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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 48 49 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 350 305 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 3.64% 3.53% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 4.95% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 194 223
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£400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £22.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+45.55% -44.78%
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
7021 6163 6818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.05% 71.29% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3450 3296
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 244 333
Average hourly rate £20.67 £32.50 £22.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.40% +41.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +21 75 £375 +15.38% 11
Berkshire +18 70 £425 +6.25% 21
Hampshire -11 55 £400 -15.78% 8
Oxfordshire +18 50 £375 +7.14% 8
Surrey -23 39 £425 +13.33% 14
West Sussex -10 21 £400 +12.67% 5
East Sussex -16 18 £400 +5.26% 1
Kent -3 8 £350 -22.22% 4
Middlesex +5 5 £500 - 1
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 181 (28.15%) Finance
2 151 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (20.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 128 (19.91%) Project Management
5 80 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
6 65 (10.11%) Scrum
7 64 (9.95%) Telecoms
8 61 (9.49%) ISEB
9 57 (8.86%) E-Commerce
10 55 (8.55%) PRINCE2
11 54 (8.40%) Retail
11 54 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 54 (8.40%) User Stories
12 49 (7.62%) Microsoft
13 48 (7.47%) SQL
14 47 (7.31%) Migration
15 45 (7.00%) CRM
15 45 (7.00%) Use Case
16 43 (6.69%) Banking
17 42 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (6.53%) Change Management
18 39 (6.07%) MS Excel
19 38 (5.91%) Marketing
19 38 (5.91%) Degree
20 35 (5.44%) Waterfall
21 34 (5.29%) Oracle
22 32 (4.98%) MS Office
23 31 (4.82%) SAP
23 31 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
23 31 (4.82%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.49%) CMS
3 9 (1.40%) Documentum
4 6 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.78%) Lync
5 5 (0.78%) SAS
6 4 (0.62%) Drupal
7 3 (0.47%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.31%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.16%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
9 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (6.07%) MS Excel
2 32 (4.98%) MS Office
3 23 (3.58%) MS Visio
4 17 (2.64%) MS Project
5 7 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Agresso
1 8 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.93%) SAP FI
2 6 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.62%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (0.62%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.47%) Maximo
4 3 (0.47%) Staffware
5 2 (0.31%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.31%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.31%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.31%) SAP MRS
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.24%) Office 365
2 5 (0.78%) SaaS
3 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) Force.com
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.87%) Intranet
1 12 (1.87%) Internet
2 8 (1.24%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (0.78%) VoIP
4 2 (0.31%) WAN
4 2 (0.31%) MVNO
5 1 (0.16%) 3G
5 1 (0.16%) LTE
5 1 (0.16%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (4.82%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (2.33%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.40%) Oracle BI EE
4 8 (1.24%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (0.93%) DB2
5 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (0.93%) PowerCenter
5 6 (0.93%) QlikView
5 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.47%) MS Access
8 3 (0.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.31%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.31%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.31%) Essbase
9 2 (0.31%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (1.71%) JIRA
2 9 (1.40%) Ant
2 9 (1.40%) JUnit
2 9 (1.40%) Eclipse
2 9 (1.40%) CruiseControl
2 9 (1.40%) Subversion
3 3 (0.47%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.31%) Toad
4 2 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.16%) RequisitePro
5 1 (0.16%) ERwin
5 1 (0.16%) Lombardi
General
1 181 (28.15%) Finance
2 64 (9.95%) Telecoms
3 54 (8.40%) Retail
4 43 (6.69%) Banking
5 38 (5.91%) Marketing
6 23 (3.58%) Publishing
7 21 (3.27%) Automotive
8 12 (1.87%) Local Government
8 12 (1.87%) Billing
9 9 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.40%) Advertising
10 8 (1.24%) Legal
10 8 (1.24%) Spanish Language
11 7 (1.09%) French Language
11 7 (1.09%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Back Office
13 3 (0.47%) Electronics
13 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 507 (78.85%) Analyst
2 471 (73.25%) Business Analyst
3 51 (7.93%) Agile Business Analyst
4 45 (7.00%) Project Manager
5 36 (5.60%) Senior Analyst
6 35 (5.44%) Senior Business Analyst
7 26 (4.04%) Developer
8 24 (3.73%) Architect
9 19 (2.95%) Systems Analyst
9 19 (2.95%) Consultant
9 19 (2.95%) Financial Business Analyst
10 18 (2.80%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 18 (2.80%) Technical Analyst
11 17 (2.64%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 16 (2.49%) Telecoms Business Analyst
12 16 (2.49%) Technical Business Analyst
13 15 (2.33%) Data Analyst
14 13 (2.02%) Lead Business Analyst
15 12 (1.87%) IT Business Analyst
15 12 (1.87%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.56%) .NET
2 9 (1.40%) J2EE
2 9 (1.40%) WDK
3 6 (0.93%) HTML
3 6 (0.93%) Visualforce
4 5 (0.78%) Web Services
5 4 (0.62%) Mason
6 3 (0.47%) XML
6 3 (0.47%) CSS
6 3 (0.47%) MDX
7 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.31%) Java EE
7 2 (0.31%) Middleware
7 2 (0.31%) WinForms
8 1 (0.16%) Spring
8 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.16%) LAMP
8 1 (0.16%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.16%) SOAP
8 1 (0.16%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 21 (3.27%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.18%) NHS
5 10 (1.56%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.40%) Taxonomies
6 9 (1.40%) User Experience
7 7 (1.09%) Credit Risk
7 7 (1.09%) Smart Meter
7 7 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.78%) FMCG
8 5 (0.78%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.62%) EPoS
10 3 (0.47%) PMI
10 3 (0.47%) DTV
10 3 (0.47%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (0.47%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.47%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.02%) Windows
2 10 (1.56%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.62%) UNIX
4 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.16%) Linux
4 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (20.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 128 (19.91%) Project Management
4 65 (10.11%) Scrum
5 57 (8.86%) E-Commerce
6 55 (8.55%) PRINCE2
7 54 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 54 (8.40%) User Stories
8 47 (7.31%) Migration
9 45 (7.00%) CRM
9 45 (7.00%) Use Case
10 42 (6.53%) Business Intelligence
10 42 (6.53%) Change Management
11 35 (5.44%) Waterfall
12 31 (4.82%) BDD
13 30 (4.67%) Web Development
13 30 (4.67%) UML
14 29 (4.51%) ITIL
14 29 (4.51%) Data Modelling
15 25 (3.89%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (7.47%) SQL
2 22 (3.42%) Java
3 13 (2.02%) C
4 7 (1.09%) VBA
5 6 (0.93%) Apex Code
5 6 (0.93%) C#
5 6 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.31%) PHP
7 2 (0.31%) ABAP
7 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (9.49%) ISEB
2 38 (5.91%) Degree
3 31 (4.82%) Security Cleared
4 23 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.64%) CBAP
6 8 (1.24%) IIBA
7 7 (1.09%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (0.78%) PMP
9 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.31%) Postgraduate
10 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.31%) CCA
10 2 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.16%) CISSP
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.16%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.02%) QA
2 5 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.62%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) COREP
5 2 (0.31%) FINREP
5 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (0.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.16%) Control-M
2 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (7.62%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.29%) Oracle
3 31 (4.82%) SAP
4 15 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (2.18%) Business Objects
6 13 (2.02%) IBM
7 9 (1.40%) Teradata
8 5 (0.78%) Capita
8 5 (0.78%) Informatica
9 4 (0.62%) Cognos
9 4 (0.62%) Lagan
9 4 (0.62%) Remedy
10 3 (0.47%) Primavera
10 3 (0.47%) Siebel
10 3 (0.47%) Hyperion
10 3 (0.47%) HP
11 2 (0.31%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (0.31%) Charles River
11 2 (0.31%) Endeca
11 2 (0.31%) Tableau
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