The median contractor rate for a Project Support Analyst was £213 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Project Support Analyst
UK
Rank 592 619 592
Rank change year-on-year +27 -27  
Contract jobs requiring a Project Support Analyst 17 22 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.041% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.043% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 14
Median daily rate £213 £225 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +2.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £168 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £304 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £214 £225 £211
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

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 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
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 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Project Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Support Analyst in the UK

Project Support Analyst
Top 25 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 3 months to 26 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 +38 16 £214 -18.57%
London +31 3 £190 -41.53%
South East +23 3 £275 +15.78%
South West +3 3 £214 -18.57%
East of England - 3 £225 -
Hampshire +11 2 £275 +37.50%
Wiltshire +2 2 £214 -28.75%
Basingstoke - 2 £275 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £225 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £225 -
Cheshire +31 1 £225 -
North West +28 1 £225 -
Scotland +23 1 £170 -32.20%
Yorkshire +14 1 £200 +14.28%
West Midlands +13 1 - -
West Yorkshire +13 1 £200 +14.28%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £200 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £200 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £200 -
Glasgow - 1 £170 -
Essex - 1 £193 -

Project Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 36 (63.16%) PMO
2 25 (43.86%) Finance
3 17 (29.82%) MS Office
4 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
5 14 (24.56%) MS Project
5 14 (24.56%) Project Management
6 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
7 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
9 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
10 9 (15.79%) Migration
10 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.04%) Change Control
11 8 (14.04%) Change Management
11 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.53%) Degree
13 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
13 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 5 (8.77%) Service Management
13 5 (8.77%) ITIL
13 5 (8.77%) Cadence
14 4 (7.02%) Retail
14 4 (7.02%) Business Forecasting
14 4 (7.02%) QA
15 3 (5.26%) Planview
15 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
15 3 (5.26%) Banking
15 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared

Project Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 17 (29.82%) MS Office
2 16 (28.07%) MS Excel
3 14 (24.56%) MS Project
4 12 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.75%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Retail
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Automotive
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) LIMS
4 1 (1.75%) PACS
4 1 (1.75%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) Project Management
2 12 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (17.54%) PRINCE2
4 9 (15.79%) Migration
5 8 (14.04%) Change Control
5 8 (14.04%) Change Management
6 5 (8.77%) ITIL
6 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
6 5 (8.77%) Service Management
6 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.02%) Business Forecasting
8 3 (5.26%) Programme Management
8 3 (5.26%) Project Governance
8 3 (5.26%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.51%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (3.51%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (3.51%) Data Migration
9 2 (3.51%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.51%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
3 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (63.16%) PMO
2 4 (7.02%) QA
3 3 (5.26%) SLA
4 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Cadence
3 3 (5.26%) Planview
4 2 (3.51%) DocuSign
5 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.75%) BT
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Huawei
5 1 (1.75%) Infor
5 1 (1.75%) Nokia
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle
5 1 (1.75%) SAP