The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 226 236 239
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 20 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.079% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.085% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 2
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £436 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £468 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £411 £433
% change year-on-year
+9.42% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Business Analyst
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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
8545 8269 9011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.13% 93.07% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4774 4368 4203
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 501 620
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.21 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -6.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst across the South East region.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst across the South East region.

Lead Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 +14 6 £400 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £463 -
Hampshire -12 3 £475 +2.70%
Surrey -1 2 £371 -13.66%
Lead Business Analyst
England

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 16 (39.02%) Business Analysis
3 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (36.59%) User Stories
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
5 8 (19.51%) Validation
6 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
7 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.20%) Retail
8 5 (12.20%) BDD
8 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) Marketing
9 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.76%) CRM
9 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.32%) UML
10 3 (7.32%) PeopleSoft
10 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (7.32%) Billing
10 3 (7.32%) Web Development
10 3 (7.32%) Automotive
10 3 (7.32%) FMCG
11 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
11 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (4.88%) Mentoring

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Project
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 1 (2.44%) SAP HR
2 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.32%) Automotive
4 3 (7.32%) Billing
5 2 (4.88%) Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (2.44%) Electronics
6 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.44%) Military
6 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) FMCG
3 1 (2.44%) EPoS
3 1 (2.44%) DTV
3 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Business Analysis
2 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (36.59%) User Stories
3 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 8 (19.51%) Validation
5 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
7 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (12.20%) BDD
8 4 (9.76%) CRM
8 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.76%) Project Management
8 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.32%) UML
9 3 (7.32%) Web Development
10 2 (4.88%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (4.88%) TDD
10 2 (4.88%) OO
10 2 (4.88%) Data Modelling
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
1 2 (4.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) Murex