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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 43 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 131 45 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.13% 2.02% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.79% 2.84% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 37 75
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£400 £360 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.25 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+63.63% -32.45%
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
2263 1586 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.32% 71.06% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1500 1046 1275
Average daily rate £388 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 69 154
Average hourly rate £34.50 £17.23 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.29% -44.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £8.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Wiltshire +14 33 £428 +11.03% 4
Somerset +13 29 £475 +15.85% 1
Bristol -14 27 £375 +11.94% 18
Dorset +11 13 £393 +12.14% 3
Gloucestershire -16 12 £388 +3.33% 9
Devon -2 10 £360 +105.71% 2
Cornwall - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 78 (34.06%) Finance
2 57 (24.89%) Project Management
3 50 (21.83%) PRINCE2
4 46 (20.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (17.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 37 (16.16%) SAP
6 37 (16.16%) Security Cleared
7 34 (14.85%) SQL
8 31 (13.54%) Microsoft
9 28 (12.23%) SC Cleared
10 27 (11.79%) ISEB
11 26 (11.35%) Banking
12 25 (10.92%) MS Visio
13 23 (10.04%) ITIL
13 23 (10.04%) Degree
14 22 (9.61%) Requirements Analysis
15 21 (9.17%) Retail
15 21 (9.17%) MS Project
15 21 (9.17%) SQL Server
16 20 (8.73%) Test Scripting
17 19 (8.30%) Data Analysis
17 19 (8.30%) MS Excel
17 19 (8.30%) SharePoint
18 17 (7.42%) GAP Analysis
18 17 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (6.99%) Change Management
20 15 (6.55%) Scrum
20 15 (6.55%) MS Office
21 14 (6.11%) UML
22 13 (5.68%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 19 (8.30%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.24%) SAS
3 5 (2.18%) IIS
3 5 (2.18%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.31%) Node.js
5 1 (0.44%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.44%) CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Drupal
5 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (10.92%) MS Visio
2 21 (9.17%) MS Project
3 19 (8.30%) MS Excel
4 15 (6.55%) MS Office
5 3 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.44%) Windchill
6 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.80%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.75%) Summit
2 4 (1.75%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.31%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.31%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.31%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.44%) Tridion
5 1 (0.44%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.44%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.31%) Intranet
2 2 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.87%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.49%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.87%) OLTP
7 2 (0.87%) OLAP
7 2 (0.87%) MS Access
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Rational Rose
1 3 (1.31%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.87%) JIRA
2 2 (0.87%) Toad
3 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 78 (34.06%) Finance
2 26 (11.35%) Banking
3 21 (9.17%) Retail
4 7 (3.06%) Legal
5 5 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.18%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.75%) Marketing
6 4 (1.75%) Military
7 2 (0.87%) Advertising
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Front Office
8 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 168 (73.36%) Analyst
2 154 (67.25%) Business Analyst
3 39 (17.03%) Senior Analyst
4 38 (16.59%) Senior Business Analyst
5 25 (10.92%) Developer
6 18 (7.86%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.11%) SAP Business Analyst
8 12 (5.24%) Data Analyst
8 12 (5.24%) SAP Analyst
9 9 (3.93%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (3.49%) Configuration Analyst
10 8 (3.49%) Change Manager
10 8 (3.49%) Architect
11 7 (3.06%) ABAP Developer
11 7 (3.06%) Financial Business Analyst
11 7 (3.06%) Business Manager
11 7 (3.06%) Designer
12 6 (2.62%) Infrastructure Designer
12 6 (2.62%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (2.18%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.62%) .NET
2 5 (2.18%) MSMQ
2 5 (2.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (1.75%) HTML
3 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.75%) CSS
4 3 (1.31%) J2EE
5 2 (0.87%) Web Services
6 1 (0.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.80%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.31%) PMI
3 3 (1.31%) GIS
3 3 (1.31%) APACS
3 3 (1.31%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (1.31%) SWIFT
4 2 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.44%) DTV
5 1 (0.44%) AS400
5 1 (0.44%) Social Network
5 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.31%) Windows
1 3 (1.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.89%) Project Management
2 50 (21.83%) PRINCE2
3 46 (20.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (17.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (10.04%) ITIL
6 22 (9.61%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (8.73%) Test Scripting
8 19 (8.30%) Data Analysis
9 17 (7.42%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (6.99%) Change Management
11 15 (6.55%) Scrum
12 14 (6.11%) UML
13 13 (5.68%) Time Management
13 13 (5.68%) Migration
14 12 (5.24%) Data Migration
14 12 (5.24%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (5.24%) Business Transformation
15 11 (4.80%) Use Case
16 10 (4.37%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.85%) SQL
2 10 (4.37%) C#
3 8 (3.49%) T-SQL
3 8 (3.49%) VBA
4 7 (3.06%) ABAP
5 6 (2.62%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.18%) C
7 3 (1.31%) Java
8 2 (0.87%) Scala
8 2 (0.87%) Delphi
8 2 (0.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (16.16%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.23%) SC Cleared
3 27 (11.79%) ISEB
4 23 (10.04%) Degree
5 6 (2.62%) ACCA
5 6 (2.62%) CIMA
6 5 (2.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.18%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.31%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.31%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.31%) CBAP
8 2 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.87%) PMP
9 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.44%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.44%) IIBA
9 1 (0.44%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.80%) QA
2 10 (4.37%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.49%) FATCA
4 7 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (3.06%) FINREP
5 6 (2.62%) COREP
6 4 (1.75%) ISO 14001
7 3 (1.31%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.87%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (1.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (16.16%) SAP
2 31 (13.54%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.24%) Oracle
3 12 (5.24%) Casewise
4 11 (4.80%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.31%) IBM
5 3 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.87%) Cisco
6 2 (0.87%) Juniper
7 1 (0.44%) Sybase
7 1 (0.44%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.44%) Adobe
7 1 (0.44%) SunGard
7 1 (0.44%) Teradata
7 1 (0.44%) Open Text
7 1 (0.44%) Capita
7 1 (0.44%) Google
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Devon
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £180.00 - £240.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Plymouth City Council
Rate: £57,764 per annum plus market supplement negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
Huxley Associates
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago