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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 40 70 52
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 138 42 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.24% 1.87% 3.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.96% 2.63% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 34 78
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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 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £19.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -45.71%
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
2316 1598 2205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 71.24% 71.02% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1054 1306
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 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 74 152
Average hourly rate £33.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.11% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £15.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -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 2 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 2 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 -9 35 £380 +13.43% 12
Wiltshire +20 33 £413 +11.48% 10
Somerset +14 29 £475 +15.85% 3
Dorset +7 13 £371 +6.07% 2
Gloucestershire -13 11 £400 +8.84% 8
Devon 0 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 2 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 81 (34.18%) Finance
2 57 (24.05%) Project Management
3 49 (20.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 49 (20.68%) PRINCE2
4 38 (16.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 38 (16.03%) Security Cleared
5 37 (15.61%) SAP
6 33 (13.92%) SQL
7 32 (13.50%) Microsoft
8 28 (11.81%) ISEB
8 28 (11.81%) SC Cleared
8 28 (11.81%) Banking
9 23 (9.70%) ITIL
10 22 (9.28%) MS Visio
10 22 (9.28%) Requirements Analysis
10 22 (9.28%) Degree
11 21 (8.86%) Retail
11 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
12 20 (8.44%) SharePoint
12 20 (8.44%) Test Scripting
13 19 (8.02%) Data Analysis
13 19 (8.02%) Change Management
13 19 (8.02%) MS Excel
13 19 (8.02%) MS Project
14 18 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (7.17%) GAP Analysis
16 14 (5.91%) Scrum
16 14 (5.91%) MS Office
16 14 (5.91%) UML
17 13 (5.49%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.49%) SAS
3 6 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.11%) IIS
4 5 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.27%) Node.js
5 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.42%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.42%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.42%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.42%) Drupal
6 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (9.28%) MS Visio
2 19 (8.02%) MS Project
2 19 (8.02%) MS Excel
3 14 (5.91%) MS Office
4 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (4.64%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.69%) Summit
2 4 (1.69%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.27%) SAP CO
3 3 (1.27%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.42%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.42%) Tridion
5 1 (0.42%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
3 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) Intranet
2 2 (0.84%) Internet
2 2 (0.84%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.38%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (2.95%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (0.84%) OLTP
7 2 (0.84%) OLAP
7 2 (0.84%) MS Access
8 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Rational Rose
1 3 (1.27%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.84%) JIRA
2 2 (0.84%) Toad
3 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (34.18%) Finance
2 28 (11.81%) Banking
3 21 (8.86%) Retail
4 7 (2.95%) Legal
5 5 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.11%) Marketing
6 4 (1.69%) Military
7 2 (0.84%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Front Office
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 173 (73.00%) Analyst
2 158 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 38 (16.03%) Senior Analyst
4 37 (15.61%) Senior Business Analyst
5 25 (10.55%) Developer
6 20 (8.44%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.91%) SAP Business Analyst
8 13 (5.49%) Data Analyst
9 12 (5.06%) SAP Analyst
10 10 (4.22%) Agile Business Analyst
11 9 (3.80%) Architect
12 8 (3.38%) Change Manager
12 8 (3.38%) Configuration Analyst
13 7 (2.95%) ABAP Developer
13 7 (2.95%) Financial Business Analyst
13 7 (2.95%) Business Manager
13 7 (2.95%) Designer
14 6 (2.53%) Infrastructure Designer
15 5 (2.11%) Banking Business Analyst
15 5 (2.11%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.53%) .NET
2 5 (2.11%) MSMQ
2 5 (2.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (1.69%) HTML
3 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.69%) CSS
4 3 (1.27%) J2EE
5 2 (0.84%) Web Services
6 1 (0.42%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.06%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.27%) GIS
3 3 (1.27%) APACS
3 3 (1.27%) PMI
3 3 (1.27%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.27%) SWIFT
3 3 (1.27%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (0.42%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.42%) NHS
4 1 (0.42%) DTV
4 1 (0.42%) AS400
4 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.27%) Windows
1 3 (1.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.05%) Project Management
2 49 (20.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 49 (20.68%) PRINCE2
3 38 (16.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 23 (9.70%) ITIL
5 22 (9.28%) Requirements Analysis
6 20 (8.44%) Test Scripting
7 19 (8.02%) Data Analysis
7 19 (8.02%) Change Management
8 18 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (7.17%) GAP Analysis
10 14 (5.91%) Scrum
10 14 (5.91%) UML
11 13 (5.49%) Migration
11 13 (5.49%) Time Management
11 13 (5.49%) Business Transformation
12 12 (5.06%) Data Migration
13 11 (4.64%) Use Case
13 11 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.22%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.92%) SQL
2 10 (4.22%) C#
3 8 (3.38%) T-SQL
3 8 (3.38%) VBA
4 7 (2.95%) ABAP
5 6 (2.53%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.11%) C
7 3 (1.27%) Java
8 2 (0.84%) Delphi
8 2 (0.84%) PHP
8 2 (0.84%) Scala
9 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (16.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.81%) ISEB
2 28 (11.81%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.28%) Degree
4 6 (2.53%) ACCA
4 6 (2.53%) CIMA
5 5 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (2.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.27%) CBAP
6 3 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.84%) PMP
7 2 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) APMP
8 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.42%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.64%) QA
2 10 (4.22%) ISO 9001
3 8 (3.38%) FATCA
4 7 (2.95%) FINREP
4 7 (2.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.53%) COREP
6 4 (1.69%) ISO 14001
7 3 (1.27%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.84%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (15.61%) SAP
2 32 (13.50%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.06%) Oracle
3 12 (5.06%) Business Objects
4 10 (4.22%) Casewise
5 3 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.27%) IBM
6 2 (0.84%) Juniper
6 2 (0.84%) Cisco
7 1 (0.42%) Adobe
7 1 (0.42%) SunGard
7 1 (0.42%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.42%) Sybase
7 1 (0.42%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.42%) Open Text
7 1 (0.42%) Teradata
7 1 (0.42%) Capita
7 1 (0.42%) Google
7 1 (0.42%) Pega
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