The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £382 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 237 254 258
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.14% 0.11% 0.074%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
South East median daily rate £382 £250 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.80% +63.93%  
10th Percentile £125 £170 £148
90th Percentile £408 £336 £161
England median daily rate £260 £250 £250
% change year-on-year +4.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South East median hourly rate - £32.50 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +163.15%  
England median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -42.00% -9.09%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7306 8460 8969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.61% 94.96% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15203 18917 19243
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £250 £250 £220
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1130 1314 1775
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 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
Hampshire +8 6 £382 +27.33%
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £230 -16.36%
Berkshire +15 1 - -
Project Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 7 (25.00%) PMO
6 6 (21.43%) Change Control
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Change Management
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.14%) ITIL
10 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
10 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
11 1 (3.57%) Retail
11 1 (3.57%) Billing
11 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
11 1 (3.57%) Logistics
11 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture

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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) PRINCE2
2 6 (21.43%) Change Control
2 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Gantt Chart
6 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.57%) Line Management
6 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.57%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Allocation
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
1 15 (53.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) P3O
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle