Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £135 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 782 731 761
Rank change year-on-year -51 +30 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 88 103 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 48 71
UK median daily rate £135 £145 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.90% -3.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £97 £105 £103
90th Percentile £278 £319 £281
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £130 £154
% change year-on-year - -15.45% -5.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 13
UK median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.24% +11.54%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.33 £12.89
90th Percentile £32.25 £18.63 £17.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £13.60 £14.00
% change year-on-year - -2.89% +12.00%

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 95,048 86,729 101,524
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.96% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,226 56,076 65,922
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
10th Percentile £268 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,065 2,868 3,102
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.14 £50.00 £48.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.77 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.52% -11.15% +19.40%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -58 86 £135 -6.90% 3
UK excluding London -47 62 £130 - 3
London -41 25 £153 -33.11% 1
Midlands -2 18 £113 -26.83% 1
South East -46 17 £163 -18.75% 1
West Midlands -24 13 £130 -15.45% 1
East of England +6 12 £135 +20.00%
North of England -25 11 £125 +13.64%
North West -18 10 £110 -
East Midlands -1 5 £102 -
South West +4 3 £160 +12.28%
Yorkshire -20 1 £140 +27.27%
Scotland -43 1 - - 1

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 39 (44.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (25.00%) Project Management
3 19 (21.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 17 (19.32%) Finance
5 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (14.77%) PMO
7 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 8 (9.09%) SAP
9 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
9 7 (7.95%) Time Management
9 7 (7.95%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.68%) Degree
11 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.68%) Windows
11 5 (5.68%) SLA
12 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (4.55%) Banking
12 4 (4.55%) Billing
12 4 (4.55%) Migration
12 4 (4.55%) Marketing
12 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
12 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
12 4 (4.55%) Data Entry
12 4 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
12 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation

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 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (44.32%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (21.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (7.95%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.27%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.14%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.14%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) ADSL
2 2 (2.27%) WebEx
3 1 (1.14%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) Intranet
3 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.14%) MS Access
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Billing
3 4 (4.55%) Marketing
4 3 (3.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Law
6 1 (1.14%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) FMCG
4 1 (1.14%) Life Science
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) NHS
4 1 (1.14%) PMI
4 1 (1.14%) Social Media
4 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.68%) Windows
2 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.00%) Project Management
2 7 (7.95%) Time Management
3 6 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (4.55%) Data Entry
5 4 (4.55%) Migration
5 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.55%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.41%) Change Control
6 3 (3.41%) Change Management
6 3 (3.41%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.41%) Service Management
6 3 (3.41%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.41%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 2 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 2 (2.27%) ITIL
7 2 (2.27%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.14%) SQL
1 1 (1.14%) VB
1 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.14%) CEH
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.14%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) PMO
2 5 (5.68%) SLA
3 2 (2.27%) GDPR
4 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.27%) HP
5 1 (1.14%) Ariba
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Virgin Media