The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £294 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 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
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 126 135
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 16 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.62% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.50% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 8
Median daily rate £294 £310 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.24% -21.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £240 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £330 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £343
% change year-on-year +12.00% -8.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £30.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.66%  
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 the South West. 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
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2477 2805 2991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.27% 96.36% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1818 1865
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 151
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in the South West

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in the South West

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in the South West over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in the South West

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in the South West

Project Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Wiltshire +7 10 £286 -7.66%
Bristol +4 2 £270 -3.57% 1
Devon -1 2 £310 -6.06%
Project Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 South West region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) PMO
3 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
5 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 7 (25.00%) Change Control
8 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) Project Management
9 5 (17.86%) MS Office
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.29%) LDAP
10 4 (14.29%) Pegasus
10 4 (14.29%) MS Project
11 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
11 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
12 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
12 2 (7.14%) Office 365
12 2 (7.14%) ITIL
12 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
12 2 (7.14%) Migration
12 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (7.14%) Programme Governance
13 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
13 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement

Project Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.86%) MS Office
3 4 (14.29%) MS Project
4 3 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (32.14%) PRINCE2
3 7 (25.00%) Change Control
4 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
7 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (7.14%) Programme Governance
7 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
7 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.57%) Business Development
8 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
8 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.57%) Requirements Management
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Pegasus