Period
to 19 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 May 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 > South West
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 192 174 173
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 +30
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 28 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.47% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 16
South West median daily rate £238 £288 £211
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.39% +36.09% +34.13%
10th Percentile £173 £151 £144
90th Percentile £294 £340 £285
England median daily rate £244 £250 £230
% change year-on-year -2.50% +8.70% -9.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 9
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -
10th Percentile £17.68 £18.30 £26.25
90th Percentile £29.63 £31.83 £32.50
England median hourly rate £20.24 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -26.42% - +59.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,683 4,866 4,983
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.32% 95.21% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,672 2,947 3,190
South West median daily rate £435 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £260 £250 £225
90th Percentile £613 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 267 302
South West median hourly rate £39.25 £27.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.37% -28.48% +0.67%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.48 £47.50 £49.88
England median hourly rate £19.36 £18.51 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.58% -2.57% -2.56%

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 6 months to 19 May 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Officer in the South West over the 6 months to 19 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 May 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
Gloucestershire -1 21 £250 -
Bristol -10 7 £225 +51.26% 1
Project Officer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 South West region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft Excel
1 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
2 20 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 20 (71.43%) Finance
3 19 (67.86%) DV Cleared
3 19 (67.86%) Requirements Management
3 19 (67.86%) Risk Management
3 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) Document Management
3 19 (67.86%) Information Assurance
3 19 (67.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (67.86%) Change Control
4 17 (60.71%) C
5 16 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (57.14%) Spreadsheet
6 15 (53.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (10.71%) Logistics
9 3 (10.71%) Information Management
9 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
9 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (7.14%) Primavera
10 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project

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 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (57.14%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) PRINCE2
2 19 (67.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Change Control
2 19 (67.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (67.86%) Document Management
2 19 (67.86%) Information Assurance
2 19 (67.86%) Requirements Management
2 19 (67.86%) Risk Management
3 16 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
5 3 (10.71%) Information Management
5 3 (10.71%) Logistics
6 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 1 (3.57%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (82.14%) Security Cleared
2 19 (67.86%) DV Cleared
3 15 (53.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft