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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 71 65 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 68 74 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.30% 2.56% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.43% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 51
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£381 £393 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.05% +8.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £34.63 £30.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.69% +11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £24.15 £24.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.33 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +50.00%
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
2268 2158 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.73% 74.52% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 150 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £29.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Essex -4 20 £450 +20.00% 4
Hertfordshire -1 17 £381 +17.07% 11
Bedfordshire -7 12 £333 -18.90% 4
Cambridgeshire -7 11 £373 -3.87% 6
Norfolk +6 6 £275 +83.33% 1
Suffolk +5 2 £363 -7.64% 1
Business Analysis
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (36.18%) Finance
2 46 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (19.74%) Project Management
6 22 (14.47%) Change Management
7 21 (13.82%) Retail
8 20 (13.16%) SQL
9 18 (11.84%) Scrum
9 18 (11.84%) Waterfall
10 17 (11.18%) PRINCE2
11 15 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (9.21%) XML
12 14 (9.21%) Oracle
12 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (9.21%) User Stories
13 13 (8.55%) ISEB
14 12 (7.89%) MS Office
14 12 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
14 12 (7.89%) Degree
14 12 (7.89%) JIRA
15 11 (7.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 11 (7.24%) Management Information System
15 11 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (6.58%) MS Visio
16 10 (6.58%) CRM
16 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
16 10 (6.58%) ITIL
17 9 (5.92%) Analytics
18 8 (5.26%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Office
2 10 (6.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.29%) MS Excel
4 4 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.66%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) GSM
1 2 (1.32%) LAN
1 2 (1.32%) WAN
1 2 (1.32%) Intranet
1 2 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (0.66%) ATM
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.24%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.29%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.32%) FileMaker
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.66%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) AccuRev
2 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 55 (36.18%) Finance
2 21 (13.82%) Retail
3 8 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.63%) Legal
4 4 (2.63%) Banking
4 4 (2.63%) Local Government
5 3 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.97%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.97%) Front Office
5 3 (1.97%) Back Office
6 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (1.32%) German Language
7 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.66%) Electronics
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 126 (82.89%) Analyst
2 116 (76.32%) Business Analyst
3 11 (7.24%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (5.92%) Project Manager
5 8 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
5 8 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (3.95%) Developer
8 5 (3.29%) Consultant
8 5 (3.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 4 (2.63%) Data Analyst
10 3 (1.97%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (1.97%) Administrator
10 3 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (1.97%) Functional Consultant
10 3 (1.97%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (1.97%) Programmer
10 3 (1.97%) IT Business Analyst
10 3 (1.97%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) XML
2 8 (5.26%) Web Services
3 6 (3.95%) .NET
4 5 (3.29%) HTML
5 3 (1.97%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.32%) SOAP
6 2 (1.32%) J2EE
6 2 (1.32%) WSDL
7 1 (0.66%) LAMP
7 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.66%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.66%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.24%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.97%) Kindle
3 3 (1.97%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.66%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.66%) FMCG
5 1 (0.66%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.63%) Windows
2 2 (1.32%) Linux
2 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
2 2 (1.32%) UNIX
2 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (19.74%) Project Management
4 22 (14.47%) Change Management
5 18 (11.84%) Scrum
5 18 (11.84%) Waterfall
6 17 (11.18%) PRINCE2
7 15 (9.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 14 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (9.21%) User Stories
9 12 (7.89%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (7.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (6.58%) ITIL
11 10 (6.58%) CRM
12 9 (5.92%) Analytics
13 8 (5.26%) E-Commerce
13 8 (5.26%) Workflow
13 8 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
13 8 (5.26%) Use Case
14 7 (4.61%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (1.97%) VBScript
2 3 (1.97%) Java
3 1 (0.66%) C#
3 1 (0.66%) VB
3 1 (0.66%) Python
3 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.66%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) ISEB
2 12 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (1.32%) MCSE
3 2 (1.32%) CISM
3 2 (1.32%) CISSP
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.95%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.95%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) XenApp
2 1 (0.66%) XenServer
2 1 (0.66%) vSphere
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
1 1 (0.66%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 14 (9.21%) Oracle
2 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.29%) Business Objects
4 4 (2.63%) SAP
5 3 (1.97%) Citrix
5 3 (1.97%) VMware
6 2 (1.32%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.32%) Remedy
6 2 (1.32%) BMC
6 2 (1.32%) Informatica
7 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.66%) IBM
7 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.66%) OpenText
7 1 (0.66%) Adobe
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) Northgate
7 1 (0.66%) Brocade
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