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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 27 12 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 46 89 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.58% 9.81% 3.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.79% 10.70% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 78 13
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£383 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £278 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £368
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 £38.22 £30.91 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+23.62% -0.28%
Business Analyst
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
795 832 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 96.48% 91.73% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 498 292
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 56
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 47 (47.47%) Business Analysis
2 35 (35.35%) Finance
3 23 (23.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (22.22%) Automotive
5 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (14.14%) Retail
7 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (12.12%) SAP
9 11 (11.11%) ISEB
9 11 (11.11%) Banking
10 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
11 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.09%) Business Objects
11 9 (9.09%) Migration
11 9 (9.09%) Marketing
11 9 (9.09%) Degree
11 9 (9.09%) User Stories
11 9 (9.09%) Software Delivery
12 8 (8.08%) Systems Analysis
12 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
12 8 (8.08%) Project Management
13 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
14 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (5.05%) DTV
15 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
15 5 (5.05%) GAP Analysis
15 5 (5.05%) Electronics
15 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
15 5 (5.05%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Intranet
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (4.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.02%) OLAP
4 2 (2.02%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.02%) SAP BI
4 2 (2.02%) Xcelsius
4 2 (2.02%) SAP HANA
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.01%) PowerCenter
5 1 (1.01%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 35 (35.35%) Finance
2 22 (22.22%) Automotive
3 14 (14.14%) Retail
4 11 (11.11%) Banking
5 9 (9.09%) Marketing
6 5 (5.05%) Electronics
6 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.02%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Advertising
8 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) HTML
1 1 (1.01%) Web Services
1 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) DTV
3 4 (4.04%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.03%) User Experience
5 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.02%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.01%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) UNIX
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) Business Analysis
2 23 (23.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
5 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.09%) Migration
5 9 (9.09%) User Stories
5 9 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 8 (8.08%) Programme Management
6 8 (8.08%) Systems Analysis
6 8 (8.08%) Project Management
7 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
7 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (5.05%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (4.04%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.04%) OO
9 4 (4.04%) Web Development
9 4 (4.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) Java
1 4 (4.04%) SQL
2 3 (3.03%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.02%) VBA
4 1 (1.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.11%) ISEB
2 9 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) SAP
2 9 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.05%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.01%) Citrix
5 1 (1.01%) OpenText
5 1 (1.01%) Northgate
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