The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 19 3 17
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 34 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.44% 15.18% 5.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 16.35% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 25 9
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£213 £440 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.70% +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £368 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £572 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £30.41 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+19.19% -2.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
154 208 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 93.90% 92.86% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 127 118
Average daily rate £350 £396 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.61% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £549
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.29% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.75 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) BPR
4 2 (14.29%) PMP
4 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) SLA
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) BPR
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BPMN
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
5 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.14%) SAP