Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 533 454 423
Rank change year-on-year -79 -31 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 328 416 520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 301 355
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £254 £186 £213
90th Percentile £608 £600 £602
UK median daily rate £401 £370 £375
% change year-on-year +8.24% -1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 12
England median hourly rate £15.91 £21.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.02% +4.24% -22.17%
10th Percentile £12.02 £17.85 £13.81
90th Percentile £18.50 £24.50 £22.41
UK median hourly rate £15.91 £20.38 £20.63
% change year-on-year -21.94% -1.21% -8.33%

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 87,749 84,604 93,304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.77% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,840 55,711 60,381
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,580 2,902 3,571
England median hourly rate £18.38 £18.42 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.24% -0.43% +12.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £46.94
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.78% -5.26% +15.15%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 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 -72 161 £450 - 29
South East -23 69 £425 +41.67% 6
North of England +18 34 £375 +15.38% 5
Midlands +2 30 £325 -8.77% 3
East of England +2 27 £463 +44.53% 3
Yorkshire -3 18 £335 +4.69% 3
West Midlands +10 17 £315 -18.71% 3
North West 0 16 £375 +8.70% 1
East Midlands +3 13 £350 +27.27%
South West -10 8 £338 +12.50% 2
Project Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 129 (39.33%) Finance
2 118 (35.98%) Project Management
3 84 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (25.61%) Business Analysis
4 75 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (21.34%) PMO
6 50 (15.24%) Microsoft Excel
7 45 (13.72%) Microsoft
8 43 (13.11%) Banking
9 42 (12.80%) PRINCE2
10 37 (11.28%) Microsoft Project
11 36 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (9.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 26 (7.93%) Scrum
14 25 (7.62%) GDPR
15 24 (7.32%) Retail
16 23 (7.01%) Front Office
16 23 (7.01%) Degree
17 22 (6.71%) Migration
17 22 (6.71%) Project Planning
18 21 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
19 20 (6.10%) MS Visio
20 19 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
21 18 (5.49%) CRM
21 18 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
21 18 (5.49%) Analytics
22 17 (5.18%) Investment Management
22 17 (5.18%) SharePoint
22 17 (5.18%) Change Management
23 16 (4.88%) 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 17 (5.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.52%) Documentum
3 3 (0.91%) MS Project Server
3 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.61%) CMS
4 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (0.61%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.30%) Confluence
5 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 50 (15.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 37 (11.28%) Microsoft Project
3 30 (9.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (6.10%) MS Visio
6 4 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.22%) PlanetPress Connect
4 3 (0.91%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.91%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.61%) Bloomberg AIM
5 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.61%) iTrent
5 2 (0.61%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.61%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.61%) Workfront
6 1 (0.30%) CA PPM
6 1 (0.30%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.30%) SAP GTS
6 1 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) Office 365
2 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) SaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Trello
4 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.83%) SMS
2 4 (1.22%) Intranet
2 4 (1.22%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (1.22%) WAN
2 4 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.91%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) LAN
5 1 (0.30%) RTP
5 1 (0.30%) Skype
5 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (1.22%) Big Data
3 4 (1.22%) Blockchain
4 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.30%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.30%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.30%) EDMS
5 1 (0.30%) Essbase
5 1 (0.30%) MS Access
5 1 (0.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (0.30%) QlikView
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.57%) JIRA
2 1 (0.30%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.30%) JIRA Agile
General
1 129 (39.33%) Finance
2 43 (13.11%) Banking
3 24 (7.32%) Retail
4 23 (7.01%) Front Office
5 13 (3.96%) Marketing
5 13 (3.96%) Telecoms
6 12 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 12 (3.66%) Legal
7 9 (2.74%) Back Office
8 8 (2.44%) Billing
9 7 (2.13%) Law
9 7 (2.13%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.22%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.22%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.91%) Electronics
11 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.61%) Automotive
13 1 (0.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.30%) CSS
2 1 (0.30%) HTML
2 1 (0.30%) JMS
2 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.74%) Derivative
2 9 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.13%) Fixed Income
3 7 (2.13%) User Experience
4 6 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.52%) Equities
6 4 (1.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.22%) Market Risk
6 4 (1.22%) PMI
6 4 (1.22%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.91%) STB
8 2 (0.61%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.61%) iPhone
8 2 (0.61%) NHS
8 2 (0.61%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.88%) Windows
2 8 (2.44%) Windows 10
3 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.91%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.30%) Android
5 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (35.98%) Project Management
2 84 (25.61%) Business Analysis
2 84 (25.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (22.87%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (12.80%) PRINCE2
5 26 (7.93%) Scrum
6 22 (6.71%) Migration
6 22 (6.71%) Project Planning
7 19 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (5.49%) Analytics
8 18 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (5.49%) CRM
9 17 (5.18%) Change Management
9 17 (5.18%) Investment Management
10 16 (4.88%) Asset Management
10 16 (4.88%) Data Protection
10 16 (4.88%) Use Case
11 15 (4.57%) E-Commerce
12 14 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
12 14 (4.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.27%) SQL
2 7 (2.13%) VBA
3 3 (0.91%) C
4 1 (0.30%) C#
4 1 (0.30%) Delphi
4 1 (0.30%) Java
4 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.30%) PHP
4 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (7.01%) Degree
2 16 (4.88%) PMP
3 14 (4.27%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.96%) PMI Certification
5 10 (3.05%) ISEB
5 10 (3.05%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.22%) CISM
7 4 (1.22%) CISSP
8 2 (0.61%) AAT
8 2 (0.61%) ACCA
8 2 (0.61%) APMP
8 2 (0.61%) CIMA
8 2 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.61%) CRISC
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) CFA
9 1 (0.30%) CISA
9 1 (0.30%) IIBA
9 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (21.34%) PMO
2 25 (7.62%) GDPR
3 16 (4.88%) MiFID
4 7 (2.13%) QA
5 6 (1.83%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.83%) SLA
6 3 (0.91%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.91%) EMIR
6 3 (0.91%) P3O
7 2 (0.61%) PSD2
8 1 (0.30%) Basel III
8 1 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.30%) FATCA
8 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (2.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (13.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.57%) Oracle
3 10 (3.05%) SAP
4 7 (2.13%) Adobe
4 7 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.22%) Citrix
5 4 (1.22%) Xerox
6 3 (0.91%) Progress
7 2 (0.61%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.61%) Charles River
7 2 (0.61%) Civica
7 2 (0.61%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.61%) iManage
7 2 (0.61%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.61%) Planview
7 2 (0.61%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.61%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.61%) Symantec
7 2 (0.61%) Tableau
7 2 (0.61%) Workday