Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 191 195
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 15 33 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.26% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 25
North West median daily rate £393 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% +16.67% -3.30%
10th Percentile £223 £223 £207
90th Percentile £470 £488 £460
England median daily rate £430 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +13.53% +1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.26% +32.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5444 6437 8090
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.91% 94.40% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3429 4150 4835
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £231
90th Percentile £586 £550 £570
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 235 402
North West median hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.02 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.45 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in the North West

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in the North West

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in the North West

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in the North West

Project Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Manchester +16 10 £393 +12.14%
Cheshire 0 4 £443 +28.73%
Project Analyst
England

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North West region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
3 4 (26.67%) PMO
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) ERD
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Infographics
6 1 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (6.67%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (6.67%) Proactive Management
6 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet

Project Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) SMS
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Business Analysis
2 6 (40.00%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (26.67%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) B2B
5 2 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) ERD
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft