The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 71 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 80 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.56% 3.00% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 3.86% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 55
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£356 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £272 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.50% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £24.32 £31.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +65.78%
Business Analysis
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Hertfordshire -1 19 £320 -1.53% 7
Cambridgeshire -3 19 £400 +14.28% 2
Bedfordshire -5 15 £340 -17.32% 6
Essex -5 11 £313 -24.24% 3
Suffolk +2 7 £390 -10.85% 5
Norfolk +15 6 £275 -19.11% 1
East Anglia - 2 £575 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 55 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.23%) Project Management
2 36 (23.23%) Finance
3 34 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (14.19%) Retail
6 21 (13.55%) Change Management
7 19 (12.26%) Scrum
7 19 (12.26%) SQL
7 19 (12.26%) PRINCE2
8 16 (10.32%) Oracle
8 16 (10.32%) CRM
8 16 (10.32%) JIRA
9 15 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 14 (9.03%) Manufacturing
11 13 (8.39%) XML
11 13 (8.39%) ITIL
11 13 (8.39%) User Stories
12 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 12 (7.74%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.74%) Degree
12 12 (7.74%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (7.10%) Use Case
13 11 (7.10%) MS Visio
13 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
13 11 (7.10%) ISEB
14 10 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (6.45%) SAP
14 10 (6.45%) Workflow
14 10 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.65%) Kentico
3 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) DNN
3 1 (0.65%) Drupal
3 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (7.10%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.81%) MS Office
3 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.58%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.29%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.65%) BASE24
4 1 (0.65%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.29%) PaaS
1 2 (1.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) GSM
1 2 (1.29%) LAN
1 2 (1.29%) WAN
1 2 (1.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.58%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.29%) FileMaker
5 2 (1.29%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 16 (10.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.29%) AccuRev
2 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (23.23%) Finance
2 22 (14.19%) Retail
3 14 (9.03%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.81%) Marketing
5 4 (2.58%) Local Government
5 4 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.94%) Legal
6 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.94%) Banking
7 2 (1.29%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.65%) German Language
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 125 (80.65%) Analyst
2 117 (75.48%) Business Analyst
3 11 (7.10%) Agile Business Analyst
4 10 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (5.81%) Consultant
5 9 (5.81%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.52%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (3.87%) Developer
7 6 (3.87%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (3.23%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.23%) CRM Analyst
8 5 (3.23%) CRM Business Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 4 (2.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 4 (2.58%) Programmer
10 3 (1.94%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (1.94%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (1.94%) Insurance Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.39%) XML
2 8 (5.16%) Web Services
3 5 (3.23%) HTML
3 5 (3.23%) .NET
4 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.29%) J2EE
6 1 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) SOAP
6 1 (0.65%) ODBC
6 1 (0.65%) EDI
6 1 (0.65%) WSDL
6 1 (0.65%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.65%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.58%) NHS
3 4 (2.58%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.94%) User Experience
5 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.65%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.65%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) Life Science
5 1 (0.65%) CMDB
5 1 (0.65%) iPad
5 1 (0.65%) HP Storage
5 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.52%) Windows
2 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.29%) UNIX
3 2 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (1.29%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.23%) Project Management
3 34 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (13.55%) Change Management
5 19 (12.26%) Scrum
5 19 (12.26%) PRINCE2
6 16 (10.32%) CRM
7 15 (9.68%) Waterfall
8 13 (8.39%) User Stories
8 13 (8.39%) ITIL
9 12 (7.74%) E-Commerce
9 12 (7.74%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 11 (7.10%) Use Case
11 10 (6.45%) Workflow
11 10 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
12 9 (5.81%) SDLC
12 9 (5.81%) Migration
12 9 (5.81%) RAD
12 9 (5.81%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.26%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) VBScript
3 2 (1.29%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.65%) C
4 1 (0.65%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) VB
4 1 (0.65%) ABAP
4 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.74%) Degree
2 11 (7.10%) ISEB
3 3 (1.94%) IIBA
4 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.29%) MCSE
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.65%) CISM
5 1 (0.65%) CISSP
5 1 (0.65%) CBAP
5 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) XenApp
2 1 (0.65%) XenServer
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
2 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.65%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (10.32%) Oracle
2 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.45%) SAP
4 3 (1.94%) Citrix
4 3 (1.94%) VMware
5 2 (1.29%) Remedy
5 2 (1.29%) BMC
5 2 (1.29%) QAD
6 1 (0.65%) Informatica
6 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.65%) ATG
6 1 (0.65%) OpenText
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) Northgate
6 1 (0.65%) Brocade
6 1 (0.65%) hybris
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