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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 59 38 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +26
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 95 135 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.90% 4.43% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 6.00% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 105 39
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£388 £393 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £19.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £31.33 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+14.92% +60.64%
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
2478 2250 1541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.66% 73.92% 71.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1662 1500 993
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 102 68
Average hourly rate £39.25 £33.84 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.98% +93.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.82 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Bristol -8 25 £403 +7.33% 13
Wiltshire -13 18 £450 +5.88% 4
Dorset -3 14 £350 -10.82% 2
Devon -1 12 £385 +6.94%
Gloucestershire -3 12 £388 +3.33% 3
Somerset -16 10 £338 -27.02% 5
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 82 (37.27%) Finance
2 70 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (16.36%) Project Management
5 31 (14.09%) Banking
6 28 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (11.36%) ISEB
8 24 (10.91%) Security Cleared
9 22 (10.00%) SQL
10 21 (9.55%) Scrum
10 21 (9.55%) Change Management
11 17 (7.73%) GAP Analysis
11 17 (7.73%) Telecoms
11 17 (7.73%) PRINCE2
12 16 (7.27%) Web Services
12 16 (7.27%) User Stories
13 15 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
13 15 (6.82%) UML
13 15 (6.82%) Migration
14 14 (6.36%) Data Modelling
15 12 (5.45%) CRM
15 12 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
15 12 (5.45%) MS Excel
15 12 (5.45%) ITIL
15 12 (5.45%) Data Analysis
15 12 (5.45%) Open Source
16 11 (5.00%) Use Case
16 11 (5.00%) Microsoft
16 11 (5.00%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.73%) CMS
2 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.82%) SAS
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
4 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.45%) Lync
4 1 (0.45%) Node.js
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.82%) MS Project
5 2 (0.91%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) Summit
2 1 (0.45%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.45%) Agresso
2 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) MVNO
2 1 (0.45%) ATM
2 1 (0.45%) LAN
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.73%) MS Access
4 5 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.36%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.45%) QlikView
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.45%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (2.27%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.91%) ERwin
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 82 (37.27%) Finance
2 31 (14.09%) Banking
3 17 (7.73%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.55%) Retail
5 7 (3.18%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.18%) Marketing
6 5 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Billing
7 2 (0.91%) Law
7 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Electronics
8 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 178 (80.91%) Analyst
2 172 (78.18%) Business Analyst
3 34 (15.45%) Agile Business Analyst
4 17 (7.73%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (7.73%) Senior Business Analyst
5 15 (6.82%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.91%) Architect
7 10 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (4.55%) Financial Business Analyst
7 10 (4.55%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 9 (4.09%) Lead Business Analyst
9 7 (3.18%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 6 (2.73%) Developer
10 6 (2.73%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.27%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 4 (1.82%) Business Systems Analyst
12 4 (1.82%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (1.82%) Consultant
12 4 (1.82%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.27%) Web Services
2 9 (4.09%) .NET
3 4 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.36%) HTML
4 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.36%) CSS
5 2 (0.91%) WCF
5 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.91%) HTML5
6 1 (0.45%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.45%) JSP
6 1 (0.45%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.45%) LAMP
6 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.64%) User Experience
4 3 (1.36%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.36%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.91%) IVR
5 2 (0.91%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.91%) Social Media
5 2 (0.91%) iPad
5 2 (0.91%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.45%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.45%) FMCG
6 1 (0.45%) Replication
6 1 (0.45%) DTV
6 1 (0.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.82%) Windows
2 3 (1.36%) Linux
3 2 (0.91%) AIX
4 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 36 (16.36%) Project Management
4 21 (9.55%) Scrum
4 21 (9.55%) Change Management
5 17 (7.73%) GAP Analysis
5 17 (7.73%) PRINCE2
6 16 (7.27%) User Stories
7 15 (6.82%) UML
7 15 (6.82%) Migration
7 15 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (6.36%) Data Modelling
9 12 (5.45%) CRM
9 12 (5.45%) ITIL
9 12 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.45%) Data Analysis
9 12 (5.45%) Open Source
10 11 (5.00%) Use Case
11 10 (4.55%) Validation
11 10 (4.55%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (2.27%) C#
2 5 (2.27%) VB.NET
3 4 (1.82%) C
4 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.91%) VBA
6 1 (0.45%) Python
6 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (11.36%) ISEB
2 24 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) Degree
4 6 (2.73%) ACCA
4 6 (2.73%) CIMA
5 5 (2.27%) MOS
5 5 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 4 (1.82%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.45%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.64%) QA
2 6 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.73%) FATCA
2 6 (2.73%) COREP
2 6 (2.73%) FINREP
3 5 (2.27%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.82%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.45%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.09%) Oracle
2 9 (4.09%) SAP
3 4 (1.82%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.91%) Guidewire
5 2 (0.91%) VMware
6 1 (0.45%) Teradata
6 1 (0.45%) Pega
6 1 (0.45%) Veeam
6 1 (0.45%) hybris
6 1 (0.45%) Demandware
6 1 (0.45%) Zerto
6 1 (0.45%) ATG
6 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.45%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) Siebel
6 1 (0.45%) IBM
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