The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 28 42 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 48 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.63% 3.22% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.21% 3.53% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 14
Average daily rate £380 £338 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £224 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.98% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-26.51% +13.79%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
773 680 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 90.73% 91.15% 91.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 324 312
Average daily rate £376 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.28% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 45 29
Average hourly rate £31.56 £19.75 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.77% -30.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Business Analyst
North West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Chester -7 13 £350 +11.11% 1
Warrington +3 7 £380 +52.00% 1
Knutsford 0 5 £325 +16.90% 1
Macclesfield +7 2 - -
Crewe - 1 - - 1
Winsford - - - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 42 (40.78%) Finance
2 29 (28.16%) Banking
2 29 (28.16%) Business Analysis
3 28 (27.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (13.59%) Project Management
5 12 (11.65%) E-Commerce
6 11 (10.68%) Use Case
7 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.74%) Validation
7 9 (8.74%) Migration
8 8 (7.77%) Data Analysis
8 8 (7.77%) Requirements Management
8 8 (7.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (7.77%) SQL
9 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
10 6 (5.83%) Retail
10 6 (5.83%) MS Office
10 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
10 6 (5.83%) Time Management
11 5 (4.85%) User Stories
11 5 (4.85%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.85%) Client/Server
11 5 (4.85%) UML
11 5 (4.85%) Internet
12 4 (3.88%) Matrix Management
12 4 (3.88%) Resource Management
12 4 (3.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
12 4 (3.88%) TOGAF
12 4 (3.88%) Information Security

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (2.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) SAS
3 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (6.80%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.83%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.83%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) Mingle
4 2 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.97%) MS Project
5 1 (0.97%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) SAP APO
1 2 (1.94%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.97%) Extranet
2 1 (0.97%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.97%) QlikView
3 1 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (40.78%) Finance
2 29 (28.16%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Advertising
4 4 (3.88%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Legal
6 2 (1.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.97%) Front Office
7 1 (0.97%) Games
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
1 1 (0.97%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Client/Server
2 3 (2.91%) Mainframe
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.94%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.97%) Life Science
4 1 (0.97%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.97%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Windows
2 3 (2.91%) UNIX
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.16%) Business Analysis
2 28 (27.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (13.59%) Project Management
4 12 (11.65%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.68%) Use Case
6 9 (8.74%) Validation
6 9 (8.74%) Migration
6 9 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.77%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.77%) Requirements Management
7 8 (7.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (5.83%) Time Management
9 5 (4.85%) Data Migration
9 5 (4.85%) User Stories
9 5 (4.85%) UML
10 4 (3.88%) TOGAF
10 4 (3.88%) Information Security
10 4 (3.88%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (3.88%) Matrix Management
10 4 (3.88%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.77%) SQL
2 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.97%) Java
2 1 (0.97%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.88%) PMP
1 4 (3.88%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.91%) Degree
3 2 (1.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.97%) CISSP
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.97%) IIBA
4 1 (0.97%) CBAP
4 1 (0.97%) CISA
4 1 (0.97%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.91%) SAP
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle
4 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.97%) Adobe
4 1 (0.97%) HP
4 1 (0.97%) Dell
4 1 (0.97%) Teradata
4 1 (0.97%) Splunk
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