The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 15 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 24 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 581 483 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.24% 5.50% 7.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.78% 5.92% 7.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 342 452
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£385 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 5
Average hourly rate £23.66 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.29% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.61 £36.00 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £36.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £26.65 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+27.56% -8.10%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8571 8163 9229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.05% 92.96% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4804 4342 4307
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 491 599
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.50 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the South East region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the South East region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 15 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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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
Berkshire +7 122 £400 +13.87% 26
Buckinghamshire +24 116 £373 +6.42% 21
Hampshire -25 83 £393 -12.77% 16
Surrey -12 57 £400 +14.28% 13
Oxfordshire +5 43 £360 -4.00% 13
East Sussex -2 42 £350 -6.66% 5
West Sussex -6 32 £375 -3.84% 3
Kent +9 26 £350 - 5
Middlesex +19 25 £385 +12.77% 5
Sussex - 11 £325 -
Home Counties -7 3 £370 +15.62%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 467 (39.05%) Business Analysis
2 352 (29.43%) Finance
3 244 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
4 182 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 140 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
6 124 (10.37%) Project Management
7 111 (9.28%) Telecoms
8 107 (8.95%) UML
9 100 (8.36%) User Stories
10 97 (8.11%) Scrum
11 95 (7.94%) Use Case
12 92 (7.69%) E-Commerce
13 91 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
14 90 (7.53%) ISEB
15 86 (7.19%) CRM
16 85 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
17 83 (6.94%) Banking
17 83 (6.94%) Retail
18 77 (6.44%) Microsoft
19 71 (5.94%) SAP
20 69 (5.77%) Migration
20 69 (5.77%) Marketing
20 69 (5.77%) Degree
21 64 (5.35%) PRINCE2
22 60 (5.02%) Oracle
22 60 (5.02%) Waterfall
23 57 (4.77%) MS Excel
24 54 (4.52%) ITIL
25 53 (4.43%) SQL
25 53 (4.43%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.00%) CMS
2 12 (1.00%) WebSphere
3 10 (0.84%) SAS
4 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (0.42%) Lync
4 5 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.33%) Commerce Server
5 4 (0.33%) IBM Notes
6 3 (0.25%) IIS
6 3 (0.25%) Confluence
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle UPK
7 1 (0.084%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.084%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.084%) Drupal
7 1 (0.084%) JCAPS
Applications
1 57 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 38 (3.18%) MS Visio
3 33 (2.76%) MS Office
4 19 (1.59%) MS Project
5 14 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.59%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.50%) SAP CO
5 6 (0.50%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 5 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 5 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.33%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.25%) Maximo
8 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
8 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.25%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.25%) SAP SD
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (0.75%) Office 365
2 7 (0.59%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.084%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.084%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.25%) Internet
2 7 (0.59%) Intranet
3 6 (0.50%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (0.42%) VoIP
5 4 (0.33%) MVNO
6 2 (0.17%) Firewall
7 1 (0.084%) Wireless
7 1 (0.084%) NFC
7 1 (0.084%) WLAN
7 1 (0.084%) WAN
7 1 (0.084%) LAN
7 1 (0.084%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (1.84%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.00%) QlikView
5 11 (0.92%) MS Access
6 10 (0.84%) SAP BW
7 8 (0.67%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.59%) SAP BI
9 6 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.33%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.33%) DB2
11 4 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (1.76%) Rational Rose
2 17 (1.42%) JIRA
3 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.084%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.084%) MSI
5 1 (0.084%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.084%) LSMW
5 1 (0.084%) Subversion
5 1 (0.084%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.084%) Lombardi
General
1 352 (29.43%) Finance
2 111 (9.28%) Telecoms
3 83 (6.94%) Banking
3 83 (6.94%) Retail
4 69 (5.77%) Marketing
5 28 (2.34%) Billing
6 26 (2.17%) Automotive
7 25 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 21 (1.76%) Publishing
9 16 (1.34%) Advertising
10 15 (1.25%) Legal
10 15 (1.25%) Local Government
11 12 (1.00%) Retail Banking
11 12 (1.00%) Electronics
11 12 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.67%) French Language
14 7 (0.59%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.59%) Back Office
15 5 (0.42%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.01%) .NET
2 10 (0.84%) J2EE
3 9 (0.75%) SOAP
3 9 (0.75%) Web Services
4 6 (0.50%) XML
4 6 (0.50%) HTML
5 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.33%) Mason
6 3 (0.25%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.25%) JSON
6 3 (0.25%) RESTful
6 3 (0.25%) CSS
6 3 (0.25%) Middleware
7 2 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.17%) XHTML
7 2 (0.17%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.084%) WCF
8 1 (0.084%) jQuery
8 1 (0.084%) SAP CO-PA
8 1 (0.084%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 140 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.68%) NHS
4 22 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 16 (1.34%) User Experience
6 12 (1.00%) DTV
7 11 (0.92%) Smart Meter
8 8 (0.67%) Visualisation
8 8 (0.67%) FMCG
8 8 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (0.67%) Social Media
9 7 (0.59%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.42%) EPoS
10 5 (0.42%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.33%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.33%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.33%) Economics
11 4 (0.33%) AS400
11 4 (0.33%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (1.84%) Windows
2 17 (1.42%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.33%) UNIX
4 3 (0.25%) Linux
5 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.084%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.084%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.084%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.084%) Android
6 1 (0.084%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (39.05%) Business Analysis
2 244 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 124 (10.37%) Project Management
5 107 (8.95%) UML
6 100 (8.36%) User Stories
7 97 (8.11%) Scrum
8 95 (7.94%) Use Case
9 92 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 91 (7.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 86 (7.19%) CRM
12 85 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
13 69 (5.77%) Migration
14 64 (5.35%) PRINCE2
15 60 (5.02%) Waterfall
16 54 (4.52%) ITIL
17 53 (4.43%) Change Management
18 47 (3.93%) BDD
19 42 (3.51%) Systems Analysis
20 40 (3.34%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (4.43%) SQL
2 22 (1.84%) Java
3 16 (1.34%) C
4 14 (1.17%) C#
5 5 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.33%) VBA
7 3 (0.25%) PHP
8 2 (0.17%) COBOL
9 1 (0.084%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 90 (7.53%) ISEB
2 69 (5.77%) Degree
3 41 (3.43%) Security Cleared
4 33 (2.76%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 17 (1.42%) CBAP
6 11 (0.92%) ACCA
7 9 (0.75%) IIBA
8 8 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.59%) PMP
9 7 (0.59%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.59%) CIMA
10 6 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.33%) APMG
12 3 (0.25%) CCA
13 2 (0.17%) CISSP
13 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.17%) CISM
13 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.51%) QA
2 14 (1.17%) Solvency II
3 10 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) Basel II
7 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.084%) SLA
7 1 (0.084%) EMIR
7 1 (0.084%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.084%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.084%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.084%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.084%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (6.44%) Microsoft
2 71 (5.94%) SAP
3 60 (5.02%) Oracle
4 29 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (1.51%) Business Objects
6 16 (1.34%) IBM
7 11 (0.92%) Siebel
7 11 (0.92%) Remedy
8 9 (0.75%) Capita
8 9 (0.75%) Cognos
9 7 (0.59%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (0.50%) ATG
10 6 (0.50%) hybris
11 5 (0.42%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.42%) HP
11 5 (0.42%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.42%) Lotus
12 4 (0.33%) Informatica
12 4 (0.33%) Aquila
12 4 (0.33%) JD Edwards
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