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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 28 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +24
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 63 56 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.14% 5.70% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.94% 6.37% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 11
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£386 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -16.66%
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
705 879 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.09% 89.51% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 437 395
Average daily rate £364 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 54
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.55 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.17% -20.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -6 17 £325 -6.47% 1
Knutsford -2 6 £400 -11.11%
Chester +9 5 £500 +31.57% 2
Macclesfield +5 4 - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 48 (48.00%) Business Analysis
2 40 (40.00%) Finance
3 33 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (31.00%) Banking
5 30 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.00%) Migration
8 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (8.00%) Advertising
9 8 (8.00%) Validation
9 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.00%) ISEB
9 8 (8.00%) ERP
9 8 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (8.00%) Retail
9 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (8.00%) Business Transformation
10 7 (7.00%) MS Visio
10 7 (7.00%) UML
10 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
11 6 (6.00%) Dynamics AX
12 5 (5.00%) Retail Banking
12 5 (5.00%) BPMN
12 5 (5.00%) Information Security
12 5 (5.00%) Windows
12 5 (5.00%) Web Services
12 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (4.00%) User Stories
13 4 (4.00%) Resource Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.00%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (1.00%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.00%) Intranet
2 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.00%) SAP BW
General
1 40 (40.00%) Finance
2 31 (31.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 8 (8.00%) Advertising
4 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.00%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Billing
6 2 (2.00%) Local Government
6 2 (2.00%) Legal
6 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.00%) Web Services
2 4 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) XML
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 3 (3.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.00%) Open Source
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.00%) Informatics
6 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) Business Analysis
2 33 (33.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (12.00%) Migration
4 9 (9.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (8.00%) Business Transformation
5 8 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
5 8 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 8 (8.00%) Validation
5 8 (8.00%) ERP
5 8 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 7 (7.00%) UML
7 5 (5.00%) Information Security
7 5 (5.00%) BPMN
8 4 (4.00%) User Stories
8 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.00%) Six Sigma
8 4 (4.00%) Resource Management
8 4 (4.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) Java
2 2 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.00%) ISEB
2 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.00%) IIBA
3 3 (3.00%) CBAP
3 3 (3.00%) Degree
4 2 (2.00%) PMP
4 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.00%) Oracle
2 4 (4.00%) SAP
3 3 (3.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.00%) SunGard
4 2 (2.00%) Fiserv
5 1 (1.00%) Cognos
5 1 (1.00%) Citrix
5 1 (1.00%) Ariba
5 1 (1.00%) Informatica
5 1 (1.00%) Remedy
5 1 (1.00%) VMware
5 1 (1.00%) Google
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