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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 53 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 97 108 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.50% 3.37% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 4.18% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 84 95
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £279 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £396
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £31.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-39.20% -2.34%
Business Analysis
England

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
2196 2584 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.28% 80.55% 76.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1804 1691
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 £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 109 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +1 33 £369 -7.52% 5
Wiltshire +7 19 £413 -2.94% 4
Gloucestershire +2 18 £525 +27.27% 6
Devon +11 8 £420 +23.52% 3
Somerset +18 7 £400 -33.33% 3
Dorset -4 7 £375 +3.44% 1
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 60 (34.68%) Finance
2 42 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (15.03%) PRINCE2
4 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
5 25 (14.45%) ISEB
6 24 (13.87%) Project Management
6 24 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (9.83%) Scrum
7 17 (9.83%) Retail
8 16 (9.25%) SC Cleared
8 16 (9.25%) Process Improvement
9 15 (8.67%) Banking
9 15 (8.67%) User Stories
10 14 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (7.51%) Degree
11 13 (7.51%) Service Delivery
11 13 (7.51%) Change Management
12 12 (6.94%) Migration
12 12 (6.94%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (6.36%) ERP
13 11 (6.36%) Data Analysis
13 11 (6.36%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.78%) Requirements Management
14 10 (5.78%) MS Visio
14 10 (5.78%) CRM
14 10 (5.78%) SAP
14 10 (5.78%) SQL
15 9 (5.20%) Telecoms

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 8 (4.62%) Confluence
2 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.58%) CMS
3 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (5.78%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.89%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.16%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.16%) Maximo
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.47%) SaaS
2 2 (1.16%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) DMZ
2 2 (1.16%) Internet
2 2 (1.16%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) Skype
3 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.73%) OLAP
2 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.58%) GIS
3 1 (0.58%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.62%) JIRA
2 4 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) ERwin
3 1 (0.58%) Rational Rose
General
1 60 (34.68%) Finance
2 17 (9.83%) Retail
3 15 (8.67%) Banking
4 9 (5.20%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.05%) Marketing
6 6 (3.47%) General Ledger
6 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.89%) Electronics
8 4 (2.31%) Back Office
9 2 (1.16%) Billing
9 2 (1.16%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Advertising
10 1 (0.58%) International Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Local Government
10 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (75.14%) Analyst
2 117 (67.63%) Business Analyst
3 13 (7.51%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (7.51%) Senior Business Analyst
4 11 (6.36%) Business Change Analyst
5 9 (5.20%) Architect
5 9 (5.20%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 9 (5.20%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.62%) Business Manager
6 8 (4.62%) Finance Business Analyst
6 8 (4.62%) Financial Analyst
7 7 (4.05%) Business IT Analyst
7 7 (4.05%) IT Analyst
7 7 (4.05%) IT Business Analyst
7 7 (4.05%) Process Analyst
7 7 (4.05%) Scrum Master
7 7 (4.05%) Security Analyst
8 6 (3.47%) Agile Business Analyst
8 6 (3.47%) Consultant
9 5 (2.89%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.89%) Web Services
2 4 (2.31%) Velocity
3 1 (0.58%) .NET
3 1 (0.58%) Angular 2
3 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.58%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.87%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.31%) NHS
4 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.16%) User Experience
5 1 (0.58%) CESG
5 1 (0.58%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.58%) CMDB
5 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.58%) Derivative
5 1 (0.58%) Economics
5 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.58%) RIA
5 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.58%) Windows
1 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.28%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (23.70%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (15.03%) PRINCE2
4 24 (13.87%) Project Management
5 17 (9.83%) Scrum
6 16 (9.25%) Process Improvement
7 15 (8.67%) User Stories
8 14 (8.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (7.51%) Change Management
9 13 (7.51%) Service Delivery
10 12 (6.94%) Mentoring
10 12 (6.94%) Migration
11 11 (6.36%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (6.36%) Data Analysis
11 11 (6.36%) ERP
11 11 (6.36%) Software Engineering
12 10 (5.78%) CRM
12 10 (5.78%) Requirements Management
13 8 (4.62%) Business Process Improvement
13 8 (4.62%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.78%) SQL
2 4 (2.31%) C
3 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.58%) C#
4 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 25 (14.45%) ISEB
3 16 (9.25%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.51%) Degree
5 6 (3.47%) CISSP
5 6 (3.47%) IIBA
6 5 (2.89%) CISA
7 4 (2.31%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.73%) ACCA
8 3 (1.73%) CIMA
8 3 (1.73%) HNC
9 2 (1.16%) APMG
9 2 (1.16%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.58%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.58%) CLAS
10 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.73%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.58%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (5.78%) SAP
2 8 (4.62%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.31%) Sage
5 3 (1.73%) Hyperion
5 3 (1.73%) IBM
5 3 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.16%) Epicor
6 2 (1.16%) OpenText
7 1 (0.58%) Citrix
7 1 (0.58%) ESRI
7 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
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