The median contractor rate for a Project Office Support was £181 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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 Office Support
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 642 641
Rank change year-on-year +43 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Office Support 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.004% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £181 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.23% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £305 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £345 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Project Office Support
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Project Office Support in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Office Support in the UK

Project Office Support
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Office Support in the UK

Project Office Support
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Office Support in the UK

Project Office Support
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Office Support within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +50 2 £181 -44.23%
London +15 1 £175 -46.15%
East of England - 1 £188 -
City of London - 1 £175 -
Luton - 1 £188 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £188 -

Project Office Support Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Project Office Support 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 Office Support in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics

Project Office Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Governance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft