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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 22 51
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 59 59 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.06% 6.39% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.75% 6.98% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 10
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£398 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
674 845 725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 92.08% 91.45% 91.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 428 365
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £226 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 66 56
Average hourly rate £18.13 £22.55 £18.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £44.62 £53.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +3 19 £325 -6.47% 2
Chester +9 7 £450 +28.57% 2
Knutsford -5 6 £410 -8.94%
Macclesfield - - - -
Sandbach - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 53 (44.92%) Finance
1 53 (44.92%) Business Analysis
2 37 (31.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (29.66%) Banking
4 32 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
6 12 (10.17%) Retail
6 12 (10.17%) Migration
7 11 (9.32%) Validation
8 9 (7.63%) Advertising
8 9 (7.63%) ISEB
8 9 (7.63%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (7.63%) Retail Banking
8 9 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (6.78%) Business Transformation
9 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.78%) ERP
10 7 (5.93%) MS Visio
10 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
10 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.93%) UML
10 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
10 7 (5.93%) Systems Analysis
11 6 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (5.08%) Change Management
11 6 (5.08%) Project Management
11 6 (5.08%) Windows
12 5 (4.24%) MS Office
12 5 (4.24%) SAP
12 5 (4.24%) Web Services

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Visio
2 5 (4.24%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.69%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.85%) SAP APO
4 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (0.85%) Intranet
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.85%) SAP BW
General
1 53 (44.92%) Finance
2 35 (29.66%) Banking
3 12 (10.17%) Retail
4 9 (7.63%) Advertising
4 9 (7.63%) Retail Banking
5 7 (5.93%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.39%) Local Government
7 3 (2.54%) Legal
8 2 (1.69%) Billing
9 1 (0.85%) Front Office
9 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) Web Services
2 4 (3.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.85%) XML
3 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.12%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.39%) Reference Data
4 3 (2.54%) Informatics
4 3 (2.54%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) Open Source
5 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.69%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.92%) Business Analysis
2 37 (31.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (10.17%) Migration
4 11 (9.32%) Validation
5 9 (7.63%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (6.78%) Business Transformation
6 8 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (6.78%) ERP
7 7 (5.93%) Data Modelling
7 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.93%) UML
7 7 (5.93%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (5.08%) Change Management
8 6 (5.08%) Project Management
9 5 (4.24%) BPR
9 5 (4.24%) BPMN
10 4 (3.39%) User Stories
10 4 (3.39%) Time Management
10 4 (3.39%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.39%) SQL
2 3 (2.54%) Java
3 2 (1.69%) PL/1
3 2 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) ISEB
2 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.54%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) IIBA
4 2 (1.69%) CBAP
4 2 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.69%) PMP
4 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.24%) SAP
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle
4 3 (2.54%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.69%) Fiserv
5 2 (1.69%) SunGard
6 1 (0.85%) Cognos
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Ariba
6 1 (0.85%) Informatica
6 1 (0.85%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Google
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