The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NHS Business Analyst
Rank 126 126 138
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Business Analyst 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.073% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.079% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £241 £300
% change year-on-year
+28.49% -19.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2829 2530 2947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.43% 92.47% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1537 1210 1497
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 196 226
Average hourly rate £16.84 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.77% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.10 £41.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
NHS Business Analyst
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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 26 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
3 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (50.00%) Information Management
4 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Market Research
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
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 1 August 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 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%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
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%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft