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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Support Officer
Rank 553 497 474
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 55 72 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 43 33
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£213 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £146 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £206
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 12
Average hourly rate £23.25 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.60 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.79 £129.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £17.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+36.76% -32.67%

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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 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 18 December 2014.

Project Support Officer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Support Officer
Top 24 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 18 December 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 -38 53 £213 -15.00% 4
London +25 23 £200 -18.36% 2
South East -43 11 £213 -15.00% 1
City of London +15 8 £233 +3.33% 1
West Midlands -1 7 £219 -15.54%
Hampshire -21 3 £200 -19.19%
Worcester - 3 £213 -
Worcestershire - 3 £213 -
Berkshire -2 2 £200 -38.46%
North West -9 2 £351 +96.36%
East of England - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Epsom - - - -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 55 (43.65%) PRINCE2
2 41 (32.54%) Project Management
3 36 (28.57%) MS Project
3 36 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 35 (27.78%) Finance
5 32 (25.40%) MS Office
6 24 (19.05%) Security Cleared
7 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
8 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
9 17 (13.49%) Project Planning
9 17 (13.49%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (12.70%) Change Control
11 15 (11.90%) SC Cleared
12 13 (10.32%) MS Visio
13 11 (8.73%) NHS
13 11 (8.73%) Retail
14 10 (7.94%) PRINCE
14 10 (7.94%) QA
15 8 (6.35%) Risk Management
16 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 6 (4.76%) Oracle
17 6 (4.76%) Programme Management
17 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
18 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
18 5 (3.97%) Office 365
18 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (3.97%) Information Assurance
18 5 (3.97%) C

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (13.49%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) Lync
Applications
1 36 (28.57%) MS Project
1 36 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 32 (25.40%) MS Office
3 17 (13.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (10.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.79%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Intranet
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
General
1 35 (27.78%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Retail
3 2 (1.59%) Advertising
3 2 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) NHS
2 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.59%) EPoS
4 1 (0.79%) FMCG
4 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.79%) UNIX
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) PRINCE2
2 41 (32.54%) Project Management
3 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (13.49%) Project Planning
5 16 (12.70%) Change Control
6 10 (7.94%) PRINCE
7 8 (6.35%) Risk Management
8 6 (4.76%) Programme Management
8 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.97%) Information Assurance
10 4 (3.17%) ITIL
10 4 (3.17%) Migration
10 4 (3.17%) Document Management
10 4 (3.17%) Requirements Management
10 4 (3.17%) Resource Management
11 3 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (2.38%) Dependency Management
11 3 (2.38%) Business Transformation
11 3 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.97%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (3.97%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.17%) Degree
7 1 (0.79%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) APMG
7 1 (0.79%) CCA
7 1 (0.79%) PMP
7 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) QA
2 3 (2.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.79%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) SAP
4 2 (1.59%) Siebel
4 2 (1.59%) Planview
5 1 (0.79%) Capita
5 1 (0.79%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.79%) Remedy
5 1 (0.79%) PeopleSoft
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