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 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 48 54 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 326 280 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.51% 3.21% 3.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.79% 4.48% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 181 232
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£400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £29.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £29.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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
6806 6247 7090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.34% 71.52% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3470 3387
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 251 313
Average hourly rate £21.82 £29.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.75% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

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

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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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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
Buckinghamshire +29 79 £370 +9.62% 7
Berkshire +16 69 £425 +28.78% 18
Hampshire -15 45 £431 -9.21% 17
Surrey -17 37 £425 +13.33% 14
Oxfordshire +7 27 £360 +10.76% 7
East Sussex -10 23 £373 -1.97% 4
West Sussex -9 20 £400 +12.67% 3
Kent -1 10 £350 -33.33% 5
Middlesex +8 6 £495 - 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 173 (27.64%) Finance
2 150 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (19.01%) Project Management
4 113 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 84 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
6 66 (10.54%) Scrum
7 64 (10.22%) Telecoms
7 64 (10.22%) User Acceptance Testing
8 60 (9.58%) ISEB
9 57 (9.11%) E-Commerce
10 51 (8.15%) Microsoft
11 50 (7.99%) CRM
12 49 (7.83%) PRINCE2
12 49 (7.83%) Retail
13 48 (7.67%) User Stories
14 45 (7.19%) Use Case
15 42 (6.71%) Banking
16 41 (6.55%) SQL
16 41 (6.55%) Marketing
17 40 (6.39%) Oracle
18 38 (6.07%) UML
19 36 (5.75%) Migration
19 36 (5.75%) Change Management
19 36 (5.75%) Degree
20 35 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
21 34 (5.43%) Waterfall
22 33 (5.27%) MS Excel
23 31 (4.95%) Security Cleared
24 29 (4.63%) Web Development
25 28 (4.47%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.24%) CMS
3 9 (1.44%) Documentum
4 6 (0.96%) SAS
5 5 (0.80%) Lync
6 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.64%) Drupal
7 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.32%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.67%) MS Office
3 22 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 15 (2.40%) MS Project
5 8 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.28%) Oracle EBS R12
1 8 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 8 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
3 4 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (0.64%) SAP CO
3 4 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.64%) Staffware
3 4 (0.64%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.48%) Maximo
5 2 (0.32%) SAP MRS
5 2 (0.32%) Magento
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.32%) HFM
5 2 (0.32%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.32%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.32%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.16%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.28%) Office 365
2 5 (0.80%) SaaS
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.08%) Internet
2 7 (1.12%) Intranet
3 5 (0.80%) VoIP
4 4 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (0.32%) MVNO
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
6 1 (0.16%) 3G
6 1 (0.16%) LTE
6 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (2.08%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.28%) PowerCenter
4 7 (1.12%) QlikView
4 7 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (1.12%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.96%) DB2
6 5 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.48%) MS Access
7 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.32%) Base SAS
8 2 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 11 (1.76%) JIRA
2 9 (1.44%) Eclipse
2 9 (1.44%) Ant
2 9 (1.44%) JUnit
2 9 (1.44%) Subversion
2 9 (1.44%) CruiseControl
3 3 (0.48%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.32%) Toad
4 2 (0.32%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) ERwin
5 1 (0.16%) Lombardi
General
1 173 (27.64%) Finance
2 64 (10.22%) Telecoms
3 49 (7.83%) Retail
4 42 (6.71%) Banking
5 41 (6.55%) Marketing
6 16 (2.56%) Automotive
7 15 (2.40%) Advertising
8 13 (2.08%) Billing
8 13 (2.08%) Spanish Language
8 13 (2.08%) Local Government
9 12 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.76%) Publishing
11 8 (1.28%) French Language
11 8 (1.28%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.28%) Legal
12 5 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.80%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.48%) Electronics
13 3 (0.48%) Back Office
13 3 (0.48%) German Language
Job Titles
1 501 (80.03%) Analyst
2 465 (74.28%) Business Analyst
3 51 (8.15%) Project Manager
4 44 (7.03%) Agile Business Analyst
5 32 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
6 31 (4.95%) Senior Business Analyst
7 20 (3.19%) Architect
7 20 (3.19%) Developer
8 19 (3.04%) Telecoms Business Analyst
9 18 (2.88%) Systems Analyst
10 17 (2.72%) Consultant
11 16 (2.56%) Project Analyst
12 14 (2.24%) Insurance Business Analyst
12 14 (2.24%) Data Analyst
13 13 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
13 13 (2.08%) Financial Business Analyst
13 13 (2.08%) Lead Business Analyst
14 12 (1.92%) Technical Business Analyst
15 11 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
15 11 (1.76%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.76%) J2EE
2 9 (1.44%) .NET
2 9 (1.44%) WDK
3 8 (1.28%) HTML
4 5 (0.80%) Visualforce
5 4 (0.64%) Web Services
6 3 (0.48%) Mason
7 2 (0.32%) Java EE
7 2 (0.32%) Spring
7 2 (0.32%) Middleware
7 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.32%) CSS
8 1 (0.16%) SOAP
8 1 (0.16%) XML
8 1 (0.16%) XHTML
8 1 (0.16%) EDI
8 1 (0.16%) LAMP
8 1 (0.16%) WinForms
8 1 (0.16%) MDX
8 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.83%) Management Information System
3 18 (2.88%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.72%) NHS
5 14 (2.24%) User Experience
6 11 (1.76%) Smart Meter
7 9 (1.44%) Taxonomies
8 7 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.96%) FMCG
9 6 (0.96%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.80%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.64%) Social Media
11 4 (0.64%) EPoS
12 3 (0.48%) PMI
12 3 (0.48%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.48%) DTV
12 3 (0.48%) IBM Mainframe
12 3 (0.48%) Learning Management System
12 3 (0.48%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.48%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.92%) Windows
2 11 (1.76%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.80%) UNIX
4 1 (0.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (19.01%) Project Management
3 113 (18.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (10.54%) Scrum
5 64 (10.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 57 (9.11%) E-Commerce
7 50 (7.99%) CRM
8 49 (7.83%) PRINCE2
9 48 (7.67%) User Stories
10 45 (7.19%) Use Case
11 38 (6.07%) UML
12 36 (5.75%) Migration
12 36 (5.75%) Change Management
13 35 (5.59%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (5.43%) Waterfall
15 29 (4.63%) Web Development
16 28 (4.47%) BDD
17 27 (4.31%) Systems Analysis
18 22 (3.51%) Content Management
18 22 (3.51%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (6.55%) SQL
2 25 (3.99%) Java
3 13 (2.08%) C
4 5 (0.80%) C#
4 5 (0.80%) Apex Code
5 4 (0.64%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.48%) VBA
7 2 (0.32%) ABAP
7 2 (0.32%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (9.58%) ISEB
2 36 (5.75%) Degree
3 31 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 15 (2.40%) CBAP
6 10 (1.60%) IIBA
7 8 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.96%) PMP
10 3 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.32%) APMP
11 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.32%) CCA
11 2 (0.32%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.16%) SAS Certification
12 1 (0.16%) CISSP
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.24%) QA
2 5 (0.80%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.48%) SLA
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Control-M
2 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 51 (8.15%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.39%) Oracle
3 27 (4.31%) SAP
4 18 (2.88%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (2.56%) Business Objects
6 12 (1.92%) IBM
7 9 (1.44%) Teradata
8 8 (1.28%) Remedy
9 5 (0.80%) Informatica
9 5 (0.80%) Capita
10 4 (0.64%) Tableau
10 4 (0.64%) Lagan
10 4 (0.64%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.48%) Siebel
11 3 (0.48%) HP
11 3 (0.48%) Primavera
11 3 (0.48%) ATG
11 3 (0.48%) hybris
12 2 (0.32%) Guidewire
12 2 (0.32%) Demandware
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