Period
to 23 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 709 673 730
Rank change year-on-year -36 +57 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 133 133 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 84 76
England median daily rate £250 £255 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -1.45% +3.50%
10th Percentile £195 £146 £133
90th Percentile £328 £388 £350
UK median daily rate £250 £248 £250
% change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 21
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +44.74% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.61 £13.00 £14.50
90th Percentile £32.50 £51.25 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +44.74% +8.57%

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 86,755 80,123 93,513
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.96% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,310 52,161 61,537
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,792 2,616 2,831
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.69 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% -4.14% +11.43%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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
South East -10 41 £250 -5.66%
London -65 35 £270 -1.82%
South West -6 22 £288 +23.66% 1
North of England -16 22 £220 -11.11%
Yorkshire -11 11 £215 -12.24%
North West -13 7 £210 -40.00%
West Midlands -24 7 £225 -10.00% 1
Midlands -28 7 £225 -15.09% 1
East of England +5 6 £250 +35.14%
North East 0 4 £250 +6.38%
Project Officer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Project Officer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 68 (51.13%) Finance
1 68 (51.13%) Project Management
2 60 (45.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (44.36%) PRINCE2
4 55 (41.35%) Security Cleared
5 46 (34.59%) PMO
6 41 (30.83%) Microsoft Project
7 40 (30.08%) SC Cleared
8 34 (25.56%) Microsoft
9 31 (23.31%) Microsoft Office
10 28 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 19 (14.29%) Change Control
11 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (13.53%) Project Planning
13 16 (12.03%) Risk Management
14 15 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.53%) Programme Management
15 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (10.53%) SharePoint
16 13 (9.77%) Oracle
17 12 (9.02%) Document Management
17 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 11 (8.27%) C
19 10 (7.52%) DV Cleared
19 10 (7.52%) Information Assurance
19 10 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
19 10 (7.52%) Requirements Management
19 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
20 9 (6.77%) Change Management
21 8 (6.02%) MS Visio

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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.01%) Confluence
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (45.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (30.83%) Microsoft Project
3 31 (23.31%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (6.02%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
1 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) SMS
1 3 (2.26%) Structured Cabling
1 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.75%) Firewall
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) JIRA
General
1 68 (51.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.26%) Banking
3 3 (2.26%) Law
4 2 (1.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Local Government
5 1 (0.75%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) NHS
3 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.01%) Windows
2 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (51.13%) Project Management
2 59 (44.36%) PRINCE2
3 19 (14.29%) Change Control
4 18 (13.53%) Project Planning
5 16 (12.03%) Risk Management
6 15 (11.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.53%) Programme Management
8 12 (9.02%) Document Management
8 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (7.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (7.52%) Information Assurance
9 10 (7.52%) Requirements Management
10 9 (6.77%) Change Management
11 7 (5.26%) Line Management
12 5 (3.76%) Decision-Making
12 5 (3.76%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (3.76%) Project Governance
12 5 (3.76%) Time Management
13 4 (3.01%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.27%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (41.35%) Security Cleared
2 40 (30.08%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.52%) DV Cleared
3 10 (7.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 7 (5.26%) Degree
5 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.50%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) APMP
7 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (34.59%) PMO
2 5 (3.76%) QA
3 3 (2.26%) GDPR
4 1 (0.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (25.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.77%) Oracle
3 4 (3.01%) SAP
4 3 (2.26%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint