Period
to 25 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £231 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 547 590 517
Rank change year-on-year +43 -73 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 39 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.096% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.096% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 24
London median daily rate £231 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +3.64% -1.79%
10th Percentile £164 £201 £134
90th Percentile £390 £368 £383
England median daily rate £250 £250 £230
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -10.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 10
London median hourly rate £22.00 £13.36 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.64% -64.13% +116.73%
10th Percentile £18.24 £11.90 £18.98
90th Percentile £54.75 £14.33 £51.25
England median hourly rate £21.48 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -21.91% - +53.16%

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 38,238 43,576 37,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 94.83% 95.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,262 31,520 26,777
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 492 682 500
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% -3.56% +18.42%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.78 £12.24
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.95 £51.25
England median hourly rate £19.23 £18.51 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.92% -2.61% -0.60%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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
East London -10 5 £200 -50.00% 1
Central London +15 4 £225 -37.93%
South London +12 3 £275 -4.35%
West London +26 1 - -
Project Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 20 (51.28%) PMO
2 16 (41.03%) Project Management
3 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
5 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
6 6 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
8 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
9 3 (7.69%) Change Control
9 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (7.69%) Banking
9 3 (7.69%) Change Management
9 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (5.13%) Workshop Facilitation
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
10 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
10 2 (5.13%) Back Office
10 2 (5.13%) Freedom of Information

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 (12.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Law
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.13%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (5.13%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.69%) Change Control
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.13%) Workshop Facilitation
7 1 (2.56%) Network Management
7 1 (2.56%) Resource Management
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Leadership
Qualifications
1 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (51.28%) PMO
2 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft