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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 36 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 34 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.68% 3.18% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 3.99% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 11
Average daily rate £413 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £41.75 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £35.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.18% +14.51%
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
750 602 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.17% 79.84% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 371 343
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 32 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Chester -2 8 £475 +5.55% 2
Warrington -10 6 £420 +12.00% 7
Knutsford -1 3 £425 +6.25%
Macclesfield - 1 - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (42.86%) Finance
2 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (28.57%) Banking
6 16 (25.40%) Process Improvement
7 10 (15.87%) Analytics
8 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 9 (14.29%) Retail
8 9 (14.29%) Project Management
8 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.70%) Tableau
9 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (11.11%) EXASOL
10 7 (11.11%) Talend
10 7 (11.11%) User Stories
10 7 (11.11%) Retail Banking
10 7 (11.11%) Use Case
10 7 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
10 7 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (9.52%) CRM
11 6 (9.52%) BPMN
12 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (7.94%) UML
12 5 (7.94%) Advertising
12 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
12 5 (7.94%) SDLC

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (3.17%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Magnolia
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Broadband
1 1 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 27 (42.86%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Retail
4 7 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 5 (7.94%) Advertising
6 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
7 3 (4.76%) Local Government
8 2 (3.17%) Legal
9 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (74.60%) Analyst
2 45 (71.43%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Service Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Application Development Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Application Development Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Business Finance Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.59%) IVR
3 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 19 (30.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (25.40%) Process Improvement
5 10 (15.87%) Analytics
6 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (14.29%) Project Management
6 9 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 8 (12.70%) PRINCE2
8 7 (11.11%) Scrum
8 7 (11.11%) Use Case
8 7 (11.11%) User Stories
9 6 (9.52%) BPMN
9 6 (9.52%) CRM
10 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (7.94%) SDLC
10 5 (7.94%) UML
10 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.35%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (6.35%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C++
1 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
1 2 (3.17%) Python
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (4.76%) APMP
2 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Tableau
2 7 (11.11%) EXASOL
2 7 (11.11%) Talend
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £351 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £370.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325 per day
Posted: 24 days ago