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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 45 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 25 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.48% 2.87% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.56% 3.71% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £186 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £465 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
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
548 700 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 76.32% 77.35% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 348 275
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 25
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.15 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Chester +18 7 £450 +190.32% 2
Warrington -6 4 £380 -
Wilmslow - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (29.69%) Banking
4 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.63%) ISEB
6 9 (14.06%) Advertising
6 9 (14.06%) Migration
6 9 (14.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (12.50%) Business Transformation
7 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (12.50%) Change Management
8 7 (10.94%) Validation
8 7 (10.94%) ERP
9 6 (9.38%) Java
9 6 (9.38%) .NET
9 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
10 5 (7.81%) Retail
10 5 (7.81%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (7.81%) Project Management
10 5 (7.81%) SAP
10 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
10 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
10 5 (7.81%) UML
10 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
11 4 (6.25%) SQL
11 4 (6.25%) Six Sigma
11 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.25%) Workflow

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (1.56%) Confluence
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.56%) PowerExchange
1 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.13%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.56%) PowerCenter
2 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.56%) OLAP
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) JUnit
General
1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 19 (29.69%) Banking
3 9 (14.06%) Advertising
4 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.81%) Retail
6 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.69%) Local Government
7 1 (1.56%) Legal
7 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Analyst
2 52 (81.25%) Business Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (9.38%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Payments Business Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) Lead Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) REST
3 2 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (1.56%) JAX-RS
4 1 (1.56%) Spring
4 1 (1.56%) Middleware
4 1 (1.56%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) CSS
4 1 (1.56%) J2EE
4 1 (1.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.56%) XML
4 1 (1.56%) XSL
4 1 (1.56%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (3.13%) Open Source
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (14.06%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (14.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 8 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (10.94%) Validation
4 7 (10.94%) ERP
5 5 (7.81%) Project Management
5 5 (7.81%) Data Modelling
5 5 (7.81%) UML
5 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.25%) Six Sigma
6 4 (6.25%) Workflow
6 4 (6.25%) BPMN
7 3 (4.69%) Master Data Management
7 3 (4.69%) User Stories
7 3 (4.69%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Java
2 4 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) PL/1
3 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.56%) VBA
3 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) ISEB
2 3 (4.69%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.13%) IIBA
3 2 (3.13%) CBAP
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) PMP
4 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) SAP
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.69%) JD Edwards
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) SunGard
4 2 (3.13%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.56%) Teradata
5 1 (1.56%) Ariba
5 1 (1.56%) Informatica
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