The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Administrator role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Administrator in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Administrator
Rank 523 495 489
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 76 75 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 41 25
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£170 £150 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £113 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £168 £135 £129
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
Average hourly rate £13.05 £14.50 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.01% +22.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £19.68 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £11.75
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +23.40%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49598 47956 42731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.38% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 30070 28704 24525
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £228 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1954 2000 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Project Administrator
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Administrator Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Administrator
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Administrator within the UK.

Project Administrator Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Administrator
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Project Administrator Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Administrator
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Administrator within the UK.

Project Administrator Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Administrator
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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
England -10 71 £173 +15.00% 8
South East -35 21 £174 -13.00%
London -3 17 £211 +15.75% 1
North West -7 11 £178 -22.82% 1
Berkshire -11 9 £174 +39.20%
Reading 0 8 £168 +34.40%
City of London +15 7 £208 +12.16% 1
Yorkshire -15 7 £131 +9.37%
South West -1 5 £138 -8.33% 1
Hampshire -10 5 £228 -37.32%
Scotland -4 4 £95 -70.76% 1
West Midlands -5 4 £185 +64.44% 3
Southampton - 4 £228 -
East of England +2 3 £160 +42.22% 1
West Yorkshire -10 2 £180 +56.52%
Leeds -16 2 £180 +56.52%
Solihull - 2 £188 -
Bedfordshire -8 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -17 1 £163 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £95 -
Glasgow - 1 £92 -
Bradford - 1 £180 -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Newbury - - - -
St Neots - - - -

Project Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title.

1 58 (42.34%) MS Excel
2 52 (37.96%) MS Office
3 44 (32.12%) Finance
4 42 (30.66%) Microsoft
5 41 (29.93%) Project Management
6 24 (17.52%) MS PowerPoint
7 18 (13.14%) Telecoms
7 18 (13.14%) SharePoint
8 17 (12.41%) MS Project
9 13 (9.49%) SAP
10 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.84%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (5.84%) Data Entry
13 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
13 7 (5.11%) Project Planning
13 7 (5.11%) Workflow
14 6 (4.38%) Degree
14 6 (4.38%) Document Management
15 5 (3.65%) Banking
15 5 (3.65%) Retail
15 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
15 5 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (3.65%) Cisco
15 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
16 4 (2.92%) Windows
16 4 (2.92%) HND
16 4 (2.92%) Oracle
16 4 (2.92%) Change Management
16 4 (2.92%) Cyber Security

Project Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Administrator 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 Administrator in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (13.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.73%) eRoom
2 1 (0.73%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (42.34%) MS Excel
2 52 (37.96%) MS Office
3 24 (17.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (12.41%) MS Project
5 8 (5.84%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.73%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.19%) Firewall
2 2 (1.46%) LAN
3 1 (0.73%) WAN
3 1 (0.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
General
1 44 (32.12%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.65%) Banking
3 5 (3.65%) Retail
4 4 (2.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.46%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.46%) Law
6 1 (0.73%) Legal
6 1 (0.73%) Publishing
6 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) .NET
2 1 (0.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.19%) NHS
2 3 (2.19%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.46%) Smartcard
3 2 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.73%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.73%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.73%) User Experience
4 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.73%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.73%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.93%) Project Management
2 11 (8.03%) PRINCE2
3 8 (5.84%) Data Entry
4 7 (5.11%) Project Planning
4 7 (5.11%) Workflow
5 6 (4.38%) Document Management
6 5 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (2.92%) Resource Management
7 4 (2.92%) Time Management
7 4 (2.92%) Cyber Security
7 4 (2.92%) Change Management
8 3 (2.19%) ITSM
8 3 (2.19%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.19%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.19%) ERP
8 3 (2.19%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.19%) Logistics
8 3 (2.19%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (1.46%) Change Control
9 2 (1.46%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.46%) Java
1 2 (1.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.38%) Degree
3 5 (3.65%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.92%) HND
5 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.49%) SAP
3 5 (3.65%) Cisco
4 4 (2.92%) Oracle
5 2 (1.46%) Remedy
5 2 (1.46%) VMware
5 2 (1.46%) BMC
5 2 (1.46%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.73%) Sage
6 1 (0.73%) Lotus
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe
6 1 (0.73%) Google
6 1 (0.73%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.73%) BT
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £10 - 15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
South West
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15000.00 - £19000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Aberdeen
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago