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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Support Officer
Rank 554 524 505
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 64 62 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 41
Average daily rate
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£218 £235 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.44% +17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £147 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £325 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £235 £200
% change year-on-year
-8.51% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.72 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.53 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £25.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -10.20%

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
52814 48754 52062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.76% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32941 29468 29352
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2105 2558
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 October 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 October 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 October 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 -20 63 £220 -6.38% 10
London -10 22 £220 -7.17% 5
South East -15 16 £235 -2.08%
Yorkshire +2 11 £205 -19.21%
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £250 -
West Yorkshire -4 7 £210 -17.24%
South West -35 6 £250 +29.87% 1
Bradford -3 4 £210 -17.24%
West Midlands -14 4 £140 -45.94% 3
North Yorkshire - 3 - -
Hampshire -13 2 £185 +64.44%
North West -15 2 £188 -11.76%
Surrey -4 1 £150 -25.00%
West Sussex - 1 £260 -
Crawley - 1 £260 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Newport - - - -
Skipton - - - -
Thornton Heath - - - -
Winchester - - - -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 58 (44.96%) PRINCE2
2 47 (36.43%) Project Management
3 45 (34.88%) MS Project
4 44 (34.11%) MS Excel
5 35 (27.13%) Finance
6 30 (23.26%) MS Office
6 30 (23.26%) Security Cleared
7 22 (17.05%) SC Cleared
8 19 (14.73%) Project Planning
8 19 (14.73%) SharePoint
9 17 (13.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
10 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (10.08%) Retail
11 13 (10.08%) NHS
12 12 (9.30%) MS Visio
12 12 (9.30%) Change Control
13 10 (7.75%) Programme Management
14 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (6.20%) DV Cleared
15 8 (6.20%) Oracle
15 8 (6.20%) PRINCE
16 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 7 (5.43%) ITIL
16 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
16 7 (5.43%) Office 365
17 5 (3.88%) Change Management
17 5 (3.88%) Six Sigma
17 5 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (3.88%) Degree

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (14.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.78%) Lync
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (34.88%) MS Project
2 44 (34.11%) MS Excel
3 30 (23.26%) MS Office
4 17 (13.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (9.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.55%) CA Clarity
1 2 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Intranet
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
General
1 35 (27.13%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Retail
3 4 (3.10%) Advertising
4 3 (2.33%) Billing
5 2 (1.55%) Local Government
5 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) NHS
2 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.55%) EPoS
4 1 (0.78%) PMI
4 1 (0.78%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.96%) PRINCE2
2 47 (36.43%) Project Management
3 19 (14.73%) Project Planning
4 16 (12.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (9.30%) Change Control
6 10 (7.75%) Programme Management
7 8 (6.20%) PRINCE
8 7 (5.43%) ITIL
8 7 (5.43%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.88%) Change Management
9 5 (3.88%) Six Sigma
9 5 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.10%) Business Transformation
10 4 (3.10%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.10%) Migration
10 4 (3.10%) Document Management
11 3 (2.33%) Information Management
11 3 (2.33%) Time Management
11 3 (2.33%) Information Assurance
11 3 (2.33%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.33%) C
2 2 (1.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 22 (17.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.20%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.88%) Degree
6 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.33%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.55%) PMP
9 1 (0.78%) CCA
9 1 (0.78%) MAPM
9 1 (0.78%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.78%) APMP
9 1 (0.78%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.78%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
1 1 (0.78%) AIFMD
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) Oracle
3 3 (2.33%) SAP
4 2 (1.55%) Siebel
4 2 (1.55%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.78%) Remedy
5 1 (0.78%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.78%) Capita
5 1 (0.78%) HP
Worcester, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £250 - 320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £125.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200-£300pd
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £275 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago