The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 87 82
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 4 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.29% 0.91% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.95% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £375 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% -1.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.74 £16.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +42.12% -27.27%  

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 1307 1676 1442
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 93.62% 94.85% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 993 850
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 64
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £28.50 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (10.00%) Decision Tree
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking

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 (10.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
5 1 (10.00%) Business Development
5 1 (10.00%) Decision Tree
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) IT Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Allocation
5 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB