The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 20 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 5 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 4.00% 1.14% 3.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 1.23% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 163 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 92.00% 93.14% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 130 132
Average daily rate £425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +81.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the job title across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Senior Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Pega
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) BPMN
4 2 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
4 2 (25.00%) UML
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region that cited Senior Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) BPMN
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Management
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Pega
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (25.00%) Business Objects