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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Analyst
Rank 497 422 430
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 95 149 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 117 77
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£350 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £212 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £700 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £269 £295
% change year-on-year
+20.93% -8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.88 £24.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.44% -3.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £18.90 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £29.70 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.92%

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
49935 47333 45284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 31866 28484 25556
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2011 2083 2584
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.77 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -83 84 £350 -22.22% 17
London -38 40 £450 -16.27% 6
South East -24 17 £375 +50.00% 2
North West -4 15 £253 -30.34% 1
Scotland -1 10 £325 +8.33%
City of London -2 10 £443 -11.50% 3
Edinburgh -7 9 £325 +8.33%
Merseyside - 9 £225 -
Hampshire -16 4 £238 -37.31%
Cheshire +8 3 £390 +30.00%
Manchester -15 3 £350 -22.22% 1
Wirral - 3 £170 -
East Midlands +7 2 £348 +18.88% 2
Surrey -3 2 £425 +61.90% 1
West Midlands -7 2 £325 +56.62% 2
East of England -14 2 £283 +13.00% 1
Yorkshire -17 2 £325 +28.07% 1
South West -31 2 £260 +15.55% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £283 -
Warwick +4 1 - -
Warwickshire -3 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -17 1 £280 +12.00%
West Yorkshire -21 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £325 - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Woking - - - -
Luton - - - -

Project Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (42.99%) Project Management
2 78 (35.29%) Finance
3 50 (22.62%) MS Excel
4 43 (19.46%) Business Analysis
5 41 (18.55%) PRINCE2
6 40 (18.10%) Banking
7 37 (16.74%) MS Project
7 37 (16.74%) MS Office
8 36 (16.29%) SharePoint
9 28 (12.67%) MS PowerPoint
10 26 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 25 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (9.05%) Migration
14 19 (8.60%) Retail
14 19 (8.60%) Change Management
15 18 (8.14%) Investment Banking
16 17 (7.69%) Data Analysis
16 17 (7.69%) Project Planning
16 17 (7.69%) MS Visio
17 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (6.33%) Front Office
19 13 (5.88%) Legal
20 12 (5.43%) Windows
21 11 (4.98%) CRM
22 10 (4.52%) SAP
23 9 (4.07%) ITIL
23 9 (4.07%) PMI Certification
23 9 (4.07%) Change Control
24 8 (3.62%) Workflow

Project Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (16.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 50 (22.62%) MS Excel
2 37 (16.74%) MS Project
2 37 (16.74%) MS Office
3 28 (12.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (7.69%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.45%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.45%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.45%) Endur
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.45%) Taleo
2 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Force.com
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.81%) LAN
1 4 (1.81%) DNS
2 3 (1.36%) WAN
2 3 (1.36%) Firewall
2 3 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (0.90%) DHCP
3 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.90%) SAN
3 2 (0.90%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) WLAN
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
4 1 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.71%) QlikView
2 4 (1.81%) MS Access
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.90%) Spotfire
4 1 (0.45%) Big Data
4 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.45%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.45%) StarTeam
1 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 78 (35.29%) Finance
2 40 (18.10%) Banking
3 19 (8.60%) Retail
4 18 (8.14%) Investment Banking
5 14 (6.33%) Front Office
6 13 (5.88%) Legal
7 7 (3.17%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.71%) Back Office
9 5 (2.26%) Publishing
10 3 (1.36%) Marketing
10 3 (1.36%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.90%) Military
11 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.90%) Law
12 1 (0.45%) Advertising
12 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.45%) Billing
12 1 (0.45%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.45%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.90%) SOAP
2 1 (0.45%) XML
2 1 (0.45%) FpML
2 1 (0.45%) Mason
2 1 (0.45%) Visualforce
2 1 (0.45%) HTML
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.81%) User Experience
2 4 (1.81%) PMI
2 4 (1.81%) Economics
3 3 (1.36%) Statistics
3 3 (1.36%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (0.90%) NHS
4 2 (0.90%) Derivative
4 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
4 2 (0.90%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.45%) FMCG
5 1 (0.45%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.43%) Windows
2 7 (3.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.81%) UNIX
4 3 (1.36%) Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.99%) Project Management
2 43 (19.46%) Business Analysis
3 41 (18.55%) PRINCE2
4 25 (11.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.05%) Migration
7 19 (8.60%) Change Management
8 17 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 17 (7.69%) Project Planning
9 11 (4.98%) CRM
10 9 (4.07%) ITIL
10 9 (4.07%) Change Control
11 8 (3.62%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.62%) Workflow
11 8 (3.62%) Resource Management
11 8 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (3.17%) Scrum
12 7 (3.17%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (3.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.17%) SQL
2 6 (2.71%) Java
3 3 (1.36%) VBA
4 2 (0.90%) VC++
4 2 (0.90%) VB
4 2 (0.90%) C
4 2 (0.90%) C++
4 2 (0.90%) Perl
5 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 9 (4.07%) PMI Certification
2 8 (3.62%) Degree
3 7 (3.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.71%) PMP
5 5 (2.26%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.81%) ISEB
7 3 (1.36%) CISSP
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.90%) RHCE
8 2 (0.90%) CCNA
8 2 (0.90%) CIMA
8 2 (0.90%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.90%) CFA
9 1 (0.45%) CAPM
9 1 (0.45%) CCNP
9 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.45%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.45%) FATCA
3 1 (0.45%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) NFS
1 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) SCCM
2 2 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.52%) SAP
3 6 (2.71%) Remedy
4 4 (1.81%) Qualys
5 3 (1.36%) Splunk
5 3 (1.36%) Oracle
5 3 (1.36%) Cisco
6 2 (0.90%) IBM
6 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.90%) Cognos
6 2 (0.90%) HP
6 2 (0.90%) EMC
6 2 (0.90%) Citrix
6 2 (0.90%) Juniper
6 2 (0.90%) Sun
6 2 (0.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.90%) VMware
6 2 (0.90%) Norkom
6 2 (0.90%) Charles River
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