Period
to 24 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £200 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Administrator
UK > England
6 months to
24 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 777 788 771
Rank change year-on-year +11 -17 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 39 78 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.083% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.088% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 53 27
England median daily rate £200 £160 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £117 £97 £106
90th Percentile £288 £365 £300
UK median daily rate £188 £160 £178
% change year-on-year +17.19% -9.86% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 10
England median hourly rate £17.75 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.56% - -
10th Percentile £16.25 £9.70 £10.15
90th Percentile £20.27 £32.25 £18.13
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £13.63 £13.60
% change year-on-year +28.42% +0.24% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 77,691 89,016 84,147
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.26% 94.76% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,556 58,881 55,084
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £268 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,562 2,868 2,541
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.11% - -2.63%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.74% -1.58%

Project Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Project Administrator in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Project Administrator in England

Project Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Project Administrator in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Administrator in England

Project Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Administrator in England over the 6 months to 24 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Administrator in England

Project Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Administrator in England

Project Administrator
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Administrator within the England region over the 6 months to 24 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +24 16 £149 -21.84% 1
London +51 9 £275 +67.94%
Midlands +24 9 £163 +44.44%
West Midlands +17 7 £163 -54.55%
North of England +22 3 £245 +44.12%
East Midlands +20 2 £102 -0.25%
North West +9 2 £250 -
Yorkshire +20 1 £240 +41.18%
East of England +17 1 £275 +92.98%
South West -28 1 - - 3
Project Administrator
UK

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2019, Project Administrator contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Project Administrator in the job title.

1 10 (25.64%) Project Management
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (23.08%) PMO
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (12.82%) Finance
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) Change Management
5 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Tandem
6 3 (7.69%) Logistics
6 3 (7.69%) Office 365
6 3 (7.69%) Physics
6 3 (7.69%) QA
7 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
7 2 (5.13%) Windows
7 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
7 2 (5.13%) PSTN
7 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
8 1 (2.56%) Project Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Re-Platforming

Project Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.56%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) PSTN
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) QlikView
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.13%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Prime Brokerage
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Tandem
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Equities
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Robotics
2 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Project Management
2 4 (10.26%) Change Management
2 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.69%) Logistics
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) Physics
3 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.56%) Break/Fix
5 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.56%) Decision-Making
5 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Information Governance
5 1 (2.56%) Presales
5 1 (2.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.56%) Project Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (2.56%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) PMO
2 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) Alteryx
2 1 (2.56%) BT
2 1 (2.56%) Google
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
2 1 (2.56%) Tableau
2 1 (2.56%) Twitter
2 1 (2.56%) Xceptor