Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 July 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 544 546 542
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 40 61 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.095% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 42
London median daily rate £275 £285 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +16.33% -10.09%
10th Percentile £125 £151 £157
90th Percentile £400 £355 £367
England median daily rate £262 £250 £250
% change year-on-year +4.80% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 3
London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.17 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.43% -9.73% +33.44%
10th Percentile £19.25 £15.80 £18.03
90th Percentile £47.95 £26.29 £36.61
England median hourly rate £17.56 £21.78 £19.02
% change year-on-year -19.36% +14.54% +31.14%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39807 43218 44188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.96% 95.11% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28316 31092 30671
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 491 769
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.64% +11.51%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £53.05
England median hourly rate £18.10 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.74% +8.57% +2.94%

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Officer in London

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Officer in London

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Officer in London

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Officer in London

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in London over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Officer in London

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Central London 0 13 £308 +53.62%
West London +34 4 £225 -
East London -9 1 - -
Project Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 London region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 19 (47.50%) PRINCE2
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (30.00%) PMO
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 8 (20.00%) Document Management
8 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
9 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (15.00%) Change Management
10 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (10.00%) Change Control
10 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
10 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
11 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
11 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
11 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
11 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (7.50%) JIRA
11 3 (7.50%) QA
11 3 (7.50%) Retail
11 3 (7.50%) Atlassian

Project Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
1 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 3 (7.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Slack
1 1 (2.50%) Trello
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
General
1 22 (55.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.50%) LIMS
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) PRINCE2
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 8 (20.00%) Document Management
4 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (15.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) Change Control
6 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.00%) Coaching
8 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Contract Management
8 2 (5.00%) Logistics
8 2 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE
8 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.50%) Programme Governance
9 1 (2.50%) Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.50%) DV Cleared
3 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) HNC
6 1 (2.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (30.00%) PMO
2 3 (7.50%) QA
3 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) CheckPoint
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) Remedy
4 1 (2.50%) SAP