The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Lancashire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 32 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 17 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.02% 2.78% 2.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.82% 4.38% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 5
Average daily rate £338 £289 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -25.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £315 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £77.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +30.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 137 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 69.03% 63.43% 59.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 76 108
Average daily rate £413 £303 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -19.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 9
Average hourly rate £30.50 £18.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.76% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.60 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Analysis
North West

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston -11 2 £334 -
Blackpool - 2 £488 -
Burnley - 1 £388 -
Blackburn - 1 £240 - 1
Rossendale - - - -
Darwen - - - - 1
Lancaster - - - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 5 (20.83%) Internet
4 4 (16.67%) BPR
4 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (12.50%) NHS
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) Local Government
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (8.33%) Legal
6 2 (8.33%) Data Management
6 2 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) J2EE
7 1 (4.17%) Windows
7 1 (4.17%) UML
7 1 (4.17%) RAD
7 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
7 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Local Government
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 16 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Business Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Integration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Release Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.67%) BPR
3 4 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.17%) Data Security
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) UML
6 1 (4.17%) RAD
6 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (4.17%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISEB
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.17%) IIBA
5 1 (4.17%) CBAP
5 1 (4.17%) APMP
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Curam
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