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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Officer
Rank 584 578 561
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 68 95 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 62 56
Median daily rate £206 £233 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £151 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £320 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 10
Median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.51 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.50 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +83.33%

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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -28 60 £228 -5.69% 7
London +14 26 £315 +5.00% 4
City of London +22 10 £388 +23.01% 4
South West +17 10 £350 +125.80%
North West +22 9 £200 -
Gloucestershire +3 9 - -
West Midlands -33 6 £160 -40.74%
South East -2 5 £177 -23.45% 3
Wales +23 4 £169 +12.66% 1
South Wales +22 3 £175 +16.66% 1
Manchester -9 3 £200 -
Cardiff +20 2 £213 +41.66% 1
Scotland +10 2 £169 +20.53%
East of England +6 2 - -
Berkshire +2 2 £177 -38.43%
Norfolk -1 2 - -
Staffordshire -3 2 £127 +21.19%
Birmingham -7 2 £190 -39.20%
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Bracknell - 2 £177 -
Norwich - 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
Yorkshire +11 1 £230 -1.60%
Buckinghamshire +10 1 £125 -44.44% 1
Hampshire +10 1 £188 -15.25%
Leeds +9 1 £230 +2.22%
Milton Keynes +6 1 £125 -47.91% 1

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 70 (47.62%) Finance
2 59 (40.14%) Project Management
3 38 (25.85%) PRINCE2
4 37 (25.17%) MS Excel
5 36 (24.49%) MS Office
6 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
7 31 (21.09%) MS Project
8 25 (17.01%) MS PowerPoint
9 23 (15.65%) Change Control
9 23 (15.65%) DV Cleared
10 22 (14.97%) Risk Management
11 19 (12.93%) MS Visio
12 18 (12.24%) Document Management
13 17 (11.56%) SharePoint
14 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
15 15 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (10.20%) Requirements Management
16 14 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 14 (9.52%) Information Assurance
17 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (8.84%) C
18 12 (8.16%) Change Management
18 12 (8.16%) Spreadsheet
19 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 11 (7.48%) Waterfall
20 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
21 8 (5.44%) Project Planning
21 8 (5.44%) SAP
22 7 (4.76%) NHS

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 17 (11.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (25.17%) MS Excel
2 36 (24.49%) MS Office
3 31 (21.09%) MS Project
4 25 (17.01%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (12.93%) MS Visio
6 12 (8.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.68%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Changepoint
1 3 (2.04%) SAP PP
1 3 (2.04%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.36%) OPENHousing
2 2 (1.36%) Primavera
2 2 (1.36%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.36%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.04%) SAP BI
1 3 (2.04%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.36%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) PVCS
General
1 70 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Banking
3 5 (3.40%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.72%) Publishing
4 4 (2.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
5 2 (1.36%) Billing
5 2 (1.36%) Games
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Front Office
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) NHS
3 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.36%) Statistics
5 1 (0.68%) Equities
5 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.68%) PMI
5 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.36%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (40.14%) Project Management
2 38 (25.85%) PRINCE2
3 23 (15.65%) Change Control
4 22 (14.97%) Risk Management
5 18 (12.24%) Document Management
6 15 (10.20%) Requirements Management
6 15 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 14 (9.52%) Information Assurance
8 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (8.16%) Change Management
10 11 (7.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (7.48%) Waterfall
11 8 (5.44%) Project Planning
12 6 (4.08%) PRINCE
12 6 (4.08%) Scrum
13 5 (3.40%) Line Management
13 5 (3.40%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.40%) Project Governance
13 5 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.84%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (22.45%) Security Cleared
2 23 (15.65%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.72%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.04%) Degree
6 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.68%) APMP
7 1 (0.68%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.72%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.44%) SAP
3 5 (3.40%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.36%) Citrix
4 2 (1.36%) Oracle
4 2 (1.36%) Progress
5 1 (0.68%) Adobe
5 1 (0.68%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.68%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) Lotus
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
South East
Venn Group
Rate: £150 - £170 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago