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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 42 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.66% 3.05% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 4.36% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
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£413 £394 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £343 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
Average hourly rate £31.33 - £34.05
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.07 - £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.47 - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -29.62%
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
373 321 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.43% 69.93% 66.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 173 162
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 35 57
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.80 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% -13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.73 £39.50 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -5 3 £400 -27.27%
Basildon +1 2 - - 1
Chelmsford +2 1 £525 +40.00%
Colchester - - - -
Purfleet - - - -
Witham - - - -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Release Management
3 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 5 (13.16%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 5 (13.16%) XML
4 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
4 5 (13.16%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.53%) Banking
5 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
5 4 (10.53%) ITSM
5 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
5 4 (10.53%) ISEB
5 4 (10.53%) Web Services
6 3 (7.89%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Windows
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 3 (7.89%) MS Access
6 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
6 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
6 3 (7.89%) J2EE
6 3 (7.89%) MS Office
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
6 3 (7.89%) VBA
6 3 (7.89%) C#
6 3 (7.89%) HTML

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (7.89%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.26%) Documentum
2 2 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) assyst
2 1 (2.63%) BASE24
2 1 (2.63%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MS Access
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (71.05%) Analyst
2 24 (63.16%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Release Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Design Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Release Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.26%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 3 (7.89%) J2EE
3 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) SOAP
4 1 (2.63%) WPF
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) UNIX
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Release Management
2 6 (15.79%) Project Management
3 5 (13.16%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.53%) ITSM
4 4 (10.53%) Time Management
4 4 (10.53%) Requirements Management
5 3 (7.89%) Content Management
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Process Management
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) ITIL
6 2 (5.26%) UML
6 2 (5.26%) SSADM
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) VBA
4 2 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.26%) ABAP
5 1 (2.63%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.89%) Citrix
1 3 (7.89%) NetApp
1 3 (7.89%) AccuRev
2 2 (5.26%) SAP
2 2 (5.26%) EMC
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
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