The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Somerset 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 18 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 7 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 9.04% 3.57% 12.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.54% 3.74% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 5 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £263 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £213 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £365 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £25.07 £32.33
% change year-on-year
+37.64% -22.45%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 187 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.79% 95.41% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 98 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £423 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.53 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 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 -7 19 £475 +97.91% 2
Yeovil - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 37 (52.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 36 (51.43%) SAP
3 29 (41.43%) PRINCE2
4 25 (35.71%) Business Analysis
5 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
6 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
6 19 (27.14%) Test Strategy
7 17 (24.29%) UML
8 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
9 15 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (21.43%) Project Management
10 13 (18.57%) Use Case
11 12 (17.14%) Asset Management
12 11 (15.71%) GIS
12 11 (15.71%) Finance
12 11 (15.71%) ITIL
13 10 (14.29%) SAP SD
13 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
13 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
13 10 (14.29%) BPMN
14 9 (12.86%) SolarWinds
14 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (12.86%) CMDB
14 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
14 9 (12.86%) Operations Management
14 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (12.86%) Capacity Management
14 9 (12.86%) Web Services
14 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
15 8 (11.43%) Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
3 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) SAP SD
2 3 (4.29%) SAP PM
3 1 (1.43%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.43%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.43%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 3 (4.29%) Advertising
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) GIS
2 9 (12.86%) CMDB
3 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 29 (41.43%) PRINCE2
3 25 (35.71%) Business Analysis
4 19 (27.14%) Test Strategy
5 17 (24.29%) UML
6 15 (21.43%) Project Management
7 13 (18.57%) Use Case
8 12 (17.14%) Asset Management
9 11 (15.71%) ITIL
10 10 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 10 (14.29%) BPMN
11 9 (12.86%) Test Scripting
11 9 (12.86%) Operations Management
11 9 (12.86%) Service Delivery
11 9 (12.86%) Capacity Management
12 8 (11.43%) Migration
12 8 (11.43%) Portfolio Management
13 7 (10.00%) ERP
13 7 (10.00%) Business Transformation
14 6 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) C
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (27.14%) SC Cleared
3 15 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (10.00%) ISEB
5 4 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 36 (51.43%) SAP
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.86%) SolarWinds
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