The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Project Officer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Officer
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 119 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Median daily rate £238 £140 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -35.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £140 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £140 £259
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £193 £225
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -14.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £16.09 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+70.91% -8.05%

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
2250 2501 2054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.87% 94.73% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1409 1143
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 80 168
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.81 £24.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Project Officer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Project Officer in the job title.

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Officer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry - 8 £271 -
Warwickshire - 2 £220 -
Birmingham +2 1 £213 -
Herefordshire - 1 £225 -
Project Officer
England

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Project 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 14 (63.64%) MS Office
2 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
3 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
5 7 (31.82%) MS Project
5 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 2 (9.09%) Coaching
9 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
9 2 (9.09%) NHS
9 2 (9.09%) Retail
9 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
10 1 (4.55%) Psychology
10 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Kanban
10 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
10 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
10 1 (4.55%) Document Management
10 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (4.55%) PRINCE
10 1 (4.55%) BPR

Project Officer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) MS Office
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
3 7 (31.82%) MS Project
4 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) PRINCE2
2 8 (36.36%) Project Management
3 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Coaching
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) Cognitive Psychology
6 1 (4.55%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Document Management
6 1 (4.55%) Gantt Chart
6 1 (4.55%) Programme Governance
6 1 (4.55%) Psychology
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle