The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cheshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 46 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 21 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.62% 1.56% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.11% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £272 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £438 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
582 568 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.57% 73.96% 63.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 249 305
Average daily rate £385 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.55% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 26
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.03 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.93% -9.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.84 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Business Analysis
North West

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 7 £200 -32.37% 1
Knutsford +5 1 £425 -
Macclesfield - - - -
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.41%) Validation
5 9 (18.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (18.37%) Advertising
6 8 (16.33%) Banking
7 6 (12.24%) Migration
7 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
8 5 (10.20%) MS Office
8 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
8 5 (10.20%) ISEB
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.20%) Resource Management
8 5 (10.20%) Requirements Management
9 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (8.16%) Legal
9 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.16%) .NET
9 4 (8.16%) SAP
9 4 (8.16%) Web Services
9 4 (8.16%) HTML
9 4 (8.16%) Java
9 4 (8.16%) SQL
10 3 (6.12%) VBScript

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.04%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.04%) SAP APO
2 1 (2.04%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Intranet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
2 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Advertising
3 8 (16.33%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Legal
5 3 (6.12%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) French Language
6 1 (2.04%) Russian Language
6 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (71.43%) Analyst
2 30 (61.22%) Business Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Payments Business Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) IT Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.12%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Tester
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Junior
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Digital Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Junior Software Tester
8 1 (2.04%) ERP Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
2 3 (6.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.04%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.12%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (20.41%) Validation
3 9 (18.37%) Requirements Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
5 5 (10.20%) Resource Management
5 5 (10.20%) Requirements Management
5 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.12%) Six Sigma
7 3 (6.12%) ITIL
7 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.08%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) Java
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) VBScript
2 3 (6.12%) VB
2 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
2 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
2 3 (6.12%) C
2 3 (6.12%) C#
2 3 (6.12%) C++
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) ISEB
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.04%) IIBA
2 1 (2.04%) CBAP
2 1 (2.04%) APMP
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Stellent
5 1 (2.04%) Northgate
5 1 (2.04%) NorthgateArinso
5 1 (2.04%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.04%) Remedy
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