The median contractor rate for a Project Officer was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 29 March 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +10 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Officer 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.85% 0.61% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.62% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £135 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £223 £250
% change year-on-year +6.74% -11.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £13.70 - £11.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £17.10 £16.75
% change year-on-year +60.81% +2.08%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 678 650 691
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.44% 98.48% 95.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 435 393
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £190 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 39 44
Median hourly rate £16.50 £13.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Project Officer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Officer in Wales

Project Officer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Officer in Wales

Project Officer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Officer in Wales

Project Officer
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
South Wales +17 6 £135 -40.00%
Project Officer
UK

Project Officer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Wales region featuring Project Officer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) NHS
2 5 (83.33%) Information Management
2 5 (83.33%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) MS Project Server
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) LIMS

Project Officer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (33.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) NHS
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) GAP Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Information Management
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Change Control
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) Programme Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP