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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 38 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 33 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.09% 1.16% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 1.52% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 10
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£390 £405 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £253 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £460 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -46.57%
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
599 724 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 74.23% 76.21% 65.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 334 336
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 17
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £37.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -15.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £15.50 £18.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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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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
Warrington - 9 £345 - 2
Knutsford +15 4 £425 +1.19% 3
Macclesfield - - - - 1
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (27.27%) Banking
5 9 (16.36%) Systems Analysis
5 9 (16.36%) Advertising
5 9 (16.36%) Validation
5 9 (16.36%) ISEB
6 8 (14.55%) Migration
6 8 (14.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (14.55%) Business Transformation
7 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
8 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
9 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.09%) Java
9 5 (9.09%) MS Office
10 4 (7.27%) SAP
10 4 (7.27%) .NET
10 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
10 4 (7.27%) Legal
10 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
11 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (5.45%) Requirements Management
11 3 (5.45%) IIBA
11 3 (5.45%) CBAP
11 3 (5.45%) Back Office
11 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.82%) Lync
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.82%) PowerExchange
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Office
2 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.64%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.82%) SAP HCM
3 1 (1.82%) SAP APO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.82%) OLAP
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
1 1 (1.82%) PowerCenter
1 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) JUnit
General
1 27 (49.09%) Finance
2 15 (27.27%) Banking
3 9 (16.36%) Advertising
4 4 (7.27%) Legal
5 3 (5.45%) Back Office
6 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.82%) French Language
7 1 (1.82%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.82%) Retail
7 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (78.18%) Analyst
2 41 (74.55%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Business Systems Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Payments Business Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) IT Business Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) ERP Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) PMO Lead
9 1 (1.82%) Designer
9 1 (1.82%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (1.82%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) REST
2 2 (3.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.82%) Spring MVC
3 1 (1.82%) Spring
3 1 (1.82%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.36%) Systems Analysis
2 9 (16.36%) Validation
3 8 (14.55%) Migration
3 8 (14.55%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (14.55%) Business Transformation
4 6 (10.91%) Data Modelling
5 5 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Resource Management
7 3 (5.45%) Requirements Management
7 3 (5.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.45%) Project Management
7 3 (5.45%) Six Sigma
7 3 (5.45%) ERP
8 2 (3.64%) UML
8 2 (3.64%) ITIL
8 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) ISEB
2 3 (5.45%) IIBA
2 3 (5.45%) CBAP
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) SAP
3 2 (3.64%) SunGard
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
3 2 (3.64%) Fiserv
4 1 (1.82%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.82%) Northgate
4 1 (1.82%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (1.82%) Teradata
4 1 (1.82%) Remedy
4 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.82%) Ariba
4 1 (1.82%) Informatica
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