The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analytics 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 Analytics
Rank 569 540 549
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 19 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.038% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% 0.051% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £400 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £413 £468
% change year-on-year
+11.81% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38886 35393 38358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.51% 74.47% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24707 22275 22626
Average daily rate £413 £402 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1095 1010 1412
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.54% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Business Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Business Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Business Analytics Daily Rate Trend in England

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analytics across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Business Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Business Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Business Analytics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the 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
London -3 9 £350 -36.36% 14
South East -8 3 £413 - 4
West Midlands -14 3 £550 -
East Midlands - 2 £275 - 1
South West - 1 £575 -
North West - 1 £180 - 1
East of England - - - -
North East - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Business Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 38 (100.00%) Analytics
2 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (34.21%) Finance
4 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (23.68%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Marketing
6 9 (23.68%) Hadoop
7 8 (21.05%) Degree
7 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
8 7 (18.42%) SAS
9 6 (15.79%) ETL
9 6 (15.79%) Oracle
9 6 (15.79%) Data Management
9 6 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
9 6 (15.79%) Open Source
9 6 (15.79%) Big Data
10 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
10 5 (13.16%) Master Data Management
10 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
10 5 (13.16%) Cognos
10 5 (13.16%) Project Management
11 4 (10.53%) Service Management
11 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
11 4 (10.53%) Banking
11 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
11 4 (10.53%) QlikView
11 4 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
11 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Business Analytics 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 Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) SAS
2 1 (2.63%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) SPSS
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Loan IQ
1 1 (2.63%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (23.68%) Hadoop
3 6 (15.79%) Big Data
4 4 (10.53%) QlikView
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
5 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (5.26%) OLAP
7 1 (2.63%) MS Access
7 1 (2.63%) DB2
7 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.63%) DataStage
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) Publishing
6 1 (2.63%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) Music Industry
6 1 (2.63%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Data Architect
5 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (5.26%) QlikView Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Functional Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Graduate
7 1 (2.63%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.79%) Open Source
3 3 (7.89%) Economics
3 3 (7.89%) Data Conversion
3 3 (7.89%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 2 (5.26%) Statistics
4 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) Copywriting
5 1 (2.63%) PMI
5 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Analytics
2 14 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.79%) ETL
5 6 (15.79%) Data Management
5 6 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Data Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Master Data Management
6 5 (13.16%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.53%) Big Data Analytics
7 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
7 4 (10.53%) Service Management
7 4 (10.53%) Data Architecture
8 3 (7.89%) Market Research
8 3 (7.89%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (7.89%) Predictive Analytics
8 3 (7.89%) Metadata Management
9 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) VB
3 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
3 2 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) Perl
4 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) R
4 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) PhD
2 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Cognos
3 3 (7.89%) Informatica
3 3 (7.89%) JDA
3 3 (7.89%) Manugistics
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.26%) Omniture
4 2 (5.26%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) Aprimo
5 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Misys
5 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
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