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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 42 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 116 100 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.89% 3.34% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 4.34% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 72 40
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£391 £378 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.64% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.41 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +38.23%
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
2219 2303 1453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 74.39% 76.87% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1464 1513 903
Average daily rate £400 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 120 69
Average hourly rate £36.45 £33.84 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.71% +5.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £14.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 34 £450 - 8
Bristol -11 30 £363 -3.33% 15
Dorset +7 18 £340 -2.85% 2
Somerset +16 13 £405 +35.00% 6
Devon +5 8 £375 +7.14% 2
Gloucestershire -9 5 £388 +23.01% 7
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 95 (43.58%) Finance
2 65 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 57 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (12.84%) Banking
5 24 (11.01%) Project Management
5 24 (11.01%) Change Management
6 22 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (9.17%) Telecoms
8 18 (8.26%) GAP Analysis
8 18 (8.26%) MS Visio
9 17 (7.80%) ISEB
10 16 (7.34%) SAP
10 16 (7.34%) Requirements Analysis
11 15 (6.88%) Scrum
11 15 (6.88%) Migration
12 14 (6.42%) ITIL
12 14 (6.42%) PRINCE2
12 14 (6.42%) Retail
13 13 (5.96%) Security Cleared
13 13 (5.96%) Web Services
13 13 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
14 12 (5.50%) CRM
14 12 (5.50%) SQL
14 12 (5.50%) Business Transformation
15 11 (5.05%) SQL Server
15 11 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
16 10 (4.59%) Open Source
16 10 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (4.13%) Retail Banking

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.21%) CMS
3 4 (1.83%) SAS
4 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.46%) IIS
4 1 (0.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.46%) Node.js
4 1 (0.46%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (8.26%) MS Visio
2 12 (5.50%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.83%) MS Project
5 4 (1.83%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.46%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.46%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.46%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.46%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.46%) Workday HCM
2 1 (0.46%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.38%) Office 365
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.46%) ATM
2 1 (0.46%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.29%) MS Access
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.46%) Kalido
6 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.46%) MySQL
6 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.92%) Rational Rose
1 2 (0.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 95 (43.58%) Finance
2 28 (12.84%) Banking
3 20 (9.17%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.42%) Retail
5 9 (4.13%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.75%) Marketing
7 5 (2.29%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.83%) Electronics
8 4 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 179 (82.11%) Analyst
2 174 (79.82%) Business Analyst
3 24 (11.01%) Agile Business Analyst
4 18 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (8.26%) Senior Business Analyst
5 14 (6.42%) Project Manager
6 13 (5.96%) Architect
7 9 (4.13%) Lead Business Analyst
7 9 (4.13%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 9 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (3.21%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 7 (3.21%) Financial Business Analyst
9 5 (2.29%) Consultant
10 4 (1.83%) Data Analyst
10 4 (1.83%) Developer
10 4 (1.83%) Business Systems Analyst
10 4 (1.83%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (1.83%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 4 (1.83%) Applications Architect
10 4 (1.83%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.96%) Web Services
2 8 (3.67%) .NET
3 5 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.92%) CSS
4 2 (0.92%) HTML
5 1 (0.46%) WCF
5 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.46%) JSP
5 1 (0.46%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.46%) LAMP
5 1 (0.46%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.59%) Open Source
3 5 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.29%) User Experience
4 4 (1.83%) DTV
4 4 (1.83%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.92%) Social Media
5 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.46%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.46%) FMCG
6 1 (0.46%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.46%) GIS
6 1 (0.46%) Replication
6 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.29%) Windows
2 3 (1.38%) Linux
3 2 (0.92%) AIX
3 2 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (29.82%) Stakeholder Management
2 57 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (11.01%) Project Management
3 24 (11.01%) Change Management
4 18 (8.26%) GAP Analysis
5 16 (7.34%) Requirements Analysis
6 15 (6.88%) Scrum
6 15 (6.88%) Migration
7 14 (6.42%) ITIL
7 14 (6.42%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.96%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (5.50%) CRM
9 12 (5.50%) Business Transformation
10 10 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.13%) UML
11 9 (4.13%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.67%) User Stories
12 8 (3.67%) Validation
12 8 (3.67%) ERP
12 8 (3.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.50%) SQL
2 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
2 4 (1.83%) C#
3 2 (0.92%) C
3 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.46%) PHP
4 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (7.80%) ISEB
2 13 (5.96%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.21%) CIMA
3 7 (3.21%) ACCA
4 6 (2.75%) MOS
5 5 (2.29%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.29%) Degree
6 4 (1.83%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.46%) AAT
8 1 (0.46%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 7 (3.21%) COREP
1 7 (3.21%) FINREP
1 7 (3.21%) FATCA
2 6 (2.75%) QA
3 2 (0.92%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (7.34%) SAP
2 9 (4.13%) Oracle
2 9 (4.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.38%) TIBCO
4 2 (0.92%) Business Objects
4 2 (0.92%) Siebel
4 2 (0.92%) IBM
4 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.92%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) Veeam
5 1 (0.46%) Sage
5 1 (0.46%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.46%) Saba
5 1 (0.46%) ATG
5 1 (0.46%) Guidewire
5 1 (0.46%) Lumesse
5 1 (0.46%) Zerto
5 1 (0.46%) hybris
5 1 (0.46%) Demandware
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Rate: £400 - £530 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Intonera Consulting Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £525 - £750 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
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Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
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