Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £241 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 341 351 350
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 17 14 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.084% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.090% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 28
South East median daily rate £241 £188 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.67% -18.92% -9.31%
10th Percentile £135 £120 £199
90th Percentile £299 £294 £305
England median daily rate £280 £230 £241
% change year-on-year +21.74% -4.66% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South East median hourly rate £11.04 - £19.25
10th Percentile £10.21 - £17.63
90th Percentile £11.86 - £20.88
England median hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +83.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15679 15620 18481
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 93.99% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9308 9314 10851
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.34%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 637 776 915
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.56 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.95% +5.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.98 £48.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Officer in the South East

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Officer in the South East

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Officer in the South East

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Officer in the South East

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -3 11 £255 +24.54%
Buckinghamshire -21 9 £253 +8.60%
Hampshire +9 5 £145 -46.05%
Berkshire +7 2 £275 +55.37%
Project Officer
England

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) P3O
6 3 (17.65%) PMO
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.88%) Change Control
8 1 (5.88%) Android
8 1 (5.88%) UX Design
8 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (5.88%) Line Management
8 1 (5.88%) User Experience
8 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift

Project Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (5.88%) CMDB
1 1 (5.88%) NHS
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Conflict Management
5 1 (5.88%) Data Management
5 1 (5.88%) Line Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
1 1 (5.88%) C++
1 1 (5.88%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) P3O
1 3 (17.65%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Capita