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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Administrator
Rank 546 507 507
Rank change year-on-year
-39 0
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 57 79 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 35
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£170 £175 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £114 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £150 £140
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 11
Average hourly rate £13.55 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.36 £18.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 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 -36 53 £170 -6.84% 8
South East -34 20 £175 -2.77% 3
London -3 13 £170 -20.93%
Hampshire +4 8 £128 -36.25% 1
Berkshire -3 7 £175 -18.60%
North West -13 6 £200 - 1
East Midlands -4 5 £139 -
City of London -5 5 £163 -14.47%
South West -2 3 - - 1
Farnborough - 3 - -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £200 - 1
Bracknell - 3 £175 -
Luton +4 2 - -
Reading +4 2 - -
Bedfordshire +4 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +1 2 - - 1
Cheshire -2 2 £201 -
West Midlands -4 2 £175 -
West Yorkshire -6 2 £153 +32.60% 2
East of England -10 2 - -
Yorkshire -19 2 £153 +32.60% 3
Devon - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £201 -
Exeter - 2 - -
Bristol +2 1 - -
Surrey -5 1 £175 +40.00%
Liverpool -9 1 £150 -
Merseyside -13 1 £150 -
Leeds -22 1 £153 +32.60% 1

Project Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 57 (41.30%) MS Excel
2 46 (33.33%) MS Office
2 46 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 44 (31.88%) Finance
4 31 (22.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 30 (21.74%) Project Management
6 28 (20.29%) SharePoint
7 26 (18.84%) MS Project
8 16 (11.59%) Telecoms
9 13 (9.42%) SAP
10 12 (8.70%) MS Visio
11 9 (6.52%) Data Entry
11 9 (6.52%) PRINCE2
12 8 (5.80%) Workflow
12 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
14 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
15 5 (3.62%) Time Management
15 5 (3.62%) Retail
15 5 (3.62%) Project Planning
15 5 (3.62%) Migration
16 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
16 4 (2.90%) Change Management
16 4 (2.90%) ERP
16 4 (2.90%) Statistics
16 4 (2.90%) Resource Management
16 4 (2.90%) Document Management
16 4 (2.90%) Data Analysis
16 4 (2.90%) Workflow Management
16 4 (2.90%) Spreadsheet

Project Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 28 (20.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) LiveLink
2 1 (0.72%) eRoom
2 1 (0.72%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (41.30%) MS Excel
2 46 (33.33%) MS Office
3 31 (22.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (18.84%) MS Project
5 12 (8.70%) MS Visio
6 4 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.72%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) LAN
1 2 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
General
1 44 (31.88%) Finance
2 16 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.62%) Retail
4 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.17%) Banking
5 3 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Law
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Advertising
6 1 (0.72%) Billing
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.90%) Statistics
3 2 (1.45%) NHS
4 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.72%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) Project Management
2 9 (6.52%) PRINCE2
2 9 (6.52%) Data Entry
3 8 (5.80%) Workflow
4 7 (5.07%) Programme Management
5 5 (3.62%) Migration
5 5 (3.62%) Project Planning
5 5 (3.62%) Time Management
6 4 (2.90%) Resource Management
6 4 (2.90%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (2.90%) Change Control
6 4 (2.90%) Document Management
6 4 (2.90%) Data Analysis
6 4 (2.90%) Workflow Management
6 4 (2.90%) ERP
6 4 (2.90%) Change Management
7 3 (2.17%) ITSM
7 3 (2.17%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.17%) PRINCE
7 3 (2.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.72%) C
1 1 (0.72%) Java
1 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.17%) Degree
3 3 (2.17%) HND
4 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.72%) CISA
5 1 (0.72%) CISM
5 1 (0.72%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.42%) SAP
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) Adobe
5 1 (0.72%) BMC
5 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.72%) Remedy
5 1 (0.72%) BT
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) ServiceNow
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