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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 53 54 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 59 51 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.19% 2.85% 5.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.93% 3.60% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 42
Median daily rate £388 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £309 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £511 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £30.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -4.76%
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
1502 1417 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.28% 79.12% 78.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 858 612
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 28 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £33.64 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.89% +124.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £42.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -9 3 £375 -32.43% 1
Bolton - 2 - - 1
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 43 (34.13%) Project Management
2 33 (26.19%) PRINCE2
3 30 (23.81%) Finance
4 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
6 17 (13.49%) Data Centre
7 16 (12.70%) TOGAF
8 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
8 15 (11.90%) Data Management
8 15 (11.90%) Use Case
9 14 (11.11%) ERP
9 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 14 (11.11%) Retail
10 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
10 11 (8.73%) SOA
10 11 (8.73%) Data Mining
10 11 (8.73%) E-Commerce
10 11 (8.73%) Middleware
10 11 (8.73%) Strategic Planning
10 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (7.94%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (7.94%) CRM
12 9 (7.14%) ITIL
12 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
12 9 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
12 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (6.35%) Open Source
13 8 (6.35%) SDLC

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.79%) Apache
1 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) OpenText MBPM
1 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 2 (1.59%) SAP CRM
1 2 (1.59%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) IaaS
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (0.79%) Firewall
1 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.79%) LAN
1 1 (0.79%) Network Security
1 1 (0.79%) SAN
1 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.79%) VoIP
1 1 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.17%) GIS
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (23.81%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Retail
3 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.35%) Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Front Office
5 4 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.17%) Marketing
6 3 (2.38%) Back Office
6 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.59%) Local Government
8 1 (0.79%) Billing
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) International Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (70.63%) Analyst
2 84 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 22 (17.46%) Project Manager
4 21 (16.67%) Architect
5 18 (14.29%) Project Analyst
6 13 (10.32%) Business Manager
7 12 (9.52%) Business Project Manager
8 10 (7.94%) Agile Business Analyst
8 10 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (6.35%) Digital Analyst
10 8 (6.35%) Digital Business Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Business Operations Manager
11 6 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Operations Business Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Transition Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Transition Manager
11 6 (4.76%) Transition Project Manager
12 5 (3.97%) CRM Analyst
12 5 (3.97%) CRM Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) Middleware
2 6 (4.76%) Web Services
3 2 (1.59%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.97%) New Media
5 3 (2.38%) Data Extraction
5 3 (2.38%) NHS
6 2 (1.59%) Life Science
7 1 (0.79%) CMDB
7 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Unix
3 2 (1.59%) Linux
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.13%) Project Management
2 33 (26.19%) PRINCE2
3 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
5 16 (12.70%) TOGAF
6 15 (11.90%) Data Management
6 15 (11.90%) Use Case
7 14 (11.11%) ERP
8 11 (8.73%) E-Commerce
8 11 (8.73%) SOA
8 11 (8.73%) Strategic Planning
9 10 (7.94%) CRM
9 10 (7.94%) Systems Analysis
10 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (7.14%) ITIL
11 8 (6.35%) BPR
11 8 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (6.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.97%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) Java
2 2 (1.59%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.59%) VBA
3 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.79%) PHP
3 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.79%) Degree
3 1 (0.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.76%) AIFMD
1 6 (4.76%) UCITS
2 4 (3.17%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.59%) hybris
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) IBM
5 1 (0.79%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.79%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) Talend
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