The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Support 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 Support Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Support Officer
Rank 551 512 497
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 56 66 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 38
Average daily rate
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£213 £240 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% +31.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £145 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £240 £185
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +29.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 9
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.37 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% +29.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.90 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.87 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.37 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +10.67%

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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Project Support Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Support Officer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Support Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Support Officer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Support Officer within the UK.

Project Support Officer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Support Officer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Support Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Project Support Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Support Officer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Support Officer within the UK.

Project Support Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Support Officer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Support Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Project Support Officer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Support 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 Support Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 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
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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 -24 55 £213 -11.45% 6
London -5 19 £200 -16.66% 2
South East -14 13 £230 -4.16% 1
West Midlands -8 9 £219 -15.54% 1
City of London +8 7 £260 +30.00% 1
South West -28 7 £250 +72.41%
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £265 -
Worcester - 3 £213 -
Worcestershire - 3 £213 -
Hampshire -20 2 £219 -0.56%
North West -7 1 - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Newport - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
Borehamwood - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Support 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 Support Officer in their job title.

1 56 (43.08%) PRINCE2
2 45 (34.62%) Project Management
3 38 (29.23%) MS Project
3 38 (29.23%) MS Excel
4 36 (27.69%) Finance
5 30 (23.08%) MS Office
6 26 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 20 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 20 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
8 18 (13.85%) Project Planning
9 17 (13.08%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (13.08%) SC Cleared
10 16 (12.31%) Change Control
10 16 (12.31%) MS Visio
11 12 (9.23%) Retail
12 11 (8.46%) NHS
13 8 (6.15%) PRINCE
13 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
13 8 (6.15%) Programme Management
14 7 (5.38%) Office 365
14 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
15 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (3.85%) C
16 5 (3.85%) Oracle
16 5 (3.85%) Information Assurance
16 5 (3.85%) QA

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Support 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 Support Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 38 (29.23%) MS Project
1 38 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 30 (23.08%) MS Office
3 17 (13.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (12.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.54%) CA Clarity
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) Intranet
1 1 (0.77%) Internet
1 1 (0.77%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
General
1 36 (27.69%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.54%) Advertising
4 1 (0.77%) Publishing
4 1 (0.77%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Back Office
4 1 (0.77%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.46%) NHS
2 6 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.54%) EPoS
4 1 (0.77%) FMCG
4 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.08%) PRINCE2
2 45 (34.62%) Project Management
3 20 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (13.85%) Project Planning
5 16 (12.31%) Change Control
6 8 (6.15%) Programme Management
6 8 (6.15%) Risk Management
6 8 (6.15%) PRINCE
7 6 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.85%) Information Assurance
9 4 (3.08%) Requirements Management
9 4 (3.08%) Document Management
9 4 (3.08%) ITIL
9 4 (3.08%) Change Management
9 4 (3.08%) Migration
9 4 (3.08%) Business Transformation
10 3 (2.31%) Dependency Management
10 3 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.31%) Six Sigma
10 3 (2.31%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.08%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (3.08%) Degree
6 2 (1.54%) PMP
6 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.77%) CCA
7 1 (0.77%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.77%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.77%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (3.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.85%) Oracle
3 3 (2.31%) SAP
4 2 (1.54%) Siebel
4 2 (1.54%) Planview
5 1 (0.77%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.77%) HP
5 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.77%) Remedy
5 1 (0.77%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.77%) Capita
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