The table below looks at the statistics for the Project Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Project Support Analyst
Rank 632 606 577
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Analyst 26 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.045% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.047% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 29
Average daily rate £250 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £121 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £365 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.00 -

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
53058 52916 51575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.76% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34561 32091 31451
Average daily rate £425 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1534 2122 2107
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Project Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Project Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Project Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Project Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Project Support Analyst within the UK.

Project Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Project Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Project Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Project Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Project Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Project Support Analyst within the UK.

Project Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Project Support 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 Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -29 22 £263 +3.96% 4
Yorkshire +5 5 £175 -22.22%
West Yorkshire +4 5 £175 -22.22%
South East -25 4 £275 +12.24% 1
London -4 3 £300 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £205 -
North West -10 3 - - 1
Edinburgh -12 3 £250 +127.27%
Scotland -17 3 £250 +127.27%
South West - 3 £263 - 1
Cheshire -2 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £200 -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £220 -
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £300 +7.14% 1
Oxfordshire +5 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes +3 1 £300 +7.14% 1
Merseyside -1 1 - -
Middlesex -4 1 £190 +16.92%
Surrey - 1 - -
Newport - 1 £110 -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 -
Derby - 1 £275 -
Gloucester - 1 £178 -
Staines - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £135 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £300 -
Derbyshire - 1 £275 -
South Wales - 1 £110 -

Project Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Project Management
3 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 12 (23.08%) MS Office
4 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
5 11 (21.15%) MS Project
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 10 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
10 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
10 5 (9.62%) SAP
10 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
11 4 (7.69%) Electronics
11 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
11 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (7.69%) Marketing
11 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (7.69%) Change Control
12 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.77%) Project Governance
12 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
12 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (5.77%) Budget Control

Project Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Project Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) eRoom
2 1 (1.92%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (23.08%) MS Office
3 11 (21.15%) MS Project
4 10 (19.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (9.62%) MS Visio
6 3 (5.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) MS Access
General
1 27 (51.92%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
2 1 (1.92%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Project Management
2 12 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 6 (11.54%) Programme Management
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.69%) Change Control
4 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.77%) Budget Control
5 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.77%) Document Management
5 3 (5.77%) Project Governance
5 3 (5.77%) Resource Management
5 3 (5.77%) SDLC
5 3 (5.77%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) ITIL
6 2 (3.85%) PRINCE
6 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.85%) Planview
5 1 (1.92%) Remedy
5 1 (1.92%) VocaLink
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