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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 34 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 536 472 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.47% 5.24% 6.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.97% 5.74% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 300 331
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £390 £370
% change year-on-year
- +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.01 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.45% -48.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £28.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+16.60% -13.84%
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 8228 6991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.59% 91.40% 91.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4813 4347 3312
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 476 593
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 -3 142 £400 - 23
Hampshire -16 91 £420 +10.52% 27
Surrey +14 89 £400 -15.78% 19
Buckinghamshire -2 82 £375 +7.14% 14
West Sussex +4 40 £425 +13.33% 5
Oxfordshire +1 39 £405 +24.61% 11
East Sussex +4 26 £425 +25.00% 6
Middlesex -1 9 £431 +9.17% 2
Kent -18 5 £450 +5.88% 6
Sussex +3 3 - -
Home Counties +4 1 £413 -8.33%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 425 (36.05%) Finance
2 422 (35.79%) Business Analysis
3 276 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
5 139 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
6 127 (10.77%) Project Management
6 127 (10.77%) Retail
7 124 (10.52%) ISEB
8 115 (9.75%) E-Commerce
9 108 (9.16%) User Stories
10 107 (9.08%) Telecoms
11 96 (8.14%) Waterfall
12 92 (7.80%) Data Modelling
13 90 (7.63%) Banking
14 88 (7.46%) Migration
14 88 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
15 87 (7.38%) PRINCE2
16 82 (6.96%) Scrum
17 78 (6.62%) MS Visio
17 78 (6.62%) Use Case
18 72 (6.11%) CRM
19 66 (5.60%) Automotive
20 60 (5.09%) UML
21 57 (4.83%) Microsoft
22 53 (4.50%) Marketing
22 53 (4.50%) SAP
22 53 (4.50%) GAP Analysis
23 52 (4.41%) MS Excel
24 51 (4.33%) SQL
25 50 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 39 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 27 (2.29%) CMS
3 13 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
4 9 (0.76%) Confluence
5 6 (0.51%) Lync
6 4 (0.34%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.085%) CICS
8 1 (0.085%) Documentum
8 1 (0.085%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.085%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.085%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.085%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.085%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.085%) Umbraco
Applications
1 78 (6.62%) MS Visio
2 52 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 34 (2.88%) MS Office
4 26 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (1.78%) MS Project
6 6 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.085%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (1.02%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.42%) SAP CRM
6 3 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.25%) SAP CS
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
7 2 (0.17%) Magento
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
7 2 (0.17%) SAP SRM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.02%) SaaS
2 8 (0.68%) Office 365
3 6 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.51%) Force.com
4 4 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.085%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.04%) Intranet
2 12 (1.02%) Internet
3 11 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (0.68%) HTTP
5 6 (0.51%) Broadband
6 5 (0.42%) MVNO
7 4 (0.34%) Firewall
8 3 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.25%) WAN
9 2 (0.17%) LAN
10 1 (0.085%) PBX
10 1 (0.085%) SMS
10 1 (0.085%) FTP
10 1 (0.085%) DMZ
10 1 (0.085%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.085%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (1.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (0.59%) QlikView
4 7 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.59%) MongoDB
4 7 (0.59%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (0.51%) Data Mining
5 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.42%) MS Access
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.42%) SAP BW
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.34%) SAP BI
7 4 (0.34%) Star Schema
7 4 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (2.21%) JIRA
2 5 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (0.25%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.085%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.085%) Ant
5 1 (0.085%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.085%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.085%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle APEX
General
1 425 (36.05%) Finance
2 127 (10.77%) Retail
3 107 (9.08%) Telecoms
4 90 (7.63%) Banking
5 66 (5.60%) Automotive
6 53 (4.50%) Marketing
7 34 (2.88%) Publishing
8 33 (2.80%) Manufacturing
9 27 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (1.36%) Retail Banking
11 14 (1.19%) Electronics
11 14 (1.19%) Legal
12 12 (1.02%) Advertising
12 12 (1.02%) Billing
13 7 (0.59%) German Language
14 6 (0.51%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.51%) Back Office
15 5 (0.42%) Front Office
16 4 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.34%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (2.04%) Web Services
2 13 (1.10%) HTML
3 11 (0.93%) XML
4 9 (0.76%) .NET
5 7 (0.59%) RESTful
5 7 (0.59%) Visualforce
5 7 (0.59%) Mason
6 6 (0.51%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.25%) Middleware
8 2 (0.17%) Spring
8 2 (0.17%) D3.js
8 2 (0.17%) SOAP
8 2 (0.17%) Raphaël
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.085%) SailPoint
9 1 (0.085%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.085%) HTML5
9 1 (0.085%) CSS3
9 1 (0.085%) Java EE
9 1 (0.085%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 139 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (2.97%) Mobile App
3 33 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 25 (2.12%) User Experience
5 21 (1.78%) NHS
6 16 (1.36%) Data Integration
7 14 (1.19%) DTV
8 13 (1.10%) Smart Meter
9 12 (1.02%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.85%) Credit Risk
11 8 (0.68%) Open Source
12 7 (0.59%) Reference Data
12 7 (0.59%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.59%) EPoS
12 7 (0.59%) Web 2.0
13 6 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (0.42%) Performance Metrics
14 5 (0.42%) CMDB
14 5 (0.42%) Visualisation
15 4 (0.34%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 20 (1.70%) Windows
2 11 (0.93%) Windows 7
3 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (0.34%) UNIX
6 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.085%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (35.79%) Business Analysis
2 276 (23.41%) Agile Software Development
3 249 (21.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 127 (10.77%) Project Management
5 115 (9.75%) E-Commerce
6 108 (9.16%) User Stories
7 96 (8.14%) Waterfall
8 92 (7.80%) Data Modelling
9 88 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
9 88 (7.46%) Migration
10 87 (7.38%) PRINCE2
11 82 (6.96%) Scrum
12 78 (6.62%) Use Case
13 72 (6.11%) CRM
14 60 (5.09%) UML
15 53 (4.50%) GAP Analysis
16 50 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
17 48 (4.07%) Change Management
18 45 (3.82%) ITIL
19 40 (3.39%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 51 (4.33%) SQL
2 23 (1.95%) Java
3 9 (0.76%) C
4 7 (0.59%) PL/SQL
4 7 (0.59%) Groovy
4 7 (0.59%) Scala
4 7 (0.59%) Apex Code
4 7 (0.59%) VBA
5 6 (0.51%) VB
6 5 (0.42%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.34%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.25%) COBOL
9 2 (0.17%) C#
9 2 (0.17%) R
10 1 (0.085%) PL/1
10 1 (0.085%) JCL
10 1 (0.085%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (10.52%) ISEB
2 46 (3.90%) Degree
3 28 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 22 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.19%) CBAP
5 14 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 9 (0.76%) VCP4
7 8 (0.68%) PMP
7 8 (0.68%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.51%) ACCA
8 6 (0.51%) IIBA
9 4 (0.34%) CIMA
10 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.25%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.085%) CCA
12 1 (0.085%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.085%) AAT
12 1 (0.085%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (1.61%) GAMP
2 17 (1.44%) QA
3 8 (0.68%) Solvency II
3 8 (0.68%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.34%) COREP
4 4 (0.34%) FINREP
4 4 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) SLA
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.085%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.085%) EMIR
6 1 (0.085%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 6 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.085%) Netcool
2 1 (0.085%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (4.83%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.50%) SAP
3 46 (3.90%) Oracle
4 24 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.10%) Business Objects
6 12 (1.02%) Remedy
7 9 (0.76%) Cognos
8 8 (0.68%) hybris
9 7 (0.59%) Citrix
10 6 (0.51%) Hyperion
11 5 (0.42%) IBM
11 5 (0.42%) BMC
11 5 (0.42%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.42%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.34%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.34%) Informatica
13 3 (0.25%) Sybase
13 3 (0.25%) ATG
13 3 (0.25%) Google
14 2 (0.17%) ComArch
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £290 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Real Staffing
Rate: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benfits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £375 per annum direct - no agency margin
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £295 - £380 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
People Source
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per month + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £370 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Network ITR
Rate: 400 to 425 per day GBP
Posted: 5 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago