Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 December 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
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 594 556
Rank change year-on-year +14 -38 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 53 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 32
London median daily rate £250 £300 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.83% +6.67% +4.65%
10th Percentile £199 £146 £190
90th Percentile £475 £405 £471
England median daily rate £262 £275 £225
% change year-on-year -4.64% +22.22% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
London median hourly rate £18.82 £38.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.49% +4.11% +89.61%
10th Percentile £18.56 £33.00 £19.72
90th Percentile £47.04 £43.00 £152.15
England median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +15.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 44,628 45,089 42,170
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.95% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,255 32,755 29,957
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £294
90th Percentile £675 £663 £638
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 610 553 571
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.44 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +6.27% +1.13%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.00 £11.32
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 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
Central London -22 9 £220 -37.14%
East London - 3 £250 -
South London - 1 £275 -
Project Officer
England

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

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

1 28 (52.83%) Project Management
2 22 (41.51%) Finance
3 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
4 16 (30.19%) PMO
5 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
6 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
7 11 (20.75%) Programme Management
8 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (11.32%) Project Governance
10 6 (11.32%) Banking
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
11 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
11 5 (9.43%) Change Management
11 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
11 5 (9.43%) Law
11 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
11 5 (9.43%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.55%) Document Management
12 4 (7.55%) Market Risk
12 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
12 4 (7.55%) Requirements Management
12 4 (7.55%) Quality Management
12 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
12 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
12 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (9.43%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) DMZ
1 1 (1.89%) Internet
1 1 (1.89%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Local Government
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Middleware
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (9.43%) Credit Risk
3 4 (7.55%) Market Risk
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) NHS
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Equities
6 1 (1.89%) Fintech
6 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.89%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Project Management
2 12 (22.64%) PRINCE2
2 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 11 (20.75%) Programme Management
4 8 (15.09%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.32%) Project Governance
6 5 (9.43%) Change Management
7 4 (7.55%) Document Management
7 4 (7.55%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.55%) Quality Management
7 4 (7.55%) Requirements Management
7 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.66%) Change Control
8 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.66%) Workshop Facilitation
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.77%) Decision-Making
9 2 (3.77%) Line Management
9 2 (3.77%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) PMO
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) GDPR
2 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.89%) Zoho