Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £190 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 797 756 707
Rank change year-on-year -41 -49 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 55 86 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.093% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.098% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 51 71
England median daily rate £190 £185 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% - +12.98%
10th Percentile £131 £125 £105
90th Percentile £337 £388 £294
UK median daily rate £190 £180 £183
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.37% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 15
England median hourly rate £13.66 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.48% - -
10th Percentile £9.10 £12.89 £11.91
90th Percentile £18.15 £124.00 £21.35
UK median hourly rate £13.66 £13.60 £13.60
% change year-on-year +0.48% - -

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 86,299 87,593 85,076
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.68% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,680 58,803 56,047
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £644 £638 £608
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,569 2,550 2,896
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +1.90% +0.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.08% +2.78% -2.70%

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 16 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Administrator in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 January 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 -12 15 £190 +3.40% 1
London +6 13 £236 +7.39% 2
North of England 0 13 £163 -20.73%
North West -2 7 £165 +17.86%
East of England -8 7 £313 +132.04%
Yorkshire -9 6 £163 -31.58%
Midlands -12 5 £278 -30.63% 1
South West -31 4 £150 -15.01%
West Midlands -25 3 £370 -7.50%
East Midlands +15 2 £104 - 1
Project Administrator
UK

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (25.45%) PMO
4 12 (21.82%) Finance
5 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (16.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (14.55%) Project Management
8 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
8 7 (12.73%) SAP
8 7 (12.73%) Retail
9 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Project
11 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
11 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
12 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (5.45%) Customer-Centricity
12 3 (5.45%) Data Entry
13 2 (3.64%) Statistics
13 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
13 2 (3.64%) SLA
13 2 (3.64%) IBM
13 2 (3.64%) Oracle
13 2 (3.64%) ERP
13 2 (3.64%) Windows
13 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) DHCP
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
1 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.82%) Hudson
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) French Language
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.82%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.82%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.82%) FMCG
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (14.55%) Project Management
2 6 (10.91%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (7.27%) PRINCE2
3 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.45%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (5.45%) Data Entry
5 2 (3.64%) ERP
5 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.64%) Process Improvement
5 2 (3.64%) Project Governance
5 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (3.64%) Statistics
5 2 (3.64%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.82%) Document Management
6 1 (1.82%) Logistics
6 1 (1.82%) Migration
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.82%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.45%) PMO
2 2 (3.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) GDPR
3 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) IBM
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
4 1 (1.82%) VMware