Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Management Officer was £345 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 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 Management Officer
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 879 887 880
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Management Officer 8 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.004% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 13
UK median daily rate £345 £383 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.80% +33.04% -11.54%
10th Percentile £290 £224 £216
90th Percentile £406 £559 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £200 £268
% change year-on-year +87.50% -25.23% -17.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97742 99747 107875
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64508 65028 68632
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2923 3319 4120
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Project Management Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Management Officer in the UK

Project Management Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Management Officer in the UK

Project Management Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Management Officer in the UK

Project Management Officer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Management Officer within the UK over the 6 months to 23 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
England +20 8 £345 -9.80%
London -12 7 £315 -44.25%
UK excluding London +36 1 £375 +87.50%
South West - 1 £375 -

Project Management Officer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Project Management 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 featuring Project Management Officer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
1 8 (100.00%) PMO
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) NHS
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Gantt Chart
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
5 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 1 (12.50%) Release Management
5 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management

Project Management Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Gantt Chart
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Budget Control
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Project Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft