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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 52 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 33 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.36% 2.63% 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 3.54% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% +23.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £313 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
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
1029 820 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 73.55% 74.28% 70.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 433 390
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -21.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £97.74 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -2 1 £413 +26.92%
Wigan - 1 £375 - 1
Bolton - 1 £175 -
Oldham - 1 £275 -
Rochdale - - - - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - - - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (15.29%) Project Management
4 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (14.12%) MS Office
5 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (12.94%) Retail
6 11 (12.94%) SQL
7 10 (11.76%) Product Management
7 10 (11.76%) Wealth Management
8 9 (10.59%) Oracle
8 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
9 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.24%) Workflow
10 7 (8.24%) Windows
10 7 (8.24%) Avaloq
11 6 (7.06%) Use Case
11 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
11 6 (7.06%) VB
11 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
12 5 (5.88%) TDD
12 5 (5.88%) Banking
12 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
12 5 (5.88%) Reference Data
12 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (4.71%) Analytics
13 4 (4.71%) User Stories
13 4 (4.71%) ITIL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.18%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Drupal
2 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (15.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.12%) MS Office
3 6 (7.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.35%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.35%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) WAN
2 1 (1.18%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (3.53%) MS Access
2 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Xcode
2 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) MSTest
2 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (40.00%) Finance
2 11 (12.94%) Retail
3 5 (5.88%) Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 2 (2.35%) Local Government
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.18%) French Language
6 1 (1.18%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (77.65%) Analyst
2 63 (74.12%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.41%) Consultant
4 6 (7.06%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (5.88%) Developer
5 5 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Architect
6 4 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) NHS Business Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.35%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (2.35%) Business Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (2.35%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.71%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) WinForms
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
2 1 (1.18%) XML
2 1 (1.18%) HTML
2 1 (1.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (1.18%) WCF
2 1 (1.18%) WPF
2 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.18%) LINQ
2 1 (1.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.88%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.53%) NHS
3 3 (3.53%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) FMCG
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) Social Media
5 1 (1.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Windows
2 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.29%) Project Management
2 12 (14.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (11.76%) Product Management
3 10 (11.76%) Wealth Management
4 9 (10.59%) E-Commerce
5 8 (9.41%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.24%) Workflow
7 6 (7.06%) Use Case
8 5 (5.88%) TDD
8 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.71%) Analytics
9 4 (4.71%) User Stories
9 4 (4.71%) ITIL
9 4 (4.71%) BPR
9 4 (4.71%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (4.71%) Scrum
9 4 (4.71%) Change Management
9 4 (4.71%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (3.53%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) SQL
2 6 (7.06%) VB
3 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) VB6
4 3 (3.53%) C#
4 3 (3.53%) VBScript
4 3 (3.53%) VBA
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) Python
6 1 (1.18%) ABAP
6 1 (1.18%) Perl
6 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) BC Cleared
2 2 (2.35%) Degree
3 1 (1.18%) CIMA
3 1 (1.18%) ACCA
3 1 (1.18%) ISEB
3 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.18%) GxP
Vendors
1 18 (21.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) Oracle
3 7 (8.24%) Avaloq
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Lagan
5 1 (1.18%) Remedy
5 1 (1.18%) Nintex
5 1 (1.18%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.18%) hybris
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