Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Administrator was £173 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 802 777
Rank change year-on-year -6 -25 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Administrator 79 64 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.078% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.082% 0.069% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 56
UK median daily rate £173 £175 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -4.11% +10.61%
10th Percentile £97 £110 £111
90th Percentile £365 £318 £276
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £175 £180
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 13
UK median hourly rate £13.66 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.48% - +0.70%
10th Percentile £9.90 £10.15 £12.89
90th Percentile £32.25 £15.32 £18.95
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 95,828 92,989 101,957
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.93% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 62,921 60,828 66,555
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,122 2,782 3,206
UK median hourly rate £17.61 £18.92 £18.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.95% -0.26% +6.75%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +9 74 £173 -2.13% 5
UK excluding London +2 62 £175 - 6
South East -9 18 £190 +0.66% 1
Midlands -11 16 £113 -28.00%
London -14 16 £164 -28.18% 1
North of England -16 12 £170 +1.49% 2
North West -1 10 - - 1
West Midlands -25 10 £358 +128.80%
East of England -7 8 £203 +67.01%
East Midlands +4 6 £102 -
South West -9 5 £155 -11.43% 1
Scotland -3 4 £176 +60.23% 2
Yorkshire -14 2 £170 +1.49% 1

Project Administrator Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 27 (34.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
4 15 (18.99%) Project Management
5 13 (16.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (16.46%) PMO
6 12 (15.19%) Finance
7 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
9 8 (10.13%) Windows
10 7 (8.86%) SAP
10 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
10 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.59%) Retail
11 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
11 6 (7.59%) Spreadsheet
12 5 (6.33%) Marketing
12 5 (6.33%) Migration
12 5 (6.33%) SLA
12 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
13 4 (5.06%) Billing
13 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
13 4 (5.06%) Degree
13 4 (5.06%) Time Management
13 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
13 4 (5.06%) Data Entry
13 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
13 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
13 4 (5.06%) Windows Server

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 (11.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.27%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (24.05%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (16.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (8.86%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (7.59%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.27%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) DHCP
1 3 (3.80%) WebEx
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 12 (15.19%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Marketing
4 4 (5.06%) Billing
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.80%) FMCG
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) PMI
5 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.99%) Project Management
2 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (6.33%) Migration
4 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.06%) Data Entry
5 4 (5.06%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.06%) Project Planning
5 4 (5.06%) Time Management
5 4 (5.06%) Waterfall
6 3 (3.80%) Change Control
6 3 (3.80%) Data Analysis
6 3 (3.80%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) Service Management
6 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.80%) Work Breakdown Structure
7 2 (2.53%) Economics
7 2 (2.53%) PRINCE
7 2 (2.53%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) Degree
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) PMO
2 5 (6.33%) SLA
3 3 (3.80%) GDPR
4 1 (1.27%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 17 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) SAP
3 2 (2.53%) HP
3 2 (2.53%) VMware
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle