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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 20 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +16
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 62 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.23% 2.58% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.64% 3.49% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 9
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£400 £383 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.92% +60.64%
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
812 601 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.61% 73.83% 74.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 307 260
Average daily rate £400 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 29
Average hourly rate £33.00 £31.56 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.69 £12.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015. 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 +4 15 £605 +203.25% 2
Macclesfield - 7 £380 -
Alderley Edge - 5 - -
Chester - 5 - - 2
Knutsford -2 4 £425 - 2
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 47 (48.45%) Finance
2 29 (29.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (23.71%) Banking
4 15 (15.46%) Project Management
4 15 (15.46%) Pharmaceutical
5 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (12.37%) CRM
8 11 (11.34%) Migration
8 11 (11.34%) Retail
9 10 (10.31%) Retail Banking
10 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (9.28%) Waterfall
11 8 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
12 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
12 7 (7.22%) Advertising
13 6 (6.19%) Legal
13 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
13 6 (6.19%) ITIL
13 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
13 6 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (6.19%) Billing
13 6 (6.19%) Requirements Engineering
14 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 5 (5.15%) APMP
14 5 (5.15%) Information Security
14 5 (5.15%) Requirements Management
14 5 (5.15%) SQL
14 5 (5.15%) SQL Server

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.03%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.03%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) ATM
1 1 (1.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) OLAP
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.06%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JIRA
1 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
General
1 47 (48.45%) Finance
2 23 (23.71%) Banking
3 15 (15.46%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (11.34%) Retail
5 10 (10.31%) Retail Banking
6 7 (7.22%) Advertising
7 6 (6.19%) Billing
7 6 (6.19%) Telecoms
7 6 (6.19%) Legal
8 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (81.44%) Analyst
2 78 (80.41%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Senior Business Analyst
3 12 (12.37%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Financial Business Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Banking Business Analyst
5 9 (9.28%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 7 (7.22%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.22%) Consultant
7 6 (6.19%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Telecoms Business Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Telecoms Analyst
8 5 (5.15%) Payments Business Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Debt Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Business Change Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Technical Business Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Change Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Web Services
2 1 (1.03%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) EDI
2 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) Learning Management System
2 4 (4.12%) SCORM
3 2 (2.06%) Replication
3 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) Life Science
4 1 (1.03%) Telematics
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (15.46%) Project Management
3 14 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.37%) CRM
5 11 (11.34%) Migration
6 9 (9.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (9.28%) Waterfall
7 8 (8.25%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (7.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.19%) ITIL
9 6 (6.19%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Requirements Engineering
10 5 (5.15%) Requirements Management
10 5 (5.15%) Information Security
10 5 (5.15%) Validation
10 5 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (5.15%) Process Management
11 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.12%) UML
11 4 (4.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.15%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (5.15%) APMP
2 4 (4.12%) ISEB
3 3 (3.09%) CCA
3 3 (3.09%) PMP
4 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.03%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) FATCA
2 1 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.12%) Saba
3 3 (3.09%) SAP
4 1 (1.03%) Tableau
4 1 (1.03%) Vertica
4 1 (1.03%) Talend
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