The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank 94 120 105
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 13 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 0.39% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.41% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 13
Median daily rate £331 £350 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% +61.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £265 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £435 £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +12.09% -4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.80
% change year-on-year -9.09% +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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1660 2453 2740
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.59% 94.78% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1353 1501
Median daily rate £375 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 39 73
Median hourly rate £17.39 £22.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.71% +34.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in Scotland

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in Scotland

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in Scotland

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in Scotland

Project Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Edinburgh +15 4 £350 +16.66%
Glasgow +4 4 £200 -55.55%
Renfrewshire - 2 £255 -
West Lothian - 2 £350 -
Stirling - 1 £350 -
Project Analyst
UK

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (52.63%) Finance
1 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) MS Office
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (10.53%) PMO
6 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (10.53%) MS Project
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) PMI
6 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
6 2 (10.53%) NHS
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Banking
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow Management
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Retail
7 1 (5.26%) Six Sigma
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix
7 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 2 (10.53%) MS Project
4 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Business Analysis
2 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (42.11%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (5.26%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.26%) KYC
7 1 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
7 1 (5.26%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Project Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) APMP
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) FATCA
2 1 (5.26%) FINREP
2 1 (5.26%) IFRS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
1 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) SAP