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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 61 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 101 163 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.89% 3.88% 3.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.56% 4.83% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 89 86
Median daily rate £375 £413 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £551 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.88% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.41 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -2.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.40 £32.65 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.65%
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
2838 3377 2403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 81.16% 80.42% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1795 2043 1333
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 135 108
Median hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 58 £381 +3.04% 20
Cheshire -24 21 £431 +7.81% 6
Lancashire +1 7 £375 -14.77% 1
Cumbria +17 5 £350 +16.66% 3
Merseyside +6 3 £450 +5.88% 2
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 81 (31.89%) Finance
1 81 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.71%) Project Management
3 50 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (18.50%) Use Case
5 38 (14.96%) PRINCE2
6 33 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
7 32 (12.60%) UML
7 32 (12.60%) Data Mining
8 28 (11.02%) Open Source
8 28 (11.02%) Waterfall
9 27 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
10 23 (9.06%) Microsoft
11 22 (8.66%) MS Excel
11 22 (8.66%) Scrum
12 21 (8.27%) Retail
12 21 (8.27%) Data Management
13 20 (7.87%) Banking
13 20 (7.87%) Back Office
13 20 (7.87%) CRM
14 19 (7.48%) ERP
14 19 (7.48%) User Stories
14 19 (7.48%) Business Process Mapping
15 18 (7.09%) Oracle
15 18 (7.09%) JIRA
16 17 (6.69%) SAP
16 17 (6.69%) OOA/OOD
16 17 (6.69%) OO
16 17 (6.69%) Validation
16 17 (6.69%) Agile Project Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.33%) Apache
2 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.39%) CMS
3 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (8.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.18%) SAP CRM
3 2 (0.79%) OpenText MBPM
3 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.79%) SAP hybris
3 2 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.79%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.39%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.30%) IaaS
2 7 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) SaaS
3 3 (1.18%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.79%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Network Security
2 1 (0.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.39%) Firewall
2 1 (0.39%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.39%) LAN
2 1 (0.39%) SAN
2 1 (0.39%) SSH
2 1 (0.39%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.39%) VoIP
2 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.60%) Data Mining
2 8 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.57%) GIS
5 3 (1.18%) Big Data
6 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.39%) DB2
7 1 (0.39%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.39%) MS Access
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.39%) QlikView
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.39%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (7.09%) JIRA
2 5 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.39%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 81 (31.89%) Finance
2 21 (8.27%) Retail
3 20 (7.87%) Back Office
3 20 (7.87%) Banking
4 11 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.76%) Marketing
7 6 (2.36%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.57%) Advertising
8 4 (1.57%) Front Office
8 4 (1.57%) Local Government
9 3 (1.18%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.79%) Electronics
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Billing
11 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.39%) International Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 193 (75.98%) Analyst
2 182 (71.65%) Business Analyst
3 40 (15.75%) Project Manager
4 30 (11.81%) Project Analyst
5 26 (10.24%) Business Manager
6 25 (9.84%) Business Project Manager
7 23 (9.06%) Architect
8 21 (8.27%) Agile Business Analyst
9 18 (7.09%) Digital Analyst
9 18 (7.09%) Digital Business Analyst
10 14 (5.51%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (5.51%) Senior Business Analyst
11 12 (4.72%) Consultant
11 12 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (4.33%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Business IT Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Infrastructure Architect
13 10 (3.94%) IT Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) IT Business Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.33%) Middleware
1 11 (4.33%) Web Services
2 8 (3.15%) .NET
3 2 (0.79%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 13 (5.12%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.36%) New Media
5 4 (1.57%) NHS
5 4 (1.57%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.18%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.18%) User Experience
6 3 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.79%) Life Science
8 1 (0.39%) CESG
8 1 (0.39%) CMDB
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.39%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.30%) Windows
2 14 (5.51%) Linux
3 13 (5.12%) Unix
4 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (30.71%) Project Management
3 50 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (18.50%) Use Case
5 38 (14.96%) PRINCE2
6 32 (12.60%) UML
7 28 (11.02%) Open Source
7 28 (11.02%) Waterfall
8 27 (10.63%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (8.66%) Scrum
10 21 (8.27%) Data Management
11 20 (7.87%) CRM
12 19 (7.48%) Business Process Mapping
12 19 (7.48%) ERP
12 19 (7.48%) User Stories
13 17 (6.69%) Agile Project Management
13 17 (6.69%) OO
13 17 (6.69%) OOA/OOD
13 17 (6.69%) Validation
14 16 (6.30%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.30%) Java
2 13 (5.12%) Bash Shell
2 13 (5.12%) Python
3 9 (3.54%) SQL
4 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.79%) PHP
5 2 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (1.57%) Degree
4 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.36%) AIFMD
1 6 (2.36%) UCITS
2 5 (1.97%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (1.97%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) COSHH
3 1 (0.39%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (4.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.12%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (5.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.09%) Oracle
3 17 (6.69%) SAP
4 13 (5.12%) SaltStack
5 5 (1.97%) Tableau
5 5 (1.97%) Talend
6 4 (1.57%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.18%) Saba
7 3 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.18%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.18%) Vertica
8 2 (0.79%) Cisco
8 2 (0.79%) hybris
8 2 (0.79%) Informatica
9 1 (0.39%) EXASOL
9 1 (0.39%) IBM
9 1 (0.39%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.39%) Teradata
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