The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Analyst
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 59 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.79% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.86% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £388 £275 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.90% +144.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £310 £326
% change year-on-year +12.09% -4.76%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 618 929 944
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.78% 92.07% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 505 513
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 41 24
Median hourly rate £15.00 £50.28 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.16% +139.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in Reading

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in Reading

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in Reading over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in Reading

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in Reading

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 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 Reading region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) PMO
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (25.00%) Document Management
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Process Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft