The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Liverpool 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 23 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.69% 3.11% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 4.42% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
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£488 £450 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £365 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £483 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+53.75% -33.33%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
105 113 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 58.99% 70.19% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 68 67
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 - £26.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 - £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 - £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
Merseyside

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Business Analysis
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft