The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 575 577
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 24 48 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.098% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.10% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 26
Median daily rate £150 £175 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £230 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £185 £170
% change year-on-year -29.72% +8.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.05 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.35% +4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £13.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.42 £14.41 £20.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -18.96% +7.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Project Administrator in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
South East +14 6 £150 -20.00%
East of England -1 5 £113 -37.50%
London -9 4 £228 +75.38%
East Midlands -7 3 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £110 - 1
North East +69 1 - -
North West +21 1 - -
West Midlands +15 1 - - 1
South West +4 1 £175 +40.00%
Project Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Project Administrator 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 across the England region featuring Project Administrator in the job title.

1 46 (48.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
3 28 (29.47%) Microsoft Office
4 25 (26.32%) Finance
4 25 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 24 (25.26%) Telecoms
6 22 (23.16%) PMO
7 20 (21.05%) Project Management
8 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
9 9 (9.47%) Data Entry
9 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (9.47%) SAP
10 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Project
11 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.32%) User Experience
11 6 (6.32%) Time Management
12 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
12 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
12 5 (5.26%) QA
12 5 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (5.26%) Change Control
12 5 (5.26%) Service Design
12 5 (5.26%) B2C
12 5 (5.26%) SLA
12 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (4.21%) Retail
13 4 (4.21%) Change Management
13 4 (4.21%) Back Office

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 12 (12.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 46 (48.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (29.47%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (26.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Intranet
2 1 (1.05%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) Data Lake
1 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
General
1 25 (26.32%) Finance
2 24 (25.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Back Office
3 4 (4.21%) Retail
4 3 (3.16%) Legal
5 2 (2.11%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Law
6 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.05%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) User Experience
3 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.05%) iPad
4 1 (1.05%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) Windows
1 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.05%) Project Management
2 9 (9.47%) Data Entry
3 6 (6.32%) Programme Management
3 6 (6.32%) Time Management
4 5 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.26%) B2C
4 5 (5.26%) Change Control
4 5 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.26%) Service Design
4 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.21%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 4 (4.21%) Change Management
5 4 (4.21%) ITIL
5 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.16%) Data Management
6 3 (3.16%) Document Management
6 3 (3.16%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.16%) Workflow
7 2 (2.11%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (2.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.11%) Degree
2 2 (2.11%) ECDL
2 2 (2.11%) HND
3 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.16%) PMO
2 5 (5.26%) QA
2 5 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 34 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.47%) SAP
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) Google
5 2 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.05%) Netezza