The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 42 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 167 123 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.81% 3.97% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.83% 5.35% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 85 80
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£406 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £43.43 £46.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% +148.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +65.78%
Business Analysis
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3459 2300 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 78.90% 74.15% 71.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2130 1275 1052
Average daily rate £413 £366 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% +10.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 102 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
Cheshire +12 58 £413 +8.55% 3
Manchester -26 54 £363 +7.40% 28
Lancashire -4 26 £440 +3.52% 4
Merseyside -6 7 £425 +41.07% 1
Cumbria - 3 £300 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 112 (37.58%) Finance
2 100 (33.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (23.49%) Project Management
4 56 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (13.42%) Banking
5 40 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
6 36 (12.08%) PRINCE2
6 36 (12.08%) CRM
7 35 (11.74%) Retail
8 32 (10.74%) Waterfall
9 31 (10.40%) Microsoft
10 27 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
11 24 (8.05%) MS Excel
12 20 (6.71%) Risk Management
13 19 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
13 19 (6.38%) Requirements Management
13 19 (6.38%) Retail Banking
13 19 (6.38%) Use Case
14 18 (6.04%) APMP
14 18 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 17 (5.70%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (5.37%) Migration
16 16 (5.37%) ISEB
16 16 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 16 (5.37%) Security Cleared
17 15 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis
17 15 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
17 15 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (4.70%) Analytics
19 13 (4.36%) Rational DOORS

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (1.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
3 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.01%) MS Office
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.68%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.01%) SAP PS
3 3 (1.01%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.67%) Agresso
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.34%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.34%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.34%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.34%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.34%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.34%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.01%) Intranet
2 2 (0.67%) ATM
3 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.34%) Big Data
5 3 (1.01%) QlikView
5 3 (1.01%) OLAP
6 2 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.67%) MS Access
6 2 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.67%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.67%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 13 (4.36%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.34%) JIRA
General
1 112 (37.58%) Finance
2 40 (13.42%) Banking
3 35 (11.74%) Retail
4 19 (6.38%) Retail Banking
5 17 (5.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.36%) Legal
7 9 (3.02%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.68%) Advertising
9 6 (2.01%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.01%) Billing
9 6 (2.01%) Marketing
10 3 (1.01%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.67%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Back Office
12 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (76.17%) Analyst
2 217 (72.82%) Business Analyst
3 29 (9.73%) Senior Analyst
4 26 (8.72%) Senior Business Analyst
5 21 (7.05%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.71%) Consultant
7 15 (5.03%) Microsoft Consultant
7 15 (5.03%) Banking Business Analyst
8 14 (4.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 14 (4.70%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 14 (4.70%) CRM Consultant
9 10 (3.36%) Financial Business Analyst
9 10 (3.36%) Systems Analyst
9 10 (3.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 8 (2.68%) Business Systems Analyst
10 8 (2.68%) Change Analyst
11 7 (2.35%) Process Analyst
11 7 (2.35%) Agile Business Analyst
12 6 (2.01%) Telecoms Business Analyst
12 6 (2.01%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.03%) Web Services
2 10 (3.36%) .NET
3 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.34%) COM
3 1 (0.34%) XML
3 1 (0.34%) EDI
3 1 (0.34%) JMS
3 1 (0.34%) Middleware
3 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.34%) JSON
3 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (1.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.34%) SCORM
3 4 (1.34%) Learning Management System
4 3 (1.01%) Visualisation
4 3 (1.01%) IVR
4 3 (1.01%) NHS
4 3 (1.01%) Statistics
5 2 (0.67%) Replication
5 2 (0.67%) Clustering
5 2 (0.67%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.67%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.34%) User Experience
6 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.34%) Social Media
6 1 (0.34%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.34%) New Media
6 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.34%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.34%) Windows
1 1 (0.34%) Linux
1 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (33.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 70 (23.49%) Project Management
3 56 (18.79%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (12.08%) PRINCE2
4 36 (12.08%) CRM
5 32 (10.74%) Waterfall
6 27 (9.06%) Continuous Improvement
7 20 (6.71%) Risk Management
8 19 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
8 19 (6.38%) Requirements Management
8 19 (6.38%) Use Case
9 18 (6.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 16 (5.37%) Migration
11 15 (5.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (4.70%) Analytics
13 13 (4.36%) OO
13 13 (4.36%) TOGAF
14 12 (4.03%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.03%) SQL
2 5 (1.68%) C#
3 4 (1.34%) Java
4 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.34%) COBOL
6 1 (0.34%) PHP
6 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.34%) VBScript
6 1 (0.34%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) VBA
6 1 (0.34%) Python
6 1 (0.34%) JCL
6 1 (0.34%) VB6
6 1 (0.34%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (6.04%) APMP
2 16 (5.37%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 16 (5.37%) ISEB
3 11 (3.69%) Degree
4 7 (2.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.01%) CCA
6 5 (1.68%) IIBA
7 3 (1.01%) CBAP
7 3 (1.01%) MCTS
7 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.67%) PMP
8 2 (0.67%) HND
8 2 (0.67%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.34%) MBA
9 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.35%) QA
2 5 (1.68%) FATCA
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) GMP
System Software
1 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 31 (10.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.01%) SAP
3 5 (1.68%) Oracle
3 5 (1.68%) Temenos
4 4 (1.34%) Saba
5 3 (1.01%) Tableau
5 3 (1.01%) Cognos
6 2 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.67%) IBM
6 2 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.67%) hybris
6 2 (0.67%) TSYS
6 2 (0.67%) Talend
7 1 (0.34%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.34%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.34%) EXASOL
7 1 (0.34%) Aareon
7 1 (0.34%) Kypera
7 1 (0.34%) Vertica
7 1 (0.34%) Teradata
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