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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 44 36 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 45 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.19% 4.48% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 6.38% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 19
Average daily rate £394 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £289 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.69 £61.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.83% +212.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-2.40% +30.20%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1008 690 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.54% 70.26% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 341 434
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £13.30 £13.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.36 £61.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 2 £388 -
Stockport - 2 £413 -
Salford - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 3
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 21 (27.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (23.68%) Finance
3 13 (17.11%) Project Management
4 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.47%) Banking
5 10 (13.16%) Retail
6 9 (11.84%) Scrum
6 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
7 8 (10.53%) CRM
7 8 (10.53%) Windows
7 8 (10.53%) ISEB
7 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.53%) Change Management
7 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 7 (9.21%) MS Office
9 6 (7.89%) SAP
9 6 (7.89%) UML
9 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
9 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (6.58%) QA
10 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
10 5 (6.58%) Legal
10 5 (6.58%) Document Management
11 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.26%) TDD
11 4 (5.26%) RAD
11 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.26%) WorkSite
11 4 (5.26%) Marketing

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle BPEL
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
2 7 (9.21%) MS Office
3 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
4 3 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP SD
2 2 (2.63%) SAP APO
2 2 (2.63%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.63%) SAP MM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP PP
2 2 (2.63%) SAP WM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.63%) SAP CO
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP EHS
3 1 (1.32%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) HTTP
1 1 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.95%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) QlikView
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Banking
3 10 (13.16%) Retail
4 5 (6.58%) Legal
5 4 (5.26%) Marketing
6 3 (3.95%) Publishing
7 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (73.68%) Analyst
2 55 (72.37%) Business Analyst
3 9 (11.84%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Business Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) Compliance Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 2 (2.63%) Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.63%) Product Manager
8 2 (2.63%) IT Business Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.63%) WinForms
2 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.63%) WCF
2 2 (2.63%) WPF
2 2 (2.63%) LINQ
2 2 (2.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (1.32%) SOAP
3 1 (1.32%) J2EE
3 1 (1.32%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) XSL
3 1 (1.32%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Social Network
1 3 (3.95%) New Media
1 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.63%) Xbox
2 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.32%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.53%) Windows
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) UNIX
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.32%) Android
3 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (17.11%) Project Management
3 9 (11.84%) Scrum
4 8 (10.53%) Change Management
4 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 8 (10.53%) CRM
4 8 (10.53%) Waterfall
5 6 (7.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 6 (7.89%) UML
6 5 (6.58%) Document Management
6 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.26%) BDD
7 4 (5.26%) Business Transformation
7 4 (5.26%) User Stories
7 4 (5.26%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.26%) TDD
7 4 (5.26%) RAD
8 3 (3.95%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.95%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) ABAP
2 2 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (1.32%) Java
3 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) Scala
3 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (2.63%) IIBA
3 1 (1.32%) CBAP
3 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) SAP
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) HP
3 1 (1.32%) Citrix
3 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.32%) OpenLink
3 1 (1.32%) Lagan
3 1 (1.32%) Triple Point
3 1 (1.32%) Splunk
3 1 (1.32%) ClickSoftware Technologies
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