The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 16 13 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 286 258 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.87% 8.57% 6.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.42% 9.17% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 156 105
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£360 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 2
Average hourly rate £47.39 - £49.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.43 - £22.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 - £75.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £31.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3395 2814 2315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.37% 93.43% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1973 1519 1101
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 163 174
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the North West region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the North West region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 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 +13 93 £413 +23.13% 11
Manchester -15 84 £338 +1.88% 25
Lancashire +8 39 £350 +1.81% 7
Cumbria 0 19 £350 -18.03% 4
Merseyside -12 11 £258 -33.54% 4
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 236 (42.99%) Finance
2 212 (38.62%) Business Analysis
3 153 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 105 (19.13%) Banking
5 76 (13.84%) Retail
5 76 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
7 61 (11.11%) Project Management
8 46 (8.38%) Microsoft
9 42 (7.65%) Retail Banking
10 41 (7.47%) PRINCE2
11 38 (6.92%) Use Case
12 35 (6.38%) Security Cleared
13 34 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
14 32 (5.83%) ISEB
14 32 (5.83%) MS Excel
14 32 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
15 30 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
16 29 (5.28%) Migration
17 27 (4.92%) Requirements Management
17 27 (4.92%) SQL
17 27 (4.92%) Telecoms
18 26 (4.74%) SAP
18 26 (4.74%) Validation
18 26 (4.74%) Manufacturing
18 26 (4.74%) Target Operating Model
19 25 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 25 (4.55%) MS Visio
20 24 (4.37%) Data Analysis
21 23 (4.19%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 8 (1.46%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.18%) SAS
2 1 (0.18%) NetWeaver
2 1 (0.18%) Commerce Server
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 25 (4.55%) MS Visio
3 20 (3.64%) MS Office
4 12 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.91%) Agresso
4 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (0.55%) SAP APO
6 2 (0.36%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.36%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.36%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.36%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.18%) SAP SRM
7 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.18%) Aareon QL
7 1 (0.18%) OPENHousing
7 1 (0.18%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) SaaS
1 3 (0.55%) Office 365
1 3 (0.55%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.55%) ATM
1 3 (0.55%) Intranet
2 2 (0.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (0.36%) Skype
3 1 (0.18%) Firewall
3 1 (0.18%) SMS
3 1 (0.18%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (0.91%) QlikView
4 4 (0.73%) MS Access
5 3 (0.55%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.55%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (0.36%) Big Data
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.36%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.18%) DB2
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.18%) Cucumber
General
1 236 (42.99%) Finance
2 105 (19.13%) Banking
3 76 (13.84%) Retail
4 42 (7.65%) Retail Banking
5 27 (4.92%) Telecoms
6 26 (4.74%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.91%) Legal
8 14 (2.55%) Marketing
8 14 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 10 (1.82%) Electronics
10 9 (1.64%) Advertising
11 8 (1.46%) Billing
12 6 (1.09%) Local Government
13 5 (0.91%) Law
14 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.55%) Back Office
15 3 (0.55%) Publishing
16 2 (0.36%) Military
16 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
17 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.64%) Web Services
2 7 (1.28%) Application Packaging
3 3 (0.55%) HTML
4 2 (0.36%) .NET
4 2 (0.36%) XML
4 2 (0.36%) XHTML
5 1 (0.18%) JMS
5 1 (0.18%) JSON
5 1 (0.18%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (2.91%) NHS
3 13 (2.37%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.82%) DTV
5 9 (1.64%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.28%) User Experience
7 4 (0.73%) Informatics
7 4 (0.73%) GIS
7 4 (0.73%) Statistics
8 3 (0.55%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.36%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.36%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Life Science
9 2 (0.36%) CMDB
9 2 (0.36%) EPoS
9 2 (0.36%) CESG
10 1 (0.18%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.18%) Derivative
10 1 (0.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (1.64%) Windows
2 8 (1.46%) Windows 7
3 6 (1.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (38.62%) Business Analysis
2 153 (27.87%) Stakeholder Management
3 76 (13.84%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (11.11%) Project Management
5 41 (7.47%) PRINCE2
6 38 (6.92%) Use Case
7 34 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
8 32 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
9 30 (5.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (5.28%) Migration
11 27 (4.92%) Requirements Management
12 26 (4.74%) Validation
12 26 (4.74%) Target Operating Model
13 25 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 24 (4.37%) Data Analysis
15 23 (4.19%) UML
15 23 (4.19%) CRM
16 22 (4.01%) Change Management
17 21 (3.83%) GAP Analysis
17 21 (3.83%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.92%) SQL
2 3 (0.55%) Java
3 2 (0.36%) JavaScript
3 2 (0.36%) C
3 2 (0.36%) VBA
3 2 (0.36%) PL/1
4 1 (0.18%) JCL
4 1 (0.18%) Scala
4 1 (0.18%) Python
4 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.18%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 32 (5.83%) ISEB
3 23 (4.19%) SC Cleared
4 19 (3.46%) Degree
5 12 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 10 (1.82%) APMP
7 6 (1.09%) CCA
8 5 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.91%) IIBA
9 4 (0.73%) MCTS
9 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.55%) HND
11 2 (0.36%) CISSP
11 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.36%) CISMP
11 2 (0.36%) CBAP
12 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.18%) PMP
12 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.28%) FATCA
2 5 (0.91%) QA
3 4 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (8.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (4.74%) SAP
3 22 (4.01%) Oracle
4 11 (2.00%) Citrix
5 9 (1.64%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.46%) Curam
7 5 (0.91%) hybris
8 4 (0.73%) Cognos
8 4 (0.73%) IBM
9 3 (0.55%) Cisco
9 3 (0.55%) HP
9 3 (0.55%) VMware
9 3 (0.55%) Teradata
9 3 (0.55%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.36%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.36%) Civica
10 2 (0.36%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.18%) Aareon
11 1 (0.18%) Orchard
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