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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 20 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 76 55 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.66% 6.67% 3.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.18% 7.34% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 40 17
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£450 £360 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +24.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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
929 749 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.65% 90.90% 91.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 396 297
Average daily rate £425 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £213 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 40
Average hourly rate £16.16 £26.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.43% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 May 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 May 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
Chester +5 12 £346 +2.51% 5
Knutsford +4 12 £419 +16.31%
Alderley Edge - 4 £425 -
Macclesfield -2 2 - - 2
Warrington -16 1 - - 5
Wilmslow - 1 £325 - 2
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 91 (64.08%) Finance
2 59 (41.55%) Banking
3 56 (39.44%) Business Analysis
4 50 (35.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (20.42%) Retail
6 28 (19.72%) Retail Banking
7 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (10.56%) Project Management
9 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
10 10 (7.04%) Information Security
11 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (6.34%) Validation
12 8 (5.63%) Time Management
13 7 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (4.93%) ISEB
13 7 (4.93%) SAP
13 7 (4.93%) PRINCE2
14 6 (4.23%) Windows
14 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
14 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
14 6 (4.23%) Change Management
14 6 (4.23%) Requirements Management
14 6 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (4.23%) Migration
14 6 (4.23%) FATCA
15 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
15 5 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (3.52%) Legal
15 5 (3.52%) Advertising
15 5 (3.52%) Local Government

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.11%) SAP APO
2 2 (1.41%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.41%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.41%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.41%) SAP MDM
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) ATM
1 2 (1.41%) Internet
2 1 (0.70%) Firewall
2 1 (0.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.70%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
General
1 91 (64.08%) Finance
2 59 (41.55%) Banking
3 29 (20.42%) Retail
4 28 (19.72%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Legal
5 5 (3.52%) Advertising
5 5 (3.52%) Local Government
5 5 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.41%) Law
6 2 (1.41%) Marketing
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Electronics
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.11%) User Experience
3 3 (2.11%) Informatics
3 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.11%) NHS
4 2 (1.41%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.70%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.70%) BYOD
5 1 (0.70%) Telematics
5 1 (0.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.70%) CESG
5 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (39.44%) Business Analysis
2 50 (35.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (10.56%) Project Management
4 10 (7.04%) Information Security
5 9 (6.34%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (6.34%) Validation
6 8 (5.63%) Time Management
7 7 (4.93%) PRINCE2
8 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.23%) Change Management
8 6 (4.23%) Requirements Management
8 6 (4.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (4.23%) Migration
9 5 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (3.52%) BPR
10 4 (2.82%) UML
10 4 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.82%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (2.82%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.82%) SQL
2 2 (1.41%) PL/1
2 2 (1.41%) VBA
3 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.93%) ISEB
2 4 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) CCA
3 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.41%) PMP
4 2 (1.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (0.70%) IIBA
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.70%) CISMP
5 1 (0.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.23%) FATCA
2 3 (2.11%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.93%) SAP
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle
4 1 (0.70%) hybris
4 1 (0.70%) ATG
4 1 (0.70%) VMware
4 1 (0.70%) Citrix
4 1 (0.70%) IBM
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