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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Support Officer
Rank 530 490 455
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 52 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 54
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£225 £233 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £123 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.10 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £21.98 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £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 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -42 50 £225 -5.26% 8
London -8 17 £221 -14.07% 1
South East -21 8 £200 -20.00% 1
City of London +15 6 £245 -6.22%
Yorkshire -6 5 £260 +73.33%
South West -9 5 £188 -6.25% 3
Gloucestershire -13 3 - - 1
Hampshire -15 3 £200 -27.27% 1
East Midlands 0 2 £223 -
South Yorkshire -3 2 £260 +15.55%
West Yorkshire -12 2 £210 +11.25%
South Wales +1 1 - -
Wales -4 1 - -
East of England - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Bath - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dover - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sheffield - - - -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 50 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 48 (43.64%) MS Office
3 44 (40.00%) MS Project
4 43 (39.09%) MS Excel
5 39 (35.45%) Finance
6 28 (25.45%) Security Cleared
7 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
7 27 (24.55%) Project Management
8 23 (20.91%) MS PowerPoint
9 17 (15.45%) Change Control
10 16 (14.55%) Project Planning
10 16 (14.55%) MS Visio
11 15 (13.64%) NHS
12 14 (12.73%) DV Cleared
13 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
14 12 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (10.91%) QA
14 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
15 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
18 7 (6.36%) Document Management
18 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
18 7 (6.36%) PRINCE
18 7 (6.36%) Information Assurance
18 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 7 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
19 6 (5.45%) Requirements Management
19 6 (5.45%) C
20 5 (4.55%) ISO 9001

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 13 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.91%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 48 (43.64%) MS Office
2 44 (40.00%) MS Project
3 43 (39.09%) MS Excel
4 23 (20.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (14.55%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.73%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) LAN
2 1 (0.91%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) ClearQuest
General
1 39 (35.45%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Banking
2 3 (2.73%) Retail
3 2 (1.82%) Billing
4 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Law
4 1 (0.91%) Advertising
4 1 (0.91%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.64%) NHS
2 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.82%) Statistics
2 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.91%) Windows
1 1 (0.91%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (45.45%) PRINCE2
2 27 (24.55%) Project Management
3 17 (15.45%) Change Control
4 16 (14.55%) Project Planning
5 12 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (7.27%) Risk Management
7 7 (6.36%) PRINCE
7 7 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.36%) Document Management
7 7 (6.36%) Information Assurance
7 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 7 (6.36%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.45%) Requirements Management
9 5 (4.55%) Resource Management
10 4 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (3.64%) Logistics
10 4 (3.64%) Information Management
10 4 (3.64%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.64%) Change Management
11 3 (2.73%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.45%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.73%) DV Cleared
3 12 (10.91%) SC Cleared
4 10 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (8.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (0.91%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.91%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.91%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.73%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle
2 3 (2.73%) SAP
3 2 (1.82%) Planview
4 1 (0.91%) PeopleSoft
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