Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £280 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North of England during the 6 months to 19 October 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 > North of England
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 275 360
Rank change year-on-year -12 +85 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 32 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.27% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 12
North of England median daily rate £280 £245 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +26.45% -20.51%
10th Percentile £184 £138 £103
90th Percentile £360 £307 £400
England median daily rate £263 £278 £230
% change year-on-year -5.41% +20.65% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
North of England median hourly rate £23.65 £13.89 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.27% +6.85% -18.75%
10th Percentile £15.83 £13.33 £11.80
90th Percentile £35.00 £15.05 £15.40
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -

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 11,479 10,573 14,874
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 95.61% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,361 6,725 9,592
North of England median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £253 £245 £240
90th Percentile £556 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 435 586
North of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.29 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.43% +6.54% -4.02%
10th Percentile £10.72 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.25 £46.23 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 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
North West -6 23 £268 +12.63%
Yorkshire -8 9 £283 +14.14% 1
Project Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North of England region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 14 (43.75%) Project Management
2 10 (31.25%) PMO
3 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
4 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (15.63%) Change Control
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.63%) Finance
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.50%) Line Management
6 4 (12.50%) Decision-Making
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
7 3 (9.38%) Logistics
8 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (6.25%) C
8 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement

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 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Project Management
2 7 (21.88%) Programme Management
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (15.63%) Change Control
4 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.50%) Decision-Making
5 4 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (12.50%) Line Management
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.38%) Logistics
7 2 (6.25%) Coaching
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (3.13%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft