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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Analyst
Rank 489 456 421
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 125 121 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 86 120
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£300 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.13 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £20.88 -
% change year-on-year
-11.37% -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 -19 114 £300 -33.33% 24
London -13 59 £438 -20.45% 9
South East -4 27 £250 +11.11% 4
City of London +24 20 £463 +8.82% 3
Buckinghamshire 0 9 £236 +62.93%
North West -5 9 £251 -16.25% 3
Scotland -5 9 £400 +68.42% 2
West Midlands -14 7 £213 -29.22% 5
Edinburgh 0 6 £425 +78.94% 1
Hampshire -12 6 £238 -43.94% 1
Cheshire +5 5 £190 -36.66%
East of England -15 5 £334 -6.31% 1
Berkshire - 5 £320 - 1
Glasgow -4 3 £225 - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £338 -
Merseyside - 3 £251 - 1
Yorkshire -5 2 £275 -11.29%
West Yorkshire -12 2 £275 -11.29%
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
East Midlands - 2 £348 - 1
Reading - 2 - - 1
Luton - 2 £269 -
Manchester -2 1 £375 +13.63% 2
Surrey -9 1 - -
North East - 1 £217 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £217 - 1
Leeds - 1 £275 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £190 -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

Project Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 114 (43.02%) Project Management
2 92 (34.72%) Finance
3 65 (24.53%) MS Excel
4 59 (22.26%) PRINCE2
5 52 (19.62%) Business Analysis
5 52 (19.62%) MS Office
6 45 (16.98%) MS Project
7 37 (13.96%) SharePoint
8 35 (13.21%) Microsoft
9 34 (12.83%) MS PowerPoint
10 30 (11.32%) Banking
11 26 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (9.06%) Change Management
12 24 (9.06%) Migration
13 22 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (7.92%) Project Planning
15 20 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (6.79%) Retail
17 17 (6.42%) PMI Certification
17 17 (6.42%) NHS
18 14 (5.28%) PMP
18 14 (5.28%) CRM
18 14 (5.28%) Degree
19 13 (4.91%) Investment Banking
19 13 (4.91%) Legal
20 12 (4.53%) Data Analysis
20 12 (4.53%) MS Visio
20 12 (4.53%) Portfolio Management
21 11 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
21 11 (4.15%) Spreadsheet

Project Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.96%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (1.51%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.75%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.75%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 65 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 52 (19.62%) MS Office
3 45 (16.98%) MS Project
4 34 (12.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (4.53%) MS Visio
6 11 (4.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) BPCS
3 1 (0.38%) Endur
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.38%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.38%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Office 365
2 3 (1.13%) SaaS
3 1 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) Intranet
2 5 (1.89%) Firewall
3 4 (1.51%) LAN
4 3 (1.13%) WAN
4 3 (1.13%) DNS
4 3 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.13%) Wireless
5 2 (0.75%) SSL
5 2 (0.75%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.38%) WLAN
6 1 (0.38%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.51%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.51%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.13%) QlikView
2 3 (1.13%) MS Access
3 2 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) PVCS
2 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.38%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
General
1 92 (34.72%) Finance
2 30 (11.32%) Banking
3 18 (6.79%) Retail
4 13 (4.91%) Investment Banking
4 13 (4.91%) Legal
5 10 (3.77%) Front Office
5 10 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.64%) Back Office
7 5 (1.89%) Publishing
8 4 (1.51%) Billing
8 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.13%) Law
9 3 (1.13%) Marketing
10 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.75%) Military
10 2 (0.75%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.13%) SOAP
2 2 (0.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.38%) FpML
3 1 (0.38%) Mason
3 1 (0.38%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.42%) NHS
3 6 (2.26%) PMI
4 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.51%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.51%) User Experience
6 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.13%) Economics
6 3 (1.13%) Derivative
6 3 (1.13%) Statistics
7 2 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.75%) iSeries
7 2 (0.75%) Equities
7 2 (0.75%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.75%) AS400
7 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.38%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.38%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.40%) Windows
2 7 (2.64%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.13%) UNIX
3 3 (1.13%) Solaris
3 3 (1.13%) Linux
3 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (43.02%) Project Management
2 59 (22.26%) PRINCE2
3 52 (19.62%) Business Analysis
4 26 (9.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (9.06%) Change Management
5 24 (9.06%) Migration
6 21 (7.92%) Project Planning
7 20 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (5.28%) CRM
9 12 (4.53%) Data Analysis
9 12 (4.53%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (3.77%) Resource Management
11 10 (3.77%) Workflow
12 9 (3.40%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.40%) ITIL
13 7 (2.64%) Risk Management
13 7 (2.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.64%) Change Control
14 6 (2.26%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (1.89%) Perl
1 5 (1.89%) SQL
2 4 (1.51%) Java
2 4 (1.51%) VBA
3 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.75%) RPG
3 2 (0.75%) C
3 2 (0.75%) VB
4 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 17 (6.42%) PMI Certification
2 14 (5.28%) Degree
2 14 (5.28%) PMP
3 9 (3.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 8 (3.02%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.64%) ISEB
6 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.51%) NVQ Level 4
7 4 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.13%) RHCE
8 3 (1.13%) CISSP
8 3 (1.13%) CCNA
8 3 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.13%) CIMA
8 3 (1.13%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.13%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.75%) CFA
9 2 (0.75%) CAPM
9 2 (0.75%) MAPM
9 2 (0.75%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.26%) QA
2 4 (1.51%) P3O
3 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.38%) MiFID
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) EMIR
4 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.40%) SAP
3 6 (2.26%) Cisco
4 5 (1.89%) Juniper
5 4 (1.51%) Lotus
5 4 (1.51%) Oracle
6 3 (1.13%) Sun
6 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.13%) Citrix
6 3 (1.13%) Redknee
6 3 (1.13%) Qualys
6 3 (1.13%) Splunk
7 2 (0.75%) Ruckus Wireless
7 2 (0.75%) F5
7 2 (0.75%) Blue Coat
7 2 (0.75%) Primavera
7 2 (0.75%) Websense
7 2 (0.75%) Remedy
7 2 (0.75%) HP
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