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 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 Support Analyst
Rank 580 554 558
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Analyst 33 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.044% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.047% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 21
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£240 £211 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -15.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £151 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £217 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
-3.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 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 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -

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 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 24 October 2014.

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 26 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 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 -18 30 £240 +13.60%
London -5 10 £240 +37.14%
South East -19 7 £250 +14.94%
City of London +14 3 £245 +55.55%
East of England -13 3 £330 +55.29%
Scotland -5 2 - -
North West - 2 £185 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £269 -
Cheshire - 2 £185 -
Luton - 2 £269 -
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Newport - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Watford - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -

Project Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 26 (45.61%) MS Excel
2 25 (43.86%) Finance
3 24 (42.11%) MS Office
4 23 (40.35%) MS Project
5 21 (36.84%) Project Management
6 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
7 13 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
9 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.04%) Project Planning
11 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
12 5 (8.77%) Change Management
12 5 (8.77%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (7.02%) Change Control
13 4 (7.02%) Resource Management
13 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
14 3 (5.26%) Quality Management
14 3 (5.26%) Banking
14 3 (5.26%) SCCM
14 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
14 3 (5.26%) PRINCE
14 3 (5.26%) CRM
14 3 (5.26%) Office 365
15 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
15 2 (3.51%) Data Entry
15 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 2 (3.51%) ERP
15 2 (3.51%) SQL

Project Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (45.61%) MS Excel
2 24 (42.11%) MS Office
3 23 (40.35%) MS Project
4 13 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) StarTeam
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Front Office
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) PMI
2 1 (1.75%) NHS
2 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.75%) Windows
1 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Project Management
2 12 (21.05%) PRINCE2
3 8 (14.04%) Project Planning
4 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.77%) Change Management
5 5 (8.77%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 4 (7.02%) Resource Management
6 4 (7.02%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.26%) CRM
7 3 (5.26%) Quality Management
7 3 (5.26%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.51%) ERP
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.51%) Logistics
8 2 (3.51%) Data Entry
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.75%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
1 2 (3.51%) VBA
2 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) PMI Certification
1 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.75%) PMP
2 1 (1.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Lotus
2 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.75%) KANA
2 1 (1.75%) Lagan
2 1 (1.75%) Business Objects