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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 41 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 143 41 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.30% 1.83% 3.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 2.58% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 31 79
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£388 £360 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £500
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 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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
2416 1589 2145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.60% 71.06% 69.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1605 1070 1274
Average daily rate £395 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 80 148
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £11.00 £15.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £47.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Bristol +2 36 £380 +16.92% 9
Wiltshire +22 35 £413 -14.94% 10
Somerset +2 20 £450 +14.64% 1
Dorset +13 18 £393 +25.60% 7
Gloucestershire -9 15 £375 -1.31% 9
Devon -11 10 £360 +105.71% 1
Cornwall - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 89 (36.93%) Finance
2 55 (22.82%) Project Management
3 48 (19.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 48 (19.92%) PRINCE2
4 42 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (15.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (15.77%) SAP
5 38 (15.77%) SQL
6 37 (15.35%) Security Cleared
7 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
8 31 (12.86%) Banking
9 29 (12.03%) ISEB
10 28 (11.62%) SC Cleared
11 25 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (9.54%) Degree
12 23 (9.54%) ITIL
13 21 (8.71%) MS Visio
13 21 (8.71%) Change Management
13 21 (8.71%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (8.71%) Retail
13 21 (8.71%) Data Analysis
14 20 (8.30%) Test Scripting
14 20 (8.30%) SharePoint
14 20 (8.30%) SQL Server
15 18 (7.47%) Oracle
15 18 (7.47%) MS Project
15 18 (7.47%) MS Excel
16 17 (7.05%) Business Objects
16 17 (7.05%) GAP Analysis
17 16 (6.64%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (8.30%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.81%) SAS
3 6 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.07%) IIS
4 5 (2.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.24%) Node.js
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.41%) CMS
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 21 (8.71%) MS Visio
2 18 (7.47%) MS Project
2 18 (7.47%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.64%) MS Office
4 2 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (4.56%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.66%) Summit
2 4 (1.66%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.24%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.24%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.41%) Tridion
5 1 (0.41%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.83%) SaaS
3 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.66%) Intranet
2 2 (0.83%) Firewall
3 1 (0.41%) VoIP
3 1 (0.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.56%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.15%) Oracle Discoverer
4 7 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects XI
8 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.83%) OLTP
9 2 (0.83%) MS Access
9 2 (0.83%) OLAP
10 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Toad
2 3 (1.24%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.24%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.41%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 89 (36.93%) Finance
2 31 (12.86%) Banking
3 21 (8.71%) Retail
4 7 (2.90%) Legal
5 5 (2.07%) Marketing
5 5 (2.07%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.66%) Military
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.41%) Electronics
8 1 (0.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 176 (73.03%) Analyst
2 161 (66.80%) Business Analyst
3 38 (15.77%) Senior Analyst
3 38 (15.77%) Senior Business Analyst
4 29 (12.03%) Developer
5 20 (8.30%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.22%) SAP Business Analyst
7 12 (4.98%) SAP Analyst
8 11 (4.56%) Data Analyst
9 8 (3.32%) Designer
9 8 (3.32%) Configuration Analyst
10 7 (2.90%) ABAP Developer
10 7 (2.90%) Financial Business Analyst
10 7 (2.90%) Banking Business Analyst
10 7 (2.90%) Change Manager
11 6 (2.49%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (2.49%) Architect
11 6 (2.49%) Business Manager
11 6 (2.49%) Infrastructure Designer
12 5 (2.07%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.49%) .NET
2 5 (2.07%) MSMQ
2 5 (2.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (1.66%) HTML
3 4 (1.66%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.66%) CSS
4 2 (0.83%) Web Services
4 2 (0.83%) J2EE
5 1 (0.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.39%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.49%) User Experience
5 3 (1.24%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.24%) GIS
5 3 (1.24%) PMI
5 3 (1.24%) APACS
5 3 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.24%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.41%) Social Network
6 1 (0.41%) NHS
6 1 (0.41%) AS400
6 1 (0.41%) DTV
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.66%) UNIX
2 3 (1.24%) Windows
2 3 (1.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (22.82%) Project Management
2 48 (19.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 48 (19.92%) PRINCE2
3 42 (17.43%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (15.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 23 (9.54%) ITIL
6 21 (8.71%) Change Management
6 21 (8.71%) Requirements Analysis
6 21 (8.71%) Data Analysis
7 20 (8.30%) Test Scripting
8 17 (7.05%) GAP Analysis
9 15 (6.22%) Time Management
10 13 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (5.39%) UML
10 13 (5.39%) Migration
10 13 (5.39%) Business Transformation
11 12 (4.98%) Data Migration
12 11 (4.56%) Use Case
12 11 (4.56%) Systems Analysis
12 11 (4.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.77%) SQL
2 10 (4.15%) C#
3 8 (3.32%) T-SQL
4 7 (2.90%) ABAP
4 7 (2.90%) VBA
5 6 (2.49%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.66%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.66%) C
7 2 (0.83%) Java
7 2 (0.83%) Delphi
7 2 (0.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (15.35%) Security Cleared
2 29 (12.03%) ISEB
3 28 (11.62%) SC Cleared
4 23 (9.54%) Degree
5 6 (2.49%) ACCA
5 6 (2.49%) CIMA
6 5 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.66%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.24%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.24%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.24%) CBAP
9 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.41%) PMP
10 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.41%) IIBA
10 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.56%) QA
2 10 (4.15%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.32%) FATCA
4 7 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.90%) FINREP
5 6 (2.49%) COREP
6 4 (1.66%) ISO 14001
6 4 (1.66%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.83%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (15.77%) SAP
2 34 (14.11%) Microsoft
3 18 (7.47%) Oracle
4 17 (7.05%) Business Objects
5 10 (4.15%) Casewise
6 3 (1.24%) IBM
6 3 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.83%) Juniper
7 2 (0.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.41%) Google
8 1 (0.41%) Capita
8 1 (0.41%) Pega
8 1 (0.41%) Sybase
8 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe
8 1 (0.41%) SunGard
8 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.41%) Citrix
8 1 (0.41%) Open Text
8 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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