The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 113 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 38 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.05% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.46% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £400 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £462 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
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
3393 2828 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.45% 93.64% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1972 1529 1119
Average daily rate £375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £223 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 167 174
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £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 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the North West region.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the North West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the North West region.

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 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 +16 20 £450 -4.25%
Manchester -11 13 £390 -2.50% 1
Lancashire - 3 £400 -
Senior Business Analyst
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Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 55 (75.34%) Finance
2 42 (57.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (47.95%) Banking
4 26 (35.62%) Retail
5 19 (26.03%) Retail Banking
6 18 (24.66%) Business Analysis
7 10 (13.70%) Use Case
8 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (10.96%) ITIL
9 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
10 7 (9.59%) APMP
11 6 (8.22%) Requirements Management
12 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 5 (6.85%) Requirements Engineering
12 5 (6.85%) Line Management
12 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
13 4 (5.48%) ISEB
14 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (4.11%) UML
14 3 (4.11%) Project Management
14 3 (4.11%) Migration
14 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
14 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
14 3 (4.11%) Degree
14 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
14 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
14 3 (4.11%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.37%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.37%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
General
1 55 (75.34%) Finance
2 35 (47.95%) Banking
3 26 (35.62%) Retail
4 19 (26.03%) Retail Banking
5 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.74%) Legal
6 2 (2.74%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.37%) GIS
2 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.37%) Derivative
2 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (57.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (24.66%) Business Analysis
3 10 (13.70%) Use Case
4 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.96%) ITIL
5 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.22%) Requirements Management
7 5 (6.85%) Requirements Engineering
7 5 (6.85%) Line Management
8 4 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (4.11%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.11%) UML
9 3 (4.11%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.11%) Migration
9 3 (4.11%) Change Control
9 3 (4.11%) SDLC
9 3 (4.11%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) APMP
2 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (5.48%) ISEB
4 3 (4.11%) Degree
5 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) CCA
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) FATCA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.37%) SAP