The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 46 46 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 12 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.33% 1.24% 4.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 1.81% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
Average daily rate
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£344 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £365 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
Business Analysis
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
408 331 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.22% 68.39% 76.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 214 122
Average daily rate £380 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 18
Average hourly rate £30.75 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 17 (68.00%) Project Management
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Retail
3 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (36.00%) RAD
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
4 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 6 (24.00%) JIRA
6 6 (24.00%) Business Process Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Use Case
7 5 (20.00%) Document Management
7 5 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
8 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (16.00%) CRM
9 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.00%) ISEB
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
9 3 (12.00%) Oracle
9 3 (12.00%) Logistics
9 3 (12.00%) Legal
9 3 (12.00%) Time Management
9 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
10 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (8.00%) FileMaker
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (40.00%) Retail
2 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 3 (12.00%) Legal
5 2 (8.00%) Banking
6 1 (4.00%) General Ledger
6 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Analyst
2 18 (72.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Database Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Database Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Database Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Remedy Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Project Management
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 9 (36.00%) RAD
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
5 6 (24.00%) Business Process Improvement
6 5 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (20.00%) Document Management
6 5 (20.00%) Use Case
7 4 (16.00%) CRM
8 3 (12.00%) Time Management
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Logistics
9 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Reverse Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) IIBA
4 1 (4.00%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy