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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Assistant
Rank 607 595 575
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 24 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.031% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 8
Median daily rate £189 £185 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.16% -3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £157 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £219 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £189 £203 £183
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
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
48408 48020 46900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.98% 94.73% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31915 29666 29143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
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 £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1365 1919 1953
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

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 4 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 4 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 +9 12 £189 -6.89%
South West +1 3 £203 -
London -9 3 £180 -12.19%
South East -8 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £190 -
North West - 2 £195 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Project Assistant
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Project Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 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 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 16 (35.56%) SharePoint
4 13 (28.89%) MS Office
5 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (22.22%) Project Management
7 8 (17.78%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (15.56%) MS Project
9 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (6.67%) Change Control
11 3 (6.67%) Coaching
11 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
11 3 (6.67%) Banking
11 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
11 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.67%) Time Management
12 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
12 2 (4.44%) QA
12 2 (4.44%) Retail
12 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (4.44%) STB
12 2 (4.44%) Migration
12 2 (4.44%) ITIL
12 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (2.22%) Confluence
13 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
13 1 (2.22%) Project Governance
13 1 (2.22%) Process Improvement

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 16 (35.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (28.89%) MS Office
3 12 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (17.78%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (15.56%) MS Project
6 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (2.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Broadband
1 1 (2.22%) DSL
1 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Local Government
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Publishing
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) STB
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Project Management
2 5 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.67%) Change Control
3 3 (6.67%) Coaching
3 3 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.67%) Time Management
4 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) Migration
4 2 (4.44%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.22%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.22%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.22%) Project Governance
5 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.22%) SAP
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