Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 501 461 409
Rank change year-on-year -40 -52 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 419 487 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 349 415
UK median daily rate £425 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35% +1.72%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £211
90th Percentile £615 £589 £592
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 10
UK median hourly rate £16.28 £16.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -4.17% +32.44%
10th Percentile £12.53 £15.30 £13.55
90th Percentile £18.50 £18.66 £23.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £18.13 £13.81
% change year-on-year -10.18% +31.25% +6.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Project Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 November 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
Top 14 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 389 £430 +13.91% 17
London -18 211 £475 +5.56% 8
UK excluding London -15 199 £375 +10.29% 16
South East +4 61 £425 +41.67% 2
Midlands +2 41 £350 +5.26%
North of England +26 34 £385 +10.00% 4
East of England -7 29 £448 +5.29% 1
East Midlands +6 22 £350 +7.69%
Scotland -10 20 £360 +6.67% 6
West Midlands +2 19 £370 +5.71%
Yorkshire +2 19 £325 - 3
North West +3 15 £393 +12.14%
South West -4 13 £300 -17.24% 2
Northern Ireland -50 1 - -

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 177 (42.24%) Finance
2 147 (35.08%) Project Management
3 101 (24.11%) Business Analysis
4 91 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
5 89 (21.24%) Banking
6 85 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 80 (19.09%) PMO
8 61 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
10 47 (11.22%) PRINCE2
11 40 (9.55%) Microsoft
12 38 (9.07%) Change Management
13 35 (8.35%) Retail
13 35 (8.35%) Microsoft Project
14 34 (8.11%) Scrum
15 33 (7.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 33 (7.88%) Degree
16 31 (7.40%) Front Office
17 29 (6.92%) Investment Banking
18 28 (6.68%) MiFID
19 25 (5.97%) PMP
20 24 (5.73%) SharePoint
20 24 (5.73%) Analytics
21 23 (5.49%) Investment Management
21 23 (5.49%) MS Visio
22 22 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
22 22 (5.25%) GDPR
23 21 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
23 21 (5.01%) PMI Certification
24 20 (4.77%) Business Intelligence

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 24 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (1.43%) MS Project Server
4 5 (1.19%) Documentum
5 4 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.72%) CMS
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.24%) Confluence
8 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (14.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (8.35%) Microsoft Project
3 33 (7.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (5.49%) MS Visio
5 21 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.95%) PlanetPress Connect
3 3 (0.72%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.48%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.48%) Primavera
4 2 (0.48%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.24%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.24%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.24%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Google Analytics
1 3 (0.72%) Office 365
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.67%) Intranet
2 6 (1.43%) SMS
2 6 (1.43%) WAN
3 4 (0.95%) Firewall
3 4 (0.95%) LAN
3 4 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.72%) VPN
5 2 (0.48%) DHCP
5 2 (0.48%) iSCSI
5 2 (0.48%) SAN
5 2 (0.48%) Skype
5 2 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (0.48%) VoIP
5 2 (0.48%) Wireless
6 1 (0.24%) Internet
6 1 (0.24%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (1.91%) Blockchain
3 5 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.95%) Big Data
4 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (0.48%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.24%) DB2
6 1 (0.24%) EDMS
6 1 (0.24%) Essbase
6 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.24%) MS Access
6 1 (0.24%) PowerCenter
6 1 (0.24%) QlikView
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.24%) Gatling
2 1 (0.24%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.24%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (0.24%) JMeter
2 1 (0.24%) JUnit
2 1 (0.24%) Selenium
2 1 (0.24%) TestNG
General
1 177 (42.24%) Finance
2 89 (21.24%) Banking
3 35 (8.35%) Retail
4 31 (7.40%) Front Office
5 29 (6.92%) Investment Banking
6 20 (4.77%) Marketing
7 16 (3.82%) Telecoms
8 12 (2.86%) Billing
8 12 (2.86%) Legal
8 12 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.67%) Law
10 6 (1.43%) Back Office
10 6 (1.43%) Electronics
10 6 (1.43%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.95%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.95%) Automotive
12 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.24%) Advertising
13 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.72%) XML
2 2 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (0.48%) JSON
2 2 (0.48%) Middleware
2 2 (0.48%) Web Services
3 1 (0.24%) JMS
3 1 (0.24%) OAuth
3 1 (0.24%) OAuth2
3 1 (0.24%) OpenID
3 1 (0.24%) REST
3 1 (0.24%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.77%) Derivative
3 15 (3.58%) Fixed Income
3 15 (3.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.10%) Equities
6 8 (1.91%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.67%) Fintech
7 7 (1.67%) OTC Derivatives
7 7 (1.67%) STB
8 6 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.43%) PMI
9 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 4 (0.95%) User Experience
11 3 (0.72%) Credit Risk
11 3 (0.72%) FMCG
11 3 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.72%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (2.39%) Windows
2 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.48%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (35.08%) Project Management
2 101 (24.11%) Business Analysis
3 91 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
4 85 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (11.22%) PRINCE2
6 38 (9.07%) Change Management
7 34 (8.11%) Scrum
8 24 (5.73%) Analytics
9 23 (5.49%) Investment Management
10 22 (5.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (4.77%) Migration
12 19 (4.53%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.30%) GAP Analysis
13 18 (4.30%) Project Planning
13 18 (4.30%) Use Case
14 17 (4.06%) CRM
15 16 (3.82%) Requirements Analysis
15 16 (3.82%) SDLC
15 16 (3.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.77%) SQL
2 12 (2.86%) VBA
3 6 (1.43%) C
4 4 (0.95%) Java
5 2 (0.48%) Scala
6 1 (0.24%) C++
6 1 (0.24%) Perl
6 1 (0.24%) Python
6 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (7.88%) Degree
2 25 (5.97%) PMP
3 21 (5.01%) PMI Certification
4 11 (2.63%) ISEB
5 9 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.91%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.19%) CISM
7 5 (1.19%) CISSP
7 5 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.95%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.72%) APMP
9 3 (0.72%) CRISC
10 2 (0.48%) ACCA
10 2 (0.48%) CIMA
10 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.48%) IIBA
11 1 (0.24%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (19.09%) PMO
2 28 (6.68%) MiFID
3 22 (5.25%) GDPR
4 8 (1.91%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.67%) QA
6 6 (1.43%) EMIR
7 5 (1.19%) SLA
8 3 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.72%) P3O
8 3 (0.72%) PSD2
9 1 (0.24%) Basel III
9 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.24%) FATCA
9 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (2.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.48%) WSUS
3 1 (0.24%) Grafana
3 1 (0.24%) Kibana
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (9.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.34%) Oracle
2 14 (3.34%) SAP
3 6 (1.43%) Symantec
4 4 (0.95%) Cisco
4 4 (0.95%) Google
4 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (0.95%) Xerox
5 3 (0.72%) Bloomberg
5 3 (0.72%) IBM
5 3 (0.72%) JD Edwards
5 3 (0.72%) Progress
6 2 (0.48%) Adobe
6 2 (0.48%) Cadence
6 2 (0.48%) Dell
6 2 (0.48%) EqualLogic
6 2 (0.48%) Planview
6 2 (0.48%) SonicWALL
6 2 (0.48%) Tableau
6 2 (0.48%) Veeam