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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 43 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 5 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.11% 5.74% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 7.53% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £369 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £475 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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
293 279 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.97% 76.23% 69.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 120 129
Average daily rate £390 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 68
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.21 £32.35 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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
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 18 September 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (33.33%) DSDM
3 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) LAMP
4 2 (22.22%) Cognos
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Publishing
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Velocity
5 1 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) ISEB
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Graduate
3 2 (22.22%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Manager
4 1 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) DSDM
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Online Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cognos