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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Support Officer
Rank 552 543 512
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 67 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 42
Average daily rate £240 £223 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £144 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £216 £225 £250
% change year-on-year
-3.88% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +25.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £17.15 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £24.95 £20.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +25.86%

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 56 £260 +16.20% 9
London -4 19 £273 +34.56% 4
South East +6 14 £267 +33.37% 1
Scotland -5 6 £165 -17.50%
East Midlands -6 6 £260 +11.22%
West Midlands -13 6 £140 -43.14%
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £267 +18.55%
Berkshire +6 5 £275 +37.50%
South West +4 5 £165 +32.00%
Wales - 5 £225 - 1
South Wales - 5 £225 - 1
Milton Keynes - 5 £267 -
Shropshire - 4 £140 -
Cardiff - 4 £225 -
City of London +34 3 £275 - 2
Glasgow +11 3 £165 -17.50%
Hampshire +5 3 £230 +15.00%
West Yorkshire -6 3 £186 -4.48%
Yorkshire -13 3 £186 -19.02% 3
Leeds -16 3 £186 -19.02%
Bracknell - 3 £275 -
Nottingham - 3 - -
Derbyshire - 3 £260 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Bristol - 3 £161 -
Gloucestershire +5 2 £250 -
North West -22 2 £181 -27.50%
Portsmouth - 2 £200 -
Reading -12 1 £76 -
Edinburgh -14 1 - -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (46.27%) Project Management
2 56 (41.79%) Finance
3 50 (37.31%) PRINCE2
4 37 (27.61%) MS Project
5 35 (26.12%) Security Cleared
6 34 (25.37%) MS Excel
7 26 (19.40%) MS Office
8 21 (15.67%) Project Planning
9 19 (14.18%) SC Cleared
10 18 (13.43%) DV Cleared
10 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
11 16 (11.94%) Programme Management
11 16 (11.94%) Change Control
12 15 (11.19%) SharePoint
13 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (7.46%) Project Governance
15 10 (7.46%) Oracle
15 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
16 9 (6.72%) SAP
16 9 (6.72%) Resource Management
17 8 (5.97%) NHS
17 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
17 8 (5.97%) Change Management
18 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
18 7 (5.22%) QA
18 7 (5.22%) Marketing
19 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 6 (4.48%) Spreadsheet

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (11.19%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 37 (27.61%) MS Project
2 34 (25.37%) MS Excel
3 26 (19.40%) MS Office
4 11 (8.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (4.48%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (2.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.75%) SAP SRM
3 1 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
General
1 56 (41.79%) Finance
2 8 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.22%) Marketing
4 6 (4.48%) Electronics
4 6 (4.48%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.99%) Law
6 2 (1.49%) Advertising
7 1 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.97%) NHS
2 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.24%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.24%) Economics
4 2 (1.49%) PMI
5 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.24%) pSOS
2 2 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (46.27%) Project Management
2 50 (37.31%) PRINCE2
3 21 (15.67%) Project Planning
4 16 (11.94%) Change Control
4 16 (11.94%) Programme Management
5 12 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.46%) Project Governance
6 10 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.72%) Resource Management
8 8 (5.97%) Change Management
9 7 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (4.48%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (4.48%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.73%) Critical Path Analysis
11 5 (3.73%) Scrum
12 4 (2.99%) Agile Project Management
12 4 (2.99%) Information Management
12 4 (2.99%) Quality Management
12 4 (2.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (26.12%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.18%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.43%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.49%) APMP
5 2 (1.49%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) Degree
5 2 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.49%) P3O
Vendors
1 18 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.46%) Oracle
3 9 (6.72%) SAP
4 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.75%) Capita
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Rate: £120 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £150 - £175 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Reed Technology
Rate: £14 - £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago