The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 24 32 20
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.39% 0.71% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 1.00% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate
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£495 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
Business Analysis
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 201 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 78.09% 71.28% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 115 83
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) PMP
3 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 2 (15.38%) FMCG
5 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
5 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) MS Project
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (7.69%) Aquila
5 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS Project
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Business Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Procurement Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) FMCG
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
1 4 (30.77%) Cyber Security
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) System Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) BPR
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (23.08%) PMP
3 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (7.69%) CISM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Aquila
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft