Period
to 11 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Officer
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 703 710 700
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 148 147 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 111
England median daily rate £275 £225 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -6.25% +4.35%
10th Percentile £135 £130 £163
90th Percentile £375 £388 £333
UK median daily rate £265 £225 £230
% change year-on-year +17.78% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 20
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% +48.44%
10th Percentile £12.05 £13.60 £15.90
90th Percentile £35.13 £28.75 £29.95
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +37.50% +25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 90105 90412 98619
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.71% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 60301 59526 63905
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2613 2991 3781
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.08% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.82 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Project Officer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Officer in England

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Officer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Officer in England

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Officer in England

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Officer in England

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in England over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Officer in England

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -41 55 £300 +6.67% 1
South West +13 37 £288 +61.97%
North of England +50 21 £238 +45.48% 2
Midlands +16 18 £275 +22.22%
West Midlands +23 17 £275 +22.22%
South East -5 17 £229 +52.50% 2
North West +18 12 £230 +22.67%
Yorkshire +21 7 £263 +88.85% 1
North East - 2 £100 - 1
East Midlands -7 1 - -
Project Officer
UK

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 England region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 71 (47.97%) Finance
2 61 (41.22%) Security Cleared
3 58 (39.19%) PRINCE2
4 47 (31.76%) Project Management
5 46 (31.08%) PMO
6 42 (28.38%) Microsoft Excel
7 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 30 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Project
10 25 (16.89%) DV Cleared
11 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
12 19 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (12.16%) Spreadsheet
14 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
15 14 (9.46%) SharePoint
15 14 (9.46%) Project Planning
16 13 (8.78%) CheckPoint
16 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
17 12 (8.11%) Document Management
17 12 (8.11%) Change Control
18 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
18 11 (7.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 11 (7.43%) NHS
19 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
19 10 (6.76%) C
19 10 (6.76%) Change Management
20 9 (6.08%) Banking
20 9 (6.08%) Requirements Management
20 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 9 (6.08%) Information Assurance

Project Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 14 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (28.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (19.59%) Microsoft Project
3 24 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (12.16%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (7.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (5.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) Internet
1 3 (2.03%) SMS
2 2 (1.35%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.68%) Skype
3 1 (0.68%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 71 (47.97%) Finance
2 9 (6.08%) Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Investment Banking
3 3 (2.03%) Local Government
3 3 (2.03%) Retail
3 3 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Law
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) HTML
1 1 (0.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (0.68%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) NHS
2 4 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.68%) CMDB
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.68%) Digital Signage
4 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (0.68%) LIMS
4 1 (0.68%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.35%) Windows
2 1 (0.68%) Android
2 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (39.19%) PRINCE2
2 47 (31.76%) Project Management
3 30 (20.27%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (12.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.46%) Project Planning
6 13 (8.78%) Risk Management
7 12 (8.11%) Change Control
7 12 (8.11%) Document Management
8 11 (7.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (6.76%) Change Management
9 10 (6.76%) Configuration Management
10 9 (6.08%) Information Assurance
10 9 (6.08%) Requirements Management
11 8 (5.41%) Migration
11 8 (5.41%) Programme Management
12 7 (4.73%) Dependency Management
12 7 (4.73%) Project Governance
12 7 (4.73%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.05%) Data Protection
13 6 (4.05%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.76%) C
2 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
2 1 (0.68%) C++
2 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
2 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (41.22%) Security Cleared
2 37 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 25 (16.89%) DV Cleared
4 9 (6.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 7 (4.73%) Degree
6 6 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.35%) ECDL
7 2 (1.35%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.68%) APMP
8 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (31.08%) PMO
2 3 (2.03%) P3O
3 2 (1.35%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.78%) CheckPoint
3 3 (2.03%) Capita
4 1 (0.68%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.68%) Cisco
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle
4 1 (0.68%) Remedy