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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 55 40 49
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 36 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.45% 3.89% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.41% 5.24% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 26
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£330 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +2.50%
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
1055 840 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.72% 74.20% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 440 437
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 49
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.98 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £85.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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
Bolton +1 1 £350 -
Rochdale - 1 £350 - 1
Stockport - 1 £350 -
Wigan - - - - 2
Bury - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Business Analysis
North West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.36%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (24.77%) Project Management
3 27 (24.77%) MS Office
4 26 (23.85%) Windows
4 26 (23.85%) MS Excel
4 26 (23.85%) Finance
5 24 (22.02%) Product Management
6 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.09%) Retail
7 11 (10.09%) Scrum
7 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
8 10 (9.17%) Oracle
9 9 (8.26%) .NET
9 9 (8.26%) SQL
9 9 (8.26%) Workflow
10 8 (7.34%) Programme Management
10 8 (7.34%) C#
10 8 (7.34%) OO
10 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
10 8 (7.34%) User Stories
10 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (6.42%) WCF
11 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
12 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
12 6 (5.50%) Web Services
12 6 (5.50%) ITIL
12 6 (5.50%) VB

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.92%) Drupal
2 1 (0.92%) WordPress
2 1 (0.92%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (24.77%) MS Office
2 26 (23.85%) MS Excel
3 8 (7.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.83%) MS Project
4 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.92%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.92%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.92%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) WAN
2 1 (0.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.75%) MS Access
6 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
1 6 (5.50%) MSTest
2 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.92%) Xcode
General
1 26 (23.85%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Retail
3 5 (4.59%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.83%) Back Office
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) French Language
6 1 (0.92%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.92%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Automotive
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (75.23%) Analyst
2 80 (73.39%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.09%) Developer
4 8 (7.34%) Consultant
4 8 (7.34%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (4.59%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (4.59%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (3.67%) C# Developer
6 4 (3.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (2.75%) NHS Business Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Process Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Business Process Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (2.75%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) .NET
2 7 (6.42%) WCF
2 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET
3 6 (5.50%) Web Services
3 6 (5.50%) WinForms
3 6 (5.50%) WPF
3 6 (5.50%) LINQ
3 6 (5.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (5.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (1.83%) XML
5 1 (0.92%) jQuery
5 1 (0.92%) ODBC
5 1 (0.92%) CSS
5 1 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.36%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.59%) Reference Data
4 4 (3.67%) NHS
4 4 (3.67%) New Media
5 2 (1.83%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.83%) Streaming Video
5 2 (1.83%) Social Network
5 2 (1.83%) FMCG
5 2 (1.83%) Interactive TV
5 2 (1.83%) User Experience
6 1 (0.92%) Life Science
6 1 (0.92%) Social Media
6 1 (0.92%) GIS
6 1 (0.92%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Project Management
2 24 (22.02%) Product Management
3 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (10.09%) Scrum
5 9 (8.26%) Workflow
6 8 (7.34%) Programme Management
6 8 (7.34%) OO
6 8 (7.34%) User Stories
7 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
8 6 (5.50%) ITIL
8 6 (5.50%) MVC
8 6 (5.50%) Wealth Management
8 6 (5.50%) Use Case
9 5 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.59%) TDD
9 5 (4.59%) BPR
10 4 (3.67%) Six Sigma
10 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.26%) SQL
2 8 (7.34%) C#
3 6 (5.50%) VB
4 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.75%) VB6
5 3 (2.75%) VBScript
5 3 (2.75%) VBA
6 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.92%) Ruby
7 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.92%) Python
7 1 (0.92%) ABAP
7 1 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) ISEB
2 3 (2.75%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.83%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) IIBA
4 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.92%) APMP
4 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) CIMA
4 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.92%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) GxP
1 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (34.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.17%) Oracle
3 4 (3.67%) SAP
4 3 (2.75%) Avaloq
5 2 (1.83%) Remedy
5 2 (1.83%) Nintex
6 1 (0.92%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.92%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.92%) Facebook
6 1 (0.92%) Lagan
6 1 (0.92%) Informatica
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