The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 7 29 49
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 109 44 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.34% 5.62% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.29% 5.97% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 36 12
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£425 £330 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £200 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £405 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.68 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.33 £34.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.30% +53.33%
Business Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
887 737 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.30% 94.13% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 396 287
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £509 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 54 44
Average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £32.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.73% -53.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £13.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Cheshire region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Warrington +14 27 £440 +120.55% 5
Knutsford 0 9 £450 +5.88% 1
Macclesfield - 8 £380 - 3
Alderley Edge - 6 - - 2
Chester -12 5 £375 +44.23% 3
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 106 (55.50%) Finance
2 83 (43.46%) Business Analysis
3 63 (32.98%) Banking
4 55 (28.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (18.85%) Retail
6 35 (18.32%) Retail Banking
7 31 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (15.71%) Project Management
9 21 (10.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 20 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (6.81%) Migration
13 12 (6.28%) Legal
13 12 (6.28%) Waterfall
14 11 (5.76%) CRM
15 10 (5.24%) SAP
15 10 (5.24%) Microsoft
15 10 (5.24%) Service Delivery
16 9 (4.71%) Time Management
16 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
16 9 (4.71%) ITIL
16 9 (4.71%) PRINCE2
16 9 (4.71%) Advertising
17 8 (4.19%) Validation
17 8 (4.19%) Information Security
17 8 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
17 8 (4.19%) UML
17 8 (4.19%) Workflow
17 8 (4.19%) Requirements Analysis
18 7 (3.66%) Problem Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.52%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.57%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.05%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.05%) SAP MDM
2 2 (1.05%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.05%) Office 365
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.05%) ATM
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
General
1 106 (55.50%) Finance
2 63 (32.98%) Banking
3 36 (18.85%) Retail
4 35 (18.32%) Retail Banking
5 21 (10.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 12 (6.28%) Legal
7 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
7 9 (4.71%) Advertising
8 7 (3.66%) Billing
9 3 (1.57%) Local Government
10 2 (1.05%) Marketing
10 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.05%) Law
11 1 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.62%) Learning Management System
3 4 (2.09%) SCORM
3 4 (2.09%) Online Banking
4 3 (1.57%) Life Science
4 3 (1.57%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.52%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) Telematics
6 1 (0.52%) Informatics
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) CESG
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (43.46%) Business Analysis
2 55 (28.80%) Stakeholder Management
3 31 (16.23%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (15.71%) Project Management
5 16 (8.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (6.81%) Migration
7 12 (6.28%) Waterfall
8 11 (5.76%) CRM
9 10 (5.24%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.71%) ITIL
10 9 (4.71%) PRINCE2
10 9 (4.71%) Time Management
11 8 (4.19%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (4.19%) UML
11 8 (4.19%) Workflow
11 8 (4.19%) Validation
11 8 (4.19%) Information Security
12 7 (3.66%) Systems Analysis
12 7 (3.66%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (3.66%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.14%) SQL
2 2 (1.05%) VBA
2 2 (1.05%) PL/1
3 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.62%) ISEB
1 5 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (2.62%) APMP
2 3 (1.57%) CCA
3 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.05%) Degree
4 1 (0.52%) PMP
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CISMP
4 1 (0.52%) CISSP
4 1 (0.52%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) FATCA
2 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (5.24%) SAP
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.62%) Saba
2 5 (2.62%) ServiceNow
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle
3 1 (0.52%) hybris
3 1 (0.52%) Tableau
3 1 (0.52%) ATG
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos
3 1 (0.52%) IBM
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