The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 20 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 85 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.95% 3.92% 5.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.66% 5.37% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 28 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £373 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% -14.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.46% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.33 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+38.49% +37.84%
Business Analysis
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1110 876 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 77.68% 73.12% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 534 266
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

1 104 (56.83%) Finance
2 79 (43.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 51 (27.87%) Banking
4 48 (26.23%) Project Management
5 27 (14.75%) Migration
6 25 (13.66%) Data Analysis
7 23 (12.57%) Retail
8 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
9 19 (10.38%) Change Management
10 16 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (8.74%) MS Access
11 15 (8.20%) Validation
11 15 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
12 14 (7.65%) MS Visio
12 14 (7.65%) Data Modelling
12 14 (7.65%) SQL Server
12 14 (7.65%) Requirements Management
12 14 (7.65%) BPMN
13 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (6.56%) MS Office
14 12 (6.56%) SQL
14 12 (6.56%) Retail Banking
15 11 (6.01%) Data Centre
15 11 (6.01%) Process Management
16 10 (5.46%) PRINCE2
17 9 (4.92%) Oracle
17 9 (4.92%) UML
17 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
17 9 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
18 8 (4.37%) Investment Management

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.83%) IBM Notes
3 6 (3.28%) SAS
4 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.55%) Lync
5 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (10.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.65%) MS Visio
3 12 (6.56%) MS Office
4 3 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.09%) MS Project
5 2 (1.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) HiPortfolio
1 1 (0.55%) MultiFonds
1 1 (0.55%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.09%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.09%) Intranet
2 1 (0.55%) MPLS
2 1 (0.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.55%) NAS
2 1 (0.55%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (0.55%) ADSL
2 1 (0.55%) ATM
2 1 (0.55%) LAN
2 1 (0.55%) WAN
2 1 (0.55%) DHCP
2 1 (0.55%) DNS
2 1 (0.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.74%) MS Access
2 14 (7.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.83%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.73%) Data Mining
5 2 (1.09%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.55%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) ClearCase
General
1 104 (56.83%) Finance
2 51 (27.87%) Banking
3 23 (12.57%) Retail
4 12 (6.56%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.73%) Back Office
6 4 (2.19%) Private Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) Front Office
8 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 152 (83.06%) Analyst
2 129 (70.49%) Business Analyst
3 15 (8.20%) Data Analyst
4 13 (7.10%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.10%) Financial Business Analyst
4 13 (7.10%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 11 (6.01%) Banking Business Analyst
5 11 (6.01%) Change Analyst
6 8 (4.37%) Developer
7 7 (3.83%) IT Business Analyst
8 6 (3.28%) Lead Business Analyst
8 6 (3.28%) .NET Developer
8 6 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (3.28%) Payments Business Analyst
9 5 (2.73%) Administrator
9 5 (2.73%) Business Manager
10 4 (2.19%) MI Analyst
10 4 (2.19%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.19%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) .NET
2 7 (3.83%) HTML
2 7 (3.83%) CSS
2 7 (3.83%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 5 (2.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.01%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.09%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.09%) User Experience
4 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.55%) Replication
5 1 (0.55%) Derivative
5 1 (0.55%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.09%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (43.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (26.23%) Project Management
3 27 (14.75%) Migration
4 25 (13.66%) Data Analysis
5 19 (10.38%) Change Management
6 16 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (8.20%) Validation
7 15 (8.20%) GAP Analysis
8 14 (7.65%) Data Modelling
8 14 (7.65%) Requirements Management
8 14 (7.65%) BPMN
9 11 (6.01%) Process Management
10 10 (5.46%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.92%) UML
11 9 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (4.37%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (4.37%) Asset Management
12 8 (4.37%) Data Management
12 8 (4.37%) Investment Management
12 8 (4.37%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.56%) SQL
2 8 (4.37%) VBA
3 7 (3.83%) C#
3 7 (3.83%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.09%) C
5 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.37%) ISEB
2 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (3.28%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.64%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) FATCA
5 1 (0.55%) EMIR
5 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) CA Endevor
1 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.55%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (4.92%) Oracle
2 7 (3.83%) Lotus
3 6 (3.28%) EMC
4 5 (2.73%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.64%) IBM
6 2 (1.09%) Charles River
6 2 (1.09%) Avaloq
7 1 (0.55%) F5
7 1 (0.55%) VMware
7 1 (0.55%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Cisco
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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