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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 27 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.82% 0.80% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.19% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£483 - £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 £19.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -32.45%
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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
190 168 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.55% 67.47% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 84 91
Average daily rate £415 £440 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 27 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) PMP
3 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Aquila
5 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) BPR
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Business Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) BPR
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) PMP
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) CISM
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Aquila
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com