The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 31 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 20 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.71% 1.85% 5.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.92% 2.44% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 5
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£450 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £379 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £407 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
Business Analysis
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 164 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.57% 75.93% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 122 76
Average daily rate £360 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £264 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.30 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Taunton -5 12 £488 +24.20%
Yeovil - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Business Analysis
South West

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 30 (71.43%) SAP
2 19 (45.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 17 (40.48%) ITIL
3 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
4 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
5 15 (35.71%) PRINCE2
6 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
8 10 (23.81%) SAP SD
9 8 (19.05%) Finance
9 8 (19.05%) BPMN
10 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (16.67%) MS Office
10 7 (16.67%) ABAP
11 5 (11.90%) SQL
11 5 (11.90%) ERP
11 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
11 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
12 4 (9.52%) Migration
12 4 (9.52%) Business Transformation
12 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
13 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
13 3 (7.14%) Time Management
13 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
13 3 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
13 3 (7.14%) Logistics
13 3 (7.14%) ISEB
13 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
13 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
13 3 (7.14%) Windows

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (23.81%) SAP SD
2 2 (4.76%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.76%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.76%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.76%) SAP PM
3 1 (2.38%) Summit
3 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.38%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (73.81%) Analyst
2 26 (61.90%) Business Analyst
3 11 (26.19%) SAP Business Analyst
4 8 (19.05%) SAP Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) ABAP Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Configuration Analyst
5 7 (16.67%) Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Data Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SAP SD Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Change Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Business Change Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Business Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Financial Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Business Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Data Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Data Migration Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Business Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (40.48%) ITIL
2 17 (40.48%) Test Scripting
3 15 (35.71%) PRINCE2
4 8 (19.05%) BPMN
5 5 (11.90%) ERP
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Business Transformation
6 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 3 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (7.14%) Logistics
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 3 (7.14%) Service Management
7 3 (7.14%) Change Management
8 2 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) ABAP
2 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.38%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) SAP
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) hybris