The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 20 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 32 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.95% 6.55% 4.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.41% 7.12% 4.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 14
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£374 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £295 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £25.07 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -22.45%
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
499 309 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.75% 91.96% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 139 233
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Durham +8 14 £253 -19.84% 1
Tyne and Wear -18 11 £393 -4.84% 4
Teesside - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 12 (19.05%) Finance
1 12 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 11 (17.46%) Change Management
3 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.87%) Data Analysis
3 10 (15.87%) Requirements Management
4 9 (14.29%) ISEB
5 8 (12.70%) Validation
6 7 (11.11%) UML
7 6 (9.52%) Use Case
7 6 (9.52%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Banking
8 5 (7.94%) MS Office
8 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
8 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
9 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
9 4 (6.35%) Business Development
9 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
9 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
10 3 (4.76%) Migration
10 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
10 3 (4.76%) Service Management
10 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
10 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (3.17%) Statistical Analysis
11 2 (3.17%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (7.94%) MS Office
2 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.17%) EDRMS
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Enterprise
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
2 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 11 (17.46%) Change Management
3 10 (15.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.87%) Data Analysis
3 10 (15.87%) Requirements Management
4 8 (12.70%) Validation
5 7 (11.11%) UML
6 6 (9.52%) Project Management
6 6 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
6 6 (9.52%) Use Case
7 4 (6.35%) Business Development
8 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Service Management
9 2 (3.17%) ITIL
9 2 (3.17%) Six Sigma
9 2 (3.17%) ERP
9 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Java
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) ISEB
2 5 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) CBAP
5 1 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) HP
2 2 (3.17%) Open Text
2 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) Lagan
3 1 (1.59%) Northgate
3 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.59%) TSYS
3 1 (1.59%) Mercator
3 1 (1.59%) Remedy
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