Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 586 439 433
Rank change year-on-year -147 -6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 288 442 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.53% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 332 362
England median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £230 £257 £241
90th Percentile £660 £624 £575
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
England median hourly rate £21.04 £24.49 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.09% +39.94% -18.22%
10th Percentile £14.09 £19.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £36.90 £27.88 £34.75
UK median hourly rate £21.04 £23.48 £16.75
% change year-on-year -10.39% +40.18% -21.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 90,126 83,895 96,718
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.83% 94.94% 95.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,668 54,743 63,720
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £259
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,912 2,688 2,853
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.14 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -4.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +8.57%

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in England

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in England

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in England

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in England

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Analyst in England

Project Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -112 158 £400 -20.00% 10
South East -36 49 £425 +6.25% 3
North of England -36 26 £375 -3.85% 4
Midlands -20 22 £379 +8.21% 2
East of England -18 18 £330 -5.38% 2
South West -7 16 £450 +47.54%
Yorkshire -28 15 £400 +1.01% 3
West Midlands -33 12 £391 +4.33% 1
East Midlands 0 10 £330 +1.54% 1
North West -18 10 £330 -14.84% 1
South Coast - 2 - -
North East -5 1 £338 +75.32%
Project Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, Project Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 108 (37.50%) Finance
2 81 (28.13%) Project Management
3 76 (26.39%) Business Analysis
4 66 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 41 (14.24%) Banking
7 34 (11.81%) PRINCE2
8 31 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
8 31 (10.76%) PMO
9 30 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 29 (10.07%) Migration
11 28 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (9.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 24 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
14 23 (7.99%) Change Management
14 23 (7.99%) Waterfall
15 22 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 20 (6.94%) Use Case
16 20 (6.94%) Degree
17 19 (6.60%) MS Visio
17 19 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
18 18 (6.25%) Front Office
18 18 (6.25%) User Stories
19 17 (5.90%) Wealth Management
20 16 (5.56%) Asset Management
21 15 (5.21%) Retail
21 15 (5.21%) Legal
21 15 (5.21%) Scrum
21 15 (5.21%) Windows
21 15 (5.21%) MiFID

Project Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (4.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.04%) Confluence
3 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.69%) CMS
4 2 (0.69%) Documentum
4 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.35%) Drupal
5 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (10.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (9.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 24 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (6.60%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) NetSuite
2 4 (1.39%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (1.04%) CODA-Financials
3 3 (1.04%) Infor CRM
4 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.69%) Exstream
4 2 (0.69%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg AIM
5 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.35%) HFM
5 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.35%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.35%) PlanetPress Connect
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.47%) Office 365
2 6 (2.08%) SaaS
3 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.04%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.04%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.69%) G Suite
5 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.08%) LAN
2 5 (1.74%) SMS
2 5 (1.74%) WAN
3 4 (1.39%) Firewall
3 4 (1.39%) Intranet
4 3 (1.04%) BGP
4 3 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.04%) Cisco Firepower
4 3 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.04%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (1.04%) DHCP
4 3 (1.04%) DNS
4 3 (1.04%) IPv4
4 3 (1.04%) IPv6
4 3 (1.04%) MPLS
4 3 (1.04%) NetScaler
4 3 (1.04%) Network Security
4 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.39%) Blockchain
2 3 (1.04%) Big Data
2 3 (1.04%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (0.69%) Power BI
3 2 (0.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.35%) EDMS
4 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.35%) MS Access
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.43%) JIRA
2 2 (0.69%) MSI
2 2 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.35%) MSTest
3 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 108 (37.50%) Finance
2 41 (14.24%) Banking
3 18 (6.25%) Front Office
4 15 (5.21%) Legal
4 15 (5.21%) Retail
5 12 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.17%) Law
6 9 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.43%) Back Office
7 7 (2.43%) Private Banking
8 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.74%) Marketing
9 4 (1.39%) French Language
9 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.04%) Billing
11 2 (0.69%) Automotive
11 2 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.04%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.69%) .NET
2 2 (0.69%) XML
3 1 (0.35%) CSS
3 1 (0.35%) DirectX
3 1 (0.35%) EDI
3 1 (0.35%) HTML
3 1 (0.35%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.43%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.08%) NHS
5 5 (1.74%) Derivative
6 4 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (1.39%) iPad
6 4 (1.39%) User Experience
7 3 (1.04%) Clustering
7 3 (1.04%) e-Learning
7 3 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.04%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.69%) Equities
8 2 (0.69%) Fintech
8 2 (0.69%) Handset
8 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) VLE
9 1 (0.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.21%) Windows
2 9 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.13%) Project Management
2 76 (26.39%) Business Analysis
3 66 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (18.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (11.81%) PRINCE2
6 29 (10.07%) Migration
7 23 (7.99%) Change Management
7 23 (7.99%) Waterfall
8 22 (7.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (6.94%) Use Case
10 19 (6.60%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (6.25%) User Stories
12 17 (5.90%) Wealth Management
13 16 (5.56%) Asset Management
14 15 (5.21%) Scrum
15 13 (4.51%) Investment Management
15 13 (4.51%) Project Governance
15 13 (4.51%) Test Scripting
16 12 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
16 12 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (0.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.69%) VBScript
3 1 (0.35%) C
3 1 (0.35%) C#
3 1 (0.35%) C++
3 1 (0.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (6.94%) Degree
2 8 (2.78%) ISEB
3 4 (1.39%) ACCA
3 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.04%) CCNA
4 3 (1.04%) CCNP
4 3 (1.04%) CIMA
4 3 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.69%) APMP
5 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.69%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.69%) PMP
5 2 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.35%) CAPM
6 1 (0.35%) CBAP
6 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.76%) PMO
2 15 (5.21%) GDPR
2 15 (5.21%) MiFID
3 7 (2.43%) AIFMD
4 6 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (2.08%) EMIR
5 4 (1.39%) SLA
6 3 (1.04%) QA
7 2 (0.69%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.69%) PSD2
8 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.35%) FATCA
8 1 (0.35%) GAAP
8 1 (0.35%) GCP
8 1 (0.35%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 12 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.69%) vSphere
3 2 (0.69%) XenApp
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) SCCM
2 3 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (0.69%) AirWatch
3 2 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.69%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.17%) SAP
3 9 (3.13%) Oracle
4 8 (2.78%) Citrix
5 6 (2.08%) ServiceNow
5 6 (2.08%) VMware
5 6 (2.08%) Workday
6 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.39%) OpenText
8 3 (1.04%) Capita
8 3 (1.04%) Cisco
8 3 (1.04%) CODA
8 3 (1.04%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.04%) Snow
9 2 (0.69%) Altiris
9 2 (0.69%) Dell
9 2 (0.69%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.69%) Sony
9 2 (0.69%) SunGard
9 2 (0.69%) Symantec