The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 48 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 49 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.03% 4.79% 4.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 6.61% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 34
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.50% +60.64%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1211 892 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 74.89% 72.46% 74.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 501 456
Average daily rate £380 £350 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.75 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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
Salford +5 2 £478 +31.72%
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 50 (47.62%) Finance
2 38 (36.19%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 19 (18.10%) Project Management
5 16 (15.24%) Banking
5 16 (15.24%) Retail
5 16 (15.24%) Requirements Management
6 15 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (9.52%) BPR
9 9 (8.57%) Migration
9 9 (8.57%) Degree
10 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (7.62%) ISEB
11 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 7 (6.67%) Analytics
12 6 (5.71%) Data Migration
12 6 (5.71%) Business Process Improvement
12 6 (5.71%) QA
12 6 (5.71%) Target Operating Model
12 6 (5.71%) Information Management
12 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.71%) CRM
13 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
13 5 (4.76%) SQL
13 5 (4.76%) .NET
13 5 (4.76%) Oracle
13 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
13 5 (4.76%) Microsoft

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.90%) MS Project
3 2 (1.90%) MS Office
4 1 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Temenos T24
2 3 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.90%) Agresso
4 1 (0.95%) SAP PS
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) SMS
1 1 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (2.86%) QlikView
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.90%) MS Access
3 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.95%) JIRA
1 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.95%) MSTest
General
1 50 (47.62%) Finance
2 16 (15.24%) Banking
2 16 (15.24%) Retail
3 4 (3.81%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 2 (1.90%) Back Office
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Law
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (68.57%) Analyst
2 70 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.76%) Consultant
4 5 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (3.81%) Architect
6 3 (2.86%) Developer
6 3 (2.86%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (2.86%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (2.86%) Change Analyst
6 3 (2.86%) Designer
6 3 (2.86%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (1.90%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 2 (1.90%) Junior IT Project Manager
7 2 (1.90%) Financial Business Analyst
7 2 (1.90%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (1.90%) Procurement Manager
7 2 (1.90%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) Web Services
3 1 (0.95%) WinForms
3 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.95%) WCF
3 1 (0.95%) WPF
3 1 (0.95%) LINQ
3 1 (0.95%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.86%) Statistics
4 2 (1.90%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.95%) New Media
5 1 (0.95%) User Experience
5 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.95%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.95%) Derivative
5 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (18.10%) Project Management
4 16 (15.24%) Requirements Management
5 15 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.52%) BPR
7 9 (8.57%) Migration
8 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.67%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.67%) Analytics
10 6 (5.71%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (5.71%) CRM
10 6 (5.71%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.71%) Information Management
10 6 (5.71%) Business Process Improvement
10 6 (5.71%) Data Migration
11 5 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.76%) Change Management
11 5 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.76%) SQL
2 3 (2.86%) Java
3 2 (1.90%) C
4 1 (0.95%) C#
4 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) VBScript
4 1 (0.95%) VB
4 1 (0.95%) VBA
4 1 (0.95%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 8 (7.62%) ISEB
3 3 (2.86%) CCA
4 2 (1.90%) HND
4 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.90%) IIBA
5 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.95%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) GMP
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (4.76%) Oracle
1 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 5 (4.76%) Temenos
2 3 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (1.90%) JD Edwards
3 2 (1.90%) hybris
4 1 (0.95%) BEA
4 1 (0.95%) SAP
4 1 (0.95%) Siebel
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