The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Officer
Rank 537 527 492
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 82 74 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 48
Average daily rate £243 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £147 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £224 £250
% change year-on-year
-1.67% -10.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £17.55 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.86% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £17.15 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.38 £24.95 £92.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.55 £18.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.86% +10.60%

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 0 71 £260 +15.55% 12
London -4 24 £288 +27.77% 5
South East +7 18 £267 +25.52% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £264 +17.11%
Milton Keynes +13 8 £264 +17.11%
South West +2 7 £165 +32.00%
East Midlands -4 7 £260 +30.81%
Berkshire +7 6 £275 +37.50%
Scotland -5 6 £165 -17.50%
West Midlands -15 6 £140 -36.00%
South Wales - 5 £225 - 1
Wales - 5 £225 - 1
City of London +34 4 £275 -4.34% 1
Gloucestershire +6 4 £250 +42.85%
West Yorkshire -5 4 £186 -4.48%
Yorkshire -12 4 £186 -19.02% 3
Leeds -15 4 £186 -19.02%
North West -23 4 £163 -40.90%
Shropshire - 4 £140 -
Cardiff - 4 £225 -
Bracknell - 4 £275 -
Glasgow +11 3 £165 -17.50%
Hampshire +5 3 £230 +15.00% 1
Manchester -17 3 £191 -15.00%
Nottingham - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £260 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £161 -
Portsmouth - 2 £200 -
Lancashire -3 1 £143 -50.00%

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 82 (49.40%) Project Management
2 72 (43.37%) Finance
3 68 (40.96%) PRINCE2
4 48 (28.92%) Security Cleared
5 46 (27.71%) MS Excel
6 44 (26.51%) MS Project
7 30 (18.07%) DV Cleared
8 29 (17.47%) MS Office
9 26 (15.66%) Project Planning
10 24 (14.46%) SharePoint
11 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
11 23 (13.86%) SC Cleared
12 22 (13.25%) Change Control
13 17 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (10.24%) Programme Management
14 16 (9.64%) Oracle
15 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
17 13 (7.83%) Risk Management
18 12 (7.23%) Resource Management
19 11 (6.63%) NHS
19 11 (6.63%) Spreadsheet
20 10 (6.02%) Project Governance
20 10 (6.02%) SAP
20 10 (6.02%) Change Management
20 10 (6.02%) Configuration Management
21 9 (5.42%) Telecoms
21 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
21 9 (5.42%) Marketing

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (14.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
3 1 (0.60%) Drupal
3 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (27.71%) MS Excel
2 44 (26.51%) MS Project
3 29 (17.47%) MS Office
4 14 (8.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (6.63%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.60%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.60%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.60%) MailChimp
1 1 (0.60%) Office 365
1 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) HTTP
1 1 (0.60%) Internet
1 1 (0.60%) Intranet
1 1 (0.60%) Skype
1 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 72 (43.37%) Finance
2 9 (5.42%) Marketing
2 9 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.22%) Electronics
3 7 (4.22%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.41%) Law
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Military
6 1 (0.60%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) HTML
2 2 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (0.60%) CSS3
3 1 (0.60%) HTML5
3 1 (0.60%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.63%) NHS
2 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.22%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.41%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.81%) Economics
6 2 (1.20%) PMI
7 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.60%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.60%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.60%) Social Media
7 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.81%) pSOS
2 2 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (49.40%) Project Management
2 68 (40.96%) PRINCE2
3 26 (15.66%) Project Planning
4 22 (13.25%) Change Control
5 17 (10.24%) Programme Management
5 17 (10.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.83%) Risk Management
8 12 (7.23%) Resource Management
9 10 (6.02%) Change Management
9 10 (6.02%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.02%) Project Governance
10 8 (4.82%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.82%) Document Management
10 8 (4.82%) Information Assurance
11 7 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.22%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (4.22%) Requirements Management
12 6 (3.61%) Scrum
13 5 (3.01%) Critical Path Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.22%) C
2 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.60%) PHP
3 1 (0.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (28.92%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.07%) DV Cleared
3 23 (13.86%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (2.41%) Degree
7 3 (1.81%) APMP
8 2 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.60%) MBA
9 1 (0.60%) MCSA
9 1 (0.60%) MCSE
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.82%) QA
2 3 (1.81%) P3O
3 2 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.60%) MiFID
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.64%) Oracle
3 10 (6.02%) SAP
4 4 (2.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Capita
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix
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