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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 31 32 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 580 521 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.85% 5.69% 6.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.39% 6.23% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 342 332
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £21.50 £32.13
% change year-on-year
+82.55% -33.07%
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
9070 8358 7307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.50% 91.32% 92.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4935 4518 3555
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 432 468 591
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 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
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 30 March 2015.

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 30 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 -6 165 £400 - 22
Hampshire -2 110 £425 +9.32% 18
Buckinghamshire +3 81 £375 - 11
Surrey +3 76 £400 -5.32% 17
Oxfordshire +8 57 £380 +13.85% 14
West Sussex -7 37 £369 -5.44% 9
East Sussex +7 24 £425 +13.33% 3
Kent -10 8 £348 -15.75% 5
Middlesex -9 5 £403 +1.96% 1
Sussex +1 4 £400 -
Home Counties 0 1 £413 -8.33%
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 394 (34.90%) Finance
2 392 (34.72%) Business Analysis
3 256 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
4 233 (20.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 119 (10.54%) Project Management
6 115 (10.19%) Telecoms
6 115 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
7 114 (10.10%) ISEB
8 111 (9.83%) Retail
9 103 (9.12%) E-Commerce
10 101 (8.95%) User Stories
11 92 (8.15%) Data Modelling
12 91 (8.06%) Waterfall
13 84 (7.44%) Use Case
14 83 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
15 81 (7.17%) Scrum
15 81 (7.17%) Banking
16 75 (6.64%) Migration
16 75 (6.64%) MS Visio
16 75 (6.64%) PRINCE2
17 70 (6.20%) CRM
18 67 (5.93%) UML
19 61 (5.40%) Automotive
20 60 (5.31%) Microsoft
21 54 (4.78%) MS Excel
22 52 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
23 49 (4.34%) Marketing
24 46 (4.07%) SAP
24 46 (4.07%) Degree
25 45 (3.99%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 31 (2.75%) CMS
2 29 (2.57%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (0.62%) Confluence
5 4 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.27%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.18%) SAS
7 2 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.089%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.089%) Lync
8 1 (0.089%) CICS
8 1 (0.089%) Documentum
8 1 (0.089%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 75 (6.64%) MS Visio
2 54 (4.78%) MS Excel
3 32 (2.83%) MS Office
4 22 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (1.77%) MS Project
6 9 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.27%) Remedy AR System
5 3 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.18%) SAP SRM
6 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.18%) SAP CS
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.089%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.06%) SaaS
2 6 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.53%) Force.com
3 2 (0.18%) Office 365
3 2 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.95%) Intranet
2 13 (1.15%) Internet
3 8 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
4 7 (0.62%) WAN
4 7 (0.62%) HTTP
5 6 (0.53%) Broadband
6 5 (0.44%) Firewall
7 4 (0.35%) MVNO
8 3 (0.27%) ATM
8 3 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.18%) LAN
10 1 (0.089%) PBX
10 1 (0.089%) SMS
10 1 (0.089%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.089%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.71%) Data Mining
4 7 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 6 (0.53%) NoSQL
5 6 (0.53%) QlikView
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.44%) Essbase
6 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.35%) MS Access
7 4 (0.35%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.27%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 28 (2.48%) JIRA
2 7 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.35%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.18%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.089%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.089%) Ant
6 1 (0.089%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.089%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.089%) CaliberRM
6 1 (0.089%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.089%) SpecFlow
General
1 394 (34.90%) Finance
2 115 (10.19%) Telecoms
3 111 (9.83%) Retail
4 81 (7.17%) Banking
5 61 (5.40%) Automotive
6 49 (4.34%) Marketing
7 37 (3.28%) Publishing
8 36 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 36 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 15 (1.33%) Advertising
10 14 (1.24%) Billing
10 14 (1.24%) Electronics
10 14 (1.24%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.80%) Legal
12 8 (0.71%) Back Office
13 7 (0.62%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.62%) German Language
14 5 (0.44%) Front Office
15 3 (0.27%) Games
15 3 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.30%) Web Services
2 11 (0.97%) .NET
3 10 (0.89%) XML
4 9 (0.80%) HTML
5 7 (0.62%) Mason
5 7 (0.62%) Visualforce
6 6 (0.53%) Gherkin
6 6 (0.53%) RESTful
7 2 (0.18%) D3.js
7 2 (0.18%) Middleware
7 2 (0.18%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.18%) Raphaël
8 1 (0.089%) WPF
8 1 (0.089%) Spring
8 1 (0.089%) Java EE
8 1 (0.089%) EDI
8 1 (0.089%) J2EE
8 1 (0.089%) SOAP
8 1 (0.089%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.089%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 115 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (2.39%) Management Information System
3 24 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 22 (1.95%) User Experience
5 16 (1.42%) NHS
6 14 (1.24%) DTV
7 13 (1.15%) Smart Meter
8 10 (0.89%) Credit Risk
9 9 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.80%) Performance Metrics
10 7 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.62%) Open Source
10 7 (0.62%) Reference Data
10 7 (0.62%) EPoS
11 6 (0.53%) Web 2.0
11 6 (0.53%) Data Integration
11 6 (0.53%) Life Science
11 6 (0.53%) CMDB
11 6 (0.53%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (0.53%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.06%) Windows
2 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (0.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (0.27%) UNIX
4 1 (0.089%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (34.72%) Business Analysis
2 256 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (20.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 119 (10.54%) Project Management
5 103 (9.12%) E-Commerce
6 101 (8.95%) User Stories
7 92 (8.15%) Data Modelling
8 91 (8.06%) Waterfall
9 84 (7.44%) Use Case
10 83 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
11 81 (7.17%) Scrum
12 75 (6.64%) Migration
12 75 (6.64%) PRINCE2
13 70 (6.20%) CRM
14 67 (5.93%) UML
15 52 (4.61%) GAP Analysis
16 45 (3.99%) ITIL
17 36 (3.19%) Change Management
18 35 (3.10%) Data Analysis
19 34 (3.01%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (3.90%) SQL
2 26 (2.30%) Java
3 7 (0.62%) C
3 7 (0.62%) Apex Code
4 6 (0.53%) Groovy
4 6 (0.53%) Scala
4 6 (0.53%) VB
5 5 (0.44%) C#
6 4 (0.35%) VBA
6 4 (0.35%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.27%) PL/SQL
7 3 (0.27%) COBOL
8 2 (0.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.18%) R
9 1 (0.089%) PHP
9 1 (0.089%) Python
9 1 (0.089%) PL/1
9 1 (0.089%) JCL
Qualifications
1 114 (10.10%) ISEB
2 46 (4.07%) Degree
3 33 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.21%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.06%) CBAP
6 10 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 7 (0.62%) PMP
7 7 (0.62%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.44%) IIBA
9 3 (0.27%) SAP Certification
9 3 (0.27%) ACCA
10 2 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.18%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.089%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.089%) CCA
11 1 (0.089%) CIMA
11 1 (0.089%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.30%) GAMP
2 18 (1.59%) QA
3 8 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) COREP
6 2 (0.18%) FINREP
6 2 (0.18%) GxP
6 2 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.089%) GAAP
7 1 (0.089%) GMP
7 1 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.089%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.089%) EMIR
7 1 (0.089%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.089%) Netcool
Vendors
1 60 (5.31%) Microsoft
2 46 (4.07%) SAP
3 45 (3.99%) Oracle
4 22 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (0.97%) Remedy
6 10 (0.89%) Cognos
7 9 (0.80%) Business Objects
8 7 (0.62%) Hyperion
8 7 (0.62%) hybris
9 6 (0.53%) BMC
9 6 (0.53%) JD Edwards
10 5 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 5 (0.44%) Citrix
11 4 (0.35%) IBM
11 4 (0.35%) HP
11 4 (0.35%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.27%) Guidewire
12 3 (0.27%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.27%) Sybase
13 2 (0.18%) Siebel
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Certes Computing Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Centric Resource
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £345.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £370 to £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Damia Group.
Rate: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Harris Global
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
Hampshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 11 days ago