The first table below looks at the demand for the Project 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 Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Officer
Rank 501 479 442
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 88 84 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 65
Average daily rate
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£240 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £100 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £444 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £250 £213
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.75 £17.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.92% -3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.38 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.60 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -16.92%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -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 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -3 84 £250 -3.84% 12
London +6 34 £240 -20.00% 5
South East -2 21 £255 - 3
North West +7 12 £244 -1.01% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 10 £255 - 2
Milton Keynes -3 10 £255 - 2
West Midlands -17 6 £188 +56.25%
City of London +18 5 £250 -9.09% 1
South West -39 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £235 - 1
North East - 3 £235 - 1
West Yorkshire +5 2 £138 -50.00%
Yorkshire +1 2 £138 -50.00% 1
East Midlands -10 2 - -
Cheshire +1 1 - -
Essex 0 1 £325 -18.75%
Macclesfield 0 1 - -
Leeds -2 1 £138 -
Birmingham -5 1 £200 -27.27%
Wales -16 1 £123 +22.50%
East of England -31 1 £325 -18.75%
South Wales - 1 £123 -
Crawley - 1 £260 -
Sunderland - 1 £235 -
West Sussex - 1 £260 -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project 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 Officer in their job title.

1 79 (41.80%) PRINCE2
2 74 (39.15%) MS Project
3 68 (35.98%) Project Management
4 66 (34.92%) MS Excel
5 58 (30.69%) Finance
6 46 (24.34%) Security Cleared
7 42 (22.22%) MS Office
8 33 (17.46%) Project Planning
9 32 (16.93%) SharePoint
10 31 (16.40%) Microsoft
11 29 (15.34%) MS PowerPoint
11 29 (15.34%) SC Cleared
12 24 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (12.17%) MS Visio
14 20 (10.58%) Programme Management
15 18 (9.52%) DV Cleared
16 13 (6.88%) Change Control
17 12 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 11 (5.82%) Change Management
19 10 (5.29%) Risk Management
19 10 (5.29%) Configuration Management
19 10 (5.29%) Oracle
19 10 (5.29%) Document Management
19 10 (5.29%) Degree
20 9 (4.76%) Billing
20 9 (4.76%) Retail
20 9 (4.76%) NHS
21 7 (3.70%) Dependency Management
21 7 (3.70%) ITIL
21 7 (3.70%) Banking

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (16.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.06%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.53%) Confluence
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 74 (39.15%) MS Project
2 66 (34.92%) MS Excel
3 42 (22.22%) MS Office
4 29 (15.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (12.17%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) CA Clarity
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.06%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.53%) Agresso
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) LTE
2 1 (0.53%) Broadband
2 1 (0.53%) LAN
2 1 (0.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
General
1 58 (30.69%) Finance
2 9 (4.76%) Retail
2 9 (4.76%) Billing
3 7 (3.70%) Banking
4 5 (2.65%) Advertising
5 4 (2.12%) Publishing
5 4 (2.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.59%) Local Government
7 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 2 (1.06%) German Language
7 2 (1.06%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.06%) Front Office
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.53%) HTML
1 1 (0.53%) Velocity
1 1 (0.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.76%) NHS
2 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.59%) EPoS
4 2 (1.06%) PMI
5 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.53%) CESG
5 1 (0.53%) Economics
5 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.53%) Social Network
5 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.53%) FMCG
5 1 (0.53%) Social Media
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.53%) Windows
1 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (41.80%) PRINCE2
2 68 (35.98%) Project Management
3 33 (17.46%) Project Planning
4 24 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (10.58%) Programme Management
6 13 (6.88%) Change Control
7 11 (5.82%) Change Management
8 10 (5.29%) Risk Management
8 10 (5.29%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.29%) Document Management
9 7 (3.70%) ITIL
9 7 (3.70%) Dependency Management
10 5 (2.65%) Resource Management
10 5 (2.65%) Migration
10 5 (2.65%) PRINCE
11 4 (2.12%) Six Sigma
11 4 (2.12%) Scrum
11 4 (2.12%) Time Management
11 4 (2.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.12%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.17%) SQL
1 6 (3.17%) VBA
2 3 (1.59%) C
3 1 (0.53%) C#
3 1 (0.53%) C++
3 1 (0.53%) Java
3 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 46 (24.34%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.34%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 12 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (5.29%) Degree
6 5 (2.65%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.12%) PMP
7 4 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.12%) APMP
8 2 (1.06%) ISEB
9 1 (0.53%) MAPM
9 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.06%) P3O
3 1 (0.53%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (16.40%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.29%) Oracle
3 3 (1.59%) SAP
4 2 (1.06%) Siebel
4 2 (1.06%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.53%) BT
5 1 (0.53%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.53%) Capita
5 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.53%) HP
5 1 (0.53%) Citrix
London, United Kingdom
Dialogue By Design
Rate: £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £130.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £150.00 - £177.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Glasgow
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £130 per day
Posted: 27 days ago