The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Project Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Analyst
UK
Rank 397 379 390
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 206 259 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.51% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.53% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 172 142
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £591 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.63 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £18.44 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.63 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £20.63 £18.65
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +10.58%

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
42939 48598 48934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28014 31275 30245
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1573 1632 1895
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Project Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Project Analyst in the job title.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 189 £368 +5.00% 28
London -17 83 £450 -5.26% 10
South East +3 35 £303 +0.83% 3
South West +7 17 £341 +10.08% 4
Yorkshire +3 17 £354 +34.76% 1
East of England +9 15 £320 -7.91% 6
North West +24 12 £325 -1.14% 3
West Yorkshire +22 11 £354 +47.70% 1
City of London -1 11 £412 +1.47% 2
Scotland +15 10 £350 -10.82%
Berkshire +14 10 £381 +38.63%
Surrey +21 9 £198 -36.29% 2
Wiltshire +7 9 £288 -7.25% 1
Leeds - 7 £360 - 1
Buckinghamshire +1 6 £325 +6.55%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £198 -
Cheshire +25 4 £225 -
Edinburgh +13 4 £373 +8.75%
Manchester +11 4 £385 +10.00% 2
Hampshire +9 4 £450 +63.63%
Hertfordshire +1 4 £325 -13.33% 2
Bristol 0 4 £370 +19.35% 2
Essex -1 4 £310 -35.41% 1
West Midlands -4 4 £363 +39.42%
County Antrim - 4 £358 -
Belfast - 4 £358 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £358 -
Cardiff +18 3 £175 -22.22%
South Wales +17 3 £175 -22.22%
Wales +8 3 £175 -22.22%

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Project Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 164 (36.69%) Finance
2 149 (33.33%) Project Management
3 115 (25.73%) Business Analysis
4 98 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (15.88%) Banking
6 68 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (13.65%) MS Excel
8 60 (13.42%) PRINCE2
9 58 (12.98%) MS Office
10 55 (12.30%) Microsoft
10 55 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (11.63%) MS Project
12 46 (10.29%) SharePoint
13 40 (8.95%) Change Management
14 38 (8.50%) MS PowerPoint
15 31 (6.94%) Degree
15 31 (6.94%) Retail
16 27 (6.04%) Migration
16 27 (6.04%) ITIL
17 24 (5.37%) MS Visio
17 24 (5.37%) Telecoms
18 23 (5.15%) Project Planning
18 23 (5.15%) SQL
19 22 (4.92%) Change Control
20 21 (4.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 21 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (4.70%) Security Cleared
20 21 (4.70%) Derivative
20 21 (4.70%) Front Office
21 19 (4.25%) Risk Management

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.89%) Confluence
3 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.45%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.22%) Documentum
5 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 61 (13.65%) MS Excel
2 58 (12.98%) MS Office
3 52 (11.63%) MS Project
4 38 (8.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (5.37%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.67%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Maximo
3 2 (0.45%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.45%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.45%) TrackWise
3 2 (0.45%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.22%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.22%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.22%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.22%) Primavera
4 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.22%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.01%) Office 365
2 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.12%) Firewall
2 4 (0.89%) LDAP
3 3 (0.67%) Internet
4 2 (0.45%) DNS
4 2 (0.45%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) ATM
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.22%) Extranet
5 1 (0.22%) ISDN
5 1 (0.22%) LAN
5 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) SMS
5 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.22%) VoIP
5 1 (0.22%) WAN
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.67%) QlikView
4 2 (0.45%) Big Data
4 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.45%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.22%) EDMS
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (2.68%) JIRA
2 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.22%) Toad
2 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.22%) YouTrack
General
1 164 (36.69%) Finance
2 71 (15.88%) Banking
3 31 (6.94%) Retail
4 24 (5.37%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.70%) Front Office
6 18 (4.03%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.01%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.79%) Marketing
9 7 (1.57%) Local Government
9 7 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.34%) Legal
11 5 (1.12%) Billing
12 4 (0.89%) Automotive
12 4 (0.89%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.67%) Back Office
13 3 (0.67%) French Language
14 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.22%) Advertising
15 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.22%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.12%) .NET
1 5 (1.12%) XML
2 3 (0.67%) JSON
2 3 (0.67%) RESTful
2 3 (0.67%) Web Services
3 2 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.22%) COM
4 1 (0.22%) HTML
4 1 (0.22%) JFC
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CAF
4 1 (0.22%) Velocity
4 1 (0.22%) WSDL
4 1 (0.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.21%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.70%) Derivative
3 14 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.91%) Fixed Income
5 12 (2.68%) e-Learning
5 12 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.57%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.57%) Learning Management System
7 5 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.12%) Equities
7 5 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.12%) PMI
7 5 (1.12%) User Experience
8 4 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (0.89%) NHS
9 3 (0.67%) EPoS
9 3 (0.67%) Life Science
9 3 (0.67%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.45%) STB
10 2 (0.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.12%) Windows
2 3 (0.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (33.33%) Project Management
2 115 (25.73%) Business Analysis
3 98 (21.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 60 (13.42%) PRINCE2
5 55 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (8.95%) Change Management
7 27 (6.04%) ITIL
7 27 (6.04%) Migration
8 23 (5.15%) Project Planning
9 22 (4.92%) Change Control
10 21 (4.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 21 (4.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (4.25%) Risk Management
12 18 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.03%) Document Management
13 17 (3.80%) Process Improvement
14 16 (3.58%) Data Analysis
14 16 (3.58%) Service Delivery
14 16 (3.58%) Workflow
15 15 (3.36%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.15%) SQL
2 2 (0.45%) C
2 2 (0.45%) Java
2 2 (0.45%) PHP
2 2 (0.45%) PL/SQL
2 2 (0.45%) VB
2 2 (0.45%) VBA
3 1 (0.22%) C#
3 1 (0.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (6.94%) Degree
2 21 (4.70%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 14 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.24%) ISEB
5 10 (2.24%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.34%) PMP
7 4 (0.89%) CISM
7 4 (0.89%) CISSP
8 2 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) ACCA
9 1 (0.22%) APMP
9 1 (0.22%) CIMA
9 1 (0.22%) CISA
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) HND
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.13%) MiFID
2 12 (2.68%) QA
3 5 (1.12%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.89%) GxP
4 4 (0.89%) SLA
5 3 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.67%) EMIR
5 3 (0.67%) GDPR
6 2 (0.45%) FATCA
6 2 (0.45%) FINREP
6 2 (0.45%) IFRS
6 2 (0.45%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.22%) Basel III
7 1 (0.22%) DICOM
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.22%) XenApp
2 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.12%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.45%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.22%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 55 (12.30%) Microsoft
2 12 (2.68%) SAP
3 8 (1.79%) Oracle
4 5 (1.12%) Cadence
4 5 (1.12%) NetIQ
5 4 (0.89%) Cognos
5 4 (0.89%) NGA Human Resources
5 4 (0.89%) Pegasus
5 4 (0.89%) Planview
6 3 (0.67%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (0.67%) Cisco
6 3 (0.67%) DocuSign
6 3 (0.67%) Google
6 3 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.67%) Workday
7 2 (0.45%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.45%) Sage
7 2 (0.45%) ServiceNow
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