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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 35 21 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 34 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.53% 6.64% 5.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.91% 7.07% 5.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.25% -52.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
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
692 594 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 92.14% 93.84% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 252 343
Average daily rate £335 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 67 107
Average hourly rate £16.72 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -8 14 £415 -2.35% 3
Cambridge -7 9 £343 -12.17% 1
Huntingdon - 1 £225 -
Ely - - - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (32.88%) Business Analysis
2 21 (28.77%) Finance
3 15 (20.55%) SQL
4 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.07%) ERP
6 11 (15.07%) SAP
6 11 (15.07%) Project Management
6 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.33%) Retail
7 9 (12.33%) Oracle
7 9 (12.33%) Business Objects
8 8 (10.96%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (10.96%) ETL
8 8 (10.96%) ISO 9001
8 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects XI
8 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.59%) ITIL
9 7 (9.59%) Migration
9 7 (9.59%) User Stories
10 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (8.22%) Information Management
10 6 (8.22%) Requirements Engineering
10 6 (8.22%) Data Migration
11 5 (6.85%) Use Case
11 5 (6.85%) SaaS
11 5 (6.85%) Web Development
11 5 (6.85%) ISEB

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (6.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MFGPRO
2 3 (4.11%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.74%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Crystal Reports
1 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects XI
1 8 (10.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 6 (8.22%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) DB2
4 3 (4.11%) DataStage
4 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.37%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.37%) Big Data
General
1 21 (28.77%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 5 (6.85%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (5.48%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Advertising
5 2 (2.74%) General Ledger
5 2 (2.74%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) French Language
6 1 (1.37%) German Language
6 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.37%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) EDI
2 1 (1.37%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.37%) Visualforce
2 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.37%) FMCG
3 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Business Analysis
2 13 (17.81%) E-Commerce
3 11 (15.07%) ERP
3 11 (15.07%) Project Management
3 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.96%) ETL
5 7 (9.59%) ITIL
5 7 (9.59%) Migration
5 7 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (9.59%) User Stories
6 6 (8.22%) Requirements Engineering
6 6 (8.22%) Data Migration
6 6 (8.22%) Information Management
7 5 (6.85%) BPR
7 5 (6.85%) Web Development
7 5 (6.85%) Use Case
7 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.11%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) C
2 3 (4.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) VBA
3 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.37%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (6.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) SAP
2 9 (12.33%) Oracle
2 9 (12.33%) Business Objects
3 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.48%) IBM
5 2 (2.74%) QAD
6 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
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