The first table below looks at the demand for the IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IT Business Analyst
Rank 127 116 133
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs requiring an IT Business Analyst 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.17% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate £360 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.48% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.02 - £37.50
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2915 2248 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.87% 93.36% 91.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1541 1068 1362
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 206 183 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.69 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.47 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
IT Business Analyst
England

IT Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

IT Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IT 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 IT Business Analyst across the North West region.

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

IT Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

IT Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

IT 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 IT Business Analyst across the North West region.

IT Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

IT 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 IT Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
IT Business Analyst
England

IT Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) CISSP
3 3 (23.08%) BS7799
3 3 (23.08%) CISA
3 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Legal
4 2 (15.38%) CESG
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) WorkSite
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited IT 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 IT Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) WorkSite
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
1 4 (30.77%) Advertising
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
1 2 (15.38%) CESG
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (53.85%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) Validation
3 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) Document Management
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CISSP
1 3 (23.08%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) BS7799
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) COBIT