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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 22 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 635 492 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.66% 5.73% 7.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.24% 6.16% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 341 446
Average daily rate
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£388 £389 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.75 £45.00 £62.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £27.57
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -0.23%
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
8765 7983 8840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.89% 92.94% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4936 4270 4159
Average daily rate £363 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £216 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 479 493 627
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.13% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +11 138 £400 +6.66% 21
Buckinghamshire +21 120 £350 - 16
Hampshire -12 90 £375 -16.66% 15
Surrey -19 69 £413 +10.00% 23
Oxfordshire +21 68 £375 -1.63% 9
West Sussex 0 42 £400 +5.96% 2
East Sussex -8 32 £415 +10.66% 5
Middlesex +15 25 £386 -6.98% 1
Kent +12 20 £404 +7.66% 3
Home Counties -4 4 - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 469 (38.41%) Business Analysis
2 377 (30.88%) Finance
3 255 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
4 197 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 142 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
6 118 (9.66%) Project Management
7 105 (8.60%) Telecoms
8 104 (8.52%) User Stories
9 102 (8.35%) E-Commerce
9 102 (8.35%) Retail
10 99 (8.11%) Scrum
11 96 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
12 91 (7.45%) UML
13 90 (7.37%) ISEB
14 88 (7.21%) CRM
14 88 (7.21%) Banking
15 86 (7.04%) Use Case
16 84 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
17 83 (6.80%) PRINCE2
17 83 (6.80%) Migration
18 81 (6.63%) SAP
19 69 (5.65%) Marketing
20 67 (5.49%) Microsoft
21 66 (5.41%) Degree
22 62 (5.08%) Waterfall
22 62 (5.08%) ITIL
22 62 (5.08%) SQL
23 56 (4.59%) Change Management
24 53 (4.34%) MS Excel
25 51 (4.18%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 50 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 26 (2.13%) CMS
3 12 (0.98%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.74%) SAS
4 9 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.49%) Lync
6 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.33%) Commerce Server
7 3 (0.25%) IBM Notes
7 3 (0.25%) IIS
7 3 (0.25%) Confluence
8 1 (0.082%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.082%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.082%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.082%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.082%) Drupal
8 1 (0.082%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.082%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.082%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 53 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.93%) MS Visio
3 36 (2.95%) MS Office
4 23 (1.88%) MS Project
5 16 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.082%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (1.15%) SAP FI
3 6 (0.49%) SAP HR
3 6 (0.49%) SAP CO
3 6 (0.49%) SAP CRM
4 5 (0.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 5 (0.41%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 4 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.33%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.25%) SAP CS
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.25%) Maximo
6 3 (0.25%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.25%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.16%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 10 (0.82%) Office 365
2 7 (0.57%) SaaS
3 3 (0.25%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.082%) Force.com
5 1 (0.082%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.082%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.31%) Internet
2 15 (1.23%) Intranet
3 10 (0.82%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (0.41%) VoIP
5 4 (0.33%) MVNO
6 3 (0.25%) Firewall
6 3 (0.25%) HTTP
7 1 (0.082%) LAN
7 1 (0.082%) FTP
7 1 (0.082%) WLAN
7 1 (0.082%) WAN
7 1 (0.082%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.23%) QlikView
4 14 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.06%) MS Access
6 11 (0.90%) SAP BW
7 9 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
8 7 (0.57%) SAP BI
9 6 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (0.41%) DB2
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.33%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (0.33%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.33%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 23 (1.88%) JIRA
2 18 (1.47%) Rational Rose
3 5 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.082%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.082%) MSI
5 1 (0.082%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.082%) Lombardi
5 1 (0.082%) TestPartner
5 1 (0.082%) LSMW
5 1 (0.082%) Subversion
General
1 377 (30.88%) Finance
2 105 (8.60%) Telecoms
3 102 (8.35%) Retail
4 88 (7.21%) Banking
5 69 (5.65%) Marketing
6 33 (2.70%) Publishing
7 30 (2.46%) Automotive
8 24 (1.97%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.80%) Billing
10 19 (1.56%) Legal
11 16 (1.31%) Retail Banking
12 14 (1.15%) Electronics
13 13 (1.06%) Local Government
14 11 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.90%) Advertising
15 9 (0.74%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.74%) French Language
16 7 (0.57%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.57%) Back Office
17 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.64%) .NET
2 13 (1.06%) Web Services
3 9 (0.74%) XML
3 9 (0.74%) HTML
4 8 (0.66%) SOAP
5 7 (0.57%) J2EE
6 6 (0.49%) RESTful
7 4 (0.33%) Mason
7 4 (0.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.25%) Middleware
8 3 (0.25%) JSON
9 2 (0.16%) Spring
9 2 (0.16%) Application Packaging
9 2 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.16%) CSS
9 2 (0.16%) XHTML
9 2 (0.16%) EDI
10 1 (0.082%) FIXML
10 1 (0.082%) FpML
10 1 (0.082%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 142 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.52%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.62%) NHS
4 25 (2.05%) Management Information System
5 17 (1.39%) Data Integration
6 14 (1.15%) DTV
7 13 (1.06%) User Experience
8 11 (0.90%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.74%) Credit Risk
9 9 (0.74%) Smart Meter
9 9 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 7 (0.57%) FMCG
12 6 (0.49%) Open Source
13 5 (0.41%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.41%) EPoS
14 4 (0.33%) Mobile Banking
14 4 (0.33%) CMDB
14 4 (0.33%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (2.13%) Windows
2 21 (1.72%) Windows 7
3 4 (0.33%) UNIX
4 3 (0.25%) Linux
4 3 (0.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.082%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.082%) Android
6 1 (0.082%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.082%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (38.41%) Business Analysis
2 255 (20.88%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 118 (9.66%) Project Management
5 104 (8.52%) User Stories
6 102 (8.35%) E-Commerce
7 99 (8.11%) Scrum
8 96 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
9 91 (7.45%) UML
10 88 (7.21%) CRM
11 86 (7.04%) Use Case
12 84 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 83 (6.80%) PRINCE2
13 83 (6.80%) Migration
14 62 (5.08%) Waterfall
14 62 (5.08%) ITIL
15 56 (4.59%) Change Management
16 49 (4.01%) BDD
17 47 (3.85%) Data Modelling
18 41 (3.36%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 62 (5.08%) SQL
2 20 (1.64%) Java
3 16 (1.31%) C
4 14 (1.15%) C#
5 9 (0.74%) VBA
6 6 (0.49%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.33%) PHP
8 3 (0.25%) COBOL
8 3 (0.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.25%) Groovy
8 3 (0.25%) Scala
9 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.082%) VB
10 1 (0.082%) JCL
10 1 (0.082%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.082%) PL/1
10 1 (0.082%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 90 (7.37%) ISEB
2 66 (5.41%) Degree
3 34 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 17 (1.39%) CBAP
7 12 (0.98%) ACCA
8 8 (0.66%) CIMA
9 7 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.57%) PMP
9 7 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 6 (0.49%) IIBA
11 4 (0.33%) APMG
12 3 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.16%) CCA
13 2 (0.16%) CISSP
13 2 (0.16%) SAP Certification
13 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.62%) QA
2 12 (0.98%) Solvency II
3 10 (0.82%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) COREP
5 2 (0.16%) FINREP
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) Basel II
6 1 (0.082%) SLA
6 1 (0.082%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.082%) Basel III
6 1 (0.082%) EMIR
6 1 (0.082%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.082%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.082%) SCCM
Vendors
1 81 (6.63%) SAP
2 67 (5.49%) Microsoft
3 51 (4.18%) Oracle
4 28 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
5 21 (1.72%) Business Objects
6 15 (1.23%) IBM
7 9 (0.74%) Siebel
8 8 (0.66%) Remedy
8 8 (0.66%) Cognos
9 7 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
9 7 (0.57%) Capita
10 5 (0.41%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.41%) HP
10 5 (0.41%) hybris
10 5 (0.41%) ServiceNow
11 4 (0.33%) Lagan
11 4 (0.33%) Informatica
11 4 (0.33%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.33%) Lotus
11 4 (0.33%) ATG
Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Folkestone
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £12 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Intapeople
Rate: £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £450
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Oxford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South East England
Computer Futures
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day direct - no agency margin.
Posted: 20 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + Depending on experience
Posted: 22 days ago