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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 31 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 563 463 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.72% 5.43% 6.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.27% 5.90% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 308 328
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 8
Average hourly rate £175.00 £78.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.35% +73.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -16.66%
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
8981 7849 7624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.31% 91.97% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4988 4174 3698
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 442 656
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 24 December 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
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 24 December 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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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 +5 124 £400 - 15
Buckinghamshire +4 114 £350 +7.69% 5
Surrey -8 88 £425 +3.34% 10
Hampshire +11 85 £375 -6.25% 7
Oxfordshire +22 71 £450 +21.62% 8
West Sussex -3 36 £388 +3.33% 4
Middlesex 0 15 £419 +18.71% 2
Kent -2 11 £394 +7.87% 2
East Sussex -9 8 £420 +1.81% 1
Home Counties -2 1 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 441 (38.15%) Business Analysis
2 387 (33.48%) Finance
3 258 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (18.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 129 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
6 116 (10.03%) Retail
6 116 (10.03%) E-Commerce
7 104 (9.00%) ISEB
7 104 (9.00%) Project Management
8 101 (8.74%) Telecoms
9 100 (8.65%) Scrum
10 99 (8.56%) User Stories
11 95 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
12 86 (7.44%) Migration
13 85 (7.35%) PRINCE2
14 84 (7.27%) Banking
15 75 (6.49%) CRM
15 75 (6.49%) Use Case
16 73 (6.31%) Waterfall
17 69 (5.97%) UML
18 65 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
19 64 (5.54%) Data Modelling
20 62 (5.36%) SAP
21 58 (5.02%) Marketing
22 55 (4.76%) ITIL
23 54 (4.67%) MS Visio
24 52 (4.50%) Degree
25 50 (4.33%) SQL
26 48 (4.15%) Microsoft
27 47 (4.07%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 44 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.82%) CMS
3 10 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (0.78%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.69%) SAS
6 7 (0.61%) Lync
7 3 (0.26%) IIS
7 3 (0.26%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.26%) Commerce Server
7 3 (0.26%) Confluence
8 2 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.087%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.087%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.087%) Drupal
9 1 (0.087%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.087%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.087%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.087%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.087%) CICS
Applications
1 54 (4.67%) MS Visio
2 47 (4.07%) MS Excel
3 32 (2.77%) MS Office
4 19 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (1.47%) MS Project
6 10 (0.87%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.087%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (1.04%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.52%) SAP CRM
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.26%) SAP ERP
7 3 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (0.26%) Maximo
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CO
7 3 (0.26%) SAP CS
7 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.17%) AWD
8 2 (0.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.04%) SaaS
2 11 (0.95%) Office 365
3 7 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.52%) Force.com
5 5 (0.43%) IBM Blueworks
6 1 (0.087%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.087%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.64%) Intranet
2 12 (1.04%) Internet
3 11 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (0.52%) HTTP
5 5 (0.43%) VoIP
6 4 (0.35%) Firewall
7 3 (0.26%) Broadband
7 3 (0.26%) MVNO
8 2 (0.17%) WAN
8 2 (0.17%) LAN
8 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.087%) SMS
9 1 (0.087%) WLAN
9 1 (0.087%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.85%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.30%) QlikView
4 12 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (0.78%) MS Access
5 9 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 8 (0.69%) SAP BW
7 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.43%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.43%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 12c
9 5 (0.43%) SAP BI
9 5 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.35%) PowerCenter
10 4 (0.35%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (2.16%) JIRA
2 8 (0.69%) Rational Rose
3 3 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.087%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.087%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.087%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.087%) Oracle Forms
General
1 387 (33.48%) Finance
2 116 (10.03%) Retail
3 101 (8.74%) Telecoms
4 84 (7.27%) Banking
5 58 (5.02%) Marketing
6 41 (3.55%) Automotive
7 32 (2.77%) Publishing
8 30 (2.60%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.56%) Electronics
9 18 (1.56%) Retail Banking
10 17 (1.47%) Legal
11 13 (1.12%) Advertising
11 13 (1.12%) Billing
12 12 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.69%) French Language
13 8 (0.69%) German Language
14 7 (0.61%) Local Government
15 6 (0.52%) Military
15 6 (0.52%) Spanish Language
16 5 (0.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.64%) Web Services
2 11 (0.95%) HTML
3 10 (0.87%) .NET
4 7 (0.61%) XML
4 7 (0.61%) Visualforce
4 7 (0.61%) Mason
5 5 (0.43%) RESTful
6 2 (0.17%) EDI
6 2 (0.17%) CSS
6 2 (0.17%) Spring
7 1 (0.087%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.087%) Java EE
7 1 (0.087%) SOAP
7 1 (0.087%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.087%) Middleware
7 1 (0.087%) EDIFACT
7 1 (0.087%) XSL
7 1 (0.087%) XHTML
7 1 (0.087%) J2EE
7 1 (0.087%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 129 (11.16%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.11%) Mobile App
3 24 (2.08%) NHS
4 22 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 18 (1.56%) DTV
6 16 (1.38%) User Experience
7 13 (1.12%) Smart Meter
7 13 (1.12%) Data Integration
7 13 (1.12%) Credit Risk
8 12 (1.04%) Data Structures
9 8 (0.69%) Visualisation
9 8 (0.69%) Open Source
10 7 (0.61%) EPoS
11 6 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (0.43%) CMDB
12 5 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.43%) Web 2.0
13 4 (0.35%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.35%) FMCG
14 3 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (2.51%) Windows
2 20 (1.73%) Windows 7
3 7 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.43%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (0.35%) UNIX
6 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.17%) Linux
7 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (38.15%) Business Analysis
2 258 (22.32%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (18.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 116 (10.03%) E-Commerce
5 104 (9.00%) Project Management
6 100 (8.65%) Scrum
7 99 (8.56%) User Stories
8 95 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
9 86 (7.44%) Migration
10 85 (7.35%) PRINCE2
11 75 (6.49%) CRM
11 75 (6.49%) Use Case
12 73 (6.31%) Waterfall
13 69 (5.97%) UML
14 65 (5.62%) User Acceptance Testing
15 64 (5.54%) Data Modelling
16 55 (4.76%) ITIL
17 47 (4.07%) Change Management
17 47 (4.07%) BDD
18 38 (3.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (4.33%) SQL
2 18 (1.56%) Java
3 10 (0.87%) C
4 9 (0.78%) C#
5 8 (0.69%) VBA
6 7 (0.61%) Apex Code
7 5 (0.43%) Groovy
7 5 (0.43%) Scala
7 5 (0.43%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.26%) VB
8 3 (0.26%) COBOL
8 3 (0.26%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.087%) PHP
10 1 (0.087%) PL/1
10 1 (0.087%) JCL
Qualifications
1 104 (9.00%) ISEB
2 52 (4.50%) Degree
3 32 (2.77%) Security Cleared
4 26 (2.25%) SC Cleared
5 20 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 15 (1.30%) CBAP
7 11 (0.95%) ACCA
8 9 (0.78%) PMP
8 9 (0.78%) PMI Certification
9 7 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.61%) CIMA
9 7 (0.61%) IIBA
10 3 (0.26%) APMG
10 3 (0.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.26%) SAP Certification
11 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.087%) CCA
11 1 (0.087%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.25%) QA
2 9 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.69%) Solvency II
4 7 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.43%) GAMP
6 4 (0.35%) COREP
6 4 (0.35%) FINREP
7 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.17%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.087%) Basel II
8 1 (0.087%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.087%) CRD IV
System Software
1 7 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.087%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (5.36%) SAP
2 48 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 46 (3.98%) Oracle
4 25 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
5 18 (1.56%) Business Objects
6 12 (1.04%) IBM
7 10 (0.87%) Cognos
8 8 (0.69%) Remedy
8 8 (0.69%) hybris
9 6 (0.52%) Lotus
10 5 (0.43%) ATG
10 5 (0.43%) Citrix
10 5 (0.43%) BMC
10 5 (0.43%) Hyperion
11 4 (0.35%) Informatica
11 4 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.35%) Lagan
11 4 (0.35%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.35%) Capita
12 3 (0.26%) Sybase
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £370 - £420 per day + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Middlesex
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £375.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £420 per day for 2 months initially (will likely extend to 6 mon
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
Oxfordshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Kent
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 25 days ago