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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 43 62 48
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 116 94 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.64% 2.83% 3.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 3.69% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 70 58
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£412 £385 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% +4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.13 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+11.35% +9.20%
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
2441 2547 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 76.59% 76.79% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1589 1570 1059
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 £288 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 112 62
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +26 42 £450 +9.75% 16
Bristol -13 25 £375 -5.06% 15
Devon +21 19 £388 +40.90% 1
Somerset +1 12 £347 +15.58% 3
Dorset +6 10 £418 +19.28% 9
Gloucestershire -14 4 £325 -20.67% 4
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 109 (49.32%) Finance
2 66 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 50 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (12.22%) Change Management
5 25 (11.31%) Banking
6 20 (9.05%) Project Management
7 19 (8.60%) GAP Analysis
7 19 (8.60%) ISEB
8 17 (7.69%) Retail
9 16 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (7.24%) MS Visio
9 16 (7.24%) Migration
10 15 (6.79%) Telecoms
10 15 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
10 15 (6.79%) Security Cleared
10 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (6.33%) SAP
11 14 (6.33%) Scrum
12 13 (5.88%) ITIL
12 13 (5.88%) PRINCE2
12 13 (5.88%) UML
13 12 (5.43%) Oracle
13 12 (5.43%) Business Transformation
14 11 (4.98%) SQL
14 11 (4.98%) Web Services
14 11 (4.98%) CRM
15 10 (4.52%) Data Modelling
15 10 (4.52%) SQL Server
15 10 (4.52%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.71%) CMS
3 3 (1.36%) SAS
4 1 (0.45%) Node.js
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (7.24%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.81%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.90%) MS Project
6 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.90%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.45%) Movex
3 1 (0.45%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.45%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.45%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.45%) Workday HCM
3 1 (0.45%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) SaaS
1 2 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) ATM
2 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.79%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.52%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.45%) QlikView
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.45%) MS Access
7 1 (0.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.45%) Kalido
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Rational Rose
1 2 (0.90%) Toad
1 2 (0.90%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (49.32%) Finance
2 25 (11.31%) Banking
3 17 (7.69%) Retail
4 15 (6.79%) Telecoms
5 10 (4.52%) Retail Banking
6 7 (3.17%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.26%) Marketing
8 4 (1.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Billing
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 180 (81.45%) Analyst
2 171 (77.38%) Business Analyst
3 22 (9.95%) Senior Business Analyst
3 22 (9.95%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 16 (7.24%) Architect
6 10 (4.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 9 (4.07%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (4.07%) Consultant
8 6 (2.71%) Financial Business Analyst
8 6 (2.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 5 (2.26%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (1.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (1.81%) Enterprise Architect
10 4 (1.81%) Applications Architect
10 4 (1.81%) SAP Business Analyst
10 4 (1.81%) Data Analyst
10 4 (1.81%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (1.36%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) Web Services
2 6 (2.71%) .NET
3 5 (2.26%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.45%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.45%) HTML
4 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) JSP
4 1 (0.45%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.45%) LAMP
4 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.45%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.62%) Open Source
3 4 (1.81%) DTV
3 4 (1.81%) Credit Risk
4 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.36%) User Experience
4 3 (1.36%) E-Learning
4 3 (1.36%) Learning Management System
5 2 (0.90%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Replication
6 1 (0.45%) GIS
6 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.45%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.45%) FMCG
6 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.26%) Windows
2 3 (1.36%) Linux
3 2 (0.90%) AIX
3 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 50 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.22%) Change Management
4 20 (9.05%) Project Management
5 19 (8.60%) GAP Analysis
6 16 (7.24%) Migration
6 16 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (6.33%) Scrum
7 14 (6.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 13 (5.88%) ITIL
8 13 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.88%) UML
9 12 (5.43%) Business Transformation
10 11 (4.98%) CRM
11 10 (4.52%) Data Modelling
12 9 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (4.07%) Business Process Improvement
13 8 (3.62%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.62%) Use Case
13 8 (3.62%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (4.98%) SQL
2 3 (1.36%) C#
3 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.45%) Python
4 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.45%) C
4 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.45%) PHP
4 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (8.60%) ISEB
2 15 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.71%) Degree
4 6 (2.71%) ACCA
4 6 (2.71%) CIMA
4 6 (2.71%) MOS
5 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) APMP
6 1 (0.45%) AAT
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.71%) FATCA
2 6 (2.71%) COREP
2 6 (2.71%) FINREP
3 4 (1.81%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) COBIT
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.45%) Puppet
1 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (6.33%) SAP
2 12 (5.43%) Oracle
3 8 (3.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.36%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.90%) VMware
5 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.90%) Siebel
5 2 (0.90%) IBM
6 1 (0.45%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.45%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) Saba
6 1 (0.45%) Infor
6 1 (0.45%) Veeam
6 1 (0.45%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.45%) Lumesse
6 1 (0.45%) Zerto
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