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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Officer
UK
Rank 509 555 539
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 99 73 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 49
Median daily rate £228 £220 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £140 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £196 £225
% change year-on-year
+8.28% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.09 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.91% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.63 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.40 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+70.91% -8.05%

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
43026 49406 49767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.99% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28072 31841 30661
Median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1547 1650 1932
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +59 89 £250 +4.16% 3
London +39 40 £275 +1.85% 1
South East +24 17 £200 -23.07% 1
South West +26 14 £216 +37.14%
West Midlands +18 13 £238 +69.64%
Gloucestershire +9 9 - -
City of London -1 8 £320 +17.43%
Coventry - 8 £271 -
South Wales +14 6 £135 -40.00%
Wales +11 6 £135 -40.00%
Berkshire +20 5 £200 -27.27%
Hampshire +11 5 £234 +1.63%
Surrey +17 4 £165 +13.79%
Cardiff +17 4 £135 -40.00%
Bracknell -1 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -8 3 £320 -
Wiltshire - 3 £187 -
Southampton - 3 - -
Corsham - 3 £187 -
Scotland +21 2 £127 -23.03%
North West +19 2 £350 +115.38%
Yorkshire +17 2 £320 +66.23%
Manchester +9 2 £350 +83.00%
Milton Keynes -3 2 £245 -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Wimbledon - 2 £338 -
Chertsey - 2 £150 -
Guildford - 2 £278 -
Warwickshire - 2 £220 -
Bridgend - 2 £143 -

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 89 (50.57%) Finance
2 82 (46.59%) PRINCE2
3 77 (43.75%) Project Management
4 55 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 52 (29.55%) MS Office
6 51 (28.98%) MS Project
7 49 (27.84%) MS Excel
8 31 (17.61%) Change Control
9 30 (17.05%) DV Cleared
10 26 (14.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 26 (14.77%) Document Management
11 24 (13.64%) Project Planning
11 24 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
11 24 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 23 (13.07%) SharePoint
13 21 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (11.93%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (11.36%) SC Cleared
14 20 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
14 20 (11.36%) C
15 19 (10.80%) Information Assurance
15 19 (10.80%) Requirements Management
16 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
16 18 (10.23%) Programme Management
17 14 (7.95%) Change Management
17 14 (7.95%) NHS
18 13 (7.39%) MS Visio
18 13 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (6.82%) CheckPoint
20 11 (6.25%) Analytical Skills

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 23 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.27%) Confluence
3 3 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.14%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (29.55%) MS Office
2 51 (28.98%) MS Project
3 49 (27.84%) MS Excel
4 24 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
5 21 (11.93%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (7.39%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) OPENHousing
1 2 (1.14%) Primavera
1 2 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.57%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.57%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 5 (2.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (50.57%) Finance
2 6 (3.41%) Banking
2 6 (3.41%) Law
2 6 (3.41%) Marketing
3 5 (2.84%) Retail
4 4 (2.27%) Legal
5 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.14%) Electronics
6 2 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Local Government
6 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Front Office
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.95%) NHS
2 11 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.98%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.14%) Social Media
5 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.57%) LIMS
5 1 (0.57%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.14%) pSOS
2 1 (0.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.59%) PRINCE2
2 77 (43.75%) Project Management
3 31 (17.61%) Change Control
4 26 (14.77%) Document Management
5 24 (13.64%) Project Planning
5 24 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 21 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 19 (10.80%) Information Assurance
8 19 (10.80%) Requirements Management
9 18 (10.23%) Programme Management
10 14 (7.95%) Change Management
11 13 (7.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (5.68%) Waterfall
13 9 (5.11%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.11%) Process Improvement
14 8 (4.55%) Information Management
15 7 (3.98%) PRINCE
15 7 (3.98%) Time Management
16 6 (3.41%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.36%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 30 (17.05%) DV Cleared
3 26 (14.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 20 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.27%) Degree
7 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.57%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (1.70%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) CheckPoint
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle
4 4 (2.27%) Atlassian
4 4 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe
5 1 (0.57%) Citrix
5 1 (0.57%) HP
5 1 (0.57%) Progress
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Thames Valley Police
Rate: £26,621 per annum (12 month contract)
Posted: 11 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago