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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Officer
Rank 496 428 466
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +38
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 100 123 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.27% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 84 65
Average daily rate £250 £215 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £157 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £220 £238
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Average hourly rate £23.86 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.95% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.86 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.95% -14.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51854 44815 56131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.45% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 31590 25634 30843
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2065 2206 2587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -73 95 £250 +16.27% 2
London -22 34 £275 +42.48% 1
South West -17 19 £210 -1.17%
South East -32 18 £250 +6.38%
City of London -9 8 £341 +13.75% 1
Gloucestershire +6 7 £250 -16.66%
Yorkshire -16 6 £150 -36.84%
Berkshire +3 4 £235 -
Cheltenham -8 4 £250 -
West Yorkshire -14 4 £200 -15.78%
North West -22 4 £181 +2.83%
South Wales - 4 £105 -
Wales - 4 £105 -
Hampshire -5 3 £150 -30.23%
Lancashire - 2 £181 -
Cardiff - 2 £105 -
Newport - 2 - -
Reading -4 1 £240 -20.00%
Manchester -7 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £300 -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Woking - - - -

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 84 (43.08%) Finance
2 76 (38.97%) PRINCE2
3 73 (37.44%) MS Excel
4 69 (35.38%) MS Project
5 67 (34.36%) Project Management
6 51 (26.15%) MS Office
7 42 (21.54%) Project Planning
8 40 (20.51%) Security Cleared
9 39 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 34 (17.44%) MS Visio
11 32 (16.41%) MS PowerPoint
12 25 (12.82%) SharePoint
13 22 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (11.28%) Programme Management
14 21 (10.77%) DV Cleared
15 20 (10.26%) SC Cleared
16 18 (9.23%) Change Control
17 17 (8.72%) NHS
17 17 (8.72%) Management Information System
18 15 (7.69%) Risk Management
19 14 (7.18%) SAP
19 14 (7.18%) Banking
19 14 (7.18%) Degree
20 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
21 10 (5.13%) SQL
21 10 (5.13%) Oracle
21 10 (5.13%) Change Management
22 9 (4.62%) Configuration Management
22 9 (4.62%) QA

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 25 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.51%) Confluence
2 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 73 (37.44%) MS Excel
2 69 (35.38%) MS Project
3 51 (26.15%) MS Office
4 34 (17.44%) MS Visio
5 32 (16.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.51%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.03%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) Broadband
1 1 (0.51%) LAN
1 1 (0.51%) WAN
1 1 (0.51%) HTTP
1 1 (0.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 84 (43.08%) Finance
2 14 (7.18%) Banking
3 6 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.56%) Billing
5 4 (2.05%) Retail
5 4 (2.05%) Local Government
6 3 (1.54%) Front Office
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
7 2 (1.03%) Law
7 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.03%) Marketing
7 2 (1.03%) German Language
8 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.51%) Velocity
1 1 (0.51%) HTML
1 1 (0.51%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.72%) NHS
1 17 (8.72%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.03%) Smartcard
2 2 (1.03%) PMI
3 1 (0.51%) Social Network
3 1 (0.51%) FMCG
3 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.51%) Market Risk
3 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
3 1 (0.51%) Economics
3 1 (0.51%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.56%) Windows
1 5 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.97%) PRINCE2
2 67 (34.36%) Project Management
3 42 (21.54%) Project Planning
4 22 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (11.28%) Programme Management
5 18 (9.23%) Change Control
6 15 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 10 (5.13%) Change Management
8 9 (4.62%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.10%) Document Management
10 7 (3.59%) ITIL
10 7 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.59%) Dependency Management
11 6 (3.08%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.08%) Time Management
12 5 (2.56%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.56%) Matrix Management
12 5 (2.56%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (2.56%) Scrum
13 4 (2.05%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.13%) SQL
2 4 (2.05%) VBA
2 4 (2.05%) C
3 1 (0.51%) C#
3 1 (0.51%) C++
3 1 (0.51%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 40 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.77%) DV Cleared
3 20 (10.26%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.18%) Degree
5 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 12 (6.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.05%) APMP
6 4 (2.05%) ISEB
7 3 (1.54%) PMP
7 3 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.51%) MAPM
8 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.62%) QA
2 4 (2.05%) P3O
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 39 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.18%) SAP
3 10 (5.13%) Oracle
4 2 (1.03%) i2
4 2 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (0.51%) Planview
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.51%) Citrix
5 1 (0.51%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.51%) BT
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