The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 395 409 377
Rank change year-on-year +14 -32  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 226 244 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.45% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.48% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 169 189
Median daily rate £400 £375 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £240 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £344 £355
% change year-on-year +9.09% -3.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 4
Median hourly rate £22.74 £16.00 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.12% -28.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.28 £16.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.00 £32.30
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 44408 51163 53304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.74% 94.88% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 28718 33369 33474
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1380 1506 2056
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
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

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in the UK

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in the UK

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in the UK

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in the UK

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Project Analyst in the UK

Project Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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
England +42 218 £400 +6.66% 27
London +22 111 £500 +17.64% 14
South East +32 37 £400 +10.34% 6
Yorkshire +26 14 £338 +28.57% 2
East of England -1 14 £345 -34.28% 1
Surrey +13 13 £400 +6.66% 2
West Yorkshire +20 12 £367 +39.71% 1
West Midlands +18 12 £370 +55.78% 2
South West +16 12 £288 -10.15% 1
City of London +8 12 £475 +31.03% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 10 £400 +14.28%
Leeds +15 9 £338 +3.84%
East Midlands -6 9 £263 -16.00% 1
Milton Keynes -7 9 £400 +14.28%
Scotland +24 7 £229 -23.75% 3
Berkshire +20 7 £348 -7.33%
North West +8 7 £413 +10.00%
Nottingham +7 5 £175 -40.42%
Edinburgh +4 5 £313 +4.16% 1
Warwickshire +4 5 - -
Hertfordshire +1 5 £225 -47.05% 1
Nottinghamshire +1 5 £175 -40.42%
Bristol -1 5 £375 +45.63% 1
Reigate - 5 £400 -
Wiltshire - 5 £213 -
Birmingham +15 4 £370 -47.14% 2
Manchester 0 4 £400 +6.66%
West Sussex +17 3 £400 -
Bradford +8 3 £369 -
Bedfordshire -10 3 £348 -36.81%

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 171 (40.71%) Finance
2 152 (36.19%) Project Management
3 124 (29.52%) Business Analysis
4 89 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (18.81%) Banking
6 77 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 74 (17.62%) PMO
8 51 (12.14%) PRINCE2
9 50 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
10 45 (10.71%) Change Management
11 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
12 38 (9.05%) Microsoft
13 31 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
14 30 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
14 30 (7.14%) Degree
15 28 (6.67%) Investment Banking
15 28 (6.67%) Migration
15 28 (6.67%) Scrum
16 27 (6.43%) Front Office
17 26 (6.19%) SharePoint
18 25 (5.95%) SQL
18 25 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 22 (5.24%) MiFID
20 21 (5.00%) ITIL
21 20 (4.76%) Oracle
21 20 (4.76%) SDLC
22 19 (4.52%) E-Commerce
22 19 (4.52%) Marketing
22 19 (4.52%) Change Control
23 18 (4.29%) Retail

Project Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.43%) Confluence
3 5 (1.19%) CMS
4 4 (0.95%) SAS
5 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (0.71%) IIS
5 3 (0.71%) LiveCycle
5 3 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.48%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.48%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (11.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 31 (7.38%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (2.62%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (0.71%) Staffware
3 2 (0.48%) Maximo
3 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.48%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.24%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.24%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) Office 365
2 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.95%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.67%) LDAP
2 3 (0.71%) Extranet
2 3 (0.71%) Firewall
2 3 (0.71%) Intranet
3 2 (0.48%) Internet
3 2 (0.48%) iSCSI
3 2 (0.48%) LAN
3 2 (0.48%) SAN
3 2 (0.48%) VPN
3 2 (0.48%) WAN
3 2 (0.48%) Wireless
4 1 (0.24%) ATM
4 1 (0.24%) DHCP
4 1 (0.24%) DNS
4 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.24%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.19%) DB2
2 5 (1.19%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 3 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.71%) QlikView
4 2 (0.48%) Big Data
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
5 1 (0.24%) Essbase
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) HBase
5 1 (0.24%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.57%) JIRA
2 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.71%) SonarQube
2 3 (0.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 171 (40.71%) Finance
2 79 (18.81%) Banking
3 28 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 27 (6.43%) Front Office
5 19 (4.52%) Marketing
6 18 (4.29%) Retail
6 18 (4.29%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.86%) Legal
8 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.19%) Private Banking
8 5 (1.19%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.95%) Advertising
9 4 (0.95%) Automotive
9 4 (0.95%) Billing
9 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.71%) Law
11 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 2 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.48%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.19%) XML
2 4 (0.95%) .NET
2 4 (0.95%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (0.71%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.24%) FpML
4 1 (0.24%) JFC
4 1 (0.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.81%) Derivative
3 14 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (3.10%) Fixed Income
5 10 (2.38%) Data Centre
6 8 (1.90%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.90%) User Experience
7 7 (1.67%) Equities
7 7 (1.67%) PMI
8 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.95%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.95%) Life Science
10 4 (0.95%) NHS
10 4 (0.95%) OTC Derivatives
10 4 (0.95%) Reference Data
11 3 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (0.71%) Fintech
11 3 (0.71%) Hedge funds
11 3 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.14%) Windows
2 4 (0.95%) Linux
3 3 (0.71%) Unix
3 3 (0.71%) zOS
4 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (36.19%) Project Management
2 124 (29.52%) Business Analysis
3 89 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (18.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 51 (12.14%) PRINCE2
6 45 (10.71%) Change Management
7 28 (6.67%) Migration
7 28 (6.67%) Scrum
8 21 (5.00%) ITIL
9 20 (4.76%) SDLC
10 19 (4.52%) Change Control
10 19 (4.52%) E-Commerce
11 18 (4.29%) CRM
12 17 (4.05%) Asset Management
12 17 (4.05%) Process Improvement
12 17 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (3.81%) Investment Management
14 15 (3.57%) Use Case
15 14 (3.33%) Project Planning
15 14 (3.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.95%) SQL
2 5 (1.19%) Java
2 5 (1.19%) VBA
3 2 (0.48%) C
3 2 (0.48%) PHP
4 1 (0.24%) C#
4 1 (0.24%) C++
4 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.24%) Python
4 1 (0.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (7.14%) Degree
2 15 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.86%) ISEB
3 12 (2.86%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 11 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 9 (2.14%) PMP
6 5 (1.19%) ACCA
6 5 (1.19%) CIMA
7 4 (0.95%) APMP
7 4 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.71%) APMG
8 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.24%) CISM
10 1 (0.24%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (17.62%) PMO
2 22 (5.24%) MiFID
3 12 (2.86%) GDPR
4 7 (1.67%) QA
5 5 (1.19%) EMIR
5 5 (1.19%) GxP
6 4 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.48%) P3O
8 2 (0.48%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.24%) FATCA
9 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) WSUS
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.24%) Nexpose
2 1 (0.24%) SCCM
2 1 (0.24%) SCOM
2 1 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.76%) Oracle
3 12 (2.86%) SAP
4 6 (1.43%) Bloomberg
5 5 (1.19%) Google
5 5 (1.19%) Planview
6 4 (0.95%) HP
6 4 (0.95%) Pegasus
7 3 (0.71%) Adobe
7 3 (0.71%) Calypso
7 3 (0.71%) Cognos
7 3 (0.71%) ILOG
7 3 (0.71%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.71%) Reuters
8 2 (0.48%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.48%) Murex
8 2 (0.48%) Sage
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.48%) Siebel
8 2 (0.48%) Sybase
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