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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Administrator
Rank 506 479 464
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 65 80 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 25
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£170 £160 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £112 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £325 £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £140 £175
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 13
Average hourly rate £10.75 £18.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £14.02 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £125.00 £84.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.75 £15.83 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-32.09% +17.25%

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -35 58 £178 +10.93% 10
London +9 16 £175 -5.40% 2
South East -17 14 £165 +3.12% 3
North West +5 9 £185 -22.91%
City of London +14 7 £163 -7.14% 1
Scotland -5 6 £93 -69.50% 1
East Midlands +21 5 £190 -
Cheshire +6 5 £313 +30.20%
Yorkshire -16 5 £180 +38.46% 1
South West -17 4 £135 -10.00% 1
Glasgow - 4 £93 - 1
East of England -1 3 £150 +33.33% 1
Wiltshire -3 2 £135 -15.62%
West Midlands -6 2 £100 -26.60% 2
West Yorkshire -11 2 £180 +44.00% 1
Leeds -18 2 £205 +64.00%
Hampshire -21 2 £158 -33.75% 1
Chester +14 1 - -
Edinburgh -6 1 £95 -66.95%
Bradford - 1 £180 - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Essex - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Chelmsford - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
Fareham - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -

Project Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 64 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 56 (38.89%) MS Office
3 50 (34.72%) Microsoft
4 42 (29.17%) Project Management
5 40 (27.78%) Finance
6 28 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 26 (18.06%) Telecoms
8 19 (13.19%) MS Project
9 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
11 11 (7.64%) SAP
11 11 (7.64%) Cisco
12 10 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
13 8 (5.56%) Resource Management
13 8 (5.56%) Windows
13 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
14 7 (4.86%) Degree
14 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
14 7 (4.86%) Programme Management
14 7 (4.86%) Data Entry
15 6 (4.17%) Banking
15 6 (4.17%) Logistics
15 6 (4.17%) Workflow
16 5 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (3.47%) Oracle
17 4 (2.78%) NHS
17 4 (2.78%) HND
17 4 (2.78%) ERP

Project Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.69%) eRoom
2 1 (0.69%) MS Project Server
2 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 64 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 56 (38.89%) MS Office
3 28 (19.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (13.19%) MS Project
5 10 (6.94%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.69%) Intranet
2 1 (0.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Yeoman
General
1 40 (27.78%) Finance
2 26 (18.06%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.17%) Banking
4 4 (2.78%) Billing
5 3 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.39%) Law
6 2 (1.39%) Legal
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.69%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.69%) French Language
7 1 (0.69%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.69%) Back Office
7 1 (0.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
7 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.69%) XMPP
1 1 (0.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.78%) NHS
3 3 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 3 (2.08%) Smartcard
3 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.39%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.69%) Social Media
5 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.69%) Statistics
5 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (29.17%) Project Management
2 18 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 8 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 7 (4.86%) Programme Management
4 7 (4.86%) Data Entry
5 6 (4.17%) Logistics
5 6 (4.17%) Workflow
6 4 (2.78%) ERP
6 4 (2.78%) Quality Management
6 4 (2.78%) Change Management
6 4 (2.78%) Project Planning
6 4 (2.78%) Cyber Security
7 3 (2.08%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.08%) Document Management
7 3 (2.08%) Migration
7 3 (2.08%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.08%) E-Commerce
8 2 (1.39%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.39%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (0.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.86%) Degree
2 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.78%) HND
5 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.39%) CISSP
7 1 (0.69%) CAPM
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 50 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.64%) SAP
2 11 (7.64%) Cisco
3 5 (3.47%) Oracle
4 2 (1.39%) Remedy
4 2 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) BMC
5 1 (0.69%) Lotus
5 1 (0.69%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.69%) Sage
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