The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £145 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 559 598 575
Rank change year-on-year +39 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 28 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 28
Median daily rate £145 £178 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.30% +4.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £227 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £130 £185 £170
% change year-on-year -29.72% +8.82%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 16
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.05 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.35% +4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £13.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.42 £14.41 £20.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.75 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -18.96% +7.40%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Project Administrator
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England +23 24 £150 -14.28% 2
South East +23 6 £150 -20.00%
East of England -3 5 £113 -37.50%
Berkshire +10 4 £150 -11.76%
London +3 4 £228 +75.38%
Hertfordshire -1 3 £113 -37.50%
East Midlands -9 3 - -
Scotland +39 2 £110 -
Edinburgh +12 2 £110 -
Hampshire +6 2 £159 -2.30%
Reading +5 2 £150 -25.00%
Northampton +5 2 - -
Northamptonshire -2 2 - -
Hatfield - 2 £113 -
Yorkshire - 2 £110 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £130 -
North East +66 1 - -
North West +25 1 - -
West Midlands +16 1 - - 1
Manchester +13 1 - -
Solihull +11 1 - -
Bracknell +7 1 - -
Southampton +5 1 £178 +1.42%
South West +1 1 £175 +40.00%
Watford -4 1 - -
Basingstoke -6 1 £140 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 49 (48.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (34.65%) Microsoft
3 29 (28.71%) Microsoft Office
4 26 (25.74%) Finance
4 26 (25.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 25 (24.75%) Telecoms
5 25 (24.75%) PMO
6 23 (22.77%) Project Management
7 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
8 9 (8.91%) SAP
8 9 (8.91%) Data Entry
8 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (5.94%) Programme Management
10 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.94%) Time Management
10 6 (5.94%) User Experience
11 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
11 5 (4.95%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (4.95%) QA
11 5 (4.95%) Change Control
11 5 (4.95%) Service Design
11 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.95%) B2C
11 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.95%) SLA
12 4 (3.96%) Oracle
12 4 (3.96%) ITIL

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 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 49 (48.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 29 (28.71%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (25.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (4.95%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) Data Lake
1 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
General
1 26 (25.74%) Finance
2 25 (24.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.96%) Back Office
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.98%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.99%) Banking
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.99%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.94%) User Experience
3 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.99%) CMDB
4 1 (0.99%) e-Learning
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
4 1 (0.99%) Learning Management System
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Project Management
2 9 (8.91%) Data Entry
3 6 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (5.94%) Programme Management
3 6 (5.94%) Time Management
4 5 (4.95%) B2C
4 5 (4.95%) Change Control
4 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
4 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
4 5 (4.95%) Service Design
4 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.96%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 4 (3.96%) Change Management
5 4 (3.96%) ITIL
6 3 (2.97%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.97%) Data Management
6 3 (2.97%) Document Management
6 3 (2.97%) Migration
6 3 (2.97%) Project Planning
6 3 (2.97%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.98%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) ECDL
2 2 (1.98%) HND
3 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (24.75%) PMO
2 5 (4.95%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) SAP
3 4 (3.96%) Oracle
4 3 (2.97%) Google
5 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.99%) Netezza