The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 17 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 68 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.79% 8.05% 7.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.28% 8.79% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 24
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£365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £313 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £361 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 671 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.70% 91.54% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 363 185
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 60
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 89 (51.15%) Finance
2 70 (40.23%) Business Analysis
3 49 (28.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (16.09%) Banking
6 26 (14.94%) Retail
7 24 (13.79%) SAP
8 23 (13.22%) PRINCE2
9 21 (12.07%) SharePoint
9 21 (12.07%) Automotive
10 20 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (10.92%) Project Management
12 18 (10.34%) Scrum
12 18 (10.34%) User Stories
13 15 (8.62%) Use Case
13 15 (8.62%) Migration
13 15 (8.62%) CRM
13 15 (8.62%) Oracle
14 14 (8.05%) Data Modelling
14 14 (8.05%) Intranet
14 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
14 14 (8.05%) BDD
14 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (7.47%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (7.47%) Marketing
15 13 (7.47%) ISEB
15 13 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (6.32%) Web Development
17 10 (5.75%) Waterfall
17 10 (5.75%) Programme Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 21 (12.07%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 9 (5.17%) CMS
4 3 (1.72%) IIS
4 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
5 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.45%) MS Office
3 5 (2.87%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (4.60%) SAP FI
2 4 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.15%) SAP CS
3 2 (1.15%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.57%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.72%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.05%) Intranet
2 5 (2.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (2.87%) SAP BW
3 5 (2.87%) MS Access
3 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.30%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.30%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.15%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) Rational Rose
General
1 89 (51.15%) Finance
2 28 (16.09%) Banking
3 26 (14.94%) Retail
4 21 (12.07%) Automotive
5 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
6 13 (7.47%) Marketing
7 10 (5.75%) Manufacturing
8 8 (4.60%) Retail Banking
8 8 (4.60%) Electronics
9 5 (2.87%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.57%) Front Office
10 1 (0.57%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.72%) HTML
1 3 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.57%) CSS
2 1 (0.57%) Web Services
2 1 (0.57%) XSL
2 1 (0.57%) XHTML
2 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.60%) Credit Risk
2 8 (4.60%) DTV
3 5 (2.87%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.72%) User Experience
6 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.57%) EPoS
7 1 (0.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.17%) Windows
2 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (2.87%) UNIX
2 5 (2.87%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (2.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.23%) Business Analysis
2 49 (28.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (13.22%) PRINCE2
5 20 (11.49%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (10.92%) Project Management
7 18 (10.34%) Scrum
7 18 (10.34%) User Stories
8 15 (8.62%) Use Case
8 15 (8.62%) Migration
8 15 (8.62%) CRM
9 14 (8.05%) Data Modelling
9 14 (8.05%) BDD
10 11 (6.32%) Web Development
11 10 (5.75%) Waterfall
11 10 (5.75%) Programme Management
12 9 (5.17%) ITIL
12 9 (5.17%) UML
12 9 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (4.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.30%) SQL
2 3 (1.72%) VB
3 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
3 2 (1.15%) VBA
4 1 (0.57%) JCL
4 1 (0.57%) PL/1
4 1 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.47%) ISEB
2 5 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (2.87%) Degree
3 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) Solvency II
1 4 (2.30%) COREP
1 4 (2.30%) FINREP
2 3 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.57%) Basel II
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.57%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (13.79%) SAP
2 15 (8.62%) Oracle
3 6 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.87%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.72%) Lotus
5 3 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.72%) IBM
5 3 (1.72%) Informatica
5 3 (1.72%) Cognos
6 2 (1.15%) StreamServe
6 2 (1.15%) Citrix
7 1 (0.57%) Remedy
7 1 (0.57%) CA
7 1 (0.57%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.57%) NetSuite
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