Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £161 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 752 772
Rank change year-on-year -37 +20 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 88 129 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.085% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 62 60
UK median daily rate £161 £188 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +8.70% -1.43%
10th Percentile £118 £105 £108
90th Percentile £326 £299 £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £163 £186 £165
% change year-on-year -12.75% +12.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 37
UK median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £13.60
10th Percentile £12.79 £12.89 £11.05
90th Percentile £22.03 £18.88 £17.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £13.60

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 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -20 85 £170 -9.60% 4
UK excluding London -18 68 £163 -12.75% 2
South East -17 27 £180 +2.86% 1
London -24 20 £160 -22.89% 2
North of England +49 12 £183 +25.75%
East of England -9 11 £178 -8.97%
Midlands +18 10 £163 -18.75% 1
North West +18 8 £139 +37.04%
West Midlands +23 7 £163 -31.14% 1
South West -11 5 £177 -37.08%
Yorkshire +25 4 £231 +22.35%
East Midlands -2 3 - -
Scotland -10 3 £153 -

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 featuring Project Administrator in the job title.

1 45 (51.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
3 25 (28.41%) Microsoft Office
4 21 (23.86%) Project Management
4 21 (23.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (21.59%) Finance
6 16 (18.18%) PMO
7 13 (14.77%) SAP
8 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
9 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
10 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
12 6 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (6.82%) Migration
12 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
13 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
13 5 (5.68%) Confluence
13 5 (5.68%) Customer Requirements
14 4 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
14 4 (4.55%) Data Entry
14 4 (4.55%) SDLC
14 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
14 4 (4.55%) Degree
14 4 (4.55%) MiFID
14 4 (4.55%) JIRA
14 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Project

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 9 (10.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.68%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (51.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (28.41%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (23.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Intranet
2 1 (1.14%) Skype
2 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 19 (21.59%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Legal
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.14%) COM
1 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.14%) CMDB
4 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.27%) Windows
1 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Project Management
2 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 7 (7.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (6.82%) Migration
5 5 (5.68%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.55%) Data Entry
6 4 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
6 4 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.55%) SDLC
7 3 (3.41%) Change Management
7 3 (3.41%) CRM
7 3 (3.41%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (3.41%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.41%) Information Security
7 3 (3.41%) Project Governance
7 3 (3.41%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.41%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 2 (2.27%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (2.27%) HND
5 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) PMO
2 4 (4.55%) MiFID
3 1 (1.14%) GDPR
3 1 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.77%) SAP
3 4 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.27%) Capita
4 2 (2.27%) Google
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Planview
5 1 (1.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
5 1 (1.14%) Computacenter