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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 49 46 59
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 117 85 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.56% 3.87% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.84% 5.58% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 64 50
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £40.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-19.13% -2.40%
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
2417 1523 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.53% 69.38% 67.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1650 1004 1075
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 97 127
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.55% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 38 £375 - 21
Wiltshire -16 24 £428 +3.63% 8
Gloucestershire -1 20 £375 -7.97% 11
Dorset +5 12 £300 -33.33% 3
Somerset -4 10 £325 -14.75% 5
Devon -25 5 £228 -54.50% 3
Cornwall - - - - 4
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 90 (36.59%) Finance
2 56 (22.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 44 (17.89%) Project Management
4 42 (17.07%) PRINCE2
5 40 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (13.82%) Security Cleared
6 34 (13.82%) SAP
7 28 (11.38%) SQL
7 28 (11.38%) Banking
8 26 (10.57%) Retail
9 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
11 23 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
11 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
11 23 (9.35%) SC Cleared
12 22 (8.94%) ITIL
12 22 (8.94%) Change Management
13 21 (8.54%) ISEB
13 21 (8.54%) Data Analysis
14 20 (8.13%) Business Objects
15 18 (7.32%) Test Scripting
16 17 (6.91%) Migration
17 16 (6.50%) Degree
18 15 (6.10%) Data Mapping
18 15 (6.10%) MS Office
19 14 (5.69%) Data Management
20 13 (5.28%) Oracle
20 13 (5.28%) Data Modelling
21 12 (4.88%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (4.47%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.66%) SAS
3 5 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (1.63%) CMS
5 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.41%) Drupal
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (6.10%) MS Office
2 12 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 11 (4.47%) MS Project
4 6 (2.44%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.47%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.63%) SAP PM
2 4 (1.63%) Summit
3 3 (1.22%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.22%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.81%) Movex
4 2 (0.81%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.41%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.41%) Tridion
5 1 (0.41%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) Intranet
2 2 (0.81%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) ATM
3 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.03%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.03%) BusinessObjects XI
3 5 (2.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.81%) OLAP
5 2 (0.81%) MS Access
5 2 (0.81%) OLTP
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (3.25%) Toad
2 3 (1.22%) RequisitePro
3 2 (0.81%) JIRA
3 2 (0.81%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 90 (36.59%) Finance
2 28 (11.38%) Banking
3 26 (10.57%) Retail
4 8 (3.25%) Marketing
5 6 (2.44%) Legal
6 5 (2.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.03%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
8 2 (0.81%) Military
8 2 (0.81%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 178 (72.36%) Analyst
2 157 (63.82%) Business Analyst
3 27 (10.98%) Senior Business Analyst
3 27 (10.98%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (8.13%) Developer
5 19 (7.72%) Project Manager
6 15 (6.10%) SAP Business Analyst
7 12 (4.88%) Data Analyst
7 12 (4.88%) SAP Analyst
8 10 (4.07%) Architect
9 9 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (3.25%) Configuration Analyst
10 8 (3.25%) Designer
11 7 (2.85%) Financial Analyst
11 7 (2.85%) ABAP Developer
11 7 (2.85%) Consultant
12 6 (2.44%) Financial Business Analyst
12 6 (2.44%) Infrastructure Designer
13 4 (1.63%) Banking Business Analyst
13 4 (1.63%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.81%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) MSMQ
2 1 (0.41%) Mason
2 1 (0.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.16%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.66%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.44%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.22%) Open Source
7 2 (0.81%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.81%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.81%) APACS
7 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.81%) PMI
7 2 (0.81%) NHS
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) DTV
8 1 (0.41%) AS400
8 1 (0.41%) Social Network
8 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.76%) Stakeholder Management
2 44 (17.89%) Project Management
3 42 (17.07%) PRINCE2
4 40 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 23 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (8.94%) Change Management
7 22 (8.94%) ITIL
8 21 (8.54%) Data Analysis
9 18 (7.32%) Test Scripting
10 17 (6.91%) Migration
11 15 (6.10%) Data Mapping
12 14 (5.69%) Data Management
13 13 (5.28%) Data Modelling
14 12 (4.88%) UML
14 12 (4.88%) Data Migration
15 11 (4.47%) Workflow
15 11 (4.47%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (4.47%) Requirements Analysis
16 10 (4.07%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.38%) SQL
2 7 (2.85%) ABAP
3 6 (2.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.63%) VBA
4 4 (1.63%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.22%) C
6 2 (0.81%) C#
6 2 (0.81%) Java
6 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (13.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.54%) ISEB
4 16 (6.50%) Degree
5 5 (2.03%) DV Cleared
5 5 (2.03%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.03%) ACCA
5 5 (2.03%) CIMA
6 3 (1.22%) PMP
7 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.41%) IIBA
7 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.07%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.85%) QA
4 6 (2.44%) COREP
4 6 (2.44%) FINREP
5 5 (2.03%) FATCA
5 5 (2.03%) Solvency II
6 4 (1.63%) ISO 14001
7 3 (1.22%) Data Quality
7 3 (1.22%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.22%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (13.82%) SAP
2 23 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.13%) Business Objects
4 13 (5.28%) Oracle
5 5 (2.03%) Casewise
6 2 (0.81%) Infor
6 2 (0.81%) IBM
7 1 (0.41%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.41%) Pega
7 1 (0.41%) hybris
7 1 (0.41%) Google
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe
7 1 (0.41%) SunGard
7 1 (0.41%) Citrix
7 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.41%) Open Text
7 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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