West Midlands -23 5 £238 -1.55%
East of England +9 4 £550 - 1
Scotland -14 4 £295 +57.33% 1
North West -16 4 £400 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £275 -
East Midlands +9 3 £175 -46.15%
Glasgow +3 2 £200 -33.33%
Hampshire 0 2 £300 -25.00%
Nottingham -2 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - -
Coventry -4 2 £290 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £275 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £275 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Staffordshire +7 1 £130 -38.82%
Yorkshire -4 1 £150 -53.84%
Warwickshire -7 1 £250 +25.00%
Bristol -8 1 - - 1
Reading -12 1 - -
Manchester -17 1 £258 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £145 -

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Project Officer 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 Officer in the job title.

1 73 (50.69%) Project Management
2 54 (37.50%) Finance
3 45 (31.25%) MS Project
4 43 (29.86%) PRINCE2
5 41 (28.47%) MS Excel
6 33 (22.92%) MS Office
7 31 (21.53%) Security Cleared
8 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (14.58%) SharePoint
10 18 (12.50%) DV Cleared
11 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 15 (10.42%) Change Control
13 14 (9.72%) MS Visio
13 14 (9.72%) Risk Management
13 14 (9.72%) Scrum
13 14 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
14 13 (9.03%) Programme Management
14 13 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (8.33%) Change Management
15 12 (8.33%) Waterfall
15 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
16 9 (6.25%) Resource Management
16 9 (6.25%) Project Planning
16 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 8 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
17 8 (5.56%) SAP
17 8 (5.56%) Oracle
18 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
19 6 (4.17%) ITIL
19 6 (4.17%) NHS

Project Officer 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 21 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.39%) CMS
2 2 (1.39%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.69%) Confluence
3 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (31.25%) MS Project
2 41 (28.47%) MS Excel
3 33 (22.92%) MS Office
4 14 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (9.72%) MS Visio
5 8 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.39%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.39%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.69%) assyst
3 1 (0.69%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.47%) Intranet
2 2 (1.39%) WAN
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) QlikView
1 2 (1.39%) SAP BI
1 2 (1.39%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 54 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.47%) Electronics
3 5 (3.47%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.47%) Marketing
3 5 (3.47%) Publishing
4 2 (1.39%) Back Office
4 2 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
5 1 (0.69%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.69%) Law
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (0.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.17%) NHS
2 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.08%) PMI
4 2 (1.39%) Statistics
5 1 (0.69%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.69%) Handset
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Social Media
5 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.08%) pSOS
2 2 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (50.69%) Project Management
2 43 (29.86%) PRINCE2
3 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (10.42%) Change Control
5 14 (9.72%) Risk Management
5 14 (9.72%) Scrum
6 13 (9.03%) Programme Management
6 13 (9.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (8.33%) Change Management
7 12 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 9 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 9 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.17%) Data Analysis
10 6 (4.17%) Document Management
10 6 (4.17%) Information Assurance
10 6 (4.17%) ITIL
11 5 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.47%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.47%) C
2 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 31 (21.53%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.47%) Degree
4 5 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.69%) MiFID
Vendors
1 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle
2 8 (5.56%) SAP
3 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.39%) Google
3 2 (1.39%) Lotus
4 1 (0.69%) Adobe
4 1 (0.69%) Citrix
4 1 (0.69%) HP
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