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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 23 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 573 401 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.40% 4.81% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.94% 5.18% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 264 429
Average daily rate
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£363 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.97% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £39.33 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.22 £36.45 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.25 £48.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £34.31
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -6.73%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8253 7745 8944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.13% 92.81% 91.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4468 3985 4072
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 570 660
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 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 11 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 11 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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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 0 123 £365 -5.80% 21
Buckinghamshire +24 107 £350 +7.69% 20
Surrey +8 90 £390 +4.00% 27
Hampshire +2 80 £381 -7.57% 20
Oxfordshire +6 41 £359 -10.31% 14
Middlesex +10 36 £440 +25.71%
West Sussex +3 25 £360 -4.00% 2
East Sussex -1 22 £340 -10.52% 8
Kent +2 18 £363 +6.61% 4
Sussex - 9 £325 -
Home Counties +4 4 £370 -7.50%
Thames Valley - 3 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 413 (36.13%) Business Analysis
2 349 (30.53%) Finance
3 177 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 137 (11.99%) Project Management
5 128 (11.20%) Telecoms
6 114 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
7 112 (9.80%) CRM
8 111 (9.71%) UML
9 106 (9.27%) Use Case
10 89 (7.79%) Retail
11 86 (7.52%) E-Commerce
11 86 (7.52%) ISEB
11 86 (7.52%) User Stories
12 83 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 82 (7.17%) Banking
14 81 (7.09%) Microsoft
15 80 (7.00%) Oracle
16 79 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
17 71 (6.21%) Degree
18 68 (5.95%) Marketing
19 62 (5.42%) SAP
20 60 (5.25%) SQL
20 60 (5.25%) Scrum
20 60 (5.25%) Systems Analysis
21 58 (5.07%) Waterfall
22 57 (4.99%) PRINCE2
23 56 (4.90%) MS Excel
24 51 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
25 46 (4.02%) Mobile App
26 44 (3.85%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 11 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 36 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 11 (0.96%) WebSphere
3 8 (0.70%) CMS
4 5 (0.44%) SAS
5 4 (0.35%) IBM Notes
5 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.35%) Commerce Server
6 3 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.17%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.17%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.087%) Lync
8 1 (0.087%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.087%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.087%) Drupal
8 1 (0.087%) Captiva
8 1 (0.087%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.087%) TeamSite
Applications
1 56 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.45%) MS Office
3 26 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 19 (1.66%) MS Project
5 10 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 28 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.52%) SAP SRM
3 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.52%) SAP HR
3 6 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 4 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
5 4 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 4 (0.35%) Magento
6 3 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.17%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.17%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.17%) HFM
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.17%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.52%) SaaS
2 2 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.49%) Internet
2 8 (0.70%) Broadband
3 6 (0.52%) VoIP
4 5 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (0.35%) Intranet
5 4 (0.35%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.26%) MVNO
7 2 (0.17%) LAN
8 1 (0.087%) SMS
8 1 (0.087%) WLAN
8 1 (0.087%) WAN
8 1 (0.087%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.087%) VPN
8 1 (0.087%) IPv6
8 1 (0.087%) Wireless
8 1 (0.087%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (0.70%) MS Access
4 8 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database
5 7 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
6 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
7 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.35%) QlikView
8 4 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.35%) DB2
8 4 (0.35%) Data Mining
8 4 (0.35%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.35%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (1.66%) Rational Rose
2 8 (0.70%) JIRA
3 3 (0.26%) 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%) Toad
5 1 (0.087%) ERwin
5 1 (0.087%) MSI
5 1 (0.087%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.087%) LSMW
5 1 (0.087%) Subversion
5 1 (0.087%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.087%) Ant
General
1 349 (30.53%) Finance
2 128 (11.20%) Telecoms
3 89 (7.79%) Retail
4 82 (7.17%) Banking
5 68 (5.95%) Marketing
6 27 (2.36%) Billing
7 22 (1.92%) Automotive
7 22 (1.92%) Publishing
8 18 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.22%) Advertising
9 14 (1.22%) Legal
9 14 (1.22%) Local Government
10 12 (1.05%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.70%) Spanish Language
11 8 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.61%) Back Office
12 7 (0.61%) Electronics
13 6 (0.52%) French Language
14 5 (0.44%) German Language
14 5 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.97%) .NET
2 10 (0.87%) J2EE
3 9 (0.79%) SOAP
4 8 (0.70%) Web Services
5 6 (0.52%) XML
5 6 (0.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.44%) HTML
7 4 (0.35%) Mason
7 4 (0.35%) RESTful
8 3 (0.26%) JSON
9 2 (0.17%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.17%) XHTML
9 2 (0.17%) Middleware
9 2 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.17%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.17%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.087%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.087%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.087%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (4.02%) Mobile App
2 25 (2.19%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.01%) NHS
4 14 (1.22%) Smart Meter
5 13 (1.14%) FMCG
6 9 (0.79%) Visualisation
7 8 (0.70%) Statistics
8 7 (0.61%) DTV
8 7 (0.61%) Social Media
8 7 (0.61%) Data Extraction
8 7 (0.61%) Data Integration
9 6 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.44%) Open Source
11 4 (0.35%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.35%) Economics
11 4 (0.35%) AS400
12 3 (0.26%) Mainframe
12 3 (0.26%) Life Science
12 3 (0.26%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.26%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 15 (1.31%) Windows
2 9 (0.79%) Windows 7
3 5 (0.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.26%) Android
4 3 (0.26%) UNIX
5 2 (0.17%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.17%) Linux
6 1 (0.087%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 413 (36.13%) Business Analysis
2 177 (15.49%) Stakeholder Management
3 137 (11.99%) Project Management
4 114 (9.97%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (9.80%) CRM
6 111 (9.71%) UML
7 106 (9.27%) Use Case
8 86 (7.52%) E-Commerce
8 86 (7.52%) User Stories
9 83 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 79 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
11 60 (5.25%) Scrum
11 60 (5.25%) Systems Analysis
12 58 (5.07%) Waterfall
13 57 (4.99%) PRINCE2
14 44 (3.85%) Change Management
14 44 (3.85%) Migration
15 41 (3.59%) ITIL
16 38 (3.32%) Requirements Analysis
16 38 (3.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 60 (5.25%) SQL
2 27 (2.36%) Java
3 22 (1.92%) C
4 12 (1.05%) C#
5 5 (0.44%) PHP
5 5 (0.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.17%) VBA
7 1 (0.087%) SQR
7 1 (0.087%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (0.087%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 86 (7.52%) ISEB
2 71 (6.21%) Degree
3 36 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 31 (2.71%) SC Cleared
5 16 (1.40%) CBAP
6 12 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (0.79%) IIBA
8 4 (0.35%) PMP
8 4 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.26%) CCA
10 2 (0.17%) CISSP
10 2 (0.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.17%) CISM
10 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.17%) APMP
10 2 (0.17%) APMG
11 1 (0.087%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.087%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.62%) QA
2 14 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.61%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.35%) GxP
6 3 (0.26%) COBIT
7 2 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.17%) FATCA
8 1 (0.087%) EMIR
8 1 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.087%) SLA
8 1 (0.087%) Basel II
8 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.087%) Basel III
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 81 (7.09%) Microsoft
2 80 (7.00%) Oracle
3 62 (5.42%) SAP
4 31 (2.71%) Salesforce.com
5 22 (1.92%) Business Objects
6 21 (1.84%) Siebel
7 17 (1.49%) IBM
8 13 (1.14%) Cognos
9 9 (0.79%) ATG
10 8 (0.70%) Remedy
11 7 (0.61%) Capita
12 6 (0.52%) HP
12 6 (0.52%) hybris
13 5 (0.44%) Hyperion
13 5 (0.44%) Informatica
13 5 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
14 4 (0.35%) Lotus
14 4 (0.35%) Aquila
14 4 (0.35%) Tableau
14 4 (0.35%) ServiceNow
Brighton, East Sussex
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Berkshire
Next Move IT
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 3 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £13.04 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
NES Global Talent
Rate: Good rate
Posted: 5 days ago