The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Project Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Assistant
Rank 605 590 581
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 24 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.034% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 13
Median daily rate £189 £203 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £172 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £360 £265
UK excluding London median daily rate £189 £203 £200
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £15.00
Project Assistant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47514 46808 45430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.72% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 31391 29406 28519
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1352 1865 1936
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.24 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Project Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Project Assistant in the job title.

Project Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Project Assistant
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Project Assistant Daily Rate Trend in England

Project Assistant
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Assistant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Project Assistant Daily Rate Histogram in England

Project Assistant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Project Assistant Hourly Rate Trend in England

Project Assistant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Assistant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Yorkshire +15 7 £189 -6.89%
London -3 6 £180 -14.69%
North West -9 4 £195 -
South East -15 4 - - 1
South West -9 2 £226 +11.45%
West Midlands - 1 £190 -
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Project Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Project Assistant 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 England region featuring Project Assistant in the job title.

1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
4 13 (28.26%) Project Management
5 12 (26.09%) MS Office
6 11 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (19.57%) MS Project
8 8 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
10 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.04%) Banking
11 5 (10.87%) Change Control
12 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.70%) Retail
13 3 (6.52%) Time Management
13 3 (6.52%) QA
13 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
13 3 (6.52%) Project Governance
14 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
14 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
14 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
14 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
14 2 (4.35%) ITIL
14 2 (4.35%) ATM
15 1 (2.17%) Broadband
15 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
15 1 (2.17%) SAP
15 1 (2.17%) Adobe
15 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Assistant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (28.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (26.09%) MS Office
3 11 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (19.57%) MS Project
5 8 (17.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
6 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) ATM
2 1 (2.17%) Broadband
2 1 (2.17%) DSL
2 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 25 (54.35%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Project Management
2 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.87%) Change Control
5 3 (6.52%) Project Governance
5 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL
6 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
7 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.17%) Budget Control
7 1 (2.17%) Coaching
7 1 (2.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.17%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) APMP
1 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.17%) Adobe
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.17%) SAP