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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Officer
Rank 533 557 559
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 88 87 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 54 52
Median daily rate £225 £235 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £316
UK excluding London median daily rate £189 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-16.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.09 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.91% -10.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.05 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+71.39% -10.86%

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
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +25 81 £225 -5.26% 5
London +4 33 £308 +7.42% 2
South West +22 16 £178 -19.31% 1
South East +27 12 £150 -41.00%
Gloucestershire +4 11 - -
West Midlands -3 10 £225 -
City of London -1 7 £308 -18.00%
Coventry -6 7 £318 +15.63%
Milton Keynes +15 5 £233 -8.55%
Buckinghamshire +14 5 £233 -5.10%
Bristol +8 5 £178 +10.93% 1
Surrey +14 4 £150 -36.17%
Scotland +10 4 £127 -23.03%
Chertsey - 4 £150 -
West Yorkshire +19 3 £190 +2.01% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £190 +2.01% 1
Norwich - 3 - -
Norfolk - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - - 1
North West +8 2 £120 -45.14%
East Midlands -14 2 £188 -15.73%
Staffordshire - 2 £140 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £140 -
Edinburgh +23 1 - -
Hampshire +22 1 £188 -
Herefordshire +18 1 £225 +5.88%
Leeds +10 1 £230 +23.48%
Preston +4 1 - -
Fife 0 1 £213 +28.78%
Glasgow 0 1 £125 -24.24%

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 89 (57.05%) Finance
2 69 (44.23%) Project Management
3 62 (39.74%) PRINCE2
4 51 (32.69%) MS Excel
4 51 (32.69%) Security Cleared
5 37 (23.72%) MS Project
6 35 (22.44%) MS Office
6 35 (22.44%) DV Cleared
7 30 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 23 (14.74%) Change Control
9 22 (14.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 21 (13.46%) Document Management
11 20 (12.82%) Risk Management
12 19 (12.18%) Requirements Management
12 19 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (11.54%) Spreadsheet
13 18 (11.54%) Information Assurance
13 18 (11.54%) C
14 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (10.90%) Project Planning
15 16 (10.26%) MS Visio
16 15 (9.62%) SharePoint
16 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
16 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
17 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
18 11 (7.05%) CheckPoint
19 10 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (6.41%) NHS
20 9 (5.77%) Programme Management

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 15 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (32.69%) MS Excel
2 37 (23.72%) MS Project
3 35 (22.44%) MS Office
4 30 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (11.54%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (10.26%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Changepoint
2 2 (1.28%) OPENHousing
2 2 (1.28%) Primavera
2 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.28%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (1.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.64%) PVCS
General
1 89 (57.05%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Banking
3 6 (3.85%) Law
3 6 (3.85%) Marketing
4 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.21%) Retail
5 4 (2.56%) Legal
6 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.28%) Electronics
7 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Billing
8 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.64%) Front Office
8 1 (0.64%) Games
8 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.41%) NHS
2 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.28%) Social Media
4 1 (0.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.64%) Equities
4 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.64%) Psychology
4 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.64%) pSOS
1 1 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.23%) Project Management
2 62 (39.74%) PRINCE2
3 23 (14.74%) Change Control
4 21 (13.46%) Document Management
5 20 (12.82%) Risk Management
6 19 (12.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (12.18%) Requirements Management
7 18 (11.54%) Information Assurance
8 17 (10.90%) Project Planning
8 17 (10.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.77%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.49%) Change Management
12 7 (4.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 6 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (3.85%) Time Management
14 5 (3.21%) Migration
14 5 (3.21%) Project Governance
14 5 (3.21%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.54%) C
Qualifications
1 51 (32.69%) Security Cleared
2 35 (22.44%) DV Cleared
3 22 (14.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 15 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.64%) APMP
6 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.64%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.92%) QA
2 2 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.05%) CheckPoint
3 6 (3.85%) SAP
4 5 (3.21%) Oracle
5 2 (1.28%) Citrix
5 2 (1.28%) Progress
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
6 1 (0.64%) Fujitsu
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