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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 55 39 66
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +27
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.23% 2.29% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.91% 3.21% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Average daily rate
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£330 £435 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +24.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £343 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £527 £419
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 £19.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+61.53% -45.83%
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
652 343 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.53% 71.31% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 156 351
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £46.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.39% +55.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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 30 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 30 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 6 £444 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - -
Hitchin - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (26.92%) SQL
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (11.54%) Master Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) ETL
5 3 (11.54%) ERwin
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) XML
5 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
5 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (7.69%) SOA
6 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
6 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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.

Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
4 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) OLTP
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.85%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) ERwin
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 15 (57.69%) Business Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Business Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Data Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Payments Business Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Report Writer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
3 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
3 3 (11.54%) ETL
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
3 3 (11.54%) Data Management
3 3 (11.54%) Time Management
3 3 (11.54%) Master Data Management
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Scrum
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) Data Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Use Case
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
4 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) CBAP
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.85%) Cognos
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Sage