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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Support Officer
Rank 597 569 541
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 64 73 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 53 47
Median daily rate £213 £210 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £146 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £319 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £210 £245
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.17 £18.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +29.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £123.50 £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.78 £22.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-1.00% +60.00%

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Support Officer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 -13 57 £225 - 5
London -10 20 £225 +4.65% 3
West Midlands -26 10 £208 -23.14% 1
City of London +47 7 £160 -47.96% 1
South East 0 7 £300 +50.00%
South West -5 6 - - 1
North West +10 5 £400 -
Gloucestershire +1 5 - - 1
Berkshire -1 4 - -
Yorkshire -10 4 £120 -48.87%
Bracknell - 4 - -
Wales +19 3 £163 +8.66%
Scotland -1 3 £225 +60.71%
Staffordshire -1 3 £130 +23.80%
West Yorkshire -3 3 £100 -51.51%
East Midlands -7 3 £175 -32.69%
Coventry -13 3 £250 -
Cardiff +14 2 £200 +33.33%
South Wales +12 2 £200 +33.33%
Glasgow +3 2 £200 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire -2 2 - -
Nottingham -4 2 - -
Elland - 2 £100 -
Birmingham - 2 £190 - 1
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £300 +42.85%
Milton Keynes +8 1 £300 +42.85%
Cheltenham +5 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +1 1 - -
Hampshire 0 1 £350 +100.00%
North Yorkshire -4 1 £150 -40.00%

Project Support Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 49 (40.50%) Project Management
2 39 (32.23%) Finance
3 38 (31.40%) MS Project
4 34 (28.10%) MS Office
5 31 (25.62%) MS Excel
6 29 (23.97%) PRINCE2
7 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
8 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (14.05%) MS Visio
10 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
11 13 (10.74%) DV Cleared
11 13 (10.74%) Risk Management
12 12 (9.92%) Scrum
12 12 (9.92%) Change Management
12 12 (9.92%) MS PowerPoint
12 12 (9.92%) Waterfall
13 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 10 (8.26%) Change Control
13 10 (8.26%) Spreadsheet
13 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
15 8 (6.61%) Programme Management
16 7 (5.79%) ITIL
17 6 (4.96%) Project Planning
17 6 (4.96%) Document Management
18 5 (4.13%) Information Assurance
18 5 (4.13%) C
19 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
19 4 (3.31%) SAP
19 4 (3.31%) Business Intelligence

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 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.83%) CMS
2 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 38 (31.40%) MS Project
2 34 (28.10%) MS Office
3 31 (25.62%) MS Excel
4 17 (14.05%) MS Visio
5 12 (9.92%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (8.26%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.83%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Changepoint
1 3 (2.48%) SAP PP
1 3 (2.48%) SAP WM
2 2 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.83%) assyst
3 1 (0.83%) Primavera
3 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
1 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Intranet
2 2 (1.65%) WAN
3 1 (0.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) SAP BI
1 3 (2.48%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.65%) QlikView
General
1 39 (32.23%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Publishing
3 2 (1.65%) Back Office
3 2 (1.65%) Billing
3 2 (1.65%) Games
3 2 (1.65%) Legal
3 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.83%) Advertising
4 1 (0.83%) Electronics
4 1 (0.83%) Law
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.83%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.31%) NHS
2 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.65%) Statistics
4 1 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.83%) PMI
4 1 (0.83%) Social Media
4 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.65%) pSOS
1 2 (1.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.50%) Project Management
2 29 (23.97%) PRINCE2
3 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.74%) Risk Management
5 12 (9.92%) Change Management
5 12 (9.92%) Scrum
5 12 (9.92%) Waterfall
6 10 (8.26%) Change Control
6 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 10 (8.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.61%) Programme Management
8 7 (5.79%) ITIL
9 6 (4.96%) Document Management
9 6 (4.96%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.13%) Information Assurance
11 4 (3.31%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (3.31%) Information Management
11 4 (3.31%) PRINCE
11 4 (3.31%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.13%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.74%) DV Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) Degree
3 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.83%) APMP
6 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.31%) SAP
3 2 (1.65%) CheckPoint
4 1 (0.83%) Adobe
4 1 (0.83%) Citrix
4 1 (0.83%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Lotus
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 6 days ago