The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Support Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Support Officer
Rank 582 553 531
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 61 57 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 47
Median daily rate £273 £258 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £164 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £343 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £270 £238
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +13.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Median hourly rate £17.17 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.37% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+50.20% -15.94%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Project Support Officer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Project Support Officer in the job title.

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 31 May 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
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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Support Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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
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statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 57 £273 +4.80% 4
London +17 31 £288 +19.79% 2
City of London +45 10 £273 +13.54% 1
South East -19 7 £275 -8.33%
South West -12 5 - - 1
West Midlands -21 5 £238 -12.03%
Gloucestershire -5 4 - -
North West -14 4 £400 - 1
East Midlands +9 3 £175 -46.15%
Berkshire -4 3 - -
Scotland -12 3 £295 +126.92% 1
Bracknell - 3 - -
Hampshire 0 2 £300 -25.00%
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - -
Nottingham -2 2 - -
Coventry -4 2 £290 -
Glasgow - 2 £200 -
Yorkshire -4 1 £150 -53.84%
Warwickshire -7 1 £250 +25.00%
Bristol -8 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 £258 - 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 £145 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £130 -
Woking - 1 £145 -
Warwick - 1 £250 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £150 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £300 -

Project Support Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Project Support Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Project Support Officer in the job title.

1 55 (47.01%) Project Management
2 40 (34.19%) MS Project
2 40 (34.19%) Finance
3 34 (29.06%) MS Excel
4 32 (27.35%) MS Office
4 32 (27.35%) PRINCE2
5 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
7 14 (11.97%) Scrum
7 14 (11.97%) SharePoint
8 13 (11.11%) MS Visio
8 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 12 (10.26%) DV Cleared
10 11 (9.40%) Programme Management
10 11 (9.40%) Risk Management
10 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (9.40%) Waterfall
11 10 (8.55%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (7.69%) Change Management
12 9 (7.69%) Change Control
13 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
13 8 (6.84%) Project Planning
14 7 (5.98%) Spreadsheet
14 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 6 (5.13%) Resource Management
15 6 (5.13%) ITIL
16 5 (4.27%) SAP
16 5 (4.27%) Oracle
16 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
16 5 (4.27%) NHS

Project Support Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) CMS
2 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (34.19%) MS Project
2 34 (29.06%) MS Excel
3 32 (27.35%) MS Office
4 13 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 10 (8.55%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (5.98%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.85%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.71%) SAP PP
2 2 (1.71%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.71%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.85%) assyst
3 1 (0.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
1 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.42%) Intranet
2 2 (1.71%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) QlikView
1 2 (1.71%) SAP BI
1 2 (1.71%) SAP BW
General
1 40 (34.19%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Publishing
2 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Electronics
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.27%) NHS
2 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.71%) Statistics
4 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.85%) PMI
4 1 (0.85%) Social Media
4 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.56%) pSOS
2 2 (1.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (47.01%) Project Management
2 32 (27.35%) PRINCE2
3 20 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.97%) Scrum
5 11 (9.40%) Programme Management
5 11 (9.40%) Risk Management
5 11 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.40%) Waterfall
6 9 (7.69%) Change Control
6 9 (7.69%) Change Management
7 8 (6.84%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 6 (5.13%) ITIL
9 6 (5.13%) Resource Management
10 5 (4.27%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.27%) Data Analysis
11 3 (2.56%) Document Management
11 3 (2.56%) Information Management
11 3 (2.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.26%) DV Cleared
3 8 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) Degree
5 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.71%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.85%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle
2 5 (4.27%) SAP
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe
3 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Citrix
3 1 (0.85%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) Lotus
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