Period
to 18 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 18 July 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 > North of England
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 280 312 294
Rank change year-on-year +32 -18 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 13 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 11
North of England median daily rate £275 £225 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -8.16% +45.19%
10th Percentile £193 £188 £185
90th Percentile £303 £285 £288
England median daily rate £250 £250 £264
% change year-on-year - -5.30% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
North of England median hourly rate £24.00 £14.19 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.19% -2.17% -4.92%
10th Percentile £17.80 £10.66 £13.75
90th Percentile £78.20 £26.25 £15.25
England median hourly rate £21.48 £27.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.91% +34.15% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North of England. 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
North of England
Contract vacancies in the North of England with a recognized job title 10,128 11,821 10,713
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.42% 95.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,623 7,587 6,656
North of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £545
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 537 494
North of England median hourly rate £16.74 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.37% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.50 £47.50 £45.93
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% +1.08% -2.63%

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Officer in the North of England

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Officer in the North of England

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in the North of England over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Officer in the North of England

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Officer in the North of England

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in the North of England over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Officer in the North of England

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in the North of England

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 North of England region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
North West +13 7 £275 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire +22 6 £263 +22.09%
Project Officer
England

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 North of England region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 9 (69.23%) PMO
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) CA
5 1 (7.69%) NHS
5 1 (7.69%) Windows
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) ECDL
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (7.69%) FMCG
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing

Project Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Logistics
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ECDL
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) CA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft