The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 5 29 34
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 30 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.10% 5.00% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 5.19% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 6 3
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£375 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £331 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
Business Analyst
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
225 289 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.73% 96.33% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 137 100
Average daily rate £300 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 62
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% -36.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 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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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
Leicester +16 20 £400 -9.85%
Hinckley - 1 - -
Loughborough - - - - 1
Lutterworth - - - -
Business Analyst
East Midlands

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 12 (23.08%) Finance
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.62%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Equities
4 5 (9.62%) Wealth Management
5 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 4 (7.69%) SAS
5 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.77%) Validation
6 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Marketing
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.85%) ERP
7 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.85%) MS Office
7 2 (3.85%) Windows
7 2 (3.85%) MS Excel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 4 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Equities
2 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (9.62%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
2 5 (9.62%) Wealth Management
3 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 3 (5.77%) Business Transformation
4 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.77%) Validation
5 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Migration
5 2 (3.85%) ERP
5 2 (3.85%) Analytics
5 2 (3.85%) Business Analytics
5 2 (3.85%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) TSYS
1 1 (1.92%) SAP
1 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com