The table below looks at the statistics for IIBA 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 IIBA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)
Rank 135 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing IIBA 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.10% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£439 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £365 £420
% change year-on-year
-6.16% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £46.50 £70.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year
-33.57% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
611 490 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.13% 16.83% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 224 332
Average daily rate £400 £305 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 43
Average hourly rate £22.25 £26.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.42% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.65 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

IIBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IIBA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

IIBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IIBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

IIBA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IIBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

IIBA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IIBA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IIBA 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 IIBA.

1 7 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 6 (85.71%) CBAP
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking

IIBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing IIBA 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 IIBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Data Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CBAP
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared