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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Project Support Analyst
Rank 579 562 564
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Analyst 33 24 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.045% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.049% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 26
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£219 £213 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £153 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £213 £213
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 22 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 19 September 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 -1 29 £240 +9.71% 3
London +15 7 £243 +14.11%
North West -2 4 £230 +130.00% 2
East of England -17 4 £270 +27.05% 1
Cheshire +11 3 £185 +85.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £210 - 1
City of London +28 2 £423 +168.25%
Scotland -15 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £160 -
Wales - 1 £160 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £269 -
Yorkshire - 1 £269 -
East Midlands - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Dunstable - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Newport - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -

Project Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (42.62%) MS Office
1 26 (42.62%) MS Excel
2 24 (39.34%) Project Management
2 24 (39.34%) MS Project
3 23 (37.70%) Finance
4 19 (31.15%) PRINCE2
5 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
6 12 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (14.75%) Project Planning
7 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
8 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
10 4 (6.56%) Resource Management
10 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (6.56%) PRINCE
10 4 (6.56%) Change Management
11 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
11 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
11 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
11 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
11 3 (4.92%) CRM
11 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
11 3 (4.92%) SCCM
11 3 (4.92%) Change Control
11 3 (4.92%) Office 365
12 2 (3.28%) Portfolio Management
12 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement

Project Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.64%) TPMS
Applications
1 26 (42.62%) MS Office
1 26 (42.62%) MS Excel
2 24 (39.34%) MS Project
3 12 (19.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Intranet
General
1 23 (37.70%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Front Office
4 1 (1.64%) Back Office
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) DTV
2 1 (1.64%) PMI
2 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) Project Management
2 19 (31.15%) PRINCE2
3 9 (14.75%) Project Planning
4 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.56%) Resource Management
5 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE
5 4 (6.56%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.92%) CRM
6 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.28%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.28%) Data Entry
7 2 (3.28%) Document Management
7 2 (3.28%) Logistics
7 2 (3.28%) ERP
7 2 (3.28%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) SQL
1 2 (3.28%) VBA
2 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) PMI Certification
3 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (3.28%) PMP
5 1 (1.64%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) Lotus
3 1 (1.64%) KANA
3 1 (1.64%) Lagan
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.64%) SAP