The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 58 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 292 254 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.95% 2.98% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 4.20% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 158 149
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£395 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £22.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £32.50 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.96%
Business Analysis
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7228 6045 5842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.94% 70.98% 69.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4094 3238 2910
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 236 356
Average hourly rate £21.58 £22.41 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £44.78 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxfordshire +16 59 £450 +28.57% 9
Berkshire -1 59 £394 -3.37% 21
Buckinghamshire -3 57 £360 +10.76% 8
Surrey -15 38 £408 -14.21% 17
Hampshire -25 35 £375 -16.66% 11
West Sussex -5 25 £425 +19.71% 1
Kent -7 6 £413 -2.94% 2
East Sussex -13 4 £463 +8.82%
Middlesex +1 3 £450 +16.12% 2
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Home Counties - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 194 (31.29%) Finance
2 138 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 123 (19.84%) Project Management
5 81 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
6 74 (11.94%) ISEB
7 70 (11.29%) Retail
8 66 (10.65%) E-Commerce
9 63 (10.16%) Scrum
10 59 (9.52%) Telecoms
11 58 (9.35%) PRINCE2
12 49 (7.90%) Use Case
12 49 (7.90%) User Stories
13 48 (7.74%) Microsoft
14 47 (7.58%) Migration
14 47 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
15 46 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
16 45 (7.26%) Data Modelling
16 45 (7.26%) Change Management
17 44 (7.10%) MS Excel
17 44 (7.10%) SQL
18 43 (6.94%) Banking
19 39 (6.29%) CRM
19 39 (6.29%) Degree
20 38 (6.13%) Waterfall
21 36 (5.81%) Oracle
22 34 (5.48%) MS Visio
23 33 (5.32%) ITIL
24 31 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
24 31 (5.00%) BDD

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.61%) CMS
3 9 (1.45%) Documentum
3 9 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (0.97%) Lync
5 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.65%) SAS
6 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) IIS
8 1 (0.16%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
Applications
1 44 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.48%) MS Visio
3 30 (4.84%) MS Office
4 18 (2.90%) MS Project
5 10 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.13%) Agresso
2 7 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.65%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.48%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.32%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.32%) Magento
6 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.32%) Maximo
7 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 1 (0.16%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.16%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.16%) Tridion
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.29%) Office 365
1 8 (1.29%) SaaS
2 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.65%) Force.com
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
4 1 (0.16%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.26%) Intranet
2 9 (1.45%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (1.29%) Internet
4 5 (0.81%) VoIP
5 4 (0.65%) WAN
6 2 (0.32%) MVNO
6 2 (0.32%) LAN
7 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (2.58%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.10%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.13%) PowerCenter
4 7 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.97%) QlikView
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.65%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.65%) Essbase
7 4 (0.65%) MS Access
8 3 (0.48%) DB2
8 3 (0.48%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (2.10%) JIRA
2 9 (1.45%) Ant
2 9 (1.45%) JUnit
2 9 (1.45%) Eclipse
2 9 (1.45%) Subversion
2 9 (1.45%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.48%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.32%) Toad
5 1 (0.16%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.16%) ERwin
5 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.16%) Lombardi
General
1 194 (31.29%) Finance
2 70 (11.29%) Retail
3 59 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 43 (6.94%) Banking
5 29 (4.68%) Marketing
6 27 (4.35%) Automotive
7 22 (3.55%) Publishing
8 14 (2.26%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.77%) Legal
10 10 (1.61%) Billing
11 9 (1.45%) Advertising
11 9 (1.45%) Retail Banking
12 8 (1.29%) Local Government
13 6 (0.97%) French Language
13 6 (0.97%) German Language
13 6 (0.97%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.81%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.65%) Back Office
15 4 (0.65%) Electronics
15 4 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 490 (79.03%) Analyst
2 457 (73.71%) Business Analyst
3 51 (8.23%) Agile Business Analyst
4 40 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 40 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 38 (6.13%) Senior Business Analyst
6 29 (4.68%) Developer
7 26 (4.19%) Financial Business Analyst
8 22 (3.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 21 (3.39%) Architect
10 18 (2.90%) Business Manager
10 18 (2.90%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 18 (2.90%) Technical Analyst
11 17 (2.74%) Lead Business Analyst
11 17 (2.74%) Telecoms Business Analyst
11 17 (2.74%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
12 16 (2.58%) IT Business Analyst
12 16 (2.58%) Consultant
13 15 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
14 12 (1.94%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.61%) .NET
2 9 (1.45%) WDK
3 8 (1.29%) Visualforce
4 6 (0.97%) Web Services
5 5 (0.81%) Mason
6 4 (0.65%) J2EE
6 4 (0.65%) XML
7 3 (0.48%) MDX
8 2 (0.32%) Java EE
8 2 (0.32%) WinForms
8 2 (0.32%) HTML
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.16%) CSS
9 1 (0.16%) Middleware
9 1 (0.16%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.68%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.45%) Data Integration
4 9 (1.45%) Taxonomies
4 9 (1.45%) User Experience
5 6 (0.97%) Computer Science
5 6 (0.97%) Credit Risk
5 6 (0.97%) NHS
5 6 (0.97%) PMI
6 4 (0.65%) Life Science
6 4 (0.65%) Mathematics
6 4 (0.65%) DTV
7 3 (0.48%) EPoS
7 3 (0.48%) Kindle
7 3 (0.48%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.48%) Learning Management System
7 3 (0.48%) FMCG
7 3 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (2.26%) Windows
2 10 (1.61%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.48%) UNIX
4 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (21.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 123 (19.84%) Project Management
4 66 (10.65%) E-Commerce
5 63 (10.16%) Scrum
6 58 (9.35%) PRINCE2
7 49 (7.90%) Use Case
7 49 (7.90%) User Stories
8 47 (7.58%) Migration
8 47 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
9 46 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
10 45 (7.26%) Data Modelling
10 45 (7.26%) Change Management
11 39 (6.29%) CRM
12 38 (6.13%) Waterfall
13 33 (5.32%) ITIL
14 31 (5.00%) BDD
14 31 (5.00%) Web Development
15 30 (4.84%) UML
16 26 (4.19%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 44 (7.10%) SQL
2 17 (2.74%) Java
3 9 (1.45%) C
4 8 (1.29%) Apex Code
5 7 (1.13%) VBA
6 6 (0.97%) C#
7 5 (0.81%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.32%) ABAP
8 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.32%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (11.94%) ISEB
2 39 (6.29%) Degree
3 29 (4.68%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.42%) CBAP
6 8 (1.29%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (1.13%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.97%) IIBA
9 5 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.48%) PMP
11 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.16%) CCIE
12 1 (0.16%) CCNP
12 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CCA
12 1 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.10%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) COREP
2 4 (0.65%) FINREP
2 4 (0.65%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.48%) SLA
3 3 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.16%) Control-M
1 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (7.74%) Microsoft
2 36 (5.81%) Oracle
3 27 (4.35%) SAP
4 13 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (2.10%) Business Objects
5 11 (1.77%) IBM
6 7 (1.13%) Cognos
6 7 (1.13%) Teradata
7 6 (0.97%) Informatica
8 4 (0.65%) Lagan
8 4 (0.65%) Capita
8 4 (0.65%) hybris
9 3 (0.48%) Remedy
9 3 (0.48%) ATG
10 2 (0.32%) Endeca
10 2 (0.32%) Infor
10 2 (0.32%) Demandware
10 2 (0.32%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.32%) HP
10 2 (0.32%) Charles River
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Volt
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Kent
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey, South East, United Kingdom
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Kingswood, Surrey, South East, United Kingdom
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Basingstoke
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Kent (Oakhill House, Hildenborough) + travel
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago