Period
to 22 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £404 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 August 2018.

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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 148 166
Rank change year-on-year -47 +18 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 10 23 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.56% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 32
West Midlands median daily rate £404 £365 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.62% +24.79% -16.43%
10th Percentile £349 £218 £155
90th Percentile £495 £400 £438
England median daily rate £400 £420 £380
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.00 -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.74 £26.25
% change year-on-year -3.25% -13.37% +14.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 4,774 4,109 5,769
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 94.70% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,888 2,594 3,384
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £243 £223 £220
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 180 203
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.82 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +5.47% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.81 £10.05
90th Percentile £33.75 £41.23 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

Project Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Project Analyst in the West Midlands

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Project Analyst in the West Midlands

Project Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Project Analyst in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Project Analyst in the West Midlands

Project Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Project Analyst in the West Midlands

Project Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 August 2018. 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
Coventry -16 3 £375 +78.57%
Warwickshire -2 2 £383 +62.08%
Birmingham -22 1 - -
Project Analyst
England

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 27 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2018, Project Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (10.00%) Automotive
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) PMO
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Project Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PMO