Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Project Analyst was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 174 146
Rank change year-on-year +3 -28 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Project Analyst 17 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.70% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 23
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £236 £200 £264
90th Percentile £500 £438 £414
England median daily rate £434 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +15.28% +0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.25 £18.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.86% - -
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year +5.88% -17.58% +58.65%

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 4575 5889 4639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 95.05% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2894 3540 2651
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £213
90th Percentile £542 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 204 238 271
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £39.50 £38.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Birmingham +13 10 £375 +3.45%
Staffordshire +7 5 £375 -
Coventry +15 4 £600 +60.00%
Warwickshire 0 2 £236 -11.36% 1
Project Analyst
England

Project Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Project Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) PMO
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
2 5 (29.41%) Logistics
2 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (17.65%) VPN
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) PMI
4 2 (11.76%) PMP
4 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) Automotive
4 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) QA
4 2 (11.76%) Change Control
4 2 (11.76%) FMCG
4 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Project Governance

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.88%) SAP ERP
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.88%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) DHCP
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Automotive
4 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) FMCG
2 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Logistics
1 5 (29.41%) PRINCE2
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Project Governance
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Application Discovery
4 1 (5.88%) E-Discovery
4 1 (5.88%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
1 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
1 2 (11.76%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PMO
2 2 (11.76%) QA
3 1 (5.88%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Kaspersky
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.88%) Snow