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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Project Analyst
Rank 503 441 418
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 109 153 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 108 88
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£363 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.40% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £525 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £23.17 £23.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.17 £21.50 -
% change year-on-year
+7.74% -

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
51545 49678 43330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.37% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31452 30529 24746
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2047 1994 2137
Average hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.50% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 -58 101 £370 +14.72% 21
London -25 39 £450 +5.88% 3
South East -18 24 £240 -4.00% 6
North West -8 20 £425 +41.66% 3
Merseyside - 11 £375 -
West Midlands -12 9 £350 +40.00% 2
Berkshire -4 8 £230 -5.64% 4
Scotland +2 7 £185 -31.48% 2
Milton Keynes +8 6 £280 +12.00%
Shropshire -2 6 - -
Buckinghamshire -3 6 £280 +30.23%
Telford - 6 - -
City of London +11 5 £550 -13.04% 1
Cheshire -7 5 £475 +58.33% 1
Edinburgh -12 5 £110 -65.89% 1
Surrey +10 4 £335 +34.00% 1
Hampshire -10 4 £285 -24.70%
East of England +4 3 £400 +77.77% 2
West Yorkshire -2 3 £225 -15.49%
Yorkshire -10 3 £225 -15.49%
Bracknell - 3 £230 -
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Wirral - 3 - -
Glasgow -1 2 £260 - 1
South West -4 2 £343 +52.22% 4
Hertfordshire - 2 £314 - 2
Leeds - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £375 -
Dorset - 2 £343 - 2
Watford - 2 £314 -

Project Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 94 (40.87%) Project Management
2 60 (26.09%) Finance
3 50 (21.74%) Banking
4 37 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (16.09%) Business Analysis
5 28 (12.17%) MS Office
6 27 (11.74%) PRINCE2
6 27 (11.74%) MS Excel
7 24 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (9.57%) SharePoint
9 20 (8.70%) MS Project
10 18 (7.83%) SAP
11 17 (7.39%) Windows
11 17 (7.39%) Investment Banking
11 17 (7.39%) MS PowerPoint
12 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (6.09%) Microsoft
13 14 (6.09%) Front Office
14 13 (5.65%) Change Control
15 12 (5.22%) ITIL
15 12 (5.22%) Oracle
15 12 (5.22%) Project Planning
16 11 (4.78%) Marketing
16 11 (4.78%) Retail
16 11 (4.78%) Legal
16 11 (4.78%) Remedy
16 11 (4.78%) Security Cleared
17 10 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
17 10 (4.35%) MS Visio
17 10 (4.35%) Data Analysis

Project Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 22 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.61%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (12.17%) MS Office
2 27 (11.74%) MS Excel
3 20 (8.70%) MS Project
4 17 (7.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.87%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (1.30%) SAP FI
1 3 (1.30%) SAP CO
1 3 (1.30%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.87%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (0.87%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.43%) PeopleSoft HRMS
3 1 (0.43%) Movex
3 1 (0.43%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
3 1 (0.43%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.43%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.43%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.43%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) SAN
1 3 (1.30%) Firewall
2 2 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) MPLS
2 2 (0.87%) VPN
2 2 (0.87%) DNS
2 2 (0.87%) GSM
2 2 (0.87%) LAN
2 2 (0.87%) VoIP
2 2 (0.87%) WAN
2 2 (0.87%) SMTP
2 2 (0.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.43%) Network Security
3 1 (0.43%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.04%) Oracle Database
2 5 (2.17%) QlikView
3 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.87%) MS Access
4 2 (0.87%) Big Data
4 2 (0.87%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.43%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.43%) DataStage
General
1 60 (26.09%) Finance
2 50 (21.74%) Banking
3 17 (7.39%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.09%) Front Office
5 11 (4.78%) Legal
5 11 (4.78%) Retail
5 11 (4.78%) Marketing
6 5 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.74%) Local Government
7 4 (1.74%) Back Office
7 4 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.30%) Law
9 2 (0.87%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Military
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.43%) French Language
10 1 (0.43%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) XML
2 1 (0.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.61%) Economics
3 5 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.30%) Reference Data
5 3 (1.30%) FMCG
5 3 (1.30%) Replication
5 3 (1.30%) Derivative
5 3 (1.30%) Taxonomies
6 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.87%) Fixed Income
6 2 (0.87%) PMI
6 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.87%) NHS
6 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.87%) User Experience
6 2 (0.87%) BYOD
6 2 (0.87%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.43%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.39%) Windows
2 4 (1.74%) UNIX
2 4 (1.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.43%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (40.87%) Project Management
2 37 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 37 (16.09%) Business Analysis
3 27 (11.74%) PRINCE2
4 24 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (5.65%) Change Control
6 12 (5.22%) ITIL
6 12 (5.22%) Project Planning
7 10 (4.35%) Data Analysis
7 10 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (3.48%) Programme Management
9 7 (3.04%) Migration
9 7 (3.04%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.04%) Waterfall
9 7 (3.04%) Analytics
10 6 (2.61%) Business Transformation
10 6 (2.61%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (2.61%) Scrum
10 6 (2.61%) Workflow
10 6 (2.61%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.91%) Java
2 7 (3.04%) SQL
3 6 (2.61%) C
4 2 (0.87%) C++
4 2 (0.87%) VC++
5 1 (0.43%) C#
5 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (4.78%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (3.04%) PMI Certification
4 7 (3.04%) Degree
5 5 (2.17%) PMP
6 4 (1.74%) ISEB
7 2 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.87%) CCNA
8 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.43%) VCP4
8 1 (0.43%) IIBA
8 1 (0.43%) APMP
8 1 (0.43%) VCP5
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.43%) ACCA
8 1 (0.43%) CIMA
8 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.17%) SLA
1 5 (2.17%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) MiFID
2 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.30%) FATCA
3 1 (0.43%) EMIR
3 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (7.83%) SAP
2 14 (6.09%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.22%) Oracle
4 11 (4.78%) Remedy
5 7 (3.04%) HP
5 7 (3.04%) Cisco
6 6 (2.61%) Pega
7 4 (1.74%) IBM
7 4 (1.74%) EMC
8 3 (1.30%) Citrix
8 3 (1.30%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.30%) Cognos
8 3 (1.30%) Trillium
8 3 (1.30%) DataFlux
9 2 (0.87%) BT
9 2 (0.87%) Mantas
9 2 (0.87%) Actimize
9 2 (0.87%) Norkom
9 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.87%) Ariba
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