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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 33 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 34 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.18% 1.41% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 1.83% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 12
Average daily rate
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£389 £405 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.01% +2.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £282 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £505 £475
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 £32.75 £22.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+45.55% -44.78%
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
617 711 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 75.80% 77.28% 66.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 320 322
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 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 50 14
Average hourly rate £28.00 £31.56 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.26% -7.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.53 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £58.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 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 21 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 - 8 £348 -
Knutsford +7 3 £475 +13.09%
Chester +7 2 - - 3
Crewe -7 1 £413 -
Macclesfield - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (27.78%) Banking
4 9 (16.67%) Advertising
4 9 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 9 (16.67%) ISEB
5 8 (14.81%) Validation
5 8 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (14.81%) Business Transformation
6 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (12.96%) Migration
7 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 5 (9.26%) Java
8 5 (9.26%) MS Office
8 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
8 5 (9.26%) Six Sigma
8 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Legal
9 4 (7.41%) SAP
9 4 (7.41%) .NET
9 4 (7.41%) ERP
10 3 (5.56%) UML
10 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
10 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 3 (5.56%) Back Office
10 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) PowerExchange
1 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.85%) Confluence
1 1 (1.85%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Office
1 5 (9.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.70%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.85%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.85%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LAN
1 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) OLAP
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) PowerCenter
1 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JUnit
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (27.78%) Banking
3 9 (16.67%) Advertising
4 4 (7.41%) Legal
5 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.56%) Back Office
6 2 (3.70%) Retail
7 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.85%) French Language
7 1 (1.85%) Russian Language
7 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Analyst
2 40 (74.07%) Business Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Payments Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Designer
8 1 (1.85%) PMO Lead
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Programme Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Developer
8 1 (1.85%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) RESTful
2 2 (3.70%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) JAX-RS
3 1 (1.85%) J2EE
3 1 (1.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) Spring
3 1 (1.85%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (31.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) UNIX
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (14.81%) Validation
3 8 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
3 8 (14.81%) Business Transformation
4 7 (12.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (12.96%) Migration
5 6 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (9.26%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.41%) ERP
7 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
8 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
8 3 (5.56%) UML
8 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.70%) Change Management
9 2 (3.70%) TDD
9 2 (3.70%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Java
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (5.56%) IIBA
2 3 (5.56%) CBAP
3 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Fiserv
3 2 (3.70%) SunGard
3 2 (3.70%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.85%) Remedy
4 1 (1.85%) Teradata
4 1 (1.85%) Northgate
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.85%) NorthgateArinso
4 1 (1.85%) Ariba
4 1 (1.85%) Informatica
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
Cheshire
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