The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 31 18 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +28
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 47 64 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.80% 7.62% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 9.98% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 48 18
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +65.78%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
778 641 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 79.47% 76.31% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 380 308
Average daily rate £390 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 27
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.00 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -48.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.91 £10.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.24%) Project Management
4 16 (19.05%) ISEB
4 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
7 10 (11.90%) SQL
7 10 (11.90%) Data Modelling
7 10 (11.90%) Automotive
7 10 (11.90%) Degree
7 10 (11.90%) Software Delivery
8 9 (10.71%) User Stories
8 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
9 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
9 8 (9.52%) ITIL
9 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
10 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
10 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
11 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
11 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (7.14%) Analytics
11 6 (7.14%) Banking
11 6 (7.14%) Scrum
11 6 (7.14%) Marketing
11 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
11 6 (7.14%) MS Visio

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Intranet
1 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (4.76%) DB2
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.76%) MS Access
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.57%) Base SAS
5 2 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.19%) PowerCenter
6 1 (1.19%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Toad
General
1 34 (40.48%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Automotive
3 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 6 (7.14%) Marketing
4 5 (5.95%) Retail
5 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.38%) Legal
6 2 (2.38%) Electronics
6 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.19%) Local Government
7 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (80.95%) Analyst
2 56 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Financial Business Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 7 (8.33%) Designer
4 5 (5.95%) Project Manager
4 5 (5.95%) Process Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 4 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 3 (3.57%) Project Analyst
6 3 (3.57%) Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Consultant
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (2.38%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (2.38%) Programmer
7 2 (2.38%) SAS Programmer
7 2 (2.38%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (2.38%) SAS Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Java EE
2 2 (2.38%) jQuery
2 2 (2.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.38%) HTML
2 2 (2.38%) CSS
2 2 (2.38%) SAML
3 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.19%) XML
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.57%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Statistics
4 3 (3.57%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.38%) DTV
5 2 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.19%) PMI
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) UNIX
3 1 (1.19%) Windows
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
1 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.24%) Project Management
3 14 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 11 (13.10%) PRINCE2
5 10 (11.90%) Data Modelling
5 10 (11.90%) Software Delivery
6 9 (10.71%) User Stories
7 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (9.52%) ITIL
7 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.14%) Scrum
9 6 (7.14%) Analytics
9 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (5.95%) Performance Improvement
10 5 (5.95%) Requirements Engineering
10 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) COBOL
4 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) ISEB
2 10 (11.90%) Degree
3 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.57%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
1 2 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Oracle
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.76%) SAP
3 4 (4.76%) Remedy
4 2 (2.38%) Twitter
5 1 (1.19%) OpenText
5 1 (1.19%) Northgate
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Informatica