The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 402 394
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 17 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 19
Median daily rate £275 £285 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.50% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £147 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £344 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £246 £265
% change year-on-year -10.65% -7.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.17 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.42% -9.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £21.85 £14.50
% change year-on-year -40.50% +50.68%  

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 19488 21879 21280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.68% 94.99% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13911 15818 14611
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 251 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Project Officer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 4 £298 +9.17%
Westminster - 1 £275 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £225 -
Project Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) PRINCE2
2 23 (41.07%) PMO
3 21 (37.50%) Project Management
4 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Excel
6 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
7 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
8 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.43%) DV Cleared
9 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
10 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 8 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
10 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.71%) Change Control
12 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.93%) Change Management
12 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
12 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
13 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 4 (7.14%) JIRA
13 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
13 4 (7.14%) Document Management
13 4 (7.14%) Confluence
13 4 (7.14%) Coaching
13 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

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 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (26.79%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (8.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) Slack
1 1 (1.79%) Trello
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
2 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
3 1 (1.79%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.79%) Law
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Publishing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
2 1 (1.79%) NHS
2 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) pSOS
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) PRINCE2
2 21 (37.50%) Project Management
3 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 8 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 6 (10.71%) Change Control
6 5 (8.93%) Change Management
6 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.14%) Coaching
7 4 (7.14%) Document Management
8 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.36%) Information Management
8 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.57%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.57%) Statistical Modelling
9 2 (3.57%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (41.07%) PMO
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 2 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.79%) GDPR
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) CheckPoint
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) SAP