The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 34 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 139 44 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.55% 2.06% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.26% 2.91% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 37 68
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+37.97% -34.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2219 1510 2112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.61% 70.86% 69.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1485 979 1290
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 69 127
Average hourly rate £33.84 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.37% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.58 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Wiltshire +11 35 £425 -1.44% 8
Bristol -5 34 £375 +7.91% 19
Somerset - 29 £463 - 9
Dorset +17 13 £393 +6.80% 6
Gloucestershire -7 12 £345 -9.21% 11
Devon -5 10 £360 +60.00% 3
Cornwall - - - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 92 (39.15%) Finance
2 64 (27.23%) Project Management
3 56 (23.83%) PRINCE2
4 49 (20.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (16.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (14.89%) SAP
7 32 (13.62%) Security Cleared
8 30 (12.77%) SQL
9 28 (11.91%) ISEB
10 27 (11.49%) Microsoft
10 27 (11.49%) Banking
11 26 (11.06%) Requirements Analysis
12 24 (10.21%) GAP Analysis
13 23 (9.79%) MS Visio
13 23 (9.79%) ITIL
14 22 (9.36%) Retail
14 22 (9.36%) SC Cleared
15 21 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (8.94%) MS Project
16 20 (8.51%) MS Excel
17 19 (8.09%) SQL Server
17 19 (8.09%) Test Scripting
17 19 (8.09%) Degree
18 18 (7.66%) SharePoint
19 17 (7.23%) UML
20 16 (6.81%) Change Management
20 16 (6.81%) Data Analysis
21 15 (6.38%) Use Case
21 15 (6.38%) Scrum
21 15 (6.38%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 18 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.68%) SAS
3 5 (2.13%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.13%) IIS
3 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.28%) Node.js
4 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.85%) TPMS
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 23 (9.79%) MS Visio
2 21 (8.94%) MS Project
3 20 (8.51%) MS Excel
4 15 (6.38%) MS Office
5 3 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.43%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (4.68%) SAP SD
2 4 (1.70%) Summit
3 3 (1.28%) SAP PM
3 3 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.85%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.85%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.43%) Tridion
5 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.43%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) Intranet
2 2 (0.85%) Internet
2 2 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.40%) Oracle Discoverer
3 7 (2.98%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.28%) MS Access
6 3 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.85%) OLTP
7 2 (0.85%) OLAP
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Rational Rose
2 2 (0.85%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.85%) JIRA
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 92 (39.15%) Finance
2 27 (11.49%) Banking
3 22 (9.36%) Retail
4 8 (3.40%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.55%) Legal
6 3 (1.28%) Military
7 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 2 (0.85%) Advertising
7 2 (0.85%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 173 (73.62%) Analyst
2 159 (67.66%) Business Analyst
3 44 (18.72%) Senior Analyst
4 43 (18.30%) Senior Business Analyst
5 23 (9.79%) Developer
6 22 (9.36%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.11%) Architect
7 12 (5.11%) SAP Business Analyst
8 10 (4.26%) SAP Analyst
8 10 (4.26%) Data Analyst
9 9 (3.83%) Business Architect
9 9 (3.83%) Agile Business Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Configuration Analyst
10 8 (3.40%) Change Manager
11 7 (2.98%) ABAP Developer
11 7 (2.98%) Financial Business Analyst
11 7 (2.98%) Business Manager
12 6 (2.55%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (2.13%) Contracts Manager
14 4 (1.70%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.55%) .NET
2 5 (2.13%) MSMQ
2 5 (2.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 4 (1.70%) HTML
3 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.70%) CSS
4 3 (1.28%) J2EE
5 2 (0.85%) Web Services
6 1 (0.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.83%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.70%) APACS
2 4 (1.70%) SWIFT
2 4 (1.70%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (1.28%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.28%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.28%) PMI
3 3 (1.28%) NHS
3 3 (1.28%) GIS
4 1 (0.43%) AS400
4 1 (0.43%) Social Network
4 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.28%) Windows
1 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.23%) Project Management
2 56 (23.83%) PRINCE2
3 49 (20.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (16.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (11.06%) Requirements Analysis
6 24 (10.21%) GAP Analysis
7 23 (9.79%) ITIL
8 21 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (8.09%) Test Scripting
10 17 (7.23%) UML
11 16 (6.81%) Change Management
11 16 (6.81%) Data Analysis
12 15 (6.38%) Use Case
12 15 (6.38%) Scrum
13 13 (5.53%) Migration
13 13 (5.53%) Time Management
14 12 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (5.11%) Business Transformation
15 11 (4.68%) Data Migration
15 11 (4.68%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.77%) SQL
2 10 (4.26%) C#
3 9 (3.83%) VBA
4 8 (3.40%) T-SQL
5 7 (2.98%) ABAP
6 6 (2.55%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.13%) C
8 3 (1.28%) Java
9 2 (0.85%) Delphi
9 2 (0.85%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) Scala
10 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (13.62%) Security Cleared
2 28 (11.91%) ISEB
3 22 (9.36%) SC Cleared
4 19 (8.09%) Degree
5 6 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.13%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.13%) ACCA
6 5 (2.13%) CIMA
7 3 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.28%) CBAP
8 2 (0.85%) PMP
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.43%) IIBA
9 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.43%) APMP
9 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) QA
2 10 (4.26%) ISO 9001
3 9 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (3.40%) FINREP
5 7 (2.98%) FATCA
5 7 (2.98%) COREP
6 4 (1.70%) ISO 14001
7 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.85%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 35 (14.89%) SAP
2 27 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.11%) Oracle
3 12 (5.11%) Casewise
4 7 (2.98%) IBM
5 6 (2.55%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.85%) Juniper
7 2 (0.85%) Cisco
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) SunGard
8 1 (0.43%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.43%) Open Text
8 1 (0.43%) Capita
8 1 (0.43%) Google
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