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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 24 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 79 64 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.61% 5.79% 4.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 6.22% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 39 31
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£325 £340 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
1324 1029 939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.03% 93.12% 90.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 778 543 501
Average daily rate £338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £493 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 52 69
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 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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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
Stockport - 5 £300 - 1
Wigan +6 4 £363 +6.61% 2
Oldham - 4 £300 -
Salford +1 3 £381 +17.30% 2
Rochdale - 3 £300 -
Altrincham - - - -
Business Analyst
North West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 71 (38.17%) Finance
2 63 (33.87%) Business Analysis
3 34 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (13.44%) Microsoft
7 24 (12.90%) Retail
8 20 (10.75%) Migration
8 20 (10.75%) Project Management
9 17 (9.14%) Banking
9 17 (9.14%) E-Commerce
10 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
11 14 (7.53%) Scrum
11 14 (7.53%) SQL
12 13 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (6.45%) User Stories
13 12 (6.45%) MS Visio
14 11 (5.91%) Oracle
14 11 (5.91%) MS Office
14 11 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (5.91%) Use Case
15 10 (5.38%) Wealth Management
15 10 (5.38%) Marketing
15 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (4.84%) ServiceNow
16 9 (4.84%) CA
16 9 (4.84%) SAP
16 9 (4.84%) Data Modelling
16 9 (4.84%) Workflow
16 9 (4.84%) ITSM

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.54%) CICS
2 1 (0.54%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.54%) CMS
2 1 (0.54%) Drupal
2 1 (0.54%) WordPress
2 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (8.60%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.91%) MS Office
4 2 (1.08%) MS Project
4 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.54%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.15%) Agresso
2 4 (2.15%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.08%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.54%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.54%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.76%) WAN
2 3 (1.61%) Wireless
3 1 (0.54%) LAN
3 1 (0.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.08%) MS Access
2 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.54%) SAP BI
3 1 (0.54%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.54%) Spotfire
3 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Ant
1 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 71 (38.17%) Finance
2 24 (12.90%) Retail
3 17 (9.14%) Banking
4 10 (5.38%) Marketing
5 6 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.69%) Electronics
6 5 (2.69%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.61%) Local Government
7 3 (1.61%) Legal
8 2 (1.08%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Advertising
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.69%) XML
2 4 (2.15%) HTML
2 4 (2.15%) CSS
2 4 (2.15%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.23%) NHS
3 5 (2.69%) DTV
3 5 (2.69%) Reference Data
4 3 (1.61%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.61%) Open Source
5 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.08%) User Experience
5 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.08%) FMCG
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Informatics
6 1 (0.54%) Life Science
6 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.87%) Business Analysis
2 34 (18.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 33 (17.74%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (10.75%) Migration
4 20 (10.75%) Project Management
5 17 (9.14%) E-Commerce
6 14 (7.53%) Scrum
7 13 (6.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (6.45%) User Stories
9 11 (5.91%) Use Case
9 11 (5.91%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.38%) Wealth Management
10 10 (5.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 9 (4.84%) Data Modelling
11 9 (4.84%) ITSM
11 9 (4.84%) Workflow
12 8 (4.30%) UML
12 8 (4.30%) Product Management
12 8 (4.30%) Matrix Management
13 7 (3.76%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.53%) SQL
2 2 (1.08%) VB
3 1 (0.54%) ABAP
3 1 (0.54%) VBA
3 1 (0.54%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.23%) ISEB
2 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.15%) Degree
4 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.54%) ACCA
6 1 (0.54%) CIMA
6 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (0.54%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (13.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.91%) Oracle
3 9 (4.84%) SAP
3 9 (4.84%) CA
3 9 (4.84%) ServiceNow
4 7 (3.76%) Avaloq
5 2 (1.08%) Baan
5 2 (1.08%) Lagan
5 2 (1.08%) Cognos
6 1 (0.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.54%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.54%) CODA
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe
6 1 (0.54%) Intel
6 1 (0.54%) Endeca
6 1 (0.54%) Google
6 1 (0.54%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) Remedy
Salford
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Rate: Up to £35,000 per annum pro rata (dependant on experience)
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £520.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago