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 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 Officer
Rank 109 110 92
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 4 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.14% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.15% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Average daily rate
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£255 £93 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+175.67% -66.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £93 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £105 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £228 £220
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -5.72%
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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
2087 1964 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 91.49% 91.22% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1008 805
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 126 181
Average hourly rate £16.60 £15.21 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.17% -17.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £37.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (53.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) NHS
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) User Experience
6 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.69%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) MS Project
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft