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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Support Officer
Rank 517 510 445
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 61 65 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 67
Average daily rate
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£255 £233 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +8.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £123 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £221 £220
% change year-on-year
+17.51% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.51% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.98 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.98 £20.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+15.51% -5.72%

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
50025 48432 42510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.39% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30372 29064 24408
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1969 2003 2177
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 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 -18 59 £255 +6.25% 10
London +5 23 £233 -9.70% 2
South West -4 9 £165 -17.50% 4
South East -30 7 £213 -15.00% 1
City of London +22 6 £270 +89.47% 1
Yorkshire -10 5 £280 +86.66%
Gloucestershire -13 5 - -
North West -18 4 £275 +26.43% 2
Hampshire -13 3 £200 -27.27%
East Midlands -9 2 £223 -
West Yorkshire -13 2 £313 +190.69%
Manchester -14 2 £275 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £260 -
South Wales 0 1 - -
Berkshire -3 1 £200 -14.89%
Wales -4 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Watford - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Bath - - - -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 59 (48.36%) PRINCE2
2 52 (42.62%) MS Project
3 51 (41.80%) MS Excel
4 49 (40.16%) MS Office
5 46 (37.70%) Finance
6 31 (25.41%) Security Cleared
7 30 (24.59%) Project Management
8 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
9 24 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 21 (17.21%) Change Control
11 19 (15.57%) DV Cleared
12 18 (14.75%) MS Visio
13 17 (13.93%) Project Planning
14 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (11.48%) NHS
16 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
16 12 (9.84%) QA
17 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
18 10 (8.20%) Risk Management
19 9 (7.38%) Information Assurance
19 9 (7.38%) Document Management
20 8 (6.56%) Requirements Management
20 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 8 (6.56%) C
21 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
22 6 (4.92%) Programme Management
22 6 (4.92%) PRINCE

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 52 (42.62%) MS Project
2 51 (41.80%) MS Excel
3 49 (40.16%) MS Office
4 24 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (14.75%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.64%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) LAN
2 1 (0.82%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) ClearQuest
General
1 46 (37.70%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Banking
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Publishing
4 1 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.48%) NHS
2 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (0.82%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.82%) Windows
1 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (48.36%) PRINCE2
2 30 (24.59%) Project Management
3 21 (17.21%) Change Control
4 17 (13.93%) Project Planning
5 15 (12.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.20%) Risk Management
6 10 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (7.38%) Information Assurance
7 9 (7.38%) Document Management
8 8 (6.56%) Requirements Management
8 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.92%) Logistics
10 6 (4.92%) Programme Management
10 6 (4.92%) PRINCE
11 5 (4.10%) Change Management
11 5 (4.10%) Resource Management
12 4 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.28%) Information Management
12 4 (3.28%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.56%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (25.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.57%) DV Cleared
3 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.28%) Degree
6 1 (0.82%) ISEB
6 1 (0.82%) PMP
6 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.82%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.84%) QA
2 5 (4.10%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (22.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle
3 3 (2.46%) SAP
4 2 (1.64%) Planview
5 1 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
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