Period
to 19 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £195 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

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
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 829 806 756
Rank change year-on-year -23 -50 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 66 89 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.091% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 52 68
UK median daily rate £195 £183 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -0.68% +6.52%
10th Percentile £127 £125 £105
90th Percentile £365 £388 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £185 £180
% change year-on-year -2.70% +2.78% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 14
UK median hourly rate £13.66 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.48% - -
10th Percentile £7.82 £12.89 £11.74
90th Percentile £17.38 £124.00 £18.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -6.02% +6.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 99,142 97,992 97,109
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.71% 94.94% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,587 64,979 63,374
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £270 £260 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,045 2,878 3,285
UK median hourly rate £18.56 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.75% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.07% +2.11% -

Project Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Administrator in the UK

Project Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Administrator in the UK

Project Administrator
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Administrator over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Administrator in the UK

Project Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Administrator in the UK

Project Administrator
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Administrator over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Administrator in the UK

Project Administrator
Top 13 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 19 December 2018. 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
England -27 62 £195 +4.70% 3
UK excluding London -21 50 £180 -2.70% 3
London -14 16 £235 +38.64%
South East -23 16 £190 +1.33%
North of England -25 12 £159 -29.44% 2
Midlands -19 8 £360 -10.00% 1
East of England -9 7 £313 +123.75%
North West -12 7 £165 +17.86%
Yorkshire -12 5 £156 -34.21% 2
West Midlands -14 5 £360 -10.00% 1
South West -26 5 £150 -15.01%
Scotland -12 4 £176 +15.57%
East Midlands +16 3 £103 -

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 featuring Project Administrator in the job title.

1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (24.24%) PMO
4 14 (21.21%) Finance
5 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
6 12 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 10 (15.15%) Project Management
8 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
8 8 (12.12%) Retail
9 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (10.61%) SAP
10 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Project
11 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (6.06%) Office 365
12 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
12 4 (6.06%) Windows
12 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
12 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
12 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
13 3 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
13 3 (4.55%) Migration
13 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (4.55%) Data Entry
14 2 (3.03%) FMCG
14 2 (3.03%) Time Management
14 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Administrator Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
6 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) DHCP
1 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) Internet
2 1 (1.52%) Skype
2 1 (1.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Hudson
General
1 14 (21.21%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Advertising
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) French Language
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.52%) PMI
4 1 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
2 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Project Management
2 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 3 (4.55%) Customer-Centricity
6 3 (4.55%) Data Entry
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.03%) ERP
7 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.03%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.03%) Project Governance
7 2 (3.03%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.03%) Statistics
7 2 (3.03%) Time Management
7 2 (3.03%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.52%) Line Management
8 1 (1.52%) Procure-to-Pay
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.52%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (24.24%) PMO
2 2 (3.03%) GDPR
2 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) SAP
3 2 (3.03%) IBM
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) VMware