The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 58 24 46
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +22
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 23 57 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.61% 5.88% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% 7.13% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 36 20
Median daily rate £413 £406 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £350 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £44.22 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-31.58% +45.80%
Business Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
731 800 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.88% 82.47% 77.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 484 317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 25
Median hourly rate £62.50 £19.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.33% -44.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -7 8 £450 +30.05%
Warrington -10 5 £328 -49.61% 1
Macclesfield -2 3 - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 36 (56.25%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) Banking
4 14 (21.88%) Project Management
5 9 (14.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (14.06%) UML
5 9 (14.06%) Scrum
5 9 (14.06%) Use Case
5 9 (14.06%) User Stories
6 8 (12.50%) SAP
7 7 (10.94%) CRM
7 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.38%) Retail
8 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (9.38%) SDLC
9 5 (7.81%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (7.81%) Tableau
9 5 (7.81%) Talend
9 5 (7.81%) Requirements Management
9 5 (7.81%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (7.81%) Kanban
9 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
10 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
10 4 (6.25%) Data Mining
10 4 (6.25%) ETL
10 4 (6.25%) SQL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (1.56%) CMS
1 1 (1.56%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (1.56%) Broadband
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
2 1 (1.56%) VoIP
2 1 (1.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.56%) Big Data
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.56%) MySQL
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 36 (56.25%) Finance
2 15 (23.44%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (9.38%) Retail
5 4 (6.25%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.69%) Advertising
6 3 (4.69%) Local Government
6 3 (4.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.13%) Back Office
8 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.56%) Legal
8 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Analyst
2 47 (73.44%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Data Business Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.69%) CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 2 (3.13%) Application Development Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Application Development Project Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Master Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (26.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (21.88%) Project Management
3 9 (14.06%) Scrum
3 9 (14.06%) UML
3 9 (14.06%) Use Case
3 9 (14.06%) User Stories
4 7 (10.94%) CRM
5 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.38%) SDLC
5 6 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Kanban
6 5 (7.81%) Requirements Management
6 5 (7.81%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.81%) Target Operating Model
7 4 (6.25%) Analytics
7 4 (6.25%) BPMN
7 4 (6.25%) ETL
7 4 (6.25%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) Java
2 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) SAP
2 5 (7.81%) Tableau
2 5 (7.81%) Talend
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Vertica
5 2 (3.13%) EXASOL
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (1.56%) Teradata