The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 33 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 31 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.59% 5.89% 5.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 6.38% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 28
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£413 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
Business Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
705 486 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.14% 92.40% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 239 343
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 51 88
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 11 £368 - 3
Peterborough -16 11 £500 +25.00% 6
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 36 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 21 (30.88%) Finance
3 17 (25.00%) SAP
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (17.65%) ITIL
6 12 (17.65%) SQL
6 12 (17.65%) Business Objects
7 11 (16.18%) Crystal Reports
7 11 (16.18%) ETL
7 11 (16.18%) ISO 9001
7 11 (16.18%) BusinessObjects XI
7 11 (16.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 10 (14.71%) Oracle
9 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
9 9 (13.24%) ISEB
9 9 (13.24%) SaaS
10 8 (11.76%) Retail
10 8 (11.76%) Project Management
10 8 (11.76%) ERP
11 7 (10.29%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (10.29%) Requirements Engineering
12 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (7.35%) Scrum
13 5 (7.35%) Migration
13 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
13 5 (7.35%) C
13 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
13 5 (7.35%) Use Case
13 5 (7.35%) Relational Database

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) CMS
2 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Project
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.47%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.47%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) Crystal Reports
1 11 (16.18%) BusinessObjects XI
1 11 (16.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 7 (10.29%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
3 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
5 1 (1.47%) French Language
5 1 (1.47%) German Language
5 1 (1.47%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) XML
1 1 (1.47%) XML Messaging
1 1 (1.47%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (52.94%) Business Analysis
2 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) ITIL
4 11 (16.18%) ETL
5 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.76%) Project Management
6 8 (11.76%) ERP
7 7 (10.29%) Requirements Engineering
8 6 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 5 (7.35%) Migration
9 5 (7.35%) Use Case
9 5 (7.35%) Waterfall
9 5 (7.35%) User Stories
10 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
10 4 (5.88%) UML
11 3 (4.41%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.41%) BPR
11 3 (4.41%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (7.35%) C
3 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.47%) VB
3 1 (1.47%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) ISEB
2 4 (5.88%) IIBA
3 1 (1.47%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) SAP
2 12 (17.65%) Business Objects
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) IBM
5 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
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