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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 13 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.37% 7.51% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 10.16% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.50% +60.64%
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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
154 128 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 75.49% 73.99% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 66
Average daily rate £475 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £205 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £175.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.16% -14.51%

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 3 August 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 27 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (7.14%) Automotive
5 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) Packet Switching
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) Demandware

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
2 1 (7.14%) Packet Switching
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Automotive
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) CRM Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Demandware