The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 44 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 18 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.57% 3.10% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 4.57% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
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£375 £394 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £550 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Average hourly rate £37.66 - £36.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.59 - £31.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 - £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -45.83%
Business Analysis
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
409 328 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 81.15% 67.77% 66.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 171 146
Average daily rate £425 £400 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 61
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.98 £41.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Essex region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 12 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
Basildon 0 2 - -
Chelmsford +5 1 £525 +23.52%
Brentwood -7 1 - -
Colchester - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Witham - - - -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (26.47%) Release Management
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) Java
4 6 (17.65%) XML
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) ISEB
5 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 5 (14.71%) Process Management
5 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) ITSM
6 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
6 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 4 (11.76%) UNIX
6 4 (11.76%) J2EE
6 4 (11.76%) HTML
6 4 (11.76%) Banking
6 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) AccuRev
7 3 (8.82%) XenApp
7 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (8.82%) Content Management
7 3 (8.82%) assyst
7 3 (8.82%) C#
7 3 (8.82%) VBA
7 3 (8.82%) .NET
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) Documentum
2 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) assyst
2 1 (2.94%) BASE24
2 1 (2.94%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) ATM
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MS Access
1 1 (2.94%) EDRMS
1 1 (2.94%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Law
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Publishing
4 1 (2.94%) Local Government
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
2 19 (55.88%) Business Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Release Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Design Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Release Coordinator
4 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Business Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
5 1 (2.94%) C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) XML
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) J2EE
4 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.82%) .NET
5 1 (2.94%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Release Management
2 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) Process Management
4 4 (11.76%) ITSM
4 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Content Management
5 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.88%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) SWOT Analysis
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 3 (8.82%) C#
3 3 (8.82%) VBA
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.88%) ABAP
5 1 (2.94%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) AccuRev
2 3 (8.82%) Citrix
2 3 (8.82%) NetApp
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) PeopleSoft