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 29 June 2015 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 61 51 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 278 308 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.95% 3.37% 2.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.58% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 206 139
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£400 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.22 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+45.80% +47.92%
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
7253 6731 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.00% 73.60% 71.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3719 3084
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 257 270
Average hourly rate £22.83 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.75% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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
Hampshire +18 56 £400 -4.47% 5
Berkshire -8 55 £400 +14.28% 13
Buckinghamshire -10 44 £375 +7.14% 6
Oxfordshire -13 41 £360 +5.88% 5
Surrey -18 28 £400 - 17
East Sussex -8 14 £450 +35.33% 1
West Sussex -18 13 £400 +1.58% 4
Middlesex -2 4 £310 -29.54% 1
Kent -7 3 - - 8
Sussex -1 2 - -
Thames Valley -2 1 £480 -
Home Counties -2 1 £425 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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.

1 155 (26.86%) Finance
2 137 (23.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 127 (22.01%) Project Management
4 122 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (12.82%) Telecoms
6 71 (12.31%) SQL
7 67 (11.61%) Data Modelling
7 67 (11.61%) ISEB
8 60 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
9 59 (10.23%) Data Analysis
10 54 (9.36%) MS Excel
11 51 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (8.84%) Migration
12 50 (8.67%) Microsoft
13 49 (8.49%) Degree
14 48 (8.32%) Waterfall
14 48 (8.32%) Oracle
15 46 (7.97%) Use Case
16 45 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
17 42 (7.28%) E-Commerce
18 40 (6.93%) Scrum
19 39 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
20 37 (6.41%) User Stories
21 36 (6.24%) Banking
22 35 (6.07%) ETL
22 35 (6.07%) CRM
23 33 (5.72%) PL/SQL
23 33 (5.72%) Retail
24 32 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
25 30 (5.20%) PRINCE2

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 17 (2.95%) CMS
2 13 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.08%) SAS
4 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (0.52%) Moodle
5 3 (0.52%) Confluence
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.35%) Smallworld
6 2 (0.35%) Drupal
6 2 (0.35%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.17%) Lync
7 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 54 (9.36%) MS Excel
2 28 (4.85%) MS Visio
3 21 (3.64%) MS Office
4 14 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (2.25%) MS Project
6 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.52%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.17%) HFM
3 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.17%) Unica
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.17%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) Optimost
3 1 (0.17%) Sage ERP X3
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.56%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) PaaS
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.91%) Internet
2 8 (1.39%) Intranet
2 8 (1.39%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (1.04%) WAN
4 5 (0.87%) VoIP
5 4 (0.69%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.52%) Firewall
7 2 (0.35%) LDAP
7 2 (0.35%) ATM
7 2 (0.35%) LAN
7 2 (0.35%) 4G
7 2 (0.35%) LTE
7 2 (0.35%) Telepresence
8 1 (0.17%) MVNO
8 1 (0.17%) OpenFlow
8 1 (0.17%) Diameter Protocol
8 1 (0.17%) SDH
8 1 (0.17%) Broadband
8 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (7.80%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.64%) Oracle Database
3 18 (3.12%) Oracle BI EE
4 16 (2.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (2.43%) Oracle9i Database
6 13 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (1.73%) Data Mining
8 9 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.04%) QlikView
10 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.87%) Big Data
11 5 (0.87%) DB2
11 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.69%) PowerCenter
12 4 (0.69%) Base SAS
13 3 (0.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (2.43%) Oracle Forms
2 11 (1.91%) JIRA
3 8 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.87%) Axure RP
5 3 (0.52%) ERwin
6 2 (0.35%) MorphX
General
1 155 (26.86%) Finance
2 74 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 36 (6.24%) Banking
4 33 (5.72%) Retail
5 17 (2.95%) Marketing
5 17 (2.95%) Publishing
6 13 (2.25%) Billing
7 11 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.73%) Automotive
9 9 (1.56%) Legal
10 6 (1.04%) Advertising
11 5 (0.87%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.87%) Back Office
12 3 (0.52%) Games
12 3 (0.52%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.35%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.35%) Local Government
13 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 448 (77.64%) Analyst
2 382 (66.20%) Business Analyst
3 55 (9.53%) Data Analyst
4 35 (6.07%) Developer
5 29 (5.03%) Project Manager
5 29 (5.03%) Agile Business Analyst
6 23 (3.99%) Consultant
7 19 (3.29%) Oracle Developer
7 19 (3.29%) Telecoms Business Analyst
8 18 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (2.60%) Senior Business Analyst
10 14 (2.43%) Financial Business Analyst
11 13 (2.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
12 11 (1.91%) Business Manager
13 10 (1.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 10 (1.73%) Process Analyst
13 10 (1.73%) OBIEE Developer
14 9 (1.56%) Designer
14 9 (1.56%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (1.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.81%) XML
2 19 (3.29%) Java EE
3 10 (1.73%) Web Services
4 8 (1.39%) Middleware
5 7 (1.21%) HTML
6 6 (1.04%) .NET
7 4 (0.69%) CSS
8 3 (0.52%) jQuery
9 2 (0.35%) XSLT
9 2 (0.35%) SAML
9 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.35%) WCF
9 2 (0.35%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.35%) D3.js
9 2 (0.35%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.35%) Raphaël
9 2 (0.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.17%) J2EE
10 1 (0.17%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 60 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.99%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.08%) Visualisation
4 8 (1.39%) Mobile App
4 8 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 7 (1.21%) Data Structures
5 7 (1.21%) Digital Media
5 7 (1.21%) User Experience
6 6 (1.04%) Social Media
6 6 (1.04%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.87%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (0.69%) Life Science
8 4 (0.69%) FMCG
9 3 (0.52%) Statistics
9 3 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
9 3 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.35%) Reference Data
10 2 (0.35%) New Media
10 2 (0.35%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.47%) UNIX
2 9 (1.56%) Windows
3 6 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (23.74%) Stakeholder Management
2 127 (22.01%) Project Management
3 122 (21.14%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (11.61%) Data Modelling
5 59 (10.23%) Data Analysis
6 51 (8.84%) Migration
6 51 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (8.32%) Waterfall
8 46 (7.97%) Use Case
9 42 (7.28%) E-Commerce
10 40 (6.93%) Scrum
11 39 (6.76%) GAP Analysis
12 37 (6.41%) User Stories
13 35 (6.07%) CRM
13 35 (6.07%) ETL
14 32 (5.55%) User Acceptance Testing
15 30 (5.20%) PRINCE2
16 28 (4.85%) UML
17 25 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (3.99%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (12.31%) SQL
2 33 (5.72%) PL/SQL
3 28 (4.85%) Java
4 14 (2.43%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.04%) C#
7 4 (0.69%) C
8 3 (0.52%) R
8 3 (0.52%) C++
8 3 (0.52%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.35%) PHP
9 2 (0.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 2 (0.35%) X++
10 1 (0.17%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.17%) COBOL
10 1 (0.17%) VB
10 1 (0.17%) VBA
10 1 (0.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 67 (11.61%) ISEB
2 49 (8.49%) Degree
3 23 (3.99%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.12%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.21%) CBAP
6 6 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.87%) PMP
8 3 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.35%) ACCA
9 2 (0.35%) CIMA
9 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.17%) IIBA
10 1 (0.17%) CCNA
10 1 (0.17%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
10 1 (0.17%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.60%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.91%) QA
3 4 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (0.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.52%) Control-M
2 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 50 (8.67%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.32%) Oracle
3 19 (3.29%) SAP
4 8 (1.39%) Business Objects
4 8 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.21%) Cognos
5 7 (1.21%) Informatica
6 6 (1.04%) JD Edwards
7 5 (0.87%) Remedy
8 4 (0.69%) Teradata
9 3 (0.52%) Google
9 3 (0.52%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.52%) CODA
9 3 (0.52%) Twitter
9 3 (0.52%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.35%) Ektron
10 2 (0.35%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.35%) Baan
10 2 (0.35%) HP
10 2 (0.35%) Citrix
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