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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Analyst
Rank 457 399 406
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 147 180 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 123 121
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£325 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £750 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £305 £236
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +29.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.75 £19.00 £109.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -82.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £17.00 £61.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £19.40 £157.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £19.25 £109.90
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -82.48%

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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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
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 27 August 2014. 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 -30 134 £325 -18.75% 27
London -28 69 £350 -39.13% 12
South East -5 32 £300 -6.25% 3
City of London +28 21 £450 -12.19% 9
Scotland -36 10 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire -2 9 £325 +30.00%
North West -6 9 £400 +25.98% 5
East of England -16 9 £338 +12.50% 2
Cheshire +2 7 £299 +199.00% 1
Milton Keynes -4 7 £275 -29.03%
Edinburgh -5 7 £325 +10.63%
West Midlands 0 5 £213 -45.16% 1
Yorkshire +6 4 £272 -22.28% 2
South West -29 4 £268 -12.40% 1
Bristol - 4 £268 - 1
West Yorkshire +3 3 £275 -21.42% 1
Surrey -4 3 £300 +20.00%
Warrington - 3 £400 -
Oxford 0 2 £400 +25.00%
Oxfordshire -2 2 £400 +53.84%
Hampshire -11 2 £250 -42.85% 1
Nottinghamshire +14 1 £190 - 1
Leeds +2 1 £275 -21.42% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £190 +26.66% 1
South Wales -8 1 £160 -8.57% 1
Manchester -8 1 £400 +21.21% 2
Hertfordshire -13 1 - -
Wales -16 1 £160 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £235 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -

Project Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 131 (44.56%) Project Management
2 105 (35.71%) Finance
3 75 (25.51%) PRINCE2
4 70 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 61 (20.75%) Business Analysis
6 50 (17.01%) MS Office
7 47 (15.99%) MS Project
8 41 (13.95%) Microsoft
9 38 (12.93%) MS PowerPoint
10 37 (12.59%) SharePoint
11 36 (12.24%) Banking
12 31 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (8.16%) Project Planning
14 20 (6.80%) Change Management
14 20 (6.80%) Retail
15 18 (6.12%) Migration
15 18 (6.12%) Degree
15 18 (6.12%) PMI Certification
15 18 (6.12%) NHS
16 16 (5.44%) PMP
16 16 (5.44%) CRM
16 16 (5.44%) Investment Banking
17 13 (4.42%) Telecoms
18 12 (4.08%) MS Visio
18 12 (4.08%) ITIL
18 12 (4.08%) Security Cleared
18 12 (4.08%) Portfolio Management
19 11 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 10 (3.40%) Windows
20 10 (3.40%) Data Analysis

Project Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 37 (12.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.70%) IBM Notes
2 5 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.68%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.68%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) TPMS
Applications
1 70 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 50 (17.01%) MS Office
3 47 (15.99%) MS Project
4 38 (12.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (4.08%) MS Visio
6 10 (3.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) BPCS
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.34%) Endur
3 1 (0.34%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.34%) CA Clarity
3 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.34%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.34%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) SaaS
1 3 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.38%) Intranet
2 4 (1.36%) Firewall
2 4 (1.36%) DNS
3 3 (1.02%) LAN
3 3 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.68%) Wireless
4 2 (0.68%) SSL
4 2 (0.68%) SAN
4 2 (0.68%) Network Security
4 2 (0.68%) WAN
5 1 (0.34%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.34%) WLAN
5 1 (0.34%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.02%) QlikView
3 2 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.68%) MS Access
3 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) DB2
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) PVCS
2 1 (0.34%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.34%) Maven
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 105 (35.71%) Finance
2 36 (12.24%) Banking
3 20 (6.80%) Retail
4 16 (5.44%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.42%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.40%) Legal
7 9 (3.06%) Front Office
8 8 (2.72%) Marketing
9 5 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.70%) Law
10 4 (1.36%) Back Office
11 3 (1.02%) Publishing
11 3 (1.02%) Billing
12 2 (0.68%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Electronics
13 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.02%) SOAP
2 2 (0.68%) CSS
2 2 (0.68%) HTML
2 2 (0.68%) J2EE
2 2 (0.68%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) FpML
3 1 (0.34%) Spring
3 1 (0.34%) jQuery
3 1 (0.34%) Mason
3 1 (0.34%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.34%) COM
3 1 (0.34%) .NET
3 1 (0.34%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.12%) NHS
2 6 (2.04%) Derivative
3 5 (1.70%) PMI
3 5 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (1.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.36%) Equities
4 4 (1.36%) Data Extraction
4 4 (1.36%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.02%) PDA
6 2 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.68%) Statistics
6 2 (0.68%) AS400
6 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.68%) iSeries
6 2 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.34%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.40%) Windows
2 6 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.02%) UNIX
4 3 (1.02%) Solaris
4 3 (1.02%) Linux
5 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (44.56%) Project Management
2 75 (25.51%) PRINCE2
3 61 (20.75%) Business Analysis
4 31 (10.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (8.16%) Project Planning
6 20 (6.80%) Change Management
7 18 (6.12%) Migration
8 16 (5.44%) CRM
9 12 (4.08%) ITIL
9 12 (4.08%) Portfolio Management
10 10 (3.40%) Risk Management
10 10 (3.40%) Data Analysis
10 10 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (3.40%) Investment Management
11 9 (3.06%) Resource Management
11 9 (3.06%) Asset Management
11 9 (3.06%) PRINCE
11 9 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (2.72%) Waterfall
12 8 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.38%) Java
2 6 (2.04%) VBA
3 5 (1.70%) Perl
4 4 (1.36%) SQL
5 3 (1.02%) C
6 2 (0.68%) RPG
6 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) PL/1
7 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.12%) PMI Certification
1 18 (6.12%) Degree
2 16 (5.44%) PMP
3 12 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 10 (3.40%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.38%) ISEB
7 5 (1.70%) CIMA
8 4 (1.36%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.02%) NVQ Level 4
9 3 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.02%) JNCIA
9 3 (1.02%) CISSP
9 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.02%) RHCE
9 3 (1.02%) CCNA
10 2 (0.68%) MCSE
10 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.68%) CFA
10 2 (0.68%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.38%) QA
2 5 (1.70%) P3O
3 4 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.02%) EMIR
5 2 (0.68%) Basel II
6 1 (0.34%) MiFID
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
6 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.34%) AIFMD
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) NFS
1 3 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.72%) Oracle
2 8 (2.72%) SAP
3 5 (1.70%) Juniper
3 5 (1.70%) HP
3 5 (1.70%) Lotus
3 5 (1.70%) Cisco
4 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (1.36%) Citrix
4 4 (1.36%) Sun
5 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.02%) Redknee
5 3 (1.02%) Qualys
5 3 (1.02%) Splunk
6 2 (0.68%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (0.68%) F5
6 2 (0.68%) 3PAR
6 2 (0.68%) Blue Coat
6 2 (0.68%) Websense
6 2 (0.68%) VMware
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