The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Project Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Analyst
Rank 35 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.78% 0.40% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.44% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £225
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £109.90
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -82.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
232 226 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 89.92% 91.13% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 126 80
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £220 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £22.88 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Project Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Analyst in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Project Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Analyst across the Merseyside region.

Project Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Project Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Project Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Project Analyst
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Project Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Project Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region that cited Project Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Project Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project Server
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Remedy