The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Assistant
Rank 632 647 614
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Project Assistant 16 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.022% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.024% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
Median daily rate £192 £203 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +23.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £162 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £300 £213
UK excluding London median daily rate £192 £203 £165
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +23.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.51 £16.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -12.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £14.51 £16.60
% change year-on-year
+20.60% -12.59%

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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Project Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Project Assistant in the job title.

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 28 September 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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 16 £192 -5.66% 1
South East +21 7 £192 +27.87% 1
West Yorkshire +15 4 £197 -2.83%
Berkshire +12 4 - -
Yorkshire +8 4 £197 -2.83%
London -8 3 £215 -28.33%
Reading +22 2 - -
Leeds +8 2 - -
Halifax +6 2 £197 -2.83%
Hove - 2 £197 -
East Sussex - 2 £197 -
North West +13 1 £192 -8.80%
Cheshire +4 1 £192 -8.80%
West Midlands -21 1 £125 -
Staffordshire - 1 £125 -
Hampshire - 1 £90 - 1
Southampton - 1 £90 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £125 -
Chester - 1 £192 -

Project Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, Project Assistant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Project Assistant in the job title.

1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (24.24%) Banking
5 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
6 7 (21.21%) MS Office
6 7 (21.21%) Project Management
6 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.15%) Change Control
7 5 (15.15%) Project Governance
7 5 (15.15%) MS Project
7 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
7 5 (15.15%) Retail
8 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (9.09%) QA
9 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
9 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
9 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 3 (9.09%) Logistics
9 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
10 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.06%) ATM
10 2 (6.06%) Time Management
10 2 (6.06%) Migration
11 1 (3.03%) Programme Governance
11 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
11 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction

Project Assistant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (42.42%) MS Excel
3 7 (21.21%) MS Office
4 5 (15.15%) MS Project
4 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 22 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 5 (15.15%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.03%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) STB
3 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (21.21%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Change Control
3 5 (15.15%) Project Governance
4 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Logistics
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.03%) Budget Control
7 1 (3.03%) Coaching
7 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.03%) ERP
7 1 (3.03%) Information Security
7 1 (3.03%) Programme Governance
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) AAT
1 1 (3.03%) APMP
1 1 (3.03%) CIMA
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.03%) Epicor
2 1 (3.03%) SAP
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