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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 62 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 28 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.75% 4.15% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 5.00% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 17
Median daily rate £413 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £350 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £30.41
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +26.59%
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
867 820 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.08% 83.08% 80.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 606 524 313
Median daily rate £425 £401 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 33
Median hourly rate £22.54 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 8 £425 +4.61% 2
Macclesfield +1 4 £375 -
Warrington - 4 £375 - 3
Alderley Edge +7 1 £375 -
Knutsford -11 1 £425 -2.85%
Sandbach - 1 £275 -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.81%) Banking
4 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (20.63%) Project Management
6 11 (17.46%) UML
6 11 (17.46%) Use Case
7 10 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (12.70%) Scrum
9 8 (12.70%) SDLC
10 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (11.11%) SAP
10 7 (11.11%) CRM
10 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (9.52%) BPMN
11 6 (9.52%) Retail
11 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (9.52%) Advertising
11 6 (9.52%) User Stories
12 5 (7.94%) Analytics
12 5 (7.94%) Tableau
12 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
12 5 (7.94%) Talend
12 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
12 5 (7.94%) Conflict Management
12 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
12 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.94%) Kanban

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) CMS
1 1 (1.59%) Magnolia
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Project
2 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) Network Security
2 1 (1.59%) Broadband
2 1 (1.59%) LAN
2 1 (1.59%) VoIP
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) DB2
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 36 (57.14%) Finance
2 15 (23.81%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (9.52%) Advertising
4 6 (9.52%) Retail
5 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.35%) Retail Banking
6 3 (4.76%) Local Government
7 2 (3.17%) Back Office
8 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (71.43%) Analyst
2 44 (69.84%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Agile Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) CRM Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Data Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.59%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (20.63%) Project Management
4 11 (17.46%) UML
4 11 (17.46%) Use Case
5 10 (15.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (12.70%) Scrum
6 8 (12.70%) SDLC
7 7 (11.11%) CRM
8 6 (9.52%) BPMN
8 6 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (9.52%) User Stories
9 5 (7.94%) Analytics
9 5 (7.94%) Kanban
9 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 5 (7.94%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) SAP
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Tableau
2 5 (7.94%) Talend
3 3 (4.76%) EXASOL
4 2 (3.17%) Vertica
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (1.59%) Teradata
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