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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Support Officer
Rank 543 526 526
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 68 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 42
Average daily rate
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£210 £235 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £124 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £238 £220
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £14.25 £15.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.82% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.60 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £123.50 £55.60 £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
+51.72% +23.40%

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
52742 50612 47222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30753 27617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -28 61 £225 -6.25% 6
London +2 24 £200 -
South West +6 8 £238 +150.00% 2
East Midlands +3 7 £260 - 1
West Midlands +1 7 £235 +25.33%
South East -25 7 £200 -21.56% 1
City of London -7 6 £315 +46.51%
Yorkshire -22 5 £234 +70.00% 1
Scotland 0 4 £140 -32.53%
Bristol -4 4 £225 +136.84%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £181 -1.45%
Cheshire -2 3 - -
Edinburgh -3 3 £135 +20.00%
Milton Keynes -6 3 £210 -17.64%
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £210 -17.64%
West Yorkshire -16 3 £206 +50.00%
North West -27 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £325 - 1
Derbyshire - 3 £260 -
Nottingham - 3 £325 - 1
Chesterfield - 3 £260 -
Berkshire +4 2 £183 -52.59% 1
South Wales +2 2 £150 +22.44%
Wales -1 2 £150 +22.44%
Hampshire -1 2 £175 -7.89%
Macclesfield -2 2 - -
Staffordshire -6 2 £105 -40.00%
Bradford - 2 £238 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £448 -
Reading - 2 £183 - 1

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 67 (50.00%) MS Project
2 61 (45.52%) PRINCE2
3 49 (36.57%) MS Office
3 49 (36.57%) Finance
4 45 (33.58%) MS Excel
5 42 (31.34%) Project Management
6 36 (26.87%) Security Cleared
7 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
8 25 (18.66%) Project Planning
9 23 (17.16%) DV Cleared
10 19 (14.18%) Change Control
11 18 (13.43%) MS Visio
12 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (12.69%) Programme Management
13 14 (10.45%) SharePoint
13 14 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
14 13 (9.70%) ITIL
14 13 (9.70%) Risk Management
15 11 (8.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 11 (8.21%) NHS
16 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
16 9 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
17 8 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
17 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 7 (5.22%) Document Management
18 7 (5.22%) Degree
18 7 (5.22%) CheckPoint
18 7 (5.22%) Configuration Management

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 14 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 67 (50.00%) MS Project
2 49 (36.57%) MS Office
3 45 (33.58%) MS Excel
4 18 (13.43%) MS Visio
5 14 (10.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (1.49%) Agresso
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) LAN
1 2 (1.49%) WAN
1 2 (1.49%) Intranet
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.75%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Rational DOORS
General
1 49 (36.57%) Finance
2 6 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.73%) Retail
4 4 (2.99%) Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.49%) Billing
6 2 (1.49%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.21%) NHS
2 6 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.24%) PMI
5 2 (1.49%) Statistics
6 1 (0.75%) iPhone
6 1 (0.75%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.75%) CESG
6 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.75%) Windows
1 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.52%) PRINCE2
2 42 (31.34%) Project Management
3 25 (18.66%) Project Planning
4 19 (14.18%) Change Control
5 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (12.69%) Programme Management
6 13 (9.70%) Risk Management
6 13 (9.70%) ITIL
7 9 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (6.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (5.22%) Quality Management
8 7 (5.22%) Change Management
8 7 (5.22%) Configuration Management
8 7 (5.22%) Document Management
9 6 (4.48%) Logistics
9 6 (4.48%) Service Management
9 6 (4.48%) Information Assurance
10 5 (3.73%) Requirements Management
10 5 (3.73%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.48%) C
2 3 (2.24%) SQL
3 1 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (26.87%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.16%) DV Cleared
3 11 (8.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 9 (6.72%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (5.22%) Degree
7 4 (2.99%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.24%) APMP
9 2 (1.49%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.75%) ISEB
10 1 (0.75%) PMP
10 1 (0.75%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.24%) COBIT
1 3 (2.24%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.22%) CheckPoint
3 6 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.49%) SAP
4 2 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (0.75%) Citrix
5 1 (0.75%) Nokia
Norfolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110 - £130 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 22 days ago