The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 36 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 68 67 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.84% 5.80% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.18% 6.26% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 42 44
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £87.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
Business Analyst
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1314 1070 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 93.52% 92.64% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 554 580
Average daily rate £335 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 86
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Manchester region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Manchester region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 4 £375 - 1
Wigan +2 3 £350 +2.94%
Stockport - 2 £300 - 2
Oldham - 1 £300 -
Rochdale - 1 £300 -
Altrincham - - - -
Bury - - - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 70 (35.90%) Business Analysis
2 64 (32.82%) Finance
3 37 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (17.95%) Microsoft
5 34 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (13.85%) Project Management
7 27 (13.85%) Retail
8 24 (12.31%) MS Excel
9 20 (10.26%) Migration
10 19 (9.74%) Banking
11 18 (9.23%) MS Office
11 18 (9.23%) E-Commerce
12 15 (7.69%) Scrum
13 14 (7.18%) Use Case
13 14 (7.18%) Product Management
14 13 (6.67%) User Stories
14 13 (6.67%) SQL
14 13 (6.67%) Windows
15 12 (6.15%) UML
15 12 (6.15%) Data Modelling
15 12 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 11 (5.64%) Marketing
16 11 (5.64%) Oracle
16 11 (5.64%) Workflow
16 11 (5.64%) MS Visio
17 9 (4.62%) ITSM
17 9 (4.62%) Programme Management
17 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
17 9 (4.62%) CA

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.51%) CMS
3 1 (0.51%) CICS
3 1 (0.51%) WordPress
3 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 24 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.23%) MS Office
3 11 (5.64%) MS Visio
4 6 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.03%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.51%) Agresso
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.51%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Responsys
1 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) WAN
2 3 (1.54%) Wireless
3 1 (0.51%) LAN
3 1 (0.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.03%) MS Access
3 1 (0.51%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.51%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.51%) MySQL
3 1 (0.51%) DB2
3 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.51%) Big Data
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.51%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.51%) Ant
1 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 64 (32.82%) Finance
2 27 (13.85%) Retail
3 19 (9.74%) Banking
4 11 (5.64%) Marketing
5 5 (2.56%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.54%) Electronics
8 2 (1.03%) Billing
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Advertising
9 1 (0.51%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.59%) HTML
1 7 (3.59%) XML
2 6 (3.08%) CSS
3 2 (1.03%) jQuery
3 2 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.51%) XSLT
4 1 (0.51%) Middleware
4 1 (0.51%) HTML5
4 1 (0.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 37 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.08%) NHS
2 6 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.56%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.54%) Mainframe
4 3 (1.54%) DTV
5 2 (1.03%) User Experience
5 2 (1.03%) FMCG
5 2 (1.03%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.51%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.51%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.51%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.51%) Informatics
6 1 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (1.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (35.90%) Business Analysis
2 34 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (13.85%) Project Management
5 20 (10.26%) Migration
6 18 (9.23%) E-Commerce
7 15 (7.69%) Scrum
8 14 (7.18%) Use Case
8 14 (7.18%) Product Management
9 13 (6.67%) User Stories
10 12 (6.15%) UML
10 12 (6.15%) Data Modelling
10 12 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (5.64%) Workflow
12 9 (4.62%) ITSM
12 9 (4.62%) Programme Management
12 9 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (4.62%) Wealth Management
12 9 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 7 (3.59%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.03%) COBOL
2 2 (1.03%) VB
3 1 (0.51%) ABAP
3 1 (0.51%) VBA
3 1 (0.51%) C#
3 1 (0.51%) Assembly Language
3 1 (0.51%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.08%) Degree
1 6 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.54%) ISEB
2 3 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) BC Cleared
3 2 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.51%) CIMA
4 1 (0.51%) ACCA
4 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.51%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.51%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.51%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 35 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.64%) Oracle
3 9 (4.62%) CA
3 9 (4.62%) ServiceNow
4 7 (3.59%) SAP
5 6 (3.08%) Avaloq
6 3 (1.54%) Remedy
7 2 (1.03%) Lagan
7 2 (1.03%) Nintex
7 2 (1.03%) IBM
7 2 (1.03%) Cognos
7 2 (1.03%) Baan
8 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Sun
8 1 (0.51%) Intel
8 1 (0.51%) CODA
8 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.51%) Pega
8 1 (0.51%) hybris
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