The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 20 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 12 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 4.92% 5.37% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 6.95% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
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£418 £371 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.45% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.58% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £31.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +63.63%
Business Analysis
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
178 187 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 72.95% 77.27% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 107 80
Average daily rate £400 £375 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 6
Average hourly rate £39.62 £16.31 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.95% -32.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £11.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
Bournemouth -4 8 £418 +19.28%
Poole -1 2 £448 +5.29%
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 7 (22.58%) MS Access
4 6 (19.35%) Validation
4 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
4 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (19.35%) QA
5 4 (12.90%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 4 (12.90%) ISEB
5 4 (12.90%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) ERP
6 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
6 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
6 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
6 3 (9.68%) Retail
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.68%) Guidewire
7 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (25.81%) Finance
1 8 (25.81%) Banking
2 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Analyst
2 20 (64.52%) Business Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.23%) CRM Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Junior Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) AIX
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
3 6 (19.35%) Validation
3 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Fund Accounting
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) CRM
5 3 (9.68%) ERP
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Business Transformation
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) C
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 3 (9.68%) Guidewire
2 2 (6.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO