The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 21 31 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 603 421 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.55% 4.97% 7.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.14% 5.36% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 286 435
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £23.66 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.82 £36.30 £40.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8449 7860 9074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.79% 92.72% 91.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4615 4107 4138
Average daily rate £350 £355 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 399 529 640
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +11 147 £375 -2.91% 23
Buckinghamshire +30 123 £350 +3.70% 16
Surrey +1 84 £389 +0.32% 18
Hampshire -5 71 £400 +5.26% 14
Oxfordshire +6 40 £360 -11.65% 9
East Sussex +1 29 £350 -7.89% 6
Kent +11 26 £350 +2.94% 10
Middlesex +10 24 £440 +34.35%
West Sussex -4 24 £375 +4.16% 3
Sussex - 10 £363 -
Home Counties -4 3 £370 +15.62%
Thames Valley - 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 436 (37.59%) Business Analysis
2 356 (30.69%) Finance
3 180 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 129 (11.12%) Project Management
5 128 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (10.60%) Telecoms
7 112 (9.66%) UML
8 105 (9.05%) Use Case
9 102 (8.79%) CRM
10 96 (8.28%) Retail
11 95 (8.19%) E-Commerce
11 95 (8.19%) User Stories
12 87 (7.50%) ISEB
13 83 (7.16%) Banking
14 82 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 82 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
15 78 (6.72%) Microsoft
16 76 (6.55%) Oracle
16 76 (6.55%) Scrum
17 72 (6.21%) Degree
18 67 (5.78%) Marketing
19 64 (5.52%) SAP
20 57 (4.91%) Migration
21 56 (4.83%) Systems Analysis
22 54 (4.66%) Waterfall
22 54 (4.66%) MS Excel
23 53 (4.57%) PRINCE2
24 52 (4.48%) SQL
25 49 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
26 48 (4.14%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 37 (3.19%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.12%) WebSphere
3 9 (0.78%) CMS
4 8 (0.69%) SAS
5 5 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.34%) IBM Notes
6 4 (0.34%) Commerce Server
7 3 (0.26%) IIS
8 2 (0.17%) Magnolia
8 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.086%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.086%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.086%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.086%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.086%) JCAPS
9 1 (0.086%) Confluence
9 1 (0.086%) Lync
9 1 (0.086%) Drupal
Applications
1 54 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.76%) MS Office
3 29 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.64%) MS Project
5 11 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.52%) SAP SRM
3 6 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.43%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
6 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.26%) Maximo
6 3 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.26%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.17%) HFM
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.086%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.55%) Internet
2 8 (0.69%) VoIP
3 7 (0.60%) Broadband
4 5 (0.43%) Intranet
5 4 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.17%) MVNO
7 1 (0.086%) Firewall
7 1 (0.086%) Wireless
7 1 (0.086%) IPv6
7 1 (0.086%) LAN
7 1 (0.086%) SMS
7 1 (0.086%) WLAN
7 1 (0.086%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.086%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (1.81%) SQL Server
3 14 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (0.86%) MS Access
5 8 (0.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (0.69%) QlikView
6 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.43%) SAP BW
8 5 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (0.43%) DB2
8 5 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.34%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.26%) SAP BI
10 3 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (1.90%) Rational Rose
2 12 (1.03%) JIRA
3 4 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.086%) ERwin
5 1 (0.086%) MSI
5 1 (0.086%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.086%) Toad
5 1 (0.086%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.086%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.086%) LSMW
5 1 (0.086%) Subversion
General
1 356 (30.69%) Finance
2 123 (10.60%) Telecoms
3 96 (8.28%) Retail
4 83 (7.16%) Banking
5 67 (5.78%) Marketing
6 26 (2.24%) Billing
7 25 (2.16%) Automotive
8 24 (2.07%) Publishing
9 22 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 14 (1.21%) Local Government
10 14 (1.21%) Advertising
10 14 (1.21%) Legal
11 10 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.86%) French Language
11 10 (0.86%) Electronics
12 8 (0.69%) Spanish Language
12 8 (0.69%) Back Office
13 7 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.34%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (2.59%) .NET
2 10 (0.86%) J2EE
3 9 (0.78%) SOAP
3 9 (0.78%) Web Services
4 6 (0.52%) XML
4 6 (0.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.34%) Mason
5 4 (0.34%) HTML
6 3 (0.26%) JSON
6 3 (0.26%) RESTful
7 2 (0.17%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.17%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.17%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.17%) Middleware
7 2 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.086%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.086%) FIXML
8 1 (0.086%) FpML
8 1 (0.086%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (3.97%) Mobile App
2 24 (2.07%) NHS
3 23 (1.98%) Management Information System
4 12 (1.03%) FMCG
4 12 (1.03%) Smart Meter
5 10 (0.86%) DTV
6 8 (0.69%) Social Media
6 8 (0.69%) Visualisation
7 7 (0.60%) Statistics
7 7 (0.60%) Data Integration
8 5 (0.43%) EPoS
8 5 (0.43%) Open Source
8 5 (0.43%) Data Extraction
9 4 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.34%) Economics
9 4 (0.34%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.34%) AS400
9 4 (0.34%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.26%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (0.95%) Windows
2 8 (0.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.26%) Linux
3 3 (0.26%) UNIX
3 3 (0.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.086%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.086%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (37.59%) Business Analysis
2 180 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 129 (11.12%) Project Management
4 128 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (9.66%) UML
6 105 (9.05%) Use Case
7 102 (8.79%) CRM
8 95 (8.19%) E-Commerce
8 95 (8.19%) User Stories
9 82 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 82 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
10 76 (6.55%) Scrum
11 57 (4.91%) Migration
12 56 (4.83%) Systems Analysis
13 54 (4.66%) Waterfall
14 53 (4.57%) PRINCE2
15 48 (4.14%) Change Management
16 42 (3.62%) BDD
17 41 (3.53%) ITIL
18 39 (3.36%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 52 (4.48%) SQL
2 26 (2.24%) Java
3 23 (1.98%) C
4 11 (0.95%) C#
5 5 (0.43%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.34%) PHP
7 2 (0.17%) COBOL
7 2 (0.17%) VBA
8 1 (0.086%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 87 (7.50%) ISEB
2 72 (6.21%) Degree
3 36 (3.10%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.59%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.47%) CBAP
6 9 (0.78%) IIBA
7 8 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.34%) APMG
10 4 (0.34%) PMP
10 4 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.26%) CCA
12 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.17%) APMP
12 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.17%) Postgraduate
12 2 (0.17%) CISSP
12 2 (0.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.50%) QA
2 14 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 8 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 6 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) Basel II
6 1 (0.086%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.086%) Basel III
6 1 (0.086%) EMIR
6 1 (0.086%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.086%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 78 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 76 (6.55%) Oracle
3 64 (5.52%) SAP
4 29 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.81%) Business Objects
6 20 (1.72%) Siebel
7 19 (1.64%) IBM
8 12 (1.03%) Cognos
9 9 (0.78%) ATG
9 9 (0.78%) Remedy
10 7 (0.60%) Capita
11 6 (0.52%) hybris
11 6 (0.52%) HP
12 5 (0.43%) Hyperion
12 5 (0.43%) PeopleSoft
13 4 (0.34%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.34%) Tableau
13 4 (0.34%) Aquila
13 4 (0.34%) Lotus
13 4 (0.34%) Informatica
Reading, Berkshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Berkshire
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Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £380 - £420 Per Day Ltd Co Basis
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 20 hours ago
Rochester, Kent
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £220-£240pd
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 per day
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Buckinghamshire
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