The first table below looks at the demand for the Project Assistant 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 Assistant in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Assistant
Rank 581 532 561
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 6 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.014% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Average daily rate £181 £175 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.14% -3.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £175 £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £181 £175 £175
% change year-on-year
+3.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £84.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +463.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -40.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Project Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Assistant in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Assistant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Assistant within the UK.

Project Assistant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Assistant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Project Assistant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Assistant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Assistant within the UK.

Project Assistant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Assistant
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -49 4 £203 +15.85% 3
London -13 1 £276 -
City of London - 1 £276 -
South East - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Abingdon - - - -

Project Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Assistant 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 Assistant in their job title.

1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) French Language
3 2 (14.29%) German Language
3 2 (14.29%) Italian Language
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Private Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) MS Project
4 1 (7.14%) HNC
4 1 (7.14%) HND
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) PMP
4 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) MAPM
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared

Project Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Assistant 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 Assistant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) French Language
2 2 (14.29%) German Language
2 2 (14.29%) Italian Language
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Private Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Dependency Management
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) HNC
1 1 (7.14%) HND
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) MAPM
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft