The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Analyst
Rank 493 439 409
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 114 146 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 99 89
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£388 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.54% -17.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £250 £250
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.08 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.37% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.08 £17.25 -
% change year-on-year
+74.37% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Project Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Project Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Project Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Project Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Project Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -51 107 £400 +39.00% 18
London -13 40 £550 +38.19% 6
North West -8 26 £375 +27.65% 2
South East -25 23 £263 +5.00% 3
Merseyside - 13 £263 - 1
Berkshire -6 8 £238 -2.56%
Scotland -4 7 £260 -3.70% 4
Milton Keynes +5 6 £280 +12.00%
Buckinghamshire +2 6 £280 +12.00%
Edinburgh +1 6 £185 -42.63% 3
West Midlands -9 6 £350 +40.00% 5
Cheshire -12 6 £463 +54.16% 1
East of England +5 5 £400 +77.77%
City of London +2 5 £500 +59.74% 1
Wirral - 5 - -
Surrey +7 4 £525 +109.90% 1
Shropshire -1 4 - - 1
Manchester -13 4 £350 +79.48%
Telford - 4 - -
Liverpool - 4 £263 - 1
South West +2 3 £343 +42.70% 1
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 £343 -
Hertfordshire +1 2 £314 -
Newbury 0 2 £200 -
Nottingham -6 2 - -
Hampshire -6 2 £285 +2.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 2 - -
West Yorkshire -11 2 - -
East Midlands -12 2 - - 1

Project Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 104 (42.98%) Project Management
2 68 (28.10%) Finance
3 47 (19.42%) Banking
4 41 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (15.70%) Business Analysis
6 31 (12.81%) MS Office
7 30 (12.40%) PRINCE2
7 30 (12.40%) MS Excel
8 25 (10.33%) SAP
9 21 (8.68%) SharePoint
9 21 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (8.26%) MS Project
11 19 (7.85%) MS PowerPoint
12 18 (7.44%) Windows
13 17 (7.02%) Microsoft
14 15 (6.20%) Investment Banking
14 15 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (5.79%) Legal
15 14 (5.79%) ITIL
16 13 (5.37%) Security Cleared
17 12 (4.96%) Change Control
17 12 (4.96%) Asset Management
17 12 (4.96%) Project Planning
18 11 (4.55%) Marketing
18 11 (4.55%) Oracle
18 11 (4.55%) Front Office
18 11 (4.55%) Remedy
19 10 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
19 10 (4.13%) BPR
19 10 (4.13%) Active Directory

Project Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (8.68%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.48%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.41%) CMS
4 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (12.81%) MS Office
2 30 (12.40%) MS Excel
3 20 (8.26%) MS Project
4 19 (7.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (3.72%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.41%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (3.31%) SAP FI
1 8 (3.31%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (3.31%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.24%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.83%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.83%) Eagle PACE
3 2 (0.83%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) Movex
4 1 (0.41%) Global One
4 1 (0.41%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.41%) Magento
4 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.41%) Rolfe and Nolan
4 1 (0.41%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.41%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Taleo
2 1 (0.41%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.48%) Firewall
2 5 (2.07%) LAN
3 4 (1.65%) WAN
4 3 (1.24%) Wireless
4 3 (1.24%) SAN
4 3 (1.24%) DNS
5 2 (0.83%) GSM
5 2 (0.83%) VoIP
5 2 (0.83%) SMTP
5 2 (0.83%) VPN
5 2 (0.83%) HTTP
5 2 (0.83%) MPLS
5 2 (0.83%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (0.41%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.65%) QlikView
3 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.83%) Big Data
4 2 (0.83%) DB2
5 1 (0.41%) DataStage
5 1 (0.41%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.41%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
General
1 68 (28.10%) Finance
2 47 (19.42%) Banking
3 15 (6.20%) Investment Banking
4 14 (5.79%) Legal
5 11 (4.55%) Marketing
5 11 (4.55%) Front Office
6 10 (4.13%) Retail
7 6 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.65%) Back Office
8 4 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.65%) Local Government
9 3 (1.24%) Law
10 2 (0.83%) Military
10 2 (0.83%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.41%) Billing
11 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.41%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) XMPP
2 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.48%) Economics
3 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.65%) Reference Data
4 4 (1.65%) Derivative
5 3 (1.24%) Replication
5 3 (1.24%) PMI
5 3 (1.24%) FMCG
5 3 (1.24%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.83%) User Experience
6 2 (0.83%) BYOD
6 2 (0.83%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.83%) Credit Risk
6 2 (0.83%) NHS
6 2 (0.83%) Tandem
6 2 (0.83%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.83%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.41%) Statistics
7 1 (0.41%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.44%) Windows
2 5 (2.07%) UNIX
3 4 (1.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.41%) AIX
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (42.98%) Project Management
2 41 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 38 (15.70%) Business Analysis
4 30 (12.40%) PRINCE2
5 21 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (5.79%) ITIL
7 12 (4.96%) Change Control
7 12 (4.96%) Asset Management
7 12 (4.96%) Project Planning
8 10 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (4.13%) BPR
9 9 (3.72%) Data Analysis
10 8 (3.31%) Investment Management
10 8 (3.31%) Programme Management
11 7 (2.89%) Logistics
11 7 (2.89%) Waterfall
12 6 (2.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 6 (2.48%) RUP
12 6 (2.48%) Change Management
12 6 (2.48%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.72%) Java
2 7 (2.89%) SQL
3 5 (2.07%) C
4 2 (0.83%) VC++
4 2 (0.83%) C++
5 1 (0.41%) C#
5 1 (0.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.72%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.31%) PMI Certification
3 8 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (2.89%) Degree
5 5 (2.07%) PMP
5 5 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.65%) ISEB
7 3 (1.24%) CCNA
8 2 (0.83%) CCNP
9 1 (0.41%) MCITP
9 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.41%) CIMA
9 1 (0.41%) ACCA
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) APMP
9 1 (0.41%) VCP4
9 1 (0.41%) IIBA
9 1 (0.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.48%) SLA
2 5 (2.07%) QA
3 3 (1.24%) MiFID
3 3 (1.24%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.83%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.83%) FATCA
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.41%) EMIR
5 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 10 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (10.33%) SAP
2 17 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.55%) Oracle
3 11 (4.55%) Remedy
4 9 (3.72%) Cisco
5 8 (3.31%) HP
6 6 (2.48%) Pega
7 4 (1.65%) IBM
7 4 (1.65%) EMC
8 3 (1.24%) DataFlux
8 3 (1.24%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.24%) Citrix
8 3 (1.24%) Trillium
9 2 (0.83%) Cognos
9 2 (0.83%) Murex
9 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.83%) BT
10 1 (0.41%) Norkom
10 1 (0.41%) Google
10 1 (0.41%) Mantas
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