Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 574 528 543
Rank change year-on-year -46 +15 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 54 67 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 35
London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +17.02%
10th Percentile £157 £190 £178
90th Percentile £419 £399 £388
England median daily rate £265 £230 £244
% change year-on-year +15.22% -5.64% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
London median hourly rate £13.36 £45.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.79% +144.00% -
10th Percentile £11.90 £25.43 £17.65
90th Percentile £14.33 £89.88 £20.65
England median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +44.74% +10.14%

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 44,182 39,483 41,678
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 95.00% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,150 28,140 29,428
London median daily rate £500 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.44% +4.39% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 585 558 647
London median hourly rate £19.82 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.32% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.83 £11.22
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 -19 13 £356 +9.62%
South London -33 1 - -
North London - 1 £175 -
Project Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (55.56%) Finance
2 24 (44.44%) Project Management
3 23 (42.59%) PRINCE2
3 23 (42.59%) PMO
4 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
6 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Project
7 13 (24.07%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.37%) Banking
8 11 (20.37%) DV Cleared
9 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
10 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 9 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
13 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
14 5 (9.26%) Change Management
14 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
14 5 (9.26%) Time Management
14 5 (9.26%) Degree
15 4 (7.41%) GDPR
15 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
15 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
15 4 (7.41%) PMP
15 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
15 4 (7.41%) NHS
16 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office

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 2 (3.70%) Confluence
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (24.07%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA Agile
General
1 30 (55.56%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Law
4 1 (1.85%) Local Government
4 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) HTML
1 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
1 4 (7.41%) NHS
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Fintech
3 1 (1.85%) Freedom of Information
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Project Management
2 23 (42.59%) PRINCE2
3 9 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.96%) Project Planning
6 6 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (9.26%) Change Management
7 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
7 5 (9.26%) Time Management
8 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.70%) Business Change Management
10 2 (3.70%) DevOps
10 2 (3.70%) Document Management
10 2 (3.70%) Gantt Chart
10 2 (3.70%) KYC
10 2 (3.70%) Migration
10 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.70%) SDLC
10 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (35.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) Degree
5 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 4 (7.41%) PMP
6 2 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) APMP
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (42.59%) PMO
2 4 (7.41%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.52%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.85%) Capita
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle