The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Assistant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Assistant
Rank 195 228 222
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.041% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.044% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£165 £199 £161
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.98% +23.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £219 £105 £260
% change year-on-year
+108.33% -59.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5428 6808 7223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.50% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 4974 5219
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 146 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Project Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Assistant in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Project Assistant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Assistant across the City of London region.

Project Assistant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Assistant
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Assistant across the City of London region.

Project Assistant Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Project Assistant
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project Assistant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Assistant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) MAPM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

Project Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Project Assistant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Assistant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (50.00%) MAPM
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft