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 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 53 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 100 86 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.20% 3.02% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.29% 4.07% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 64 77
Average daily rate
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£400 £410 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £28.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+46.42% -18.84%
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
2330 2113 1789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.58% 74.30% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1518 1288 1133
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 89 76
Average hourly rate £36.40 £24.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.66% -34.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.31 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 March 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 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
Wiltshire +15 35 £475 +15.85% 5
Bristol -18 22 £380 -1.93% 14
Devon 0 14 £400 -40.74% 6
Gloucestershire -8 9 £400 - 8
Somerset +4 8 £375 -9.09% 2
Dorset +4 7 £418 -10.21% 2
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 100 (46.30%) Finance
2 67 (31.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (14.35%) Project Management
5 27 (12.50%) Change Management
6 24 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (9.26%) Banking
9 19 (8.80%) PRINCE2
10 18 (8.33%) SQL
11 16 (7.41%) MS Visio
11 16 (7.41%) Migration
11 16 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
12 15 (6.94%) SAP
12 15 (6.94%) Retail
12 15 (6.94%) Data Analysis
13 14 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (6.02%) Data Management
14 13 (6.02%) Business Process Improvement
14 13 (6.02%) ISEB
14 13 (6.02%) Business Transformation
15 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (5.56%) Data Mapping
15 12 (5.56%) Security Cleared
16 11 (5.09%) Data Modelling
16 11 (5.09%) Oracle
16 11 (5.09%) Business Objects
16 11 (5.09%) UML
17 10 (4.63%) CRM
18 9 (4.17%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (2.78%) CMS
1 6 (2.78%) SAS
2 3 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (7.41%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (2.31%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.85%) MS Project
5 4 (1.85%) MS Office
6 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.93%) Movex
2 2 (0.93%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (0.93%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.46%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.46%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.93%) ATM
1 2 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) VoIP
2 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.19%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (1.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
7 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.46%) Kalido
8 1 (0.46%) QlikView
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Toad
2 2 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 100 (46.30%) Finance
2 20 (9.26%) Banking
3 15 (6.94%) Retail
4 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.70%) Marketing
5 7 (3.24%) Retail Banking
5 7 (3.24%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Billing
7 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 168 (77.78%) Analyst
2 155 (71.76%) Business Analyst
3 19 (8.80%) Senior Business Analyst
3 19 (8.80%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 11 (5.09%) Architect
6 10 (4.63%) Consultant
6 10 (4.63%) Agile Business Analyst
6 10 (4.63%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 8 (3.70%) Data Analyst
7 8 (3.70%) Developer
8 7 (3.24%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (2.31%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (2.31%) Lead Business Analyst
9 5 (2.31%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (2.31%) Applications Architect
9 5 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (1.85%) Programme Manager
10 4 (1.85%) SAP Business Analyst
10 4 (1.85%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.31%) Web Services
2 2 (0.93%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.46%) Mason
3 1 (0.46%) HTML
3 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.78%) Open Source
3 4 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.85%) DTV
4 3 (1.39%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.39%) Learning Management System
4 3 (1.39%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.39%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.39%) E-Learning
5 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.46%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.85%) UNIX
2 2 (0.93%) Windows
3 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.02%) Stakeholder Management
2 41 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.35%) Project Management
4 27 (12.50%) Change Management
5 24 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 19 (8.80%) PRINCE2
7 16 (7.41%) Migration
7 16 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
8 15 (6.94%) Data Analysis
9 14 (6.48%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (6.02%) Data Management
10 13 (6.02%) Business Process Improvement
10 13 (6.02%) Business Transformation
11 12 (5.56%) Data Mapping
12 11 (5.09%) Data Modelling
12 11 (5.09%) UML
13 10 (4.63%) CRM
14 9 (4.17%) Scrum
14 9 (4.17%) E-Commerce
14 9 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (1.85%) PL/SQL
3 2 (0.93%) VBA
3 2 (0.93%) C
3 2 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.46%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.46%) C#
4 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.02%) ISEB
2 12 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.78%) CIMA
3 6 (2.78%) ACCA
3 6 (2.78%) MOS
3 6 (2.78%) Degree
3 6 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.31%) VCP4
5 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.93%) PMP
6 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.46%) APMP
7 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (3.24%) COREP
2 7 (3.24%) FINREP
3 6 (2.78%) Solvency II
3 6 (2.78%) FATCA
4 4 (1.85%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.46%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (6.94%) SAP
2 11 (5.09%) Oracle
2 11 (5.09%) Business Objects
3 9 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.93%) Siebel
5 2 (0.93%) Casewise
5 2 (0.93%) Infor
6 1 (0.46%) Lumesse
6 1 (0.46%) hybris
6 1 (0.46%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.46%) Sage
6 1 (0.46%) Citrix
6 1 (0.46%) IBM
6 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.46%) Saba
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