Period
to 19 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 578 456 425
Rank change year-on-year -122 -31 +25
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 282 387 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.30% 0.45% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.48% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 283 359
England median daily rate £425 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% -7.60%
10th Percentile £221 £200 £241
90th Percentile £638 £600 £601
UK median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
England median hourly rate £13.81 £25.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.76% +21.21% -0.84%
10th Percentile £13.08 £20.95 £18.60
90th Percentile £31.66 £28.30 £27.38
UK median hourly rate £13.81 £23.75 £20.63
% change year-on-year -41.85% +15.15% -0.84%

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 87,906 81,435 93,622
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.89% 94.86% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,306 53,273 61,163
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,716 2,753 3,095
England median hourly rate £18.69 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.62% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.65 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -1.33% -3.85% +15.73%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -52 153 £450 - 14
South East -60 45 £400 +2.24% 5
North of England -24 30 £373 +7.97% 5
Midlands +8 24 £330 +21.10% 1
Yorkshire -16 19 £373 -5.22% 2
East of England -20 18 £425 +38.21% 2
South West -7 13 £450 +36.88% 1
West Midlands -12 13 £365 +21.67% 1
East Midlands -1 11 £330 +88.57%
North West -31 11 £300 -16.67% 3
South Coast - 2 - -
Project Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 96 (34.04%) Finance
2 93 (32.98%) Project Management
3 80 (28.37%) Business Analysis
4 79 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (25.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 43 (15.25%) PMO
7 41 (14.54%) Banking
8 35 (12.41%) Microsoft Excel
8 35 (12.41%) Microsoft
9 33 (11.70%) PRINCE2
10 31 (10.99%) Microsoft Project
11 29 (10.28%) GDPR
12 26 (9.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 24 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
14 23 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (7.80%) Waterfall
15 22 (7.80%) Scrum
15 22 (7.80%) Migration
15 22 (7.80%) MS Visio
16 21 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (7.45%) CRM
17 20 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (7.09%) User Stories
18 19 (6.74%) Data Protection
19 18 (6.38%) Asset Management
19 18 (6.38%) E-Commerce
20 17 (6.03%) Front Office
20 17 (6.03%) Degree
21 16 (5.67%) Retail
21 16 (5.67%) Windows

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 14 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.42%) CMS
2 4 (1.42%) Confluence
3 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.71%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.71%) WordPress
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 35 (12.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (10.99%) Microsoft Project
3 26 (9.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (7.80%) MS Visio
5 21 (7.45%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.48%) NetSuite
2 5 (1.77%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.06%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.71%) Bloomberg AIM
5 2 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.71%) iTrent
5 2 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.71%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.71%) Workfront
6 1 (0.35%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.35%) Primavera
6 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.35%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.35%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.13%) Office 365
2 5 (1.77%) SaaS
3 3 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.06%) OneDrive
3 3 (1.06%) Trello
4 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.35%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.77%) SMS
1 5 (1.77%) WAN
2 4 (1.42%) Internet
2 4 (1.42%) Intranet
2 4 (1.42%) LAN
3 3 (1.06%) BGP
3 3 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (1.06%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (1.06%) DHCP
3 3 (1.06%) DNS
3 3 (1.06%) Firewall
3 3 (1.06%) IPv4
3 3 (1.06%) MPLS
3 3 (1.06%) NetScaler
3 3 (1.06%) Network Security
3 3 (1.06%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.06%) Blockchain
2 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
3 2 (0.71%) Big Data
3 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.35%) Essbase
4 1 (0.35%) MS Access
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle Smart View
4 1 (0.35%) Power BI
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (4.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) MSTest
2 1 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 96 (34.04%) Finance
2 41 (14.54%) Banking
3 17 (6.03%) Front Office
4 16 (5.67%) Retail
5 14 (4.96%) Legal
6 12 (4.26%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.90%) Back Office
8 9 (3.19%) Marketing
9 7 (2.48%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.13%) Law
11 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.42%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.42%) Private Banking
12 3 (1.06%) Billing
12 3 (1.06%) French Language
13 2 (0.71%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.71%) Automotive
13 2 (0.71%) Publishing
13 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.35%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.06%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.71%) CSS
2 2 (0.71%) HTML
2 2 (0.71%) XML
3 1 (0.35%) .NET
3 1 (0.35%) JMS
3 1 (0.35%) Middleware
3 1 (0.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (2.13%) User Experience
5 4 (1.42%) Derivative
5 4 (1.42%) Fixed Income
5 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.06%) Clustering
6 3 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (0.71%) EPoS
7 2 (0.71%) Equities
7 2 (0.71%) Fintech
7 2 (0.71%) iPad
7 2 (0.71%) iPhone
7 2 (0.71%) Market Risk
7 2 (0.71%) NHS
7 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.67%) Windows
2 8 (2.84%) Windows 10
3 4 (1.42%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.35%) AIX
5 1 (0.35%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (32.98%) Project Management
2 80 (28.37%) Business Analysis
3 79 (28.01%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (25.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (11.70%) PRINCE2
6 24 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (7.80%) Migration
7 22 (7.80%) Scrum
7 22 (7.80%) Waterfall
8 21 (7.45%) CRM
9 20 (7.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (7.09%) User Stories
10 19 (6.74%) Data Protection
11 18 (6.38%) Asset Management
11 18 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.32%) Use Case
13 14 (4.96%) Project Planning
14 13 (4.61%) Change Management
14 13 (4.61%) SDLC
14 13 (4.61%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.96%) SQL
2 1 (0.35%) C
2 1 (0.35%) C#
2 1 (0.35%) Delphi
2 1 (0.35%) Java
2 1 (0.35%) Java 8
2 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.35%) PHP
2 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.03%) Degree
2 12 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.55%) ISEB
4 8 (2.84%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.77%) PMP
6 3 (1.06%) ACCA
6 3 (1.06%) APMP
6 3 (1.06%) CCNA
6 3 (1.06%) CCNP
6 3 (1.06%) CIMA
6 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.71%) AAT
7 2 (0.71%) CISM
7 2 (0.71%) CISSP
7 2 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.35%) CAPM
8 1 (0.35%) CISA
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.25%) PMO
2 29 (10.28%) GDPR
3 11 (3.90%) MiFID
4 6 (2.13%) QA
5 4 (1.42%) AIFMD
5 4 (1.42%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (1.42%) EMIR
6 2 (0.71%) ISO 20022
6 2 (0.71%) PSD2
7 1 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.35%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.35%) P3O
7 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.71%) SCCM
2 2 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 35 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.55%) Oracle
3 9 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (2.84%) Citrix
5 7 (2.48%) Adobe
5 7 (2.48%) SAP
6 5 (1.77%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.42%) VMware
7 4 (1.42%) Workday
8 3 (1.06%) Capita
8 3 (1.06%) Cisco
8 3 (1.06%) Fortinet
8 3 (1.06%) Snow
9 2 (0.71%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.71%) Charles River
9 2 (0.71%) Civica
9 2 (0.71%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.71%) Progress
9 2 (0.71%) Sitecore