Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Support Analyst was £226 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 Support Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 820 821
Rank change year-on-year -35 +1 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Analyst 24 68 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.065% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.069% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 55 47
UK median daily rate £226 £215 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -17.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £198 £148 £150
90th Percentile £350 £350 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £223 £215 £228
% change year-on-year +3.49% -5.49% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
UK median hourly rate £13.81 £17.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.36% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.81 £19.25 -
% change year-on-year -28.26% - -

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 Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Support Analyst in the UK

Project Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Support Analyst in the UK

Project Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Support Analyst over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Support Analyst in the UK

Project Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Support Analyst in the UK

Project Support Analyst
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Project Support 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
UK excluding London +3 21 £223 +3.49% 5
England -14 21 £224 +4.07% 5
South West +7 5 £213 -1.16% 1
East of England -12 5 £251 +39.58% 1
South East -6 4 £300 +1.69% 1
Scotland -13 3 £229 +6.40% 1
London -24 3 £375 +36.36% 1
North of England +48 2 £220 +22.22% 1
Midlands +10 2 £228 +21.33%
North West +19 1 £220 -4.35%
West Midlands +17 1 £228 +13.75%
Yorkshire +8 1 - - 1
East Midlands -1 1 - -

Project Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Project Support 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 Support Analyst in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) PMO
2 12 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (12.50%) Change Management
8 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (12.50%) Change Control
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
9 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
9 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
10 1 (4.17%) Service Management
10 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (4.17%) Information Security
10 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
10 1 (4.17%) Law
10 1 (4.17%) Legal
10 1 (4.17%) SMS
10 1 (4.17%) WAN
10 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (4.17%) Windows

Project Support 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 6 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.17%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) CA PPM
1 1 (4.17%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SMS
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 12 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Billing
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) iPhone
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Information Management
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) KYC
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) MiFID
2 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle