The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 37 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.22% 2.31% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.77% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate
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£440 £280 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% -5.79%
Business Analysis
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
308 159 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 76.05% 61.15% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 94 90
Average daily rate £400 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +101.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.60 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Blackpool - 5 £300 -
Preston - 2 - -
Accrington - - - -
Blackburn - - - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (40.91%) Degree
2 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (31.82%) Business Process Mapping
3 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (27.27%) ERP
4 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
4 6 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (27.27%) Data Management
4 6 (27.27%) Master Data Management
5 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (18.18%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Curam
7 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
7 3 (13.64%) ERwin
7 3 (13.64%) CA
7 3 (13.64%) Informatica
7 3 (13.64%) PowerCenter
7 3 (13.64%) EAI
7 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.64%) ETL
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) PowerCenter
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) ERwin
2 2 (9.09%) Rational Rose
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
1 15 (68.18%) Business Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Business Process Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Process Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.55%) IT Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) MI Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Business Process Mapping
2 6 (27.27%) Master Data Management
2 6 (27.27%) Data Management
2 6 (27.27%) ERP
2 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) EAI
5 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) ETL
5 3 (13.64%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (13.64%) Data Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) PL/SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISEB
3 3 (13.64%) APMP
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) CA
3 3 (13.64%) Informatica
3 3 (13.64%) Curam
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft