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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 70 52 73
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 83 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.69% 3.24% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 4.49% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 35
Average daily rate
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£387 £375 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £328 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Average hourly rate £37.66 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.59 - £28.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 - £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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
2385 1691 2126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.38% 72.08% 69.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1459 842 1103
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £515 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 124 211
Average hourly rate £26.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.38% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £50.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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
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 18 September 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
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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
Bedfordshire +10 26 £413 +243.75% 2
Hertfordshire -16 18 £330 +3.12% 6
Essex -6 17 £375 +3.44% 6
Cambridgeshire -15 16 £350 -12.50% 13
Norfolk -19 4 £369 +1.79% 3
Business Analysis
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 34 (20.00%) Finance
2 31 (18.24%) SQL
3 28 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (15.29%) Oracle
5 26 (15.29%) Project Management
6 25 (14.71%) Migration
7 23 (13.53%) PRINCE2
8 22 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (12.35%) ISEB
9 21 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (10.59%) MS Office
11 17 (10.00%) SAP
11 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 16 (9.41%) Scrum
13 15 (8.82%) Retail
13 15 (8.82%) MS Visio
14 14 (8.24%) Degree
14 14 (8.24%) Waterfall
15 13 (7.65%) Use Case
16 12 (7.06%) Release Management
16 12 (7.06%) CRM
16 12 (7.06%) ITIL
16 12 (7.06%) SQL Server
16 12 (7.06%) Change Management
17 11 (6.47%) E-Commerce
17 11 (6.47%) Data Migration
18 10 (5.88%) Data Integration
18 10 (5.88%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (4.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.53%) SAS
3 4 (2.35%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.18%) Documentum
5 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.59%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (10.59%) MS Office
2 15 (8.82%) MS Visio
3 9 (5.29%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (2.94%) MS Project
6 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Oracle General Ledger
1 9 (5.29%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (5.29%) Oracle Receivables
2 8 (4.71%) Oracle Assets
3 7 (4.12%) Agresso
3 7 (4.12%) SAP SD
4 6 (3.53%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (3.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (1.76%) assyst
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.59%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) LAN
1 1 (0.59%) WAN
1 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (3.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (1.76%) QlikView
5 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Big Data
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.59%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.59%) EDMS
6 1 (0.59%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (2.35%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.18%) ERwin
3 1 (0.59%) JIRA
3 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (20.00%) Finance
2 15 (8.82%) Retail
3 8 (4.71%) Publishing
4 5 (2.94%) Banking
5 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.76%) Automotive
6 3 (1.76%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.18%) Local Government
7 2 (1.18%) Marketing
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Billing
8 1 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 112 (65.88%) Analyst
2 101 (59.41%) Business Analyst
3 18 (10.59%) Project Manager
4 10 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (4.71%) Architect
6 7 (4.12%) Developer
6 7 (4.12%) Consultant
6 7 (4.12%) Test Leader
7 6 (3.53%) SAS Consultant
8 5 (2.94%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 5 (2.94%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (2.94%) Coordinator
9 4 (2.35%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.35%) Financial Business Analyst
9 4 (2.35%) Supply Chain Analyst
10 3 (1.76%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 3 (1.76%) Oracle Analyst
10 3 (1.76%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (1.76%) Project Analyst
10 3 (1.76%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.88%) .NET
1 10 (5.88%) XML
2 6 (3.53%) EDI
2 6 (3.53%) Web Services
3 4 (2.35%) HTML
3 4 (2.35%) J2EE
4 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.18%) SOAP
5 2 (1.18%) LAMP
6 1 (0.59%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.59%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.59%) Velocity
6 1 (0.59%) WPF
6 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.59%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 9 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.76%) FMCG
4 3 (1.76%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.18%) NHS
6 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.88%) Windows
2 9 (5.29%) Linux
2 9 (5.29%) UNIX
3 3 (1.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing
2 27 (15.88%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.29%) Project Management
4 25 (14.71%) Migration
5 23 (13.53%) PRINCE2
6 21 (12.35%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (9.41%) Scrum
8 14 (8.24%) Waterfall
9 13 (7.65%) Use Case
10 12 (7.06%) Release Management
10 12 (7.06%) Change Management
10 12 (7.06%) ITIL
10 12 (7.06%) CRM
11 11 (6.47%) E-Commerce
11 11 (6.47%) Data Migration
12 9 (5.29%) ERP
12 9 (5.29%) Information Management
13 8 (4.71%) ETL
14 7 (4.12%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (18.24%) SQL
2 8 (4.71%) ABAP
3 6 (3.53%) Java
4 5 (2.94%) C#
5 4 (2.35%) Perl
5 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.35%) VBA
5 4 (2.35%) Korn
6 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.18%) VB
6 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.59%) C
7 1 (0.59%) PeopleCode
7 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (12.35%) ISEB
2 14 (8.24%) Degree
3 6 (3.53%) SAS Certification
4 3 (1.76%) PMP
4 3 (1.76%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.76%) CBAP
5 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.59%) MBA
6 1 (0.59%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) QA
1 3 (1.76%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.59%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (15.29%) Oracle
2 17 (10.00%) SAP
2 17 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.35%) AccuRev
5 3 (1.76%) Remedy
5 3 (1.76%) Niku
5 3 (1.76%) NetApp
5 3 (1.76%) HP
5 3 (1.76%) Citrix
5 3 (1.76%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.18%) Cognos
6 2 (1.18%) EMC
7 1 (0.59%) Informatica
7 1 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.59%) Sage
7 1 (0.59%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.59%) Google
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £400 - 1,000 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago