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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Officer
Rank 565 568 530
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -38
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 78 73 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 52
Median daily rate £250 £240 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £158 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £350 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £233 £235
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +59.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £12.35 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £59.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +12 71 £250 - 6
London +16 26 £260 +4.00% 1
South East +11 11 £250 +63.93% 1
South West -6 9 - - 1
City of London +45 8 £160 -46.66% 1
Gloucestershire -1 8 - -
West Midlands -19 8 £230 +8.23%
Berkshire -6 6 - -
Scotland -9 5 £225 +20.00% 1
North West -13 5 £400 - 2
Bracknell - 5 - -
East of England +18 4 £550 -
Yorkshire -3 4 £120 -63.23% 1
Coventry -5 4 £270 -
West Yorkshire +7 3 £100 -69.23% 1
East Midlands +4 3 £175 -38.05%
Staffordshire +5 2 £153 -28.23%
Hampshire +2 2 £300 +100.00%
Glasgow +2 2 £200 -15.78%
Nottinghamshire 0 2 - -
Nottingham -1 2 - -
Edinburgh -11 2 £250 +33.33% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £275 -
Elland - 2 £100 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £275 -
Bristol +6 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire +3 1 £150 -40.00%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 1 - -

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 73 (48.67%) Project Management
2 54 (36.00%) Finance
3 47 (31.33%) MS Project
4 42 (28.00%) PRINCE2
5 39 (26.00%) MS Excel
6 34 (22.67%) MS Office
7 30 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 21 (14.00%) SharePoint
8 21 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (12.00%) Change Control
10 17 (11.33%) DV Cleared
10 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
11 16 (10.67%) MS Visio
11 16 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (10.00%) Risk Management
12 15 (10.00%) Change Management
13 14 (9.33%) Scrum
14 13 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (8.00%) Programme Management
15 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 12 (8.00%) Waterfall
16 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
17 9 (6.00%) Document Management
18 8 (5.33%) SAP
18 8 (5.33%) Project Planning
18 8 (5.33%) Resource Management
18 8 (5.33%) Information Assurance
18 8 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
19 7 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement

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 21 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.67%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (31.33%) MS Project
2 39 (26.00%) MS Excel
3 34 (22.67%) MS Office
4 16 (10.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (10.67%) MS Visio
5 8 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.67%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.67%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.00%) Changepoint
2 3 (2.00%) SAP PP
2 3 (2.00%) SAP WM
3 2 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.67%) assyst
4 1 (0.67%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.67%) Office 365
1 1 (0.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.33%) Intranet
2 2 (1.33%) WAN
3 1 (0.67%) Internet
3 1 (0.67%) LAN
3 1 (0.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.00%) SAP BI
1 3 (2.00%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 54 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Publishing
2 5 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.67%) Electronics
3 4 (2.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.33%) Back Office
4 2 (1.33%) Billing
4 2 (1.33%) Games
4 2 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (0.67%) Advertising
5 1 (0.67%) German Language
5 1 (0.67%) Law
5 1 (0.67%) Local Government
5 1 (0.67%) Music Industry
5 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) CSS
1 1 (0.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (3.33%) NHS
2 3 (2.00%) PMI
3 2 (1.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.33%) Statistics
4 1 (0.67%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.67%) Handset
4 1 (0.67%) Social Media
4 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.00%) Windows
2 2 (1.33%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (48.67%) Project Management
2 42 (28.00%) PRINCE2
3 21 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (12.00%) Change Control
5 15 (10.00%) Change Management
5 15 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.33%) Scrum
7 13 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 12 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (6.00%) Document Management
10 8 (5.33%) Information Assurance
10 8 (5.33%) Project Planning
10 8 (5.33%) Resource Management
11 7 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.67%) ITIL
11 7 (4.67%) Requirements Management
12 5 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.00%) C
2 1 (0.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.33%) DV Cleared
3 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.33%) Degree
6 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.00%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.67%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.33%) SAP
3 7 (4.67%) Oracle
4 2 (1.33%) Lotus
5 1 (0.67%) Adobe
5 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.67%) Citrix
5 1 (0.67%) Google
5 1 (0.67%) HP
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £16.00 - £18.33 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £15.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 13 days ago
Merseyside
Reed Technology
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago