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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Administrator
Rank 544 526 505
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 65 77 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 26
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£172 £168 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £113 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £329 £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £135 £134
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £16.34 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £13.50 £12.60
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +7.14%

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
51667 51948 44219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31335 31547 25314
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2014 2069 2202
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -32 62 £175 +9.37% 5
South East -17 17 £189 -14.09% 2
London -5 14 £155 -22.50% 1
North West -14 10 £185 -19.56% 1
City of London +32 6 £181 -5.84% 1
Hampshire +2 6 £230 -21.09% 1
Berkshire -5 6 £168 +34.40%
Yorkshire -16 6 £156 +35.32%
East of England +25 5 £160 +47.12%
Reading +1 5 £165 +32.00%
West Midlands -7 4 £185 +64.44%
South West +5 3 - -
Bedfordshire -2 3 - -
Southampton -12 3 £230 +4.54%
Scotland +1 2 £130 -60.00%
West Yorkshire -8 2 £180 +56.52%
Leeds -10 2 £180 +56.52%
Solihull - 2 £188 -
Wiltshire +6 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £180 -
Cardiff - - - -
Chelmsford - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Newbury - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Telford - - - -

Project Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 49 (37.40%) MS Office
1 49 (37.40%) MS Excel
2 45 (34.35%) Finance
3 36 (27.48%) Project Management
3 36 (27.48%) Microsoft
4 23 (17.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (14.50%) SharePoint
6 17 (12.98%) MS Project
7 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
8 12 (9.16%) SAP
9 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
11 9 (6.87%) Spreadsheet
11 9 (6.87%) Data Entry
12 8 (6.11%) Workflow
13 7 (5.34%) Security Cleared
13 7 (5.34%) Project Planning
14 6 (4.58%) Degree
14 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
15 5 (3.82%) Banking
15 5 (3.82%) Retail
15 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
16 4 (3.05%) Cyber Security
16 4 (3.05%) Billing
16 4 (3.05%) Document Management
16 4 (3.05%) Time Management
16 4 (3.05%) Resource Management
16 4 (3.05%) Change Management
16 4 (3.05%) Risk Management

Project Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 19 (14.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.76%) eRoom
2 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (37.40%) MS Office
1 49 (37.40%) MS Excel
2 23 (17.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (12.98%) MS Project
4 9 (6.87%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (4.58%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) Firewall
2 2 (1.53%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) Intranet
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.76%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (34.35%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Billing
5 3 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.53%) Law
7 1 (0.76%) Legal
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.29%) NHS
2 3 (2.29%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.53%) Statistics
3 2 (1.53%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) User Experience
4 1 (0.76%) Video on Demand
4 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.29%) Windows
2 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) Project Management
2 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
3 9 (6.87%) Data Entry
4 8 (6.11%) Workflow
5 7 (5.34%) Project Planning
6 5 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.05%) Cyber Security
7 4 (3.05%) Document Management
7 4 (3.05%) Time Management
7 4 (3.05%) Resource Management
7 4 (3.05%) Change Management
7 4 (3.05%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.29%) ERP
8 3 (2.29%) PRINCE
8 3 (2.29%) ITSM
8 3 (2.29%) Workflow Management
8 3 (2.29%) Logistics
8 3 (2.29%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.53%) Java
1 2 (1.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.34%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.58%) Degree
3 5 (3.82%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.05%) HND
5 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.76%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 36 (27.48%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.16%) SAP
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle
4 3 (2.29%) Cisco
5 2 (1.53%) VMware
5 2 (1.53%) Remedy
5 2 (1.53%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.53%) BMC
6 1 (0.76%) Lotus
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe
6 1 (0.76%) Sage
6 1 (0.76%) BT
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow
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