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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Administrator
Rank 537 519 526
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 80 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 50
Average daily rate
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£180 £175 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £101 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £275 £278
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £138 £164
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.25 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.40 £15.86 £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.86 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +10.88%

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 2014.

Project Administrator Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Administrator
Top 24 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 1 October 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 -7 75 £180 +2.85% 6
South East +12 32 £175 -18.60%
London -7 19 £218 +12.25% 1
North West -8 5 £410 +134.28% 1
South West -27 5 £147 +26.29%
Cheshire +7 4 £300 +71.42%
Wiltshire -3 4 £147 +30.80%
West Midlands -18 4 £225 +125.00% 1
City of London +25 2 £238 +14.45%
Oxfordshire - 2 £175 -
Oxford - 2 £175 -
Birmingham - 1 £225 -
Warrington - 1 £410 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Gatwick - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Luton - - - -
East of England - - - - 2

Project Administrator
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 72 (45.28%) MS Excel
2 54 (33.96%) Microsoft
3 51 (32.08%) MS Office
4 41 (25.79%) Project Management
5 40 (25.16%) Finance
6 38 (23.90%) MS Project
7 32 (20.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 22 (13.84%) Telecoms
8 22 (13.84%) PRINCE2
9 19 (11.95%) SharePoint
10 16 (10.06%) ERP
11 13 (8.18%) MS Visio
11 13 (8.18%) Project Planning
11 13 (8.18%) Programme Management
12 10 (6.29%) Banking
13 9 (5.66%) Windows
14 8 (5.03%) Degree
14 8 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
14 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (4.40%) Windows 7
15 7 (4.40%) Resource Management
15 7 (4.40%) Cisco
16 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (3.77%) SAP
16 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
16 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
17 5 (3.14%) Logistics
17 5 (3.14%) Change Management
17 5 (3.14%) Oracle
18 4 (2.52%) Data Entry

Project Administrator
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (11.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.89%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.26%) MS Project Server
4 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 72 (45.28%) MS Excel
2 51 (32.08%) MS Office
3 38 (23.90%) MS Project
4 32 (20.13%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (8.18%) MS Visio
6 8 (5.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Firewall
1 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
1 1 (0.63%) Yeoman
General
1 40 (25.16%) Finance
2 22 (13.84%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.29%) Banking
4 4 (2.52%) Billing
5 3 (1.89%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.89%) Legal
5 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.26%) Automotive
6 2 (1.26%) Publishing
6 2 (1.26%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.63%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
7 1 (0.63%) Law
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (1.89%) NHS
2 3 (1.89%) User Experience
3 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.26%) E-Learning
3 2 (1.26%) Derivative
4 1 (0.63%) Statistics
4 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.63%) Telematics
4 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.66%) Windows
2 7 (4.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) Project Management
2 22 (13.84%) PRINCE2
3 16 (10.06%) ERP
4 13 (8.18%) Project Planning
4 13 (8.18%) Programme Management
5 7 (4.40%) Resource Management
6 5 (3.14%) Logistics
6 5 (3.14%) Change Management
7 4 (2.52%) Data Entry
7 4 (2.52%) Cyber Security
7 4 (2.52%) PRINCE
7 4 (2.52%) Quality Management
7 4 (2.52%) Workflow
7 4 (2.52%) Migration
7 4 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (2.52%) Document Management
8 3 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (1.89%) Change Control
9 2 (1.26%) ITIL
9 2 (1.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.63%) Lingo
1 1 (0.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (5.03%) Degree
2 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) HND
4 2 (1.26%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) EMIR
1 2 (1.26%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.63%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) BS25999
2 1 (0.63%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 54 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.40%) Cisco
3 6 (3.77%) SAP
4 5 (3.14%) Oracle
5 4 (2.52%) Lotus
6 1 (0.63%) Google
6 1 (0.63%) Planview
6 1 (0.63%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) Remedy
6 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.63%) Citrix
6 1 (0.63%) Guidewire
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