The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Support Assistant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Support Assistant
Rank 655 660 628
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Assistant 6 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.006% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Median daily rate £184 - £236
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 - £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £276 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £184 - £238
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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
51008 54089 51827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.76% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33192 34291 31378
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1546 2003 2097
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Project Support Assistant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Support Assistant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Support Assistant
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Support Assistant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Support Assistant
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Project Support Assistant Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Support Assistant
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Support Assistant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Support Assistant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Support Assistant within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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 +20 6 £184 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Halifax - 2 £184 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £184 -
Yorkshire - 2 £184 -
South East - 2 - -
Cheshire - 1 £313 -
Staffordshire - 1 £125 -
North West - 1 £313 -
West Midlands - 1 £125 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £125 -

Project Support Assistant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Project Support 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 Support Assistant in the job title.

1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Change Control
6 3 (15.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (15.00%) QA
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
7 2 (10.00%) MS Project
7 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
8 1 (5.00%) Confluence
8 1 (5.00%) APMP
8 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
8 1 (5.00%) Wiki
8 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) Retail
8 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development

Project Support 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 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.00%) MS Office
4 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (20.00%) Change Control
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Budget Control
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) APMP
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian