The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Assistant role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Assistant
Rank 546 531 510
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.020% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Average daily rate
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£288 £175 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £257 £175 £213
% change year-on-year
+46.57% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 - £10.00
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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 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
42937 40749 37644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.46% 92.65% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27345 24737 21780
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £232 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1683 1811 2275
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.51 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Project Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Assistant within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 3 £290 -
London -4 2 £263 +50.00% 1
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Project Assistant
Top 29 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (25.00%) MS Office
5 4 (20.00%) MS Project
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.00%) German Language
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Banking
8 1 (5.00%) Huawei
8 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.00%) HNC
8 1 (5.00%) HND
8 1 (5.00%) NHS
8 1 (5.00%) MS Access
8 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) FMCG
8 1 (5.00%) Product Management
8 1 (5.00%) Data Quality

Project Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (20.00%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MS Access
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) German Language
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) Product Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) HNC
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Huawei
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