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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
North West / Cheshire
Rank 35 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 14 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.81% 3.15% 3.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 4.02% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 18
Median daily rate £413 £406 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £336 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £25.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-40.86% +43.75%

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
395 696 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 79.32% 78.29% 80.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 450 333
Median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 31
Median hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +12 2 £350 -13.84%
Runcorn - 2 £500 -
Chester 0 1 £475 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £450 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) UML
4 11 (20.75%) Banking
5 10 (18.87%) Project Management
6 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (16.98%) Use Case
7 8 (15.09%) Open Source
7 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
8 7 (13.21%) Service Design
8 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
8 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (11.32%) OO
9 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (11.32%) SQL
9 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
9 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (11.32%) Agile Project Management
10 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
10 5 (9.43%) SAP
11 4 (7.55%) ETL
11 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (7.55%) Data Management
11 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (7.55%) Master Data Management
11 4 (7.55%) Big Data

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 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) NetWeaver
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (1.89%) SAS
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (13.21%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.66%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.89%) MS Office
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.89%) SAP HCM
1 1 (1.89%) SAP MDM
1 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.55%) Big Data
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.77%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.77%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
General
1 26 (49.06%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 3 (5.66%) Local Government
4 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.77%) Marketing
6 1 (1.89%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (79.25%) Analyst
2 40 (75.47%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Digital Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Data Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Business IT Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) MDX
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Unix
1 2 (3.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.64%) UML
3 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 9 (16.98%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (16.98%) Use Case
5 8 (15.09%) Open Source
5 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
6 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
6 7 (13.21%) Service Design
7 6 (11.32%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (11.32%) GAP Analysis
7 6 (11.32%) OO
7 6 (11.32%) OOA/OOD
8 5 (9.43%) Process Improvement
9 4 (7.55%) Data Management
9 4 (7.55%) ETL
9 4 (7.55%) Master Data Management
10 3 (5.66%) ERP
10 3 (5.66%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 2 (3.77%) Java
2 2 (3.77%) Python
3 1 (1.89%) ABAP
3 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) Perl
3 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VB
3 1 (1.89%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) IIBA
2 1 (1.89%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.89%) GDPR
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.89%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) SAP
2 3 (5.66%) Informatica
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.89%) Google
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.89%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) Saba
4 1 (1.89%) Sage
4 1 (1.89%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.89%) Sitecore