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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 42 42 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 139 117 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.79% 3.87% 3.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 5.37% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 79 48
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£400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £493 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £47.39 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.96% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.41 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +38.23%
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
2778 2180 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.69% 72.09% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1153 840
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 110 83
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.92 £13.67 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Manchester -9 45 £350 -9.67% 27
Cheshire +5 41 £419 +4.68% 14
Lancashire -3 16 £375 +2.73% 3
Cumbria -2 8 - - 4
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 22 May 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 94 (39.33%) Finance
2 60 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (20.08%) Project Management
4 33 (13.81%) Banking
5 32 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (12.55%) PRINCE2
7 29 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
9 22 (9.21%) Retail
10 21 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (8.37%) MS Excel
12 17 (7.11%) CRM
12 17 (7.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 16 (6.69%) ISEB
13 16 (6.69%) Degree
13 16 (6.69%) Security Cleared
14 15 (6.28%) Migration
14 15 (6.28%) Change Management
15 14 (5.86%) Requirements Management
16 13 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (5.02%) Risk Management
17 12 (5.02%) Requirements Analysis
17 12 (5.02%) Retail Banking
18 11 (4.60%) Data Analysis
18 11 (4.60%) BPR
19 10 (4.18%) GAP Analysis
19 10 (4.18%) SQL
20 9 (3.77%) Data Migration
20 9 (3.77%) MS Visio
20 9 (3.77%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (2.51%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (8.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.77%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.67%) MS Office
4 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.84%) MS Project
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.26%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.26%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.26%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.84%) Agresso
4 1 (0.42%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.42%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.42%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.42%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.42%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.42%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.42%) arcHouse
4 1 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.42%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.26%) Skype
1 3 (1.26%) Intranet
2 1 (0.42%) SAN
2 1 (0.42%) ATM
2 1 (0.42%) SMS
2 1 (0.42%) Internet
2 1 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (0.84%) QlikView
2 2 (0.84%) Big Data
2 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) MSTest
1 1 (0.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (0.42%) Axure RP
1 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.42%) JIRA
1 1 (0.42%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (39.33%) Finance
2 33 (13.81%) Banking
3 22 (9.21%) Retail
4 12 (5.02%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.77%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.35%) Local Government
7 6 (2.51%) Legal
8 5 (2.09%) Advertising
9 3 (1.26%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.84%) Law
10 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.84%) Back Office
11 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 179 (74.90%) Analyst
2 175 (73.22%) Business Analyst
3 25 (10.46%) Project Manager
4 17 (7.11%) Consultant
5 12 (5.02%) Financial Business Analyst
6 10 (4.18%) Architect
6 10 (4.18%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (4.18%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 9 (3.77%) Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
8 8 (3.35%) Change Analyst
9 7 (2.93%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (2.93%) Technical Business Analyst
9 7 (2.93%) Process Analyst
9 7 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (2.51%) Business Manager
10 6 (2.51%) Payments Business Analyst
11 5 (2.09%) Agile Business Analyst
11 5 (2.09%) Project Analyst
11 5 (2.09%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.93%) Web Services
2 6 (2.51%) .NET
3 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.42%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.42%) LINQ
4 1 (0.42%) WCF
4 1 (0.42%) WPF
4 1 (0.42%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.51%) Open Source
3 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.67%) NHS
4 4 (1.67%) Statistics
4 4 (1.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.42%) Telematics
5 1 (0.42%) New Media
5 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.42%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.42%) CMDB
5 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (20.08%) Project Management
3 30 (12.55%) PRINCE2
4 29 (12.13%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (7.11%) CRM
6 17 (7.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 15 (6.28%) Migration
7 15 (6.28%) Change Management
8 14 (5.86%) Requirements Management
9 13 (5.44%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (5.02%) Risk Management
10 12 (5.02%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (4.60%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.60%) BPR
12 10 (4.18%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (3.77%) Data Migration
14 8 (3.35%) Scrum
14 8 (3.35%) Validation
14 8 (3.35%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.18%) SQL
2 3 (1.26%) Java
3 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.84%) C
3 2 (0.84%) C#
3 2 (0.84%) VBA
4 1 (0.42%) VB6
4 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.42%) VBScript
4 1 (0.42%) VB
4 1 (0.42%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 16 (6.69%) ISEB
1 16 (6.69%) Degree
1 16 (6.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.51%) CCA
2 6 (2.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (1.67%) IIBA
3 4 (1.67%) APMP
4 3 (1.26%) HND
5 2 (0.84%) PMP
5 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.42%) CBAP
6 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.42%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.09%) FATCA
2 4 (1.67%) QA
3 3 (1.26%) SLA
4 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.42%) GMP
Vendors
1 25 (10.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.35%) Oracle
3 5 (2.09%) Avaloq
3 5 (2.09%) SAP
3 5 (2.09%) Citrix
4 4 (1.67%) Curam
5 3 (1.26%) Cognos
5 3 (1.26%) Cisco
5 3 (1.26%) VMware
6 2 (0.84%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.84%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.42%) Aareon
7 1 (0.42%) Kypera
7 1 (0.42%) hybris
7 1 (0.42%) Talend
7 1 (0.42%) Vertica
7 1 (0.42%) Northgate
7 1 (0.42%) Civica
7 1 (0.42%) Capita
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Rate: £352.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Chester
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago