Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £343 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Project Analyst
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 113 119
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 13 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.45% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.69% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Edinburgh median daily rate £343 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.48% +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £194 £263 £265
90th Percentile £425 £388 £385
Scotland median daily rate £360 £338 £313
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2783 2038 3057
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.64% 96.73% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1181 1581
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.90%
10th Percentile £251 £250 £259
90th Percentile £545 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £388 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +7.64% -1.37% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 34 27
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £19.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.54% -1.25% +26.82%
10th Percentile £10.44 £11.54 £11.04
90th Percentile £41.75 £50.91 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.21 £16.16 £23.35
% change year-on-year +25.08% -30.80% +33.43%

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Project Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in Edinburgh

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in Edinburgh

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in Edinburgh

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in Edinburgh

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the Edinburgh region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) PMO
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (15.38%) CMS
4 2 (15.38%) Law
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (15.38%) CRM
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (7.69%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) PMP
5 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) APMP
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall

Project Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (15.38%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Billing
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) CRM
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Wireframes
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) APMP
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.69%) Pega
1 1 (7.69%) SAP