The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 95 92
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 6 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.45% 0.67% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 4
Median daily rate £388 £388 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £330
% change year-on-year +12.00% -5.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £20.80
% change year-on-year -23.63% +32.21%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1252 1689 1547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 94.78% 94.30% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 974 812
Median daily rate £375 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.15% +11.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +8.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Project Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in Manchester

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in Manchester

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in Manchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in Manchester

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in Manchester

Project Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £238 -
Project Analyst
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Manchester region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) PMO
3 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Local Government
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Life Science
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Decision Tree
5 1 (7.69%) Office 365
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) ISEB

Project Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Local Government
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Life Science
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Business Development
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) User Stories
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) PMO