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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Administrator
Rank 533 505 493
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 62 77 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 42 30
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£150 £160 £184
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -12.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £110 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £334 £252
UK excluding London average daily rate £143 £140 £175
% change year-on-year
+1.78% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.62 £11.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £125.00 £13.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £14.08 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-25.42% +12.64%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
Top 29 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 19 December 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 -45 57 £175 +9.37% 4
London +10 19 £175 -30.00%
Yorkshire -10 8 £180 +44.00%
East Midlands +6 7 £190 +35.71%
North West -5 7 £190 +68.88% 1
South East -30 7 £130 -35.00% 1
City of London +6 6 £175 -
Cheshire +13 5 £190 -20.83%
West Yorkshire -12 4 £180 +44.00%
South West -20 4 £135 -10.00% 1
Leeds -8 3 £205 +64.00%
Wiltshire -11 3 £135 -15.62% 1
Hampshire -16 3 £130 +15.55% 1
West Midlands -20 3 £100 -32.77% 1
East of England -18 2 - -
Chester +12 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 1 £150 +19.04%
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
High Wycombe - - - -
Hinckley - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Paddington - - - -

Project Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 68 (46.58%) MS Excel
2 51 (34.93%) MS Office
3 49 (33.56%) Project Management
4 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
5 38 (26.03%) Finance
6 26 (17.81%) MS Project
7 25 (17.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 22 (15.07%) PRINCE2
9 20 (13.70%) Telecoms
10 15 (10.27%) SharePoint
11 11 (7.53%) Spreadsheet
11 11 (7.53%) ERP
12 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
12 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
12 10 (6.85%) Programme Management
13 9 (6.16%) Resource Management
14 8 (5.48%) Banking
14 8 (5.48%) Cisco
14 8 (5.48%) Windows
14 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (4.79%) SAP
15 7 (4.79%) Degree
16 6 (4.11%) Logistics
16 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (3.42%) Change Management
17 5 (3.42%) Billing
17 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
17 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
17 5 (3.42%) Data Entry
18 4 (2.74%) Windows 7

Project Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 68 (46.58%) MS Excel
2 51 (34.93%) MS Office
3 26 (17.81%) MS Project
4 25 (17.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (7.53%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (6.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Firewall
1 1 (0.68%) LAN
1 1 (0.68%) WAN
1 1 (0.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.68%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Yeoman
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
General
1 38 (26.03%) Finance
2 20 (13.70%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.48%) Banking
4 5 (3.42%) Billing
5 4 (2.74%) Legal
6 3 (2.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.37%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.37%) Publishing
7 2 (1.37%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Back Office
8 1 (0.68%) Advertising
8 1 (0.68%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
8 1 (0.68%) Portuguese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) .NET
1 1 (0.68%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (2.05%) Smartcard
2 3 (2.05%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.37%) E-Learning
3 2 (1.37%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.68%) User Experience
4 1 (0.68%) Social Media
4 1 (0.68%) NHS
4 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.68%) Statistics
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.48%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (33.56%) Project Management
2 22 (15.07%) PRINCE2
3 11 (7.53%) ERP
4 10 (6.85%) Project Planning
4 10 (6.85%) Programme Management
5 9 (6.16%) Resource Management
6 6 (4.11%) Logistics
7 5 (3.42%) Change Management
7 5 (3.42%) Data Entry
8 4 (2.74%) Document Management
8 4 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.74%) Quality Management
8 4 (2.74%) Workflow
8 4 (2.74%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (2.05%) Change Control
9 3 (2.05%) E-Commerce
9 3 (2.05%) Migration
10 2 (1.37%) Business Development
10 2 (1.37%) Time Management
10 2 (1.37%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.05%) SQL
2 1 (0.68%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (4.79%) Degree
2 6 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (3.42%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.37%) HND
4 2 (1.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.68%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.05%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (32.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.48%) Cisco
3 7 (4.79%) SAP
4 3 (2.05%) Oracle
5 2 (1.37%) VMware
5 2 (1.37%) Lotus
5 2 (1.37%) Remedy
6 1 (0.68%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.68%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.68%) Sage
6 1 (0.68%) BMC
6 1 (0.68%) Planview
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