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 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 36 35 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 157 128 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.33% 4.18% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.68% 5.71% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 86 54
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£400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £489 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £47.39 £53.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +234.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
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
2766 2240 1811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.22% 73.11% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1646 1187 891
Average daily rate £388 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 98 81
Average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +34.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 July 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 +25 61 £413 +4.43% 4
Manchester -15 45 £370 +5.71% 21
Lancashire -8 10 £363 -4.35% 1
Cumbria -10 7 - -
Merseyside -12 7 £450 -18.18% 2
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 110 (38.60%) Finance
2 79 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
3 59 (20.70%) Project Management
4 41 (14.39%) Banking
5 35 (12.28%) PRINCE2
6 34 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (10.18%) Microsoft
9 28 (9.82%) CRM
9 28 (9.82%) Retail
10 26 (9.12%) MS Excel
10 26 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
11 22 (7.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 21 (7.37%) Requirements Management
13 20 (7.02%) ISEB
14 19 (6.67%) Migration
15 18 (6.32%) Risk Management
16 16 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (5.61%) Degree
17 15 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
17 15 (5.26%) Security Cleared
18 14 (4.91%) Use Case
19 13 (4.56%) Retail Banking
19 13 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
19 13 (4.56%) Change Management
19 13 (4.56%) BPR
20 12 (4.21%) SQL
20 12 (4.21%) Data Analysis
20 12 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
21 11 (3.86%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.35%) SAS
2 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.35%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (9.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.81%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.40%) MS Office
5 2 (0.70%) MS Project
6 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.05%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.05%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.05%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.05%) Teamcenter
3 3 (1.05%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.70%) Agresso
5 1 (0.35%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.35%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.35%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.35%) arcHouse
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.35%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.35%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.35%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.35%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.35%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.05%) Intranet
1 3 (1.05%) Skype
2 1 (0.35%) Internet
2 1 (0.35%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) ATM
2 1 (0.35%) SMS
2 1 (0.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.05%) QlikView
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.05%) Big Data
4 2 (0.70%) MS Access
4 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.35%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.35%) DB2
5 1 (0.35%) OLAP
5 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.35%) MSTest
2 1 (0.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.35%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 110 (38.60%) Finance
2 41 (14.39%) Banking
3 28 (9.82%) Retail
4 13 (4.56%) Retail Banking
5 8 (2.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.81%) Advertising
6 7 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.46%) Legal
6 7 (2.46%) Local Government
7 4 (1.40%) Billing
8 3 (1.05%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.70%) Marketing
9 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.70%) Back Office
9 2 (0.70%) Law
10 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 213 (74.74%) Analyst
2 207 (72.63%) Business Analyst
3 28 (9.82%) Project Manager
4 23 (8.07%) Consultant
5 20 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
6 18 (6.32%) Senior Business Analyst
7 14 (4.91%) Financial Business Analyst
7 14 (4.91%) Banking Business Analyst
8 12 (4.21%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 12 (4.21%) Microsoft Consultant
9 11 (3.86%) CRM Consultant
9 11 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 11 (3.86%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
10 10 (3.51%) Change Analyst
10 10 (3.51%) Architect
11 8 (2.81%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (2.81%) Technical Business Analyst
12 7 (2.46%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (2.11%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.46%) .NET
2 6 (2.11%) Web Services
3 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.35%) JSON
4 1 (0.35%) WCF
4 1 (0.35%) WPF
4 1 (0.35%) LINQ
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.35%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.35%) REST
4 1 (0.35%) XML
4 1 (0.35%) EDI
4 1 (0.35%) JMS
4 1 (0.35%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.40%) Statistics
3 4 (1.40%) NHS
4 2 (0.70%) User Experience
4 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.35%) New Media
5 1 (0.35%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.35%) Replication
5 1 (0.35%) Clustering
5 1 (0.35%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.35%) Derivative
5 1 (0.35%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.35%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.35%) Life Science
5 1 (0.35%) CMDB
5 1 (0.35%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.35%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.05%) Windows
2 1 (0.35%) Linux
2 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 59 (20.70%) Project Management
3 35 (12.28%) PRINCE2
4 34 (11.93%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (9.82%) CRM
6 26 (9.12%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (7.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 21 (7.37%) Requirements Management
9 19 (6.67%) Migration
10 18 (6.32%) Risk Management
11 16 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
13 14 (4.91%) Use Case
14 13 (4.56%) BPR
14 13 (4.56%) Change Management
15 12 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (4.21%) Data Analysis
16 11 (3.86%) GAP Analysis
16 11 (3.86%) Waterfall
17 10 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.21%) SQL
2 4 (1.40%) C#
2 4 (1.40%) Java
3 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.70%) VBA
3 2 (0.70%) C
4 1 (0.35%) Python
4 1 (0.35%) PL/1
4 1 (0.35%) JCL
4 1 (0.35%) VB6
4 1 (0.35%) Scala
4 1 (0.35%) VBScript
4 1 (0.35%) VB
4 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.35%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 20 (7.02%) ISEB
2 16 (5.61%) Degree
3 15 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.16%) APMP
5 7 (2.46%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (2.11%) CCA
7 5 (1.75%) IIBA
8 4 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.05%) PMP
9 3 (1.05%) HND
10 2 (0.70%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.70%) CBAP
11 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.35%) MBA
11 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 5 (1.75%) FATCA
3 3 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.35%) GMP
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 29 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (2.81%) Oracle
3 7 (2.46%) SAP
4 5 (1.75%) Citrix
5 4 (1.40%) Curam
6 3 (1.05%) Cognos
6 3 (1.05%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.05%) Temenos
6 3 (1.05%) Cisco
6 3 (1.05%) VMware
7 2 (0.70%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.70%) IBM
7 2 (0.70%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.35%) Siebel
8 1 (0.35%) Northgate
8 1 (0.35%) Civica
8 1 (0.35%) Capita
8 1 (0.35%) Orchard
8 1 (0.35%) Avaloq
8 1 (0.35%) hybris
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