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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Officer
Rank 529 535 493
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -42
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 96 81 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 61
Average daily rate
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£225 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £144 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £223 £225
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £139.00 £21.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+77.41% +14.81%

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 0 88 £234 -2.60% 7
London +19 30 £288 +19.79% 2
South East -20 16 £225 -11.76% 2
South West -1 12 £238 -
West Midlands +7 11 £270 +92.85%
Buckinghamshire -10 8 £225 -11.76%
Yorkshire -29 8 £234 +21.42%
East Midlands -2 7 £233 -
Scotland -3 6 £140 -32.53%
Milton Keynes -9 6 £233 -8.82%
West Yorkshire -22 6 £231 +10.11%
Gloucestershire +1 5 - -
Edinburgh -11 5 £135 -21.73%
City of London +2 4 £315 +36.95%
Berkshire -3 4 £210 -50.00%
Bristol - 4 £225 -
Leeds -25 3 £200 +45.45%
North West -38 3 - -
Nottingham - 3 £182 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £181 -
Reading - 3 £210 -
Chesterfield - 3 £260 -
Derbyshire - 3 £260 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £182 -
Staffordshire - 3 £159 -
Surrey -2 2 £226 +50.83% 2
Wales -3 2 £150 +22.44%
Cheshire -7 2 - -
Hampshire -8 2 £175 -5.40%
South Wales -8 2 £150 +22.44%

Project Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 74 (44.58%) PRINCE2
2 71 (42.77%) MS Project
3 64 (38.55%) Finance
4 62 (37.35%) Project Management
5 53 (31.93%) MS Excel
6 49 (29.52%) MS Office
7 41 (24.70%) Security Cleared
8 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
9 28 (16.87%) Project Planning
10 26 (15.66%) SharePoint
10 26 (15.66%) DV Cleared
11 23 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (13.25%) Change Control
13 17 (10.24%) Programme Management
13 17 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 17 (10.24%) Risk Management
14 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (9.04%) MS PowerPoint
14 15 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (8.43%) ITIL
15 14 (8.43%) MS Visio
16 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared
17 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
18 11 (6.63%) Oracle
18 11 (6.63%) Document Management
19 10 (6.02%) C
19 10 (6.02%) Information Assurance
19 10 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
20 9 (5.42%) NHS
21 8 (4.82%) CheckPoint

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 26 (15.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.20%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Drupal
3 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 71 (42.77%) MS Project
2 53 (31.93%) MS Excel
3 49 (29.52%) MS Office
4 15 (9.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (8.43%) MS Visio
6 10 (6.02%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.20%) Agresso
2 2 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.60%) SaaS
1 1 (0.60%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.81%) Intranet
2 1 (0.60%) LAN
2 1 (0.60%) WAN
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.60%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.60%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 64 (38.55%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (3.61%) Retail
4 5 (3.01%) Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.41%) Marketing
5 4 (2.41%) Advertising
6 3 (1.81%) Legal
7 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.20%) Billing
8 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Local Government
8 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
8 1 (0.60%) Military
8 1 (0.60%) Electronics
8 1 (0.60%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) HTML
2 1 (0.60%) CSS
2 1 (0.60%) XHTML
2 1 (0.60%) HTML5
2 1 (0.60%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.42%) NHS
3 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.81%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.81%) PMI
5 1 (0.60%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.60%) DTV
5 1 (0.60%) CESG
5 1 (0.60%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Life Science
5 1 (0.60%) iPhone
5 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.60%) Social Media
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.81%) Windows
2 1 (0.60%) pSOS
2 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (44.58%) PRINCE2
2 62 (37.35%) Project Management
3 28 (16.87%) Project Planning
4 23 (13.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (13.25%) Change Control
6 17 (10.24%) Risk Management
6 17 (10.24%) Programme Management
7 15 (9.04%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (9.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (8.43%) ITIL
9 11 (6.63%) Document Management
10 10 (6.02%) Information Assurance
11 8 (4.82%) Requirements Management
12 7 (4.22%) Configuration Management
12 7 (4.22%) Service Management
12 7 (4.22%) Quality Management
13 6 (3.61%) Change Management
13 6 (3.61%) PRINCE
13 6 (3.61%) Knowledge Management
14 5 (3.01%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.02%) C
2 3 (1.81%) SQL
3 1 (0.60%) VBA
3 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (24.70%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.66%) DV Cleared
3 17 (10.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 13 (7.83%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (3.01%) Degree
6 5 (3.01%) APMP
7 4 (2.41%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.20%) PMP
8 2 (1.20%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) ISEB
9 1 (0.60%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.81%) COBIT
2 1 (0.60%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SLA
Vendors
1 35 (21.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.63%) Oracle
3 8 (4.82%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.81%) SAP
5 2 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (0.60%) Citrix
6 1 (0.60%) Nokia
6 1 (0.60%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe
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