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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Officer
Rank 564 553 519
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 79 93 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 55
Median daily rate £225 £215 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £340 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £213 £250
% change year-on-year
-8.23% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +92.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £16.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £51.60 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +100.00%

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
51263 53972 50323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33277 34146 30521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1541 2015 2042
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -27 73 £225 -2.17% 7
London -8 25 £275 +7.31% 5
South West -3 10 - - 1
South East -4 10 £239 +13.57%
West Midlands -26 10 £208 -2.35% 1
City of London +48 9 £173 -45.23% 3
Gloucestershire +1 9 - - 1
Berkshire +7 7 £177 -3.01%
North West -2 6 £400 -
Bracknell - 6 £177 -
Scotland +3 4 £225 +55.17%
Yorkshire +2 4 £120 -48.87%
East of England - 4 £550 -
West Yorkshire +1 3 £100 -51.51%
Staffordshire -2 3 £130 -38.82%
East Midlands -2 3 £175 -32.69%
Coventry -14 3 £250 -
Glasgow +6 2 £200 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire -3 2 - -
Nottingham -4 2 - -
Edinburgh -7 2 £250 +78.57%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £190 - 1
Elland - 2 £100 -
Merseyside - 2 £188 -
Cardiff +15 1 £150 -
Wales +14 1 £150 -
South Wales +12 1 £150 -
Buckinghamshire +8 1 £300 +33.33%

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 69 (46.62%) Project Management
2 56 (37.84%) Finance
3 40 (27.03%) MS Project
4 39 (26.35%) PRINCE2
5 37 (25.00%) MS Office
6 35 (23.65%) MS Excel
7 30 (20.27%) Security Cleared
8 21 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (13.51%) Risk Management
9 20 (13.51%) Change Control
10 18 (12.16%) DV Cleared
10 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
11 17 (11.49%) MS Visio
11 17 (11.49%) Change Management
11 17 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
13 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (9.46%) Waterfall
14 13 (8.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (8.11%) Scrum
15 12 (8.11%) Document Management
16 11 (7.43%) Information Assurance
17 10 (6.76%) Spreadsheet
17 10 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (6.76%) Requirements Management
17 10 (6.76%) Programme Management
18 9 (6.08%) C
19 8 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 7 (4.73%) ITIL
21 6 (4.05%) SAP

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 15 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (27.03%) MS Project
2 37 (25.00%) MS Office
3 35 (23.65%) MS Excel
4 17 (11.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (11.49%) MS Visio
5 10 (6.76%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.68%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.03%) Changepoint
1 3 (2.03%) SAP PP
1 3 (2.03%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.35%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.68%) assyst
3 1 (0.68%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
1 1 (0.68%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.38%) Intranet
2 2 (1.35%) WAN
3 1 (0.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.03%) SAP BI
1 3 (2.03%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) PVCS
General
1 56 (37.84%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Publishing
3 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.35%) Back Office
4 2 (1.35%) Billing
4 2 (1.35%) Electronics
4 2 (1.35%) Games
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.35%) Marketing
4 2 (1.35%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) German Language
5 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Local Government
5 1 (0.68%) Music Industry
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
1 5 (3.38%) NHS
2 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.03%) PMI
4 2 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.35%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.68%) Equities
5 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.68%) Handset
5 1 (0.68%) Social Media
5 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.03%) Windows
2 2 (1.35%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.62%) Project Management
2 39 (26.35%) PRINCE2
3 21 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (13.51%) Change Control
4 20 (13.51%) Risk Management
5 17 (11.49%) Change Management
6 14 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (9.46%) Waterfall
7 13 (8.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (8.11%) Document Management
8 12 (8.11%) Scrum
9 11 (7.43%) Information Assurance
10 10 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.76%) Programme Management
10 10 (6.76%) Requirements Management
11 7 (4.73%) ITIL
12 6 (4.05%) Project Planning
13 5 (3.38%) Business Intelligence
14 4 (2.70%) PRINCE
14 4 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.08%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 18 (12.16%) DV Cleared
3 8 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.38%) Degree
6 3 (2.03%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.68%) APMP
8 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.03%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.05%) SAP
3 2 (1.35%) CheckPoint
3 2 (1.35%) Lotus
3 2 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Adobe
4 1 (0.68%) Citrix
4 1 (0.68%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.68%) Google
4 1 (0.68%) HP
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago