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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 72 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 72 87 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.36% 2.87% 3.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 3.82% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 63 54
Average daily rate
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£350 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.67% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £462 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.83 £31.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.20% +1.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.50% +60.64%
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
2333 2278 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.39% 75.26% 71.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1441 1328 888
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 158 131
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.95 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
Hertfordshire -4 16 £325 - 7
Cambridgeshire +5 15 £338 -12.90% 4
Essex -6 15 £350 -17.64% 8
Bedfordshire -9 13 £358 -12.80% 6
Norfolk +5 7 £275 -19.11% 1
Suffolk +1 4 £390 -6.02% 2
East Anglia - 1 £575 -
Business Analysis
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 56 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.46%) Finance
3 36 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (23.84%) Project Management
3 36 (23.84%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (14.57%) Change Management
4 22 (14.57%) Retail
5 19 (12.58%) Scrum
5 19 (12.58%) PRINCE2
6 18 (11.92%) SQL
6 18 (11.92%) Waterfall
7 15 (9.93%) JIRA
7 15 (9.93%) Oracle
8 14 (9.27%) User Stories
9 13 (8.61%) XML
9 13 (8.61%) CRM
9 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
10 12 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (7.95%) ISEB
10 12 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (7.95%) Manufacturing
11 11 (7.28%) MS Visio
11 11 (7.28%) Degree
12 10 (6.62%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (6.62%) Workflow
13 9 (5.96%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.96%) RAD
13 9 (5.96%) ITIL
13 9 (5.96%) MS Office
13 9 (5.96%) Use Case

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.32%) Confluence
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.96%) MS Office
3 7 (4.64%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.66%) BASE24
4 1 (0.66%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Force.com
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
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%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.95%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.31%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.31%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.32%) FileMaker
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.66%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.66%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 15 (9.93%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) AccuRev
2 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (30.46%) Finance
2 22 (14.57%) Retail
3 12 (7.95%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.31%) Marketing
5 4 (2.65%) Local Government
5 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.99%) Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Legal
7 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.32%) German Language
7 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 124 (82.12%) Analyst
2 114 (75.50%) Business Analyst
3 10 (6.62%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (5.96%) Project Manager
4 9 (5.96%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (5.30%) Consultant
6 7 (4.64%) Business Systems Analyst
6 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 6 (3.97%) Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Functional Consultant
8 5 (3.31%) IT Business Analyst
9 4 (2.65%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.65%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (1.99%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (1.99%) Programmer
10 3 (1.99%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 3 (1.99%) Technical Business Analyst
11 2 (1.32%) Senior Systems Analyst
11 2 (1.32%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) XML
2 8 (5.30%) Web Services
3 5 (3.31%) HTML
3 5 (3.31%) .NET
4 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.32%) J2EE
6 1 (0.66%) SOAP
6 1 (0.66%) ODBC
6 1 (0.66%) EDI
6 1 (0.66%) WSDL
6 1 (0.66%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.66%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.66%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.65%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.99%) NHS
5 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.66%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.66%) FMCG
6 1 (0.66%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.65%) 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 56 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 36 (23.84%) Project Management
3 22 (14.57%) Change Management
4 19 (12.58%) Scrum
4 19 (12.58%) PRINCE2
5 18 (11.92%) Waterfall
6 14 (9.27%) User Stories
7 13 (8.61%) CRM
8 12 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (6.62%) Workflow
9 10 (6.62%) Requirements Analysis
10 9 (5.96%) Use Case
10 9 (5.96%) E-Commerce
10 9 (5.96%) RAD
10 9 (5.96%) ITIL
11 8 (5.30%) Migration
11 8 (5.30%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (5.30%) SDLC
11 8 (5.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.92%) SQL
2 3 (1.99%) VBScript
3 2 (1.32%) Java
4 1 (0.66%) C#
4 1 (0.66%) VB
4 1 (0.66%) ABAP
4 1 (0.66%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.66%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.95%) ISEB
2 11 (7.28%) Degree
3 2 (1.32%) CISSP
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.32%) MCSE
3 2 (1.32%) CISM
4 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) IIBA
4 1 (0.66%) CBAP
4 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
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 15 (9.93%) Oracle
2 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.64%) SAP
4 3 (1.99%) Citrix
4 3 (1.99%) VMware
5 2 (1.32%) Remedy
5 2 (1.32%) BMC
6 1 (0.66%) Informatica
6 1 (0.66%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.66%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.66%) OpenText
6 1 (0.66%) Adobe
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) Northgate
6 1 (0.66%) Brocade
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