The median contractor rate for a Project Support Officer was £230 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 Support Officer
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 580 595
Rank change year-on-year +30 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Officer 51 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 40 32
Median daily rate £230 £244 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.64% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £137 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £230 £230 £245
% change year-on-year - -6.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.96 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +16.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.95 £27.50 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £21.78 £14.50
% change year-on-year -40.31% +50.20%  

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 Support Officer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Support Officer in the UK

Project Support Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Support Officer in the UK

Project Support Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Support Officer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Support Officer in the UK

Project Support Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Support Officer in the UK

Project Support Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Support Officer over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Support Officer in the UK

Project Support Officer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Support Officer 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 +38 47 £245 -2.00% 5
South West +16 16 £240 - 1
South East +33 10 £375 +36.36% 1
London +2 10 £225 -17.43% 2
Wiltshire - 8 £213 -
Hampshire +20 7 £382 +27.33%
Exeter - 7 £304 -
Devon - 7 £304 -
North East +74 6 £235 -
Durham +1 5 £195 -
Andover - 5 £382 -
West Yorkshire +23 3 £245 +145.00%
Yorkshire +19 3 £245 +105.02%
City of London -6 3 £175 +1.44%
Scotland +44 2 £169 -25.00%
Berkshire +21 2 £190 -
Edinburgh +19 2 £169 -32.50%
East Midlands -7 2 - -
Corsham - 2 £236 -
Ringwood - 2 £126 -
Bracknell +5 1 - -
Nottingham +2 1 - -
Cardiff 0 1 £175 +16.66%
Wales -2 1 £175 +16.66%
South Wales -4 1 £175 +16.66%
Nottinghamshire -5 1 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 £230 -23.33%
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £230 -23.33%
Dorset - 1 £115 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

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

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

1 55 (44.72%) PRINCE2
2 51 (41.46%) Finance
3 46 (37.40%) Security Cleared
4 42 (34.15%) Project Management
5 40 (32.52%) Microsoft Office
6 36 (29.27%) PMO
7 33 (26.83%) Microsoft Project
7 33 (26.83%) SC Cleared
8 32 (26.02%) SharePoint
9 25 (20.33%) Microsoft Excel
9 25 (20.33%) Change Control
10 23 (18.70%) Programme Management
11 18 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (13.82%) Configuration Management
12 17 (13.82%) Project Planning
13 15 (12.20%) Spreadsheet
13 15 (12.20%) Document Management
13 15 (12.20%) Risk Management
14 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
15 13 (10.57%) Incident Management
15 13 (10.57%) Office 365
16 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
16 12 (9.76%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (9.76%) Change Management
17 10 (8.13%) NHS
18 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
19 7 (5.69%) CheckPoint
19 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 7 (5.69%) MS Visio

Project Support 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:

Application Platforms
1 32 (26.02%) SharePoint
2 12 (9.76%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.63%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (32.52%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (26.83%) Microsoft Project
3 25 (20.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (12.20%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (5.69%) MS Visio
6 6 (4.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Primavera
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.81%) Slack
2 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Intranet
1 1 (0.81%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 51 (41.46%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Advertising
4 1 (0.81%) Avionics
4 1 (0.81%) Back Office
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) Electronics
4 1 (0.81%) Local Government
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) NHS
2 8 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.81%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (44.72%) PRINCE2
2 42 (34.15%) Project Management
3 25 (20.33%) Change Control
4 23 (18.70%) Programme Management
5 18 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (13.82%) Configuration Management
6 17 (13.82%) Project Planning
7 15 (12.20%) Document Management
7 15 (12.20%) Risk Management
8 13 (10.57%) Incident Management
9 12 (9.76%) Change Management
10 7 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.88%) Information Assurance
11 6 (4.88%) Information Management
11 6 (4.88%) PRINCE
11 6 (4.88%) Requirements Management
12 5 (4.07%) GAP Analysis
12 5 (4.07%) ITIL
12 5 (4.07%) Process Improvement
12 5 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) C
Qualifications
1 46 (37.40%) Security Cleared
2 33 (26.83%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (4.07%) Degree
7 2 (1.63%) HNC
7 2 (1.63%) HND
8 1 (0.81%) APMP
8 1 (0.81%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (29.27%) PMO
2 4 (3.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.25%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.69%) CheckPoint
3 6 (4.88%) Oracle
4 2 (1.63%) HP
4 2 (1.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.81%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.81%) Google
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