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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 42 36 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 11 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.23% 3.43% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 4.85% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £344 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -14.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £320 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £463 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £21.00 £31.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% -3.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -21.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 330 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 73.63% 70.66% 65.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 159 145
Average daily rate £400 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 61 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £32.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.64%
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 £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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 11 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
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 11 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 0 1 £290 -23.93% 1
Basildon -1 1 £238 - 1
Colchester - 1 £450 -
Purfleet - - - -
Witham - - - -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 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 (34.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Project Management
3 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (14.00%) ERP
4 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.00%) MS Office
4 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) Release Management
5 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (10.00%) .NET
6 5 (10.00%) Change Management
6 5 (10.00%) Banking
7 4 (8.00%) Degree
7 4 (8.00%) Time Management
7 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.00%) ITSM
7 4 (8.00%) Process Management
7 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
7 4 (8.00%) ISEB
7 4 (8.00%) SQL
7 4 (8.00%) MS Access
8 3 (6.00%) VBA
8 3 (6.00%) SSADM
8 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.00%) Windows
8 3 (6.00%) Client/Server

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Documentum
2 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.00%) MS Access
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.00%) Local Government
6 1 (2.00%) German Language
6 1 (2.00%) Automotive
6 1 (2.00%) Law
6 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Analyst
2 34 (68.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Release Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Business Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) WPF
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) EPoS
3 1 (2.00%) NHS
3 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
1 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Project Management
2 7 (14.00%) ERP
2 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
3 6 (12.00%) Release Management
4 5 (10.00%) Change Management
5 4 (8.00%) ITSM
5 4 (8.00%) Process Management
5 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Time Management
5 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
5 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (6.00%) Use Case
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.00%) SSADM
7 2 (4.00%) UML
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) C#
2 3 (6.00%) VBA
3 2 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (4.00%) ABAP
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleCode
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) ISEB
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (6.00%) PMP
2 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Citrix
2 3 (6.00%) NetApp
2 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 2 (4.00%) EMC
4 1 (2.00%) PeopleSoft