The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Officer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Officer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Officer
Rank 103 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 11 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.24% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.27% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Average daily rate
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£241 £188 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £178 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £198 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
-15.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+83.33% +11.11%
Project Officer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2251 2240 1826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.52% 90.98% 91.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1347 1145 901
Average daily rate £370 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 183 131
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £36.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Officer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Officer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Project Officer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Officer across the West Midlands region.

Project Officer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Officer
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Officer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Project Officer Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Project Officer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Officer across the West Midlands region.

Project Officer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Staffordshire -7 3 £159 -9.28%
Warwickshire - 1 £200 -
Project Officer
England

Project Officer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Project 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 Officer in their job title.

1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (38.89%) MS Project
3 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) NHS
6 3 (16.67%) Finance
6 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
8 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
8 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.56%) SaaS
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
8 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared

Project Officer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Project 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 Officer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Project
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) NHS
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Budget Control
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) BC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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