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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 36 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 35 38 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.48% 5.21% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.80% 6.80% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 18
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £413 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
Business Analysis
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
603 559 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 77.21% 76.58% 73.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 309 171
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £34.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 55 (59.14%) Finance
2 27 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (19.35%) Project Management
4 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
5 16 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (17.20%) Banking
6 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.98%) Automotive
7 13 (13.98%) SharePoint
7 13 (13.98%) Oracle
8 12 (12.90%) Scrum
8 12 (12.90%) Retail
9 11 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (10.75%) Intranet
10 10 (10.75%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (9.68%) User Stories
11 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.60%) BDD
12 8 (8.60%) Web Development
12 8 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (8.60%) ISEB
12 8 (8.60%) Informatica
12 8 (8.60%) PowerCenter
13 7 (7.53%) SAP
13 7 (7.53%) Migration
14 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
14 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
14 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
14 6 (6.45%) Business Objects
14 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (13.98%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.15%) SAS
4 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (2.15%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (2.15%) SAP CRM
1 2 (2.15%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.08%) SAP CS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) Intranet
2 2 (2.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.60%) PowerCenter
3 6 (6.45%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (2.15%) Data Mart
6 2 (2.15%) Essbase
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (2.15%) MS Access
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.08%) DB2
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.08%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.08%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Toad
General
1 55 (59.14%) Finance
2 16 (17.20%) Banking
3 13 (13.98%) Automotive
4 12 (12.90%) Retail
5 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.38%) Retail Banking
7 3 (3.23%) Spanish Language
7 3 (3.23%) Marketing
8 2 (2.15%) Electronics
9 1 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (77.42%) Analyst
2 65 (69.89%) Business Analyst
3 13 (13.98%) Financial Business Analyst
4 12 (12.90%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Agile Business Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.38%) SharePoint Business Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Informatica Developer
7 4 (4.30%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Process Manager
8 3 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) MI Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.15%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Change Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) SAP Business Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Process Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Tester
9 2 (2.15%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Java EE
1 1 (1.08%) .NET
1 1 (1.08%) J2EE
1 1 (1.08%) HTML
1 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.15%) DTV
3 2 (2.15%) PMI
3 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) UNIX
2 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (19.35%) Project Management
3 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
4 16 (17.20%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.90%) Scrum
7 9 (9.68%) User Stories
8 8 (8.60%) BDD
8 8 (8.60%) Web Development
8 8 (8.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (7.53%) Migration
10 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.45%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.38%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.38%) OO
12 4 (4.30%) Change Management
12 4 (4.30%) ITIL
12 4 (4.30%) Line Management
13 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.38%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) VBA
3 1 (1.08%) VB
3 1 (1.08%) C
3 1 (1.08%) C#
3 1 (1.08%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.60%) ISEB
2 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.15%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) Degree
3 2 (2.15%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.08%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) COREP
1 4 (4.30%) FINREP
2 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Control-M
2 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Oracle
2 8 (8.60%) Informatica
3 7 (7.53%) SAP
4 6 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 4 (4.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.23%) Cognos
7 2 (2.15%) Endeca
8 1 (1.08%) StreamServe
8 1 (1.08%) Sybase
8 1 (1.08%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.08%) Lotus
8 1 (1.08%) IBM
8 1 (1.08%) HP