The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 40 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 30 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.32% 5.38% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.67% 5.97% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 12
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£425 £364 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.83% +11.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £398 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.63 £15.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -34.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.40 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+24.06% -3.23%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
642 318 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.37% 90.08% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 142 187
Average daily rate £350 £325 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 32
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £13.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +19.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.54 £12.20 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.09 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the North East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 18 £430 +7.50% 3
Durham -4 11 £355 -0.69% 1
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
2 15 (23.81%) ISEB
3 9 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 9 (14.29%) Finance
4 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.94%) Project Management
5 5 (7.94%) UML
6 4 (6.35%) MS Office
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.76%) Use Case
7 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.76%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (3.17%) CRM
8 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.17%) ERP
8 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
8 2 (3.17%) SAP
8 2 (3.17%) SQL
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.17%) HP
8 2 (3.17%) Retail
8 2 (3.17%) Validation
8 2 (3.17%) Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
1 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.59%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Enterprise
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Arabic Language
3 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Billing
3 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
2 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.59%) User Experience
2 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Business Analysis
2 9 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
4 5 (7.94%) UML
5 4 (6.35%) Change Management
6 3 (4.76%) Use Case
6 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Requirements Management
6 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.17%) CRM
7 2 (3.17%) ERP
7 2 (3.17%) Validation
7 2 (3.17%) Migration
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management
7 2 (3.17%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.17%) Business Development
7 2 (3.17%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) SQL
2 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (23.81%) ISEB
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) CBAP
4 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.59%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
1 1 (1.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) SAP
2 2 (3.17%) HP
3 1 (1.59%) TSYS
3 1 (1.59%) Lagan
3 1 (1.59%) Northgate
3 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.59%) Open Text
3 1 (1.59%) Mercator
3 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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