The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 15 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.81% 5.03% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.08% 7.03% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +65.78%
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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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 128 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 79.14% 71.51% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 43 65
Average daily rate £500 £360 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -18.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £215 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £106.00 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) Automotive
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Demandware
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Packet Switching
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.25%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
2 1 (6.25%) Packet Switching
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 6 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) CRM Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) CRM
2 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
2 2 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Demandware