The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 43 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 32 24 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.14% 3.95% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 5.67% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 17 24
Average daily rate
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£356 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £315 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £450 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £26.25 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.58%
Business Analysis
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
751 423 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.77% 69.57% 68.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 307 365
Average daily rate £400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 38
Average hourly rate £39.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.72% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bristol region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Bristol region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 18 (26.47%) SQL
3 16 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (22.06%) Banking
5 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
5 14 (20.59%) SAS
6 13 (19.12%) Oracle
6 13 (19.12%) Project Management
7 11 (16.18%) MS Project
7 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
8 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (13.24%) Casewise
9 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
9 9 (13.24%) Time Management
9 9 (13.24%) Oracle Discoverer
9 9 (13.24%) MS Visio
10 8 (11.76%) ISEB
11 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
11 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
11 7 (10.29%) Validation
11 7 (10.29%) Degree
12 6 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (8.82%) Data Mapping
12 6 (8.82%) Business Process Improvement
12 6 (8.82%) VBA
12 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
12 6 (8.82%) Business Objects
12 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.35%) CRM

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (20.59%) SAS
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Project
2 9 (13.24%) MS Visio
3 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle Discoverer
2 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) OLTP
4 2 (2.94%) OLAP
4 2 (2.94%) MS Access
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
General
1 31 (45.59%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Legal
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (76.47%) Analyst
2 48 (70.59%) Business Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Senior Business Analyst
3 12 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Data Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Excel Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 3 (4.41%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 2 (2.94%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) .NET
1 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
1 3 (4.41%) Open Source
1 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
2 2 (2.94%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) Data Analysis
2 15 (22.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 13 (19.12%) Project Management
5 10 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
6 9 (13.24%) Time Management
7 7 (10.29%) Validation
8 6 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.82%) Data Mapping
8 6 (8.82%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (7.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.35%) CRM
9 5 (7.35%) Migration
10 4 (5.88%) ETL
10 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.88%) Integration Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Data Migration
11 3 (4.41%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) VBA
3 4 (5.88%) C#
4 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) ISEB
2 7 (10.29%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Oracle
2 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.24%) Casewise
4 6 (8.82%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.47%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (1.47%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.47%) Pega
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