The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 35 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.12% 4.31% 8.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.80% 4.57% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £236 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £404 £400
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 £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
Business Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
324 219 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.64% 94.40% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 135 92
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £218 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £10.58 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.59 £22.93 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 14 £488 +18.90% 2
Bath -1 3 £350 +33.33% 1
Yeovil - - - -
Business Analyst
South West

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (54.05%) SAP
2 36 (48.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 26 (35.14%) Business Analysis
4 25 (33.78%) PRINCE2
5 20 (27.03%) Security Cleared
6 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
7 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
8 15 (20.27%) BPMN
8 15 (20.27%) Test Strategy
9 14 (18.92%) MS Visio
10 13 (17.57%) Finance
10 13 (17.57%) UML
11 12 (16.22%) Asset Management
12 11 (14.86%) ITIL
12 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 11 (14.86%) Project Management
12 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
13 10 (13.51%) Use Case
13 10 (13.51%) SAP SD
13 10 (13.51%) Migration
13 10 (13.51%) GIS
14 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
14 9 (12.16%) Web Services
14 9 (12.16%) SolarWinds
14 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (12.16%) CMDB
14 9 (12.16%) Operations Management
14 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 9 (12.16%) Capacity Management
15 8 (10.81%) Data Migration

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.41%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (13.51%) SAP SD
2 4 (5.41%) SAP PM
3 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (2.70%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.70%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.70%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
4 3 (4.05%) Advertising
5 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) Electronics
5 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) GIS
2 9 (12.16%) CMDB
3 2 (2.70%) NHS
3 2 (2.70%) DTV
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 26 (35.14%) Business Analysis
3 25 (33.78%) PRINCE2
4 15 (20.27%) BPMN
4 15 (20.27%) Test Strategy
5 13 (17.57%) UML
6 12 (16.22%) Asset Management
7 11 (14.86%) ITIL
7 11 (14.86%) Project Management
7 11 (14.86%) Test Scripting
8 10 (13.51%) Use Case
8 10 (13.51%) Migration
9 9 (12.16%) Service Delivery
9 9 (12.16%) Operations Management
9 9 (12.16%) Capacity Management
10 8 (10.81%) Data Migration
10 8 (10.81%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (10.81%) Business Transformation
11 7 (9.46%) Business Process Mapping
11 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.41%) SQL
2 3 (4.05%) C
3 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 7 (9.46%) ISEB
5 4 (5.41%) Degree
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 40 (54.05%) SAP
2 17 (22.97%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.16%) SolarWinds
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