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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 54 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 100 106 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.06% 4.49% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 6.44% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 84 47
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£400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -18.89%
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
2368 1645 1817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 72.48% 69.73% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1618 1077 1079
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 111 116
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -11 34 £378 +3.42% 11
Wiltshire -24 22 £440 +10.83% 9
Gloucestershire -5 16 £413 +3.12% 4
Somerset -1 13 £325 -17.46% 2
Devon -16 6 £228 -66.29%
Cornwall - 1 £420 -
Dorset - - - - 2
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 101 (41.39%) Finance
2 59 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 42 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (16.80%) Project Management
5 34 (13.93%) PRINCE2
6 29 (11.89%) Retail
7 28 (11.48%) Banking
8 26 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
9 25 (10.25%) SAP
9 25 (10.25%) Change Management
10 24 (9.84%) SQL
11 23 (9.43%) Security Cleared
12 20 (8.20%) Migration
12 20 (8.20%) Business Objects
12 20 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (7.79%) ISEB
13 19 (7.79%) Data Analysis
14 17 (6.97%) Microsoft
15 16 (6.56%) SC Cleared
15 16 (6.56%) Degree
16 15 (6.15%) Data Mapping
16 15 (6.15%) Data Management
16 15 (6.15%) ITIL
17 14 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
18 12 (4.92%) Data Migration
18 12 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
18 12 (4.92%) Oracle
18 12 (4.92%) Data Modelling
19 11 (4.51%) MS Visio

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.46%) SAS
3 5 (2.05%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (2.05%) CMS
4 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.41%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.41%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) IBM Connections
5 1 (0.41%) TeamSite
Applications
1 11 (4.51%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.69%) MS Project
2 9 (3.69%) MS Office
3 7 (2.87%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.64%) SAP PM
2 3 (1.23%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.23%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.23%) Summit
2 3 (1.23%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.82%) Infor M3
3 2 (0.82%) Movex
3 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.41%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.41%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.41%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.41%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.64%) Intranet
2 2 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) ATM
3 1 (0.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.25%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (2.05%) BusinessObjects XI
3 5 (2.05%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.82%) OLTP
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (0.82%) OLAP
5 2 (0.82%) MS Access
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (3.28%) Toad
2 2 (0.82%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.82%) JIRA
3 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.41%) Rational Rose
General
1 101 (41.39%) Finance
2 29 (11.89%) Retail
3 28 (11.48%) Banking
4 9 (3.69%) Marketing
5 6 (2.46%) Retail Banking
5 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.23%) Legal
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Military
8 2 (0.82%) Electronics
9 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.41%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 178 (72.95%) Analyst
2 160 (65.57%) Business Analyst
3 21 (8.61%) Project Manager
3 21 (8.61%) Senior Business Analyst
3 21 (8.61%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (5.74%) Developer
5 12 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 11 (4.51%) Architect
6 11 (4.51%) SAP Business Analyst
7 9 (3.69%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (3.28%) Consultant
8 8 (3.28%) SAP Analyst
9 7 (2.87%) Financial Analyst
9 7 (2.87%) Designer
10 6 (2.46%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 6 (2.46%) Infrastructure Designer
11 5 (2.05%) Configuration Analyst
11 5 (2.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (2.05%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.41%) Mason
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.87%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.46%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.23%) Open Source
7 2 (0.82%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.82%) PMI
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
7 2 (0.82%) DTV
7 2 (0.82%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.41%) Social Network
8 1 (0.41%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.41%) APACS
8 1 (0.41%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.64%) UNIX
2 1 (0.41%) Windows
2 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 42 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (16.80%) Project Management
4 34 (13.93%) PRINCE2
5 26 (10.66%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (10.25%) Change Management
7 20 (8.20%) Migration
8 19 (7.79%) Data Analysis
9 15 (6.15%) Data Management
9 15 (6.15%) Data Mapping
9 15 (6.15%) ITIL
10 14 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (4.92%) Data Migration
11 12 (4.92%) Data Modelling
11 12 (4.92%) GAP Analysis
12 11 (4.51%) UML
12 11 (4.51%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (4.51%) Business Transformation
13 10 (4.10%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (4.10%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (9.84%) SQL
2 6 (2.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
3 4 (1.64%) VBA
4 3 (1.23%) ABAP
4 3 (1.23%) C
5 2 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 19 (7.79%) ISEB
3 16 (6.56%) Degree
3 16 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.46%) ACCA
4 6 (2.46%) CIMA
5 5 (2.05%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.05%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.23%) PMP
7 2 (0.82%) MOS
8 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.41%) IIBA
8 1 (0.41%) APMP
8 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.69%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (2.87%) COREP
3 7 (2.87%) FINREP
4 6 (2.46%) Solvency II
4 6 (2.46%) FATCA
5 4 (1.64%) Data Quality
6 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.23%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) SCCM
2 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (10.25%) SAP
2 20 (8.20%) Business Objects
3 17 (6.97%) Microsoft
4 12 (4.92%) Oracle
5 2 (0.82%) IBM
5 2 (0.82%) Casewise
5 2 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.82%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (0.82%) Infor
6 1 (0.41%) Pega
6 1 (0.41%) hybris
6 1 (0.41%) Lumesse
6 1 (0.41%) Siebel
6 1 (0.41%) Adobe
6 1 (0.41%) Citrix
6 1 (0.41%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.41%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.41%) Open Text
6 1 (0.41%) Saba
6 1 (0.41%) Teradata
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