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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 40 32 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 28 39 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.32% 4.68% 8.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 5.91% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 40
Average daily rate
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£378 £395 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +10.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.64% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +1.66%
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
627 660 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.29% 79.14% 70.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 450 292
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 14
Average hourly rate £41.00 £24.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.87 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.44 £37.00 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 28 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (12.70%) CRM
4 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (11.11%) Change Management
6 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
6 6 (9.52%) ISEB
6 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.94%) SAP
7 5 (7.94%) UML
7 5 (7.94%) Migration
7 5 (7.94%) Financial Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) Coaching
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
8 4 (6.35%) Oracle
8 4 (6.35%) Banking
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
8 4 (6.35%) Open Source
8 4 (6.35%) Performance Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.59%) Workday HCM
2 1 (1.59%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.59%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.59%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.59%) MySQL
6 1 (1.59%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 34 (53.97%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (84.13%) Analyst
2 52 (82.54%) Business Analyst
3 5 (7.94%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Server Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (3.17%) Architect
6 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (1.59%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Senior Architect
7 1 (1.59%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.59%) Junior
7 1 (1.59%) Developer
7 1 (1.59%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
1 1 (1.59%) LAMP
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.35%) Open Source
3 3 (4.76%) DTV
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) FMCG
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
1 1 (1.59%) Linux
1 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (12.70%) CRM
4 7 (11.11%) Change Management
5 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) Project Management
6 5 (7.94%) UML
6 5 (7.94%) Financial Modelling
7 4 (6.35%) Coaching
7 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.76%) Workflow
8 3 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) SAP
2 4 (6.35%) Oracle
3 2 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.17%) Siebel
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Sage
4 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Saba
4 1 (1.59%) Lumesse
4 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
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