The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridge region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 34 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.99% 3.69% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 3.86% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 10
Median daily rate £406 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £304 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £418 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £32.65 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.49% -18.37%
Business Analyst
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
331 492 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.30% 95.53% 96.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 317 308
Median daily rate £400 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 47
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.77 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £48.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridge region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 10 (58.82%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Use Case
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) CISA
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) CISSP
5 2 (11.76%) PMI
5 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
5 2 (11.76%) ISMS
5 2 (11.76%) BPMN

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) NFC
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) PMI
3 2 (11.76%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (5.88%) Contactless
4 1 (5.88%) EMV
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.88%) Informatics
4 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) Workflow Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) BPMN
5 2 (11.76%) Business Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) ISMS
5 2 (11.76%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CISA
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CBAP
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) IIBA
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) SAP