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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 20 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.82% 1.57% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 2.07% 7.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
Business Analysis
South East

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
141 145 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.66% 75.92% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 83 62
Average daily rate £425 £460 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +6.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £600 £605
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £19.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +113.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) FMCG
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
4 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Front Office
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com