The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 58 44 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 18 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.14% 1.84% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.79% 2.51% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -16.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £320 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
646 359 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.90% 73.27% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 163 338
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £262 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +68.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Watford -4 5 £444 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 1
Hitchin - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Abbots Langley - - - -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (31.03%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 6 (20.69%) Retail
4 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (17.24%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
5 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
5 4 (13.79%) MS Project
6 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
6 3 (10.34%) XML
6 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 3 (10.34%) Niku
6 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 3 (10.34%) Use Case
6 3 (10.34%) Release Management
6 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.34%) System Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Time Management
7 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Visio
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 4 (13.79%) MS Project
4 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) ERwin
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 19 (65.52%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
6 1 (3.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
2 1 (3.45%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Project Management
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.34%) Use Case
4 3 (10.34%) Release Management
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.34%) System Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Data Governance
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) Master Data Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MBA
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) Business Objects
2 3 (10.34%) Remedy
2 3 (10.34%) Niku
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Sage