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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Support Officer
Rank 520 489 460
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 51 70 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 39
Average daily rate
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£205 £250 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £108 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £206 £250 £200
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 11
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £12.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £20.29 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £24.19
% change year-on-year
+25.86% -40.05%

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 2015.

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
Top 19 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 28 January 2015. 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 -35 49 £213 -15.00% 12
London +8 15 £205 -14.58% 2
South East -20 13 £213 -15.00% 1
North West +5 7 £250 +19.04%
City of London +18 6 £240 -14.66%
Yorkshire -12 6 £195 -21.21%
West Yorkshire -6 5 £195 +3.31%
Hampshire -25 4 £200 -27.27% 1
Berkshire 0 2 £200 -20.00%
Cheshire +3 1 - -
Essex - - - -
East of England - - - - 4
Wimbledon - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Aldershot - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 44 (40.37%) PRINCE2
2 39 (35.78%) MS Office
2 39 (35.78%) MS Excel
3 36 (33.03%) MS Project
3 36 (33.03%) Project Management
4 33 (30.28%) Finance
5 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
6 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
7 20 (18.35%) MS PowerPoint
8 16 (14.68%) Change Control
9 15 (13.76%) Project Planning
10 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (12.84%) MS Visio
10 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
11 11 (10.09%) NHS
11 11 (10.09%) Retail
11 11 (10.09%) QA
11 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
12 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 9 (8.26%) DV Cleared
13 9 (8.26%) PRINCE
14 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
15 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (5.50%) Information Assurance
16 6 (5.50%) C
16 6 (5.50%) Oracle
17 5 (4.59%) Document Management
17 5 (4.59%) Requirements Management

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.92%) Lync
Applications
1 39 (35.78%) MS Office
1 39 (35.78%) MS Excel
2 36 (33.03%) MS Project
3 20 (18.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (12.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.83%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.92%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.92%) MS Access
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) ClearQuest
General
1 33 (30.28%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Retail
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) NHS
2 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.92%) UNIX
1 1 (0.92%) Windows
1 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.37%) PRINCE2
2 36 (33.03%) Project Management
3 16 (14.68%) Change Control
4 15 (13.76%) Project Planning
5 14 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (8.26%) PRINCE
7 8 (7.34%) Risk Management
8 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (5.50%) Information Assurance
10 5 (4.59%) Document Management
10 5 (4.59%) Requirements Management
10 5 (4.59%) Resource Management
11 4 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (3.67%) Programme Management
11 4 (3.67%) Information Management
12 3 (2.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (2.75%) Dependency Management
13 2 (1.83%) Business Transformation
13 2 (1.83%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.50%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 9 (8.26%) DV Cleared
5 7 (6.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (3.67%) Degree
7 1 (0.92%) CCA
7 1 (0.92%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.92%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (22.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.50%) Oracle
3 3 (2.75%) SAP
4 2 (1.83%) Planview
5 1 (0.92%) Remedy
5 1 (0.92%) PeopleSoft
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