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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 30 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 71 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.39% 9.38% 5.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 9.96% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 19
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£325 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £363 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £11.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +298.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.40 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+24.06% -3.23%
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
724 713 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.42% 94.19% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 299 295
Average daily rate £350 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 57 119
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Peterborough -1 10 £325 -19.75% 3
Cambridge -23 10 £394 -1.56% 8
Huntingdon -2 1 £225 - 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 15 (24.59%) Finance
1 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
2 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (16.39%) SAP
3 10 (16.39%) ERP
3 10 (16.39%) Project Management
4 9 (14.75%) Migration
4 9 (14.75%) Retail
4 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
5 8 (13.11%) Information Management
5 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
5 8 (13.11%) SQL
6 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
8 5 (8.20%) SharePoint
8 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (8.20%) ITIL
8 5 (8.20%) BPR
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Use Case
8 5 (8.20%) Web Development
8 5 (8.20%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (8.20%) User Stories
9 4 (6.56%) Data Reconciliation
9 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
9 4 (6.56%) MFGPRO
9 4 (6.56%) IBM
9 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (8.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.64%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MFGPRO
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.92%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.28%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.92%) DB2
2 3 (4.92%) DataStage
3 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.64%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.64%) Big Data
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Retail
3 4 (6.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 2 (3.28%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.28%) Advertising
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) French Language
5 1 (1.64%) German Language
5 1 (1.64%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) EDI
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.64%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) E-Commerce
2 10 (16.39%) ERP
2 10 (16.39%) Project Management
3 9 (14.75%) Migration
3 9 (14.75%) Business Analysis
4 8 (13.11%) Information Management
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Data Migration
5 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (11.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.20%) ITIL
6 5 (8.20%) BPR
6 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (8.20%) Use Case
6 5 (8.20%) Web Development
6 5 (8.20%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (8.20%) User Stories
7 4 (6.56%) Data Reconciliation
7 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.92%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) VB
3 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) SAP
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) IBM
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) QAD
4 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
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