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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Support Officer
Rank 522 514 487
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 73 64 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 52
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£225 £225 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £98 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £215 £216 £213
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.47 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.68% -42.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £11.13 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £133.00 £20.46 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £13.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -47.12%

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -17 68 £225 - 7
London +23 29 £240 -4.95% 2
South East +10 17 £255 +2.00%
North West +5 8 £215 -12.69% 1
Yorkshire +7 7 £210 +27.27% 3
City of London +27 6 £230 -9.80% 1
West Yorkshire +14 6 £210 +27.27% 2
Milton Keynes +9 6 £255 -
Buckinghamshire -2 6 £255 -
Bradford +6 3 £215 +30.30% 2
South West -37 3 - - 1
East Midlands -1 2 - -
Macclesfield -2 1 - -
Cheshire -4 1 - -
Warwickshire -14 1 £140 +40.00%
West Midlands -30 1 £140 +16.66%
West Sussex - 1 £260 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £123 - 1
South Wales - 1 £123 - 1
Crawley - 1 £260 -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Chester - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Middlesbrough - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 62 (41.06%) PRINCE2
2 56 (37.09%) MS Project
3 55 (36.42%) Project Management
4 53 (35.10%) MS Excel
5 45 (29.80%) Finance
6 39 (25.83%) Security Cleared
7 29 (19.21%) Project Planning
8 28 (18.54%) MS Office
9 26 (17.22%) SC Cleared
10 23 (15.23%) SharePoint
10 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
11 21 (13.91%) Programme Management
12 20 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (12.58%) MS PowerPoint
14 16 (10.60%) MS Visio
15 15 (9.93%) DV Cleared
16 13 (8.61%) Retail
17 11 (7.28%) NHS
18 10 (6.62%) Oracle
18 10 (6.62%) Change Control
19 8 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
20 7 (4.64%) Risk Management
20 7 (4.64%) Office 365
21 6 (3.97%) Change Management
21 6 (3.97%) PRINCE
21 6 (3.97%) ITIL
21 6 (3.97%) Billing
21 6 (3.97%) Document Management
22 5 (3.31%) Degree

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (15.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.32%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (37.09%) MS Project
2 53 (35.10%) MS Excel
3 28 (18.54%) MS Office
4 19 (12.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (10.60%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) CA Clarity
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.99%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) LTE
2 1 (0.66%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
General
1 45 (29.80%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Retail
3 6 (3.97%) Billing
4 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.99%) Local Government
5 3 (1.99%) Advertising
6 2 (1.32%) Publishing
6 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) HTML5
1 1 (0.66%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.28%) NHS
2 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.32%) EPoS
3 1 (0.66%) FMCG
3 1 (0.66%) Social Network
3 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.66%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
1 1 (0.66%) UNIX
1 1 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.06%) PRINCE2
2 55 (36.42%) Project Management
3 29 (19.21%) Project Planning
4 21 (13.91%) Programme Management
5 20 (13.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (6.62%) Change Control
7 8 (5.30%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.64%) Risk Management
9 6 (3.97%) Change Management
9 6 (3.97%) PRINCE
9 6 (3.97%) ITIL
9 6 (3.97%) Document Management
10 5 (3.31%) Time Management
10 5 (3.31%) Six Sigma
11 4 (2.65%) Business Transformation
11 4 (2.65%) Dependency Management
11 4 (2.65%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.99%) Financial Analysis
12 3 (1.99%) Migration
12 3 (1.99%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.65%) SQL
1 4 (2.65%) VBA
2 3 (1.99%) C
3 1 (0.66%) C#
3 1 (0.66%) C++
3 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (25.83%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.22%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.93%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.31%) Degree
6 4 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.99%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.32%) PMP
9 1 (0.66%) APMP
9 1 (0.66%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
9 1 (0.66%) MAPM
9 1 (0.66%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.66%) ISEB
9 1 (0.66%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) P3O
1 1 (0.66%) AIFMD
1 1 (0.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.62%) Oracle
3 3 (1.99%) SAP
4 2 (1.32%) Siebel
4 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Capita
5 1 (0.66%) ION Trading
5 1 (0.66%) HP
5 1 (0.66%) Remedy
5 1 (0.66%) BT
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