The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 13 25 3
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 13 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.42% 6.54% 13.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.70% 6.80% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
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£369 £388 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £368 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.33 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+23.66% -7.40%
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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 Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
134 147 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.10% 96.08% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 57 34
Average daily rate £325 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 6
Average hourly rate £12.40 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.00 £131.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Peterborough region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Peterborough region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 19 (79.17%) Business Analysis
2 18 (75.00%) Finance
3 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (33.33%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) ETL
5 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 5 (20.83%) C
7 3 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL
8 2 (8.33%) ISEB
8 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) ITSM
8 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) QAD
8 2 (8.33%) MFGPRO
8 2 (8.33%) Time Management
8 2 (8.33%) Banking
9 1 (4.17%) Marketing
9 1 (4.17%) Fund Management
9 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (4.17%) Microsoft

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
General
1 18 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Business Analysis
2 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Fund Management
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (8.33%) QAD
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft