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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 22 30 17
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 611 476 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.57% 5.53% 7.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.18% 5.97% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 334 456
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£388 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £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 11 1 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.45% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £26.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.60
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -0.36%
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
8510 7978 8958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.49% 92.72% 92.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4273 4115
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 486 609
Average hourly rate £16.49 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 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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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 +13 135 £400 +14.28% 24
Buckinghamshire +28 118 £375 +7.14% 24
Hampshire -16 89 £390 -15.67% 14
Oxfordshire +16 56 £340 -9.33% 20
Surrey -21 55 £400 +14.28% 28
East Sussex +2 40 £415 +10.66% 6
West Sussex -3 34 £400 +3.89% 7
Middlesex +18 25 £386 -6.98% 4
Kent +11 25 £388 +10.71% 4
Home Counties -7 4 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 483 (39.49%) Business Analysis
2 367 (30.01%) Finance
3 253 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 200 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 158 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
6 130 (10.63%) Project Management
7 113 (9.24%) Telecoms
8 102 (8.34%) User Stories
9 101 (8.26%) E-Commerce
10 100 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 98 (8.01%) UML
12 97 (7.93%) Retail
13 92 (7.52%) ISEB
14 91 (7.44%) Scrum
15 87 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
15 87 (7.11%) CRM
15 87 (7.11%) Use Case
15 87 (7.11%) Banking
16 83 (6.79%) Migration
17 79 (6.46%) SAP
18 74 (6.05%) PRINCE2
19 73 (5.97%) Microsoft
20 67 (5.48%) Marketing
21 65 (5.31%) Degree
22 64 (5.23%) Waterfall
23 60 (4.91%) ITIL
24 56 (4.58%) MS Excel
24 56 (4.58%) Change Management
25 55 (4.50%) SQL
26 51 (4.17%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 49 (4.01%) SharePoint
2 19 (1.55%) CMS
3 12 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 10 (0.82%) SAS
5 6 (0.49%) Lync
6 4 (0.33%) Commerce Server
6 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.25%) Confluence
7 3 (0.25%) IIS
7 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.082%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.082%) Drupal
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.082%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.082%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.082%) TeamSite
Applications
1 56 (4.58%) MS Excel
2 42 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 35 (2.86%) MS Office
4 20 (1.64%) MS Project
5 16 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 13 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.49%) SAP HR
3 6 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.49%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.49%) SAP SRM
4 5 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
6 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.25%) Maximo
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.25%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.16%) SAP CS
7 2 (0.16%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.82%) Office 365
2 7 (0.57%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (0.082%) IaaS
4 1 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.23%) Internet
2 12 (0.98%) Radio Access Network
3 8 (0.65%) Intranet
4 5 (0.41%) MVNO
4 5 (0.41%) VoIP
5 2 (0.16%) HTTP
5 2 (0.16%) Firewall
6 1 (0.082%) NFC
6 1 (0.082%) Wireless
6 1 (0.082%) LAN
6 1 (0.082%) WLAN
6 1 (0.082%) WAN
6 1 (0.082%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (1.88%) SQL Server
3 16 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (1.06%) QlikView
5 12 (0.98%) MS Access
6 11 (0.90%) SAP BW
7 8 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.57%) SAP BI
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (0.41%) DB2
9 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.25%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects XI
11 3 (0.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 20 (1.64%) Rational Rose
1 20 (1.64%) JIRA
2 4 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.082%) Lombardi
4 1 (0.082%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.082%) TestPartner
4 1 (0.082%) Subversion
4 1 (0.082%) LSMW
4 1 (0.082%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.082%) MSI
General
1 367 (30.01%) Finance
2 113 (9.24%) Telecoms
3 97 (7.93%) Retail
4 87 (7.11%) Banking
5 67 (5.48%) Marketing
6 30 (2.45%) Automotive
7 26 (2.13%) Billing
8 25 (2.04%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.80%) Publishing
10 15 (1.23%) Local Government
10 15 (1.23%) Legal
11 14 (1.14%) Retail Banking
12 12 (0.98%) Advertising
12 12 (0.98%) Electronics
13 11 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (0.74%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.74%) French Language
15 8 (0.65%) Back Office
16 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.41%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.80%) .NET
2 10 (0.82%) SOAP
3 9 (0.74%) Web Services
3 9 (0.74%) J2EE
4 8 (0.65%) HTML
5 6 (0.49%) XML
6 5 (0.41%) RESTful
7 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.33%) Mason
8 3 (0.25%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.25%) JSON
8 3 (0.25%) Middleware
9 2 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.16%) XHTML
9 2 (0.16%) CSS
9 2 (0.16%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.082%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.082%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.082%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.082%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 158 (12.92%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 31 (2.53%) NHS
4 30 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.39%) User Experience
6 16 (1.31%) Data Integration
7 12 (0.98%) DTV
8 10 (0.82%) Visualisation
8 10 (0.82%) Smart Meter
8 10 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.65%) FMCG
9 8 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.41%) Credit Risk
10 5 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.41%) EPoS
11 4 (0.33%) AS400
11 4 (0.33%) CMDB
11 4 (0.33%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.33%) Open Source
11 4 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.21%) Windows
2 23 (1.88%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.33%) UNIX
4 3 (0.25%) Linux
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.082%) Android
6 1 (0.082%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.082%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.082%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 483 (39.49%) Business Analysis
2 253 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 130 (10.63%) Project Management
5 102 (8.34%) User Stories
6 101 (8.26%) E-Commerce
7 100 (8.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 98 (8.01%) UML
9 91 (7.44%) Scrum
10 87 (7.11%) Business Intelligence
10 87 (7.11%) CRM
10 87 (7.11%) Use Case
11 83 (6.79%) Migration
12 74 (6.05%) PRINCE2
13 64 (5.23%) Waterfall
14 60 (4.91%) ITIL
15 56 (4.58%) Change Management
16 45 (3.68%) BDD
17 42 (3.43%) Systems Analysis
18 39 (3.19%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 55 (4.50%) SQL
2 21 (1.72%) Java
3 17 (1.39%) C
4 14 (1.14%) C#
5 6 (0.49%) PL/SQL
5 6 (0.49%) VBA
6 3 (0.25%) COBOL
6 3 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.25%) PHP
7 2 (0.16%) Scala
7 2 (0.16%) Groovy
8 1 (0.082%) VB
8 1 (0.082%) JCL
8 1 (0.082%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 92 (7.52%) ISEB
2 65 (5.31%) Degree
3 38 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.45%) SC Cleared
5 21 (1.72%) CBAP
6 18 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 11 (0.90%) IIBA
7 11 (0.90%) ACCA
8 8 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.57%) CIMA
9 7 (0.57%) PMP
9 7 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (0.33%) APMG
12 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.16%) CCA
13 2 (0.16%) CISSP
13 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.16%) CISM
13 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.94%) QA
2 11 (0.90%) Solvency II
3 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) Basel II
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) COREP
6 2 (0.16%) FINREP
7 1 (0.082%) EMIR
7 1 (0.082%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.082%) Basel III
7 1 (0.082%) SLA
7 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.082%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (6.46%) SAP
2 73 (5.97%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.17%) Oracle
4 29 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (1.80%) Business Objects
6 15 (1.23%) IBM
7 10 (0.82%) Siebel
8 9 (0.74%) Capita
8 9 (0.74%) Cognos
8 9 (0.74%) Remedy
9 7 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (0.49%) hybris
11 5 (0.41%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.41%) ATG
11 5 (0.41%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.41%) HP
12 4 (0.33%) Informatica
12 4 (0.33%) Lotus
12 4 (0.33%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.33%) Aquila
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