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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 23 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 559 471 720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.11% 5.32% 7.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.64% 5.73% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 336 456
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£375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £300
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 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £36.75 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.57% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.22 £36.15 £26.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.35 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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
8422 8223 9197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.07% 92.95% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4694 4342 4273
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 505 638
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +12 122 £400 +6.66% 30
Buckinghamshire +23 113 £365 +12.30% 13
Hampshire -22 70 £388 -13.88% 18
Surrey -2 68 £400 +14.28% 13
Oxfordshire +7 44 £375 -3.22% 7
East Sussex -1 41 £350 -6.66% 7
Kent +6 28 £350 +1.44% 2
West Sussex -8 24 £375 - 3
Middlesex +5 18 £438 +28.15% 2
Sussex - 10 £375 -
Home Counties -3 3 £370 +15.62%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 440 (38.36%) Business Analysis
2 340 (29.64%) Finance
3 175 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (11.07%) Project Management
5 122 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (10.46%) Telecoms
7 109 (9.50%) UML
8 95 (8.28%) Use Case
9 94 (8.20%) User Stories
10 90 (7.85%) Retail
11 88 (7.67%) CRM
11 88 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
11 88 (7.67%) ISEB
12 87 (7.59%) Scrum
13 86 (7.50%) E-Commerce
14 85 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 84 (7.32%) Banking
16 80 (6.97%) Microsoft
17 69 (6.02%) SAP
17 69 (6.02%) Degree
18 67 (5.84%) Marketing
19 64 (5.58%) Oracle
20 60 (5.23%) PRINCE2
21 59 (5.14%) Migration
22 58 (5.06%) MS Excel
23 54 (4.71%) ITIL
24 51 (4.45%) SQL
25 49 (4.27%) Waterfall
26 47 (4.10%) Change Management
27 46 (4.01%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 40 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.96%) CMS
2 11 (0.96%) WebSphere
3 10 (0.87%) SAS
4 6 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.26%) IIS
7 3 (0.26%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.087%) Lync
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle UPK
8 1 (0.087%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.087%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.087%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.087%) Drupal
8 1 (0.087%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.087%) Confluence
Applications
1 58 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.88%) MS Office
3 31 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 18 (1.57%) MS Project
5 12 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.61%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.52%) SAP HR
6 5 (0.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 5 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.44%) SAP SRM
7 4 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
7 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.26%) SAP CRM
8 3 (0.26%) SAP SD
8 3 (0.26%) Maximo
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.52%) SaaS
2 4 (0.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.087%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.39%) Internet
2 6 (0.52%) Intranet
3 5 (0.44%) VoIP
4 4 (0.35%) Broadband
4 4 (0.35%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.35%) MVNO
5 2 (0.17%) Firewall
6 1 (0.087%) Wireless
6 1 (0.087%) NFC
6 1 (0.087%) LAN
6 1 (0.087%) SMS
6 1 (0.087%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (0.96%) MS Access
4 11 (0.96%) QlikView
5 9 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (0.70%) SAP BW
7 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.44%) SAP BI
8 5 (0.44%) DB2
9 4 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (0.35%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (2.01%) Rational Rose
2 15 (1.31%) JIRA
3 5 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.17%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.087%) MSI
5 1 (0.087%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.087%) LSMW
5 1 (0.087%) Subversion
5 1 (0.087%) Lombardi
General
1 340 (29.64%) Finance
2 120 (10.46%) Telecoms
3 90 (7.85%) Retail
4 84 (7.32%) Banking
5 67 (5.84%) Marketing
6 31 (2.70%) Billing
7 27 (2.35%) Manufacturing
8 24 (2.09%) Automotive
9 20 (1.74%) Publishing
10 18 (1.57%) Advertising
11 15 (1.31%) Legal
12 14 (1.22%) Local Government
13 13 (1.13%) Retail Banking
13 13 (1.13%) Electronics
14 10 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.78%) French Language
16 8 (0.70%) Spanish Language
17 7 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.61%) Back Office
18 5 (0.44%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.18%) .NET
2 10 (0.87%) J2EE
2 10 (0.87%) Web Services
3 9 (0.78%) SOAP
4 6 (0.52%) XML
5 5 (0.44%) HTML
6 4 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.35%) Mason
7 3 (0.26%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.26%) JSON
7 3 (0.26%) RESTful
8 2 (0.17%) Gherkin
8 2 (0.17%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.17%) CSS
8 2 (0.17%) XHTML
8 2 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.17%) Middleware
9 1 (0.087%) FIXML
9 1 (0.087%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (3.14%) Mobile App
2 27 (2.35%) NHS
3 21 (1.83%) Management Information System
4 13 (1.13%) DTV
4 13 (1.13%) Smart Meter
5 9 (0.78%) Visualisation
6 8 (0.70%) FMCG
6 8 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (0.70%) Social Media
7 7 (0.61%) Data Integration
8 6 (0.52%) Statistics
9 5 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 5 (0.44%) EPoS
10 4 (0.35%) AS400
10 4 (0.35%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.35%) Economics
10 4 (0.35%) CMDB
10 4 (0.35%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 4 (0.35%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 17 (1.48%) Windows
2 14 (1.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.26%) UNIX
3 3 (0.26%) Linux
4 1 (0.087%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.087%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.087%) Android
4 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.087%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (38.36%) Business Analysis
2 175 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 127 (11.07%) Project Management
4 122 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (9.50%) UML
6 95 (8.28%) Use Case
7 94 (8.20%) User Stories
8 88 (7.67%) CRM
8 88 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
9 87 (7.59%) Scrum
10 86 (7.50%) E-Commerce
11 85 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 60 (5.23%) PRINCE2
13 59 (5.14%) Migration
14 54 (4.71%) ITIL
15 49 (4.27%) Waterfall
16 47 (4.10%) Change Management
17 46 (4.01%) BDD
18 45 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
19 40 (3.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.45%) SQL
2 22 (1.92%) Java
3 15 (1.31%) C
4 13 (1.13%) C#
5 4 (0.35%) PL/SQL
6 3 (0.26%) VBA
6 3 (0.26%) PHP
7 2 (0.17%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 88 (7.67%) ISEB
2 69 (6.02%) Degree
3 38 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 31 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 17 (1.48%) CBAP
6 14 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (0.87%) IIBA
8 8 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.52%) ACCA
11 5 (0.44%) PMP
11 5 (0.44%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.35%) CIMA
12 4 (0.35%) APMG
13 3 (0.26%) CCA
14 2 (0.17%) CISSP
14 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.17%) CISM
14 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.31%) QA
2 13 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.78%) Solvency II
3 9 (0.78%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) Basel II
5 2 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.087%) Basel III
6 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.087%) SLA
6 1 (0.087%) EMIR
6 1 (0.087%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.087%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 80 (6.97%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.02%) SAP
3 64 (5.58%) Oracle
4 28 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (1.57%) Business Objects
6 15 (1.31%) Siebel
6 15 (1.31%) IBM
7 12 (1.05%) Remedy
8 9 (0.78%) Capita
8 9 (0.78%) Cognos
9 7 (0.61%) PeopleSoft
10 5 (0.44%) HP
10 5 (0.44%) Lotus
10 5 (0.44%) hybris
10 5 (0.44%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.44%) ATG
10 5 (0.44%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.35%) Lagan
11 4 (0.35%) Aquila
12 3 (0.26%) VMware
Berkshire
Next Ventures Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £425 to £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per day (DOE)
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per day (DOE)
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Robert Walters
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesex
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Brighton
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £25000 - £33000 per annum + normal employment bens
Posted: 13 days ago