The table below looks at the statistics for the NHS 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 NHS Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NHS Business Analyst
Rank 133 129 141
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Business Analyst 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.095% 0.034% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.037% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£308 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.77% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £263 £280
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2890 2673 3098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.43% 91.79% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1654 1326 1556
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 202 212
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

NHS Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

NHS Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

NHS 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 NHS Business Analyst across the North West region.

NHS Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

NHS Business Analyst
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

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

1 10 (100.00%) NHS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Information Management
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Market Research
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) UML
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
7 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture

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

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

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) NHS
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Information Management
2 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Market Research
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Web Accessibility
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft