The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
England / South West
Rank 56 62 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 90 94 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.37% 3.11% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.82% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 67 84
Median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £290 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £477 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £388
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
-23.91% +12.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2202 2460 2515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.44% 81.51% 78.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1679 1650
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 122 88
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.80 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the South West region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the South West region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +21 27 £413 -2.94% 6
Gloucestershire +11 26 £400 -11.11% 4
Bristol -8 23 £373 -8.02% 9
Dorset -6 4 £386 -3.43% 4
Somerset -6 3 £338 +1.88% 1
Devon -2 2 £400 +26.98% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 73 (41.48%) Finance
2 40 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (22.16%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (18.18%) ISEB
5 30 (17.05%) Security Cleared
6 27 (15.34%) PRINCE2
7 21 (11.93%) SC Cleared
8 20 (11.36%) Project Management
8 20 (11.36%) Scrum
9 18 (10.23%) Process Improvement
9 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (8.52%) Telecoms
11 14 (7.95%) Service Delivery
12 13 (7.39%) PRINCE
13 12 (6.82%) Degree
13 12 (6.82%) APMG
14 11 (6.25%) User Stories
14 11 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.25%) Retail
14 11 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
14 11 (6.25%) Oracle
14 11 (6.25%) ERP
15 10 (5.68%) SAP
15 10 (5.68%) Change Management
15 10 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (5.68%) Target Operating Model
16 9 (5.11%) Marketing
16 9 (5.11%) Risk Management
16 9 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (4.55%) Information Security

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.98%) Confluence
2 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (3.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (2.84%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (2.27%) Oracle General Ledger
5 3 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.70%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.57%) Maximo
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.57%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.84%) SaaS
2 2 (1.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.14%) Slack
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) DMZ
1 4 (2.27%) Intranet
2 2 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) Skype
3 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.70%) OLAP
3 2 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.14%) ERwin
2 2 (1.14%) Rational Rose
General
1 73 (41.48%) Finance
2 15 (8.52%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.25%) Retail
4 9 (5.11%) Marketing
5 8 (4.55%) Banking
6 7 (3.98%) General Ledger
7 5 (2.84%) Electronics
7 5 (2.84%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.27%) Billing
9 2 (1.14%) Advertising
10 1 (0.57%) Back Office
10 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.57%) International Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.57%) Law
10 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (78.98%) Analyst
2 127 (72.16%) Business Analyst
3 14 (7.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 12 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (6.82%) Senior Business Analyst
5 11 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 10 (5.68%) Business Change Analyst
7 9 (5.11%) Architect
8 8 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Business Change Business Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) Business IT Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) IT Analyst
8 8 (4.55%) IT Business Analyst
9 7 (3.98%) Consultant
9 7 (3.98%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.41%) Finance Business Analyst
10 6 (3.41%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.84%) Data Business Analyst
11 5 (2.84%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.27%) Web Services
2 3 (1.70%) .NET
2 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.14%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.14%) CSS
3 2 (1.14%) HTML
3 2 (1.14%) HTML5
4 1 (0.57%) Angular 2
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.70%) NHS
4 2 (1.14%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.57%) Derivative
5 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.57%) Windows
1 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (22.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (15.34%) PRINCE2
4 20 (11.36%) Project Management
4 20 (11.36%) Scrum
5 18 (10.23%) Process Improvement
6 14 (7.95%) Service Delivery
7 13 (7.39%) PRINCE
8 11 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
8 11 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (6.25%) ERP
8 11 (6.25%) User Stories
9 10 (5.68%) Change Management
9 10 (5.68%) Target Operating Model
9 10 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (5.11%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (4.55%) Information Security
11 8 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.98%) C
1 7 (3.98%) SQL
2 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.14%) VBA
3 1 (0.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (18.18%) ISEB
2 30 (17.05%) Security Cleared
3 21 (11.93%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.82%) APMG
4 12 (6.82%) Degree
5 7 (3.98%) IIBA
6 6 (3.41%) CISA
6 6 (3.41%) CISSP
7 5 (2.84%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.70%) ACCA
8 3 (1.70%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.70%) CIMA
9 2 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.57%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.57%) CISM
10 1 (0.57%) CITP
10 1 (0.57%) HNC
10 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.98%) IFRS
2 5 (2.84%) IFRS 9
3 2 (1.14%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.14%) QA
3 2 (1.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) MiFID
4 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (6.25%) Oracle
2 10 (5.68%) SAP
3 4 (2.27%) Epicor
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.70%) Hyperion
4 3 (1.70%) Sage
5 2 (1.14%) IBM
5 2 (1.14%) OpenText
5 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.57%) Capita
6 1 (0.57%) Citrix
6 1 (0.57%) Cognos
6 1 (0.57%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.57%) Northgate
6 1 (0.57%) PeopleSoft
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