The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 28 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 West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 130 127
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 19 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.35% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 9
Median daily rate £250 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 - £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £243 £240 £240
% change year-on-year +1.04% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 4
Median hourly rate - £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £26.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year -50.47% -4.54%  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2623 2861 2952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.80% 95.49% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5301 6431 6439
Median daily rate £375 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £561 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 434 790
Median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +57.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.63 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £44.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Officer in the South West

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Officer in the South West

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in the South West over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Officer in the South West

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Officer in the South West

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Devon - 8 £304 -
Wiltshire - 8 £213 -
Bristol -2 2 £375 - 1
Dorset - 1 £115 -
Project Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 22 (61.11%) Project Management
3 20 (55.56%) Finance
4 17 (47.22%) PRINCE2
4 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
5 16 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
6 14 (38.89%) Project Planning
7 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
7 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Project
8 12 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
8 12 (33.33%) Office 365
9 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
9 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (27.78%) PMO
10 9 (25.00%) Change Control
11 7 (19.44%) C
12 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (16.67%) Document Management
12 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
12 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (16.67%) Information Assurance
12 6 (16.67%) Requirements Management
12 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
13 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
15 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
15 3 (8.33%) Dependency Management
16 2 (5.56%) PRINCE

Project Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Office 365
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Avionics
3 1 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (2.78%) Local Government
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Project Management
2 17 (47.22%) PRINCE2
3 14 (38.89%) Project Planning
4 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
5 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
6 9 (25.00%) Change Control
7 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (16.67%) Document Management
7 6 (16.67%) Information Assurance
7 6 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.33%) Dependency Management
10 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
11 1 (2.78%) Budget Control
11 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.78%) ITIL
11 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (63.89%) Security Cleared
2 17 (47.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) APMP
5 1 (2.78%) HNC
5 1 (2.78%) HND
5 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) SAP