The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 364 408
Rank change year-on-year -47 +44  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 202 299 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.56% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.59% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 212 143
Median daily rate £375 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £310 £330
% change year-on-year +12.90% -6.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £21.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.63% +27.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £19.50 £16.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £35.50 £41.00
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. 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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 28 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
England -48 182 £388 +3.33% 22
London -33 72 £450 - 10
South East -5 40 £395 +26.40% 4
East of England +5 19 £325 -13.33% 1
Berkshire +23 18 £395 +31.66%
North West +21 15 £360 +2.85% 1
Yorkshire +15 15 £395 +56.59% 3
Scotland +27 13 £331 -5.35%
South West -2 13 £300 -3.22% 2
West Yorkshire +17 10 £390 +122.85% 2
City of London -10 9 £364 -27.25% 2
Wiltshire +2 8 £344 +10.88%
Buckinghamshire -5 8 £350 -
Leeds +15 7 £400 +308.16%
Slough +12 7 £450 +28.57%
Manchester +7 7 £386 -0.32% 1
Surrey +16 6 £385 +10.00% 2
Milton Keynes -6 6 £350 -
Cambridgeshire +9 5 £268 +12.63% 1
Hertfordshire +3 5 £275 -26.66%
Cheshire +25 4 £225 -
Edinburgh +17 4 £350 +16.66%
Glasgow +8 4 £200 -55.55%
West Midlands +7 4 £236 -16.08%
Cardiff +23 3 £175 -22.22%
South Wales +18 3 £175 -22.22%
Wales +15 3 £175 -22.22%
Reading +13 3 £388 +40.90%
Cambridge +12 3 £400 +68.42% 1
Merseyside +3 3 £325 -

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 152 (37.25%) Finance
2 129 (31.62%) Project Management
3 102 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 87 (21.32%) PMO
5 85 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 63 (15.44%) Banking
7 58 (14.22%) MS Excel
8 56 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (13.48%) PRINCE2
10 51 (12.50%) MS Office
11 49 (12.01%) Microsoft
12 46 (11.27%) MS Project
13 45 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (9.07%) SharePoint
15 34 (8.33%) Change Management
15 34 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
16 31 (7.60%) Degree
17 29 (7.11%) Migration
18 28 (6.86%) ITIL
19 27 (6.62%) Retail
20 26 (6.37%) SQL
21 21 (5.15%) Project Planning
22 20 (4.90%) Security Cleared
23 19 (4.66%) Investment Banking
23 19 (4.66%) Telecoms
23 19 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
23 19 (4.66%) Change Control
23 19 (4.66%) Derivative
24 18 (4.41%) CRM
24 18 (4.41%) Front Office

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 37 (9.07%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.72%) Confluence
3 4 (0.98%) SAS
4 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.74%) IBM HTTP Server
4 3 (0.74%) IIS
4 3 (0.74%) LiveCycle
4 3 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.49%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.25%) Documentum
6 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 58 (14.22%) MS Excel
2 51 (12.50%) MS Office
3 46 (11.27%) MS Project
4 34 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (3.92%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.74%) Staffware
3 2 (0.49%) Maximo
3 2 (0.49%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.49%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.49%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.49%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.49%) TrackWise
3 2 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.25%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.25%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.25%) Primavera
4 1 (0.25%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.96%) Office 365
2 5 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.72%) LDAP
2 5 (1.23%) Firewall
3 2 (0.49%) DNS
3 2 (0.49%) Internet
3 2 (0.49%) Network Security
4 1 (0.25%) ATM
4 1 (0.25%) DHCP
4 1 (0.25%) Extranet
4 1 (0.25%) LAN
4 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.25%) Skype
4 1 (0.25%) SMS
4 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.25%) VoIP
4 1 (0.25%) WAN
4 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.98%) QlikView
4 3 (0.74%) DB2
4 3 (0.74%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.49%) Big Data
5 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.49%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.25%) EDMS
6 1 (0.25%) Essbase
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.68%) JIRA
2 3 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.74%) SonarQube
2 3 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 152 (37.25%) Finance
2 63 (15.44%) Banking
3 27 (6.62%) Retail
4 19 (4.66%) Investment Banking
4 19 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 18 (4.41%) Front Office
6 10 (2.45%) Marketing
7 8 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.72%) Legal
8 7 (1.72%) Local Government
9 6 (1.47%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.74%) Automotive
10 3 (0.74%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Back Office
11 2 (0.49%) Billing
11 2 (0.49%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.47%) .NET
1 6 (1.47%) XML
2 3 (0.74%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (0.74%) HTML
3 2 (0.49%) JSON
3 2 (0.49%) RESTful
3 2 (0.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.25%) COM
4 1 (0.25%) JFC
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CAF
4 1 (0.25%) WSDL
4 1 (0.25%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.03%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.66%) Derivative
3 11 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.45%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.21%) e-Learning
5 9 (2.21%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.47%) Learning Management System
7 6 (1.47%) User Experience
8 5 (1.23%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.23%) NHS
8 5 (1.23%) PMI
9 4 (0.98%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (0.98%) Life Science
10 3 (0.74%) EPoS
10 3 (0.74%) Equities
10 3 (0.74%) Fintech
10 3 (0.74%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.74%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.72%) Windows
2 4 (0.98%) Linux
3 3 (0.74%) Unix
3 3 (0.74%) zOS
4 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (31.62%) Project Management
2 102 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 85 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (13.48%) PRINCE2
6 34 (8.33%) Change Management
7 29 (7.11%) Migration
8 28 (6.86%) ITIL
9 21 (5.15%) Project Planning
10 19 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (4.66%) Change Control
11 18 (4.41%) CRM
12 16 (3.92%) Risk Management
12 16 (3.92%) Scrum
12 16 (3.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 16 (3.92%) Workflow
13 15 (3.68%) Process Improvement
14 14 (3.43%) Use Case
15 13 (3.19%) Programme Management
15 13 (3.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.37%) SQL
2 4 (0.98%) Java
3 2 (0.49%) PHP
3 2 (0.49%) VB
3 2 (0.49%) VBA
4 1 (0.25%) C#
4 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (7.60%) Degree
2 20 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 14 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.45%) PMI Certification
5 7 (1.72%) ISEB
5 7 (1.72%) PMP
6 3 (0.74%) ACCA
6 3 (0.74%) APMG
6 3 (0.74%) CIMA
6 3 (0.74%) CISM
6 3 (0.74%) CISSP
6 3 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.25%) APMP
8 1 (0.25%) HND
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (21.32%) PMO
2 15 (3.68%) MiFID
3 8 (1.96%) QA
4 5 (1.23%) GxP
4 5 (1.23%) SLA
5 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.98%) GDPR
6 3 (0.74%) EMIR
7 2 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.49%) FATCA
7 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.25%) Basel III
8 1 (0.25%) DICOM
8 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.25%) FINREP
8 1 (0.25%) IFRS
8 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.25%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.25%) XenApp
2 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.25%) SCCM
1 1 (0.25%) SCOM
1 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (12.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.68%) Oracle
3 12 (2.94%) SAP
4 5 (1.23%) Cadence
5 4 (0.98%) CheckPoint
5 4 (0.98%) Cognos
5 4 (0.98%) Pegasus
5 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.74%) Adobe
6 3 (0.74%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.74%) Calypso
6 3 (0.74%) Cisco
6 3 (0.74%) DocuSign
6 3 (0.74%) Google
6 3 (0.74%) ILOG
6 3 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (0.74%) Planview
7 2 (0.49%) Civica
7 2 (0.49%) Infor
7 2 (0.49%) Workday
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Rate: £400 Per Day
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London
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