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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 11 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 14 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.28% 6.13% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.38% 8.33% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £463 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +54.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £30.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+36.58% +50.00%
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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
123 120 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 72.78% 73.62% 64.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 46 51
Average daily rate £550 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £103.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +69.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
3 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 2 (11.11%) SAP
5 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) PLM
5 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Demandware
6 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
6 1 (5.56%) Use Case
6 1 (5.56%) Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (5.56%) Document Management
6 1 (5.56%) Logistics
6 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (5.56%) Automotive
6 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) WAN
1 2 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) Packet Switching
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Automotive
4 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Business Analyst
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) CRM Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 2 (11.11%) PLM
2 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
2 2 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Use Case
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) UML
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Demandware