The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Assistant role in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Assistant
Rank - 133 116
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.037% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £181 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £243 £181 £213
% change year-on-year
+34.34% -15.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.88 - £9.00
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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 North West 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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3472 2715 2235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 92.00% 92.44% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1846 1412 1063
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 217 183
Average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Project Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Project Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Project Assistant
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Project Assistant Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Project Assistant
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Project Assistant Hourly Rate Trend in the North West