The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Manchester 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 30 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 59 48 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.73% 4.21% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.70% 5.73% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 20
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £197 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
880 837 926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 70.51% 73.42% 65.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 442 470
Average daily rate £339 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.65% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £249 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 43
Average hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £35.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Altrincham - 2 £275 - 2
Bolton - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.00%) Project Management
3 25 (24.04%) Windows
4 22 (21.15%) MS Office
5 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
6 19 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.35%) Finance
8 16 (15.38%) Product Management
9 14 (13.46%) Retail
10 13 (12.50%) Scrum
10 13 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 11 (10.58%) Banking
12 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
13 9 (8.65%) .NET
13 9 (8.65%) Change Management
14 8 (7.69%) C#
14 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
14 8 (7.69%) WCF
15 7 (6.73%) WPF
15 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
15 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 7 (6.73%) LINQ
15 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (6.73%) MSTest
15 7 (6.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
15 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
15 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
15 7 (6.73%) UML
15 7 (6.73%) OO

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (21.15%) MS Office
2 20 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 13 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.81%) MS Project
5 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP CO
1 2 (1.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (1.92%) SAP SD
1 2 (1.92%) SAP APO
1 2 (1.92%) SAP FI
1 2 (1.92%) SAP MM
1 2 (1.92%) SAP PP
1 2 (1.92%) SAP WM
1 2 (1.92%) SAP EHS
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.96%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) VLAN
1 1 (0.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.92%) QlikView
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.96%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) MSTest
1 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 14 (13.46%) Retail
3 11 (10.58%) Banking
4 4 (3.85%) Marketing
5 2 (1.92%) Publishing
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (74.04%) Analyst
2 75 (72.12%) Business Analyst
3 8 (7.69%) Developer
3 8 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 8 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
4 6 (5.77%) C# Developer
4 6 (5.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (5.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (4.81%) Lead Business Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Consultant
6 4 (3.85%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (3.85%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Consultant
7 2 (1.92%) Project Analyst
7 2 (1.92%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.65%) .NET
2 8 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 8 (7.69%) WCF
3 7 (6.73%) WPF
3 7 (6.73%) .NET Framework
3 7 (6.73%) LINQ
3 7 (6.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (6.73%) Web Services
3 7 (6.73%) WinForms
4 1 (0.96%) jQuery
4 1 (0.96%) XML
4 1 (0.96%) ODBC
4 1 (0.96%) J2EE
4 1 (0.96%) HTML
4 1 (0.96%) CSS
4 1 (0.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 4 (3.85%) New Media
2 3 (2.88%) NHS
3 2 (1.92%) Streaming Video
3 2 (1.92%) Social Network
3 2 (1.92%) Interactive TV
4 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.96%) Social Media
4 1 (0.96%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.96%) UNIX
2 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Project Management
2 19 (18.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (15.38%) Product Management
4 13 (12.50%) Scrum
5 9 (8.65%) Change Management
6 7 (6.73%) E-Commerce
6 7 (6.73%) UML
6 7 (6.73%) OO
6 7 (6.73%) MVC
6 7 (6.73%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.77%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.77%) CRM
7 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (5.77%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.81%) User Stories
8 5 (4.81%) Six Sigma
8 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (2.88%) ABAP
2 3 (2.88%) SQL
3 1 (0.96%) Scala
3 1 (0.96%) VB
3 1 (0.96%) Java
3 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.96%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 6 (5.77%) ISEB
2 4 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.96%) IIBA
4 1 (0.96%) APMP
4 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.96%) PMP
4 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.96%) ACCA
4 1 (0.96%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 2 (1.92%) Basel III
3 1 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 33 (31.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.77%) SAP
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle
4 1 (0.96%) Splunk
4 1 (0.96%) Facebook
4 1 (0.96%) Nintex
4 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.96%) Cognos
4 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
4 1 (0.96%) Remedy
4 1 (0.96%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) Citrix
4 1 (0.96%) Hyperion
4 1 (0.96%) Informatica
4 1 (0.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.96%) CODA
4 1 (0.96%) JD Edwards
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