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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Support Officer
Rank 555 535 527
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 75 73 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 51 47
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£225 £225 £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £140 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £311
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £213 £203
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £19.25 £15.00 £14.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% +3.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.51 £13.35 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.50 £139.00 £20.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.01 £15.50 £13.22
% change year-on-year
+35.51% +17.24%

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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
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 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -6 68 £225 - 3
London -13 22 £215 -10.41% 2
South East -21 15 £225 -11.76%
East Midlands +2 8 £233 -
West Midlands +10 7 £270 +92.85%
Yorkshire -31 7 £230 +15.00%
South West +2 6 £238 -
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £225 -11.76%
Scotland -4 5 £140 -32.53%
West Yorkshire -32 5 £225 +9.75%
Berkshire 0 4 £249 -40.77%
Edinburgh -7 4 £135 -21.73%
Milton Keynes -10 4 £268 +4.90%
Derbyshire - 4 £260 -
Bristol - 4 £225 -
Hampshire +7 3 £200 +8.10%
City of London +7 3 £315 +36.95%
Leeds -25 3 £200 +45.45%
Nottingham - 3 £182 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £181 - 1
Reading - 3 £210 -
Chesterfield - 3 £260 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £182 -
Surrey -7 2 £226 +50.83%
Wales -12 2 £150 +22.44%
Cheshire -13 2 - -
Bradford -13 2 £238 +13.09%
South Wales -14 2 £150 +22.44%
North West -33 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £105 -

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (46.83%) MS Project
2 58 (46.03%) PRINCE2
3 44 (34.92%) Finance
4 41 (32.54%) Project Management
4 41 (32.54%) MS Excel
5 40 (31.75%) MS Office
6 32 (25.40%) Security Cleared
7 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 24 (19.05%) Project Planning
9 19 (15.08%) DV Cleared
10 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
11 17 (13.49%) Programme Management
11 17 (13.49%) Change Control
12 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (11.11%) MS Visio
13 12 (9.52%) ITIL
14 11 (8.73%) Risk Management
15 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
15 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
16 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 8 (6.35%) Oracle
16 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (5.56%) CheckPoint
17 7 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
17 7 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
18 6 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (4.76%) NHS
18 6 (4.76%) Service Management

Project Support Officer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 18 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 59 (46.83%) MS Project
2 41 (32.54%) MS Excel
3 40 (31.75%) MS Office
4 14 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 10 (7.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.59%) Agresso
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) LAN
1 1 (0.79%) WAN
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
1 1 (0.79%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
1 1 (0.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 44 (34.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.97%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.97%) Retail
4 4 (3.17%) Banking
5 3 (2.38%) Marketing
5 3 (2.38%) Advertising
6 1 (0.79%) Publishing
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Law
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Billing
6 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.76%) NHS
3 3 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.38%) PMI
4 2 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.79%) CESG
5 1 (0.79%) iPhone
5 1 (0.79%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
1 1 (0.79%) pSOS
1 1 (0.79%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (46.03%) PRINCE2
2 41 (32.54%) Project Management
3 24 (19.05%) Project Planning
4 17 (13.49%) Programme Management
4 17 (13.49%) Change Control
5 14 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.52%) ITIL
7 11 (8.73%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.94%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.76%) PRINCE
10 6 (4.76%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.76%) Service Management
10 6 (4.76%) Quality Management
11 5 (3.97%) Change Management
12 4 (3.17%) Document Management
12 4 (3.17%) Resource Management
12 4 (3.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (3.17%) Data Protection
12 4 (3.17%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.17%) C
2 3 (2.38%) SQL
3 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.08%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.97%) Degree
5 5 (3.97%) APMP
6 4 (3.17%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.79%) ISEB
8 1 (0.79%) PMP
8 1 (0.79%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (0.79%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) P3O
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
3 7 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.38%) SAP
5 2 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix
6 1 (0.79%) Nokia
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