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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 60 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 97 93 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.93% 4.00% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 5.70% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 57 90
Average daily rate £393 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +0.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £57.00 £18.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +210.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.89 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-1.26% +28.70%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2508 1631 2548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 75.72% 70.12% 70.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1015 1521
Average daily rate £375 £350 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -11.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 60 154
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.20 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Bristol -12 42 £398 +9.27% 7
Wiltshire -12 21 £410 +10.81% 1
Somerset -9 13 £300 -33.70% 16
Gloucestershire +7 8 £410 +13.10% 3
Dorset -6 4 £350 -16.16% 4
Devon - 3 £275 -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (43.39%) Finance
2 49 (25.93%) Project Management
3 41 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (18.52%) PRINCE2
5 27 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 21 (11.11%) ISEB
7 20 (10.58%) SQL
7 20 (10.58%) Use Case
7 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
8 17 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.99%) SAP
9 16 (8.47%) UML
9 16 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 15 (7.94%) Degree
10 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
11 13 (6.88%) ITIL
11 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
11 13 (6.88%) Banking
11 13 (6.88%) SC Cleared
12 12 (6.35%) Logistics
12 12 (6.35%) Scrum
13 11 (5.82%) MS Visio
14 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (5.29%) Requirements Management
14 10 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
14 10 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (4.76%) Supplier Management
15 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
15 9 (4.76%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (1.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.06%) SAS
2 2 (1.06%) IIS
2 2 (1.06%) Node.js
2 2 (1.06%) TPMS
Applications
1 15 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.82%) MS Visio
3 7 (3.70%) MS Project
4 3 (1.59%) MS Office
5 2 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.53%) SPSS
6 1 (0.53%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) SAP SRM
1 4 (2.12%) SAP FI-GL
2 3 (1.59%) SAP EBP
2 3 (1.59%) Summit
3 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Intranet
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.59%) MS Access
4 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.53%) QlikView
6 1 (0.53%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (2.12%) LSMW
2 2 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) ERwin
3 1 (0.53%) Rational Rose
General
1 82 (43.39%) Finance
2 13 (6.88%) Banking
3 8 (4.23%) Retail
4 7 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.59%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.59%) Publishing
6 2 (1.06%) Legal
6 2 (1.06%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.06%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Local Government
7 1 (0.53%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 131 (69.31%) Analyst
2 124 (65.61%) Business Analyst
3 26 (13.76%) Senior Analyst
4 25 (13.23%) Senior Business Analyst
5 17 (8.99%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.82%) Architect
7 10 (5.29%) Business Architect
7 10 (5.29%) Agile Business Analyst
8 9 (4.76%) Developer
9 7 (3.70%) Head of Architecture
9 7 (3.70%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (3.17%) Business Manager
11 5 (2.65%) Systems Analyst
12 4 (2.12%) Business Systems Analyst
12 4 (2.12%) Change Manager
13 3 (1.59%) Business Data Analyst
13 3 (1.59%) Banking Business Analyst
13 3 (1.59%) Business Project Manager
13 3 (1.59%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.12%) CSS
1 4 (2.12%) HTML
2 2 (1.06%) MSMQ
2 2 (1.06%) Web Services
2 2 (1.06%) .NET
2 2 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.53%) J2EE
3 1 (0.53%) XSD
3 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.65%) Reference Data
3 4 (2.12%) GIS
3 4 (2.12%) NHS
4 2 (1.06%) Statistics
4 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.53%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.53%) Psychology
5 1 (0.53%) PDA
5 1 (0.53%) Economics
5 1 (0.53%) PMI
5 1 (0.53%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.59%) Windows 7
1 3 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.93%) Project Management
2 41 (21.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (18.52%) PRINCE2
4 27 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 20 (10.58%) Use Case
6 17 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (8.47%) UML
7 16 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (6.88%) ITIL
10 12 (6.35%) Logistics
10 12 (6.35%) Scrum
11 10 (5.29%) Requirements Management
11 10 (5.29%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (5.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 9 (4.76%) Supplier Management
13 8 (4.23%) SOA
13 8 (4.23%) Service Management
13 8 (4.23%) Change Management
13 8 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (10.58%) SQL
2 9 (4.76%) VBA
3 8 (4.23%) C
4 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.06%) C#
5 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.53%) Scala
6 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (11.11%) ISEB
2 20 (10.58%) Security Cleared
3 15 (7.94%) Degree
4 13 (6.88%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (1.59%) ISTQB
7 3 (1.59%) ACCA
7 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.06%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 1 (0.53%) APMP
9 1 (0.53%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.17%) QA
2 4 (2.12%) COREP
2 4 (2.12%) FINREP
2 4 (2.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.12%) SLA
3 3 (1.59%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.59%) ISO 14001
4 2 (1.06%) P3O
5 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) IAS 39
Vendors
1 17 (8.99%) SAP
2 13 (6.88%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.76%) IBM
4 4 (2.12%) Casewise
5 3 (1.59%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.06%) Oracle
7 1 (0.53%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.53%) DataFlux
7 1 (0.53%) Actimize
7 1 (0.53%) Capita
7 1 (0.53%) Juniper
7 1 (0.53%) Informatica
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco
7 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio
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