The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £205 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Administrator
England / South East
Rank 220 250 247
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 25 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Median daily rate £205 £120 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.83% -28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £100 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £196 £229
UK excluding London median daily rate £114 £125 £162
% change year-on-year -9.00% -22.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7381 8760 9210
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.04% 95.01% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4170 5353 4928
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 377 447
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Project Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Administrator in the South East

Project Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Administrator in the South East

Project Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Administrator in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Administrator in the South East

Project Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Administrator in the South East

Project Administrator
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire +28 10 £200 +66.66%
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £210 +110.00%
Hampshire +13 6 £225 +66.66% 2
East Sussex - 1 £85 -
Project Administrator
England

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region featuring Project Administrator in the job title.

1 21 (45.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
3 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 15 (32.61%) MS Office
5 15 (32.61%) Finance
6 13 (28.26%) Project Management
7 12 (26.09%) PMO
8 11 (23.91%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
9 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
10 8 (17.39%) SLA
11 6 (13.04%) Data Entry
11 6 (13.04%) MS Project
11 6 (13.04%) ECDL
12 5 (10.87%) Change Management
12 5 (10.87%) Time Management
12 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
12 5 (10.87%) Budgeting and Forecasting
13 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.70%) Back Office
13 4 (8.70%) Maya
13 4 (8.70%) Degree
13 4 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
14 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
14 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
14 3 (6.52%) HND
14 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
14 3 (6.52%) Change Control

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (45.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
3 15 (32.61%) MS Office
4 11 (23.91%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (13.04%) MS Project
6 4 (8.70%) Maya
7 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
General
1 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
2 15 (32.61%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Back Office
4 2 (4.35%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Project Management
2 9 (19.57%) Programme Management
3 6 (13.04%) Data Entry
4 5 (10.87%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 5 (10.87%) Change Management
4 5 (10.87%) Time Management
5 4 (8.70%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Document Management
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.35%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
1 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ECDL
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) Degree
4 3 (6.52%) HND
5 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) PMO
2 8 (17.39%) SLA
3 1 (2.17%) GDPR
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.35%) Lotus
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) SAP