The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 45 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.23% 2.36% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 3.41% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £335 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £470 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £31.00 £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £31.00 £36.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -28.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
367 323 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 74.44% 69.16% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 155 159
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 57 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.66 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £43.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Business Analysis
East of England

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 22 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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
Brentwood - 3 £400 -
Chelmsford +2 1 £290 -31.76% 2
Colchester - 1 £450 -
Purfleet - - - -
Witham - - - - 1
Basildon - - - - 1
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
3 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 7 (16.67%) MS Office
4 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Release Management
5 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.90%) .NET
6 5 (11.90%) Banking
7 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
7 4 (9.52%) Use Case
7 4 (9.52%) Time Management
7 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.52%) Degree
7 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) SQL
7 4 (9.52%) MS Access
7 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.52%) Process Management
7 4 (9.52%) ITSM
7 4 (9.52%) Mainframe
7 4 (9.52%) ISEB
8 3 (7.14%) Citrix
8 3 (7.14%) NetApp
8 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
8 3 (7.14%) SSADM
8 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
8 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
8 3 (7.14%) Windows

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Documentum
2 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) assyst
2 1 (2.38%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.52%) MS Access
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) German Language
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (76.19%) Analyst
2 30 (71.43%) Business Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Release Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Business Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Operations Business Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Change and Release Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) SOAP
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
1 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Project Management
2 7 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 6 (14.29%) Release Management
4 4 (9.52%) Use Case
4 4 (9.52%) Time Management
4 4 (9.52%) Requirements Management
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) Process Management
4 4 (9.52%) ITSM
5 3 (7.14%) SSADM
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) VBA
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) VB
3 2 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.76%) ABAP
4 1 (2.38%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PMP
2 1 (2.38%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Citrix
2 3 (7.14%) NetApp
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) EMC
4 1 (2.38%) PeopleSoft