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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Administrator
Rank 509 499 519
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 86 79 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 49
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£185 £141 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.97% -19.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £100 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £233 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £178 £113 £175
% change year-on-year
+57.77% -35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.30 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £13.66
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.65%

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Administrator within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Project Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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 -15 80 £190 +8.57% 10
South East +27 41 £170 -20.00% 3
Berkshire +24 19 £180 +60.00% 2
London +4 17 £200 +14.28% 4
South West -29 8 £173 +54.01% 1
West Midlands -25 7 £225 +125.00%
Reading - 6 £200 -
City of London +27 5 £183 -8.75%
West Yorkshire +14 4 £115 - 1
Leeds +12 4 £115 -
Yorkshire +5 4 £115 +2.22% 1
Surrey +5 3 £125 -
North West -2 2 £410 +134.28% 1
Cheshire -3 2 £410 +134.28% 1
Bristol -18 2 £180 +50.00%
Birmingham +1 1 £225 -
Manchester -7 1 £410 -
Edinburgh -16 1 - -
Scotland -18 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £125 - 1
Warrington - 1 £410 - 1
York - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Camberley - - - -

Project Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 63 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 44 (29.93%) Microsoft
3 43 (29.25%) MS Office
4 38 (25.85%) Project Management
5 37 (25.17%) MS Project
6 31 (21.09%) Finance
7 26 (17.69%) MS PowerPoint
8 24 (16.33%) PRINCE2
9 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
10 17 (11.56%) Telecoms
11 16 (10.88%) ERP
12 15 (10.20%) MS Visio
13 13 (8.84%) Programme Management
13 13 (8.84%) Project Planning
14 10 (6.80%) Banking
15 8 (5.44%) Spreadsheet
15 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
15 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
15 8 (5.44%) Windows
16 7 (4.76%) SAP
16 7 (4.76%) Windows 7
16 7 (4.76%) Degree
17 5 (3.40%) Legal
18 4 (2.72%) Billing
18 4 (2.72%) Time Management
18 4 (2.72%) Resource Management
18 4 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 4 (2.72%) Oracle
18 4 (2.72%) Lotus
18 4 (2.72%) PRINCE

Project Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (13.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.04%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.36%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 63 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 43 (29.25%) MS Office
3 37 (25.17%) MS Project
4 26 (17.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (10.20%) MS Visio
6 8 (5.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Yeoman
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 17 (11.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.80%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Legal
5 4 (2.72%) Billing
6 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.36%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.36%) Automotive
7 2 (1.36%) Law
7 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Publishing
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.04%) NHS
2 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.36%) Derivative
3 1 (0.68%) Smartcard
3 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.68%) Social Media
3 1 (0.68%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.44%) Windows
2 7 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.85%) Project Management
2 24 (16.33%) PRINCE2
3 16 (10.88%) ERP
4 13 (8.84%) Programme Management
4 13 (8.84%) Project Planning
5 4 (2.72%) Time Management
5 4 (2.72%) Resource Management
5 4 (2.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (2.72%) PRINCE
6 3 (2.04%) Workflow
6 3 (2.04%) Change Management
6 3 (2.04%) Data Entry
6 3 (2.04%) Cyber Security
6 3 (2.04%) Document Management
6 3 (2.04%) Change Control
7 2 (1.36%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.36%) Critical Path Analysis
7 2 (1.36%) Business Development
7 2 (1.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.36%) Lingo
2 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (5.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.76%) Degree
3 3 (2.04%) HND
4 2 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.68%) ECDL
5 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) EMIR
1 2 (1.36%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.68%) BS25999
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 44 (29.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.76%) SAP
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle
3 4 (2.72%) Lotus
4 3 (2.04%) Cisco
5 1 (0.68%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.68%) Remedy
5 1 (0.68%) Citrix
5 1 (0.68%) VMware
5 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.68%) Planview
5 1 (0.68%) Google
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