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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 44 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 31 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.24% 2.96% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 4.17% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 28
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£380 £335 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £315 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -46.57%
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
714 456 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.61% 71.14% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 340 372
Average daily rate £380 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.30 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 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 2 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 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 19 (31.15%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) PRINCE2
3 14 (22.95%) SAS
3 14 (22.95%) Banking
3 14 (22.95%) Data Analysis
4 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (19.67%) Project Management
6 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
6 11 (18.03%) MS Project
6 11 (18.03%) Oracle
7 9 (14.75%) Oracle Discoverer
7 9 (14.75%) MS Visio
7 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.75%) Casewise
7 9 (14.75%) Time Management
8 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (11.48%) Degree
9 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
9 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
9 7 (11.48%) Validation
10 6 (9.84%) VBA
10 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
10 6 (9.84%) Business Objects
10 6 (9.84%) ISEB
10 6 (9.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (8.20%) Data Mapping
11 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (22.95%) SAS
2 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Project
2 9 (14.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Discoverer
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.28%) OLTP
4 2 (3.28%) OLAP
4 2 (3.28%) MS Access
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 14 (22.95%) Banking
3 4 (6.56%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (75.41%) Analyst
2 43 (70.49%) Business Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Senior Business Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Data Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Excel Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Senior SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
1 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.28%) PMI
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) PRINCE2
1 14 (22.95%) Data Analysis
2 13 (21.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (19.67%) Project Management
4 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.75%) Time Management
5 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (11.48%) Validation
7 6 (9.84%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (8.20%) Data Mapping
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (6.56%) CRM
9 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.56%) ETL
9 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Use Case
10 3 (4.92%) Requirements Management
10 3 (4.92%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.92%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.15%) SQL
2 6 (9.84%) VBA
3 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.56%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 6 (9.84%) ISEB
3 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.03%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Casewise
3 6 (9.84%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.64%) Pega
4 1 (1.64%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.64%) IBM
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