The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Assistant
Rank 606 593 557
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 22 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.031% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.033% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 11
Average daily rate £189 £256 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.24% +46.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £301 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £256 £210
% change year-on-year
-19.21% +22.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.88 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -92.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.88 £175.00
% change year-on-year
+18.91% -92.07%

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 16 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 22 £189 -34.26% 3
London +18 10 £170 -35.23%
South East +4 7 £225 +26.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +16 5 - -
Milton Keynes - 5 - -
City of London - 2 £200 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
South West +2 1 £265 -8.62% 1
Cheshire -3 1 £189 -34.26%
North West -20 1 £189 -34.26%
Yorkshire - 1 £189 - 1
West Sussex - 1 £225 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £189 -
Leeds - 1 £189 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £189 - 1

Project Assistant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (41.38%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
4 10 (34.48%) MS Office
5 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (24.14%) Project Management
7 5 (17.24%) MS Project
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
10 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (6.90%) Time Management
10 2 (6.90%) Degree
10 2 (6.90%) QA
10 2 (6.90%) STB
10 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (6.90%) Coaching
10 2 (6.90%) Change Control
10 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
10 2 (6.90%) Change Management
10 2 (6.90%) Banking
11 1 (3.45%) Retail
11 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
11 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (3.45%) Law
11 1 (3.45%) Legal
11 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing

Project Assistant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
2 10 (34.48%) MS Office
3 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (17.24%) MS Project
5 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Local Government
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) STB
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Project Management
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.90%) Change Control
3 2 (6.90%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) Coaching
3 2 (6.90%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Business Transformation
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
4 1 (3.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
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