The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Assistant role in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Assistant
Rank 131 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.033% - 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% - 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£260 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £203 £181 -
% change year-on-year
+12.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £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 Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2824 2425 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 93.11% 91.93% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1506 1315 1114
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 69 55
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

Project Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Project Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Project Assistant
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Project Assistant Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Project Assistant
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
Edinburgh - 1 £260 -
Glasgow - 1 £260 -
Project Assistant
UK

Project Assistant
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

Project Assistant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Governance