The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £150 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Administrator
UK / England
Rank 498 544 532
Rank change year-on-year +46 -12  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 68 71 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 46 44
Median daily rate £150 £138 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -19.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £103 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £410 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £114 £125 £163
% change year-on-year -9.00% -23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 4
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +14.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £13.60 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £16.50 £13.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £13.80 £12.50
% change year-on-year +1.46% +10.38%  

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 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 +21 23 £205 +70.83% 2
London +25 18 £313 +108.33%
North West +31 9 £110 -30.15%
West Midlands +19 9 £175 +8.52%
East of England -3 3 £113 -
South West - 3 £110 - 1
East Midlands -13 2 - -
North East -9 1 - -
Project Administrator
UK

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 61 (43.57%) MS Excel
2 46 (32.86%) Microsoft
3 43 (30.71%) MS Office
4 37 (26.43%) Finance
5 36 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (25.00%) Project Management
7 32 (22.86%) Telecoms
7 32 (22.86%) PMO
8 19 (13.57%) SharePoint
9 18 (12.86%) MS Project
10 16 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
11 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (7.86%) Security Cleared
12 11 (7.86%) PRINCE2
12 11 (7.86%) SLA
13 10 (7.14%) SAP
14 9 (6.43%) Budgeting and Forecasting
14 9 (6.43%) Degree
14 9 (6.43%) Data Entry
14 9 (6.43%) Programme Management
15 8 (5.71%) Time Management
15 8 (5.71%) Project Planning
15 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
16 7 (5.00%) Oracle
16 7 (5.00%) ECDL
16 7 (5.00%) Driving Licence
17 6 (4.29%) Office 365
17 6 (4.29%) User Experience
17 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
17 6 (4.29%) HND

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top Related 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 19 (13.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 61 (43.57%) MS Excel
2 43 (30.71%) MS Office
3 36 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (12.86%) MS Project
5 16 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.14%) Maya
7 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) Data Lake
1 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 37 (26.43%) Finance
2 32 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.29%) Legal
4 5 (3.57%) Retail
5 4 (2.86%) Back Office
6 3 (2.14%) Banking
6 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.43%) Advertising
7 2 (1.43%) Law
7 2 (1.43%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.71%) Local Government
8 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.71%) Publishing
8 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.29%) User Experience
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.43%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.71%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.71%) iPad
6 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.71%) NHS
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.71%) Windows
1 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) Project Management
2 11 (7.86%) PRINCE2
3 9 (6.43%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 9 (6.43%) Data Entry
3 9 (6.43%) Programme Management
4 8 (5.71%) Project Planning
4 8 (5.71%) Time Management
5 6 (4.29%) Change Management
5 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (3.57%) B2C
6 5 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (3.57%) Service Design
6 5 (3.57%) Workflow
7 4 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.86%) Analytics
7 4 (2.86%) Change Control
7 4 (2.86%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (2.86%) ITIL
7 4 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
1 1 (0.71%) SQL
1 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (7.86%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.43%) Degree
3 8 (5.71%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.00%) ECDL
5 6 (4.29%) HND
6 2 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.71%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.86%) PMO
2 11 (7.86%) SLA
3 5 (3.57%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.71%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) MOM
Vendors
1 46 (32.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.14%) SAP
3 7 (5.00%) Oracle
4 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.43%) IBM
5 2 (1.43%) Lotus
6 1 (0.71%) Netezza
6 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com