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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 44 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 35 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.51% 3.34% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.28% 4.29% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 18 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £160 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.19%
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
818 630 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.96% 77.87% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 299 241
Average daily rate £401 £388 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 28
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.95 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +11 10 £413 +175.00% 3
Knutsford +6 4 £413 - 4
Macclesfield -5 1 - - 2
Alderley Edge -9 1 - -
Warrington -18 1 £375 -6.25%
Wilmslow - 1 £363 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (51.67%) Finance
2 17 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (25.00%) Banking
4 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (16.67%) Project Management
6 9 (15.00%) Retail
7 8 (13.33%) Migration
8 7 (11.67%) ISEB
8 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.67%) Retail Banking
9 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.33%) Change Management
10 5 (8.33%) Local Government
10 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
11 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
11 4 (6.67%) Validation
11 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (6.67%) BPR
12 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
12 3 (5.00%) User Stories
12 3 (5.00%) CCA
12 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (5.00%) SAP
12 3 (5.00%) UML
12 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
12 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
12 3 (5.00%) Advertising

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) ATM
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
General
1 31 (51.67%) Finance
2 15 (25.00%) Banking
3 9 (15.00%) Retail
4 7 (11.67%) Retail Banking
5 5 (8.33%) Local Government
6 3 (5.00%) Advertising
7 2 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.67%) Legal
8 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 48 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Financial Business Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.33%) Consultant
3 5 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Business Change Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Debt Manager
4 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Change Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Payments Business Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) ICT Project Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Change Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Senior Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Open Source
2 2 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.67%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (13.33%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.33%) Change Management
6 5 (8.33%) Requirements Management
7 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (6.67%) Validation
7 4 (6.67%) BPR
8 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.00%) Business Transformation
8 3 (5.00%) User Stories
8 3 (5.00%) UML
8 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.00%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) PL/1
2 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) ISEB
2 3 (5.00%) CCA
2 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) PMP
3 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.67%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) FATCA
2 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 per day
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Posted: 19 days ago
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