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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
England / South West
Rank 46 64 52
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 98 91 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 3.80% 3.09% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.75% 3.76% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 84
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £483 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.63 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £43.13 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-40.86% +43.75%

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
2064 2418 2331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.94% 82.19% 75.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1707 1569
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 113 111
Median hourly rate £37.50 £41.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +19.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £20.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +50.00%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 29 £388 -3.12% 7
Gloucestershire +10 28 £475 +26.66% 3
Wiltshire +14 22 £413 -2.94% 3
Somerset +6 8 £380 -20.00% 1
Dorset -5 4 £300 -16.02% 1
Devon +7 3 £338 +3.84% 1
Cornwall - 1 - -
Business Analysis
England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 74 (41.81%) Finance
2 42 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 31 (17.51%) ISEB
5 27 (15.25%) PRINCE2
6 26 (14.69%) Security Cleared
7 21 (11.86%) Project Management
7 21 (11.86%) Scrum
7 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (9.60%) SC Cleared
9 15 (8.47%) User Stories
9 15 (8.47%) Service Delivery
10 14 (7.91%) Process Improvement
11 13 (7.34%) Banking
11 13 (7.34%) Degree
12 12 (6.78%) Retail
12 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
13 11 (6.21%) PRINCE
13 11 (6.21%) APMG
14 10 (5.65%) Target Operating Model
14 10 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (5.65%) Change Management
15 9 (5.08%) Risk Management
15 9 (5.08%) Business Process Improvement
15 9 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (5.08%) Confluence
15 9 (5.08%) JIRA
16 8 (4.52%) Requirements Management
16 8 (4.52%) Information Security
16 8 (4.52%) Migration

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.08%) Confluence
2 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (1.13%) Maximo
4 2 (1.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.39%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) Office 365
3 2 (1.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.26%) DMZ
2 2 (1.13%) Intranet
2 2 (1.13%) Network Security
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Skype
3 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.69%) OLAP
3 2 (1.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (5.08%) JIRA
2 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) ERwin
3 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 74 (41.81%) Finance
2 13 (7.34%) Banking
3 12 (6.78%) Retail
3 12 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.39%) General Ledger
4 6 (3.39%) Marketing
5 5 (2.82%) Electronics
5 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.26%) Billing
7 2 (1.13%) Advertising
7 2 (1.13%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Back Office
8 1 (0.56%) International Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Law
8 1 (0.56%) Legal
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 139 (78.53%) Analyst
2 127 (71.75%) Business Analyst
3 14 (7.91%) Senior Analyst
3 14 (7.91%) Senior Business Analyst
4 11 (6.21%) Business Change Analyst
4 11 (6.21%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 10 (5.65%) Security Analyst
6 9 (5.08%) Business Change Business Analyst
7 8 (4.52%) Architect
7 8 (4.52%) Business IT Analyst
7 8 (4.52%) IT Analyst
7 8 (4.52%) IT Business Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Business Manager
8 7 (3.95%) Finance Business Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (3.95%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.39%) Agile Business Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Consultant
9 6 (3.39%) Public Sector Business Analyst
10 5 (2.82%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.26%) Web Services
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.13%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.13%) CSS
3 2 (1.13%) HTML
3 2 (1.13%) HTML5
4 1 (0.56%) Angular 2
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.56%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.95%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.69%) NHS
4 2 (1.13%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.13%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.13%) User Experience
5 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.56%) Derivative
5 1 (0.56%) Economics
5 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.56%) Windows
1 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (15.25%) PRINCE2
4 21 (11.86%) Project Management
4 21 (11.86%) Scrum
5 15 (8.47%) Service Delivery
5 15 (8.47%) User Stories
6 14 (7.91%) Process Improvement
7 11 (6.21%) PRINCE
8 10 (5.65%) Change Management
8 10 (5.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (5.65%) Target Operating Model
9 9 (5.08%) Business Process Improvement
9 9 (5.08%) Risk Management
9 9 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.52%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (4.52%) ERP
10 8 (4.52%) Information Security
10 8 (4.52%) Migration
10 8 (4.52%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.52%) SQL
2 5 (2.82%) C
3 2 (1.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (17.51%) ISEB
2 26 (14.69%) Security Cleared
3 17 (9.60%) SC Cleared
4 13 (7.34%) Degree
5 11 (6.21%) APMG
6 6 (3.39%) CISA
6 6 (3.39%) CISSP
6 6 (3.39%) IIBA
7 4 (2.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) ACCA
8 3 (1.69%) CIMA
9 2 (1.13%) HNC
9 2 (1.13%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.56%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) CISM
10 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (1.13%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.13%) SLA
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.56%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.13%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (4.52%) SAP
2 7 (3.95%) Oracle
3 5 (2.82%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.26%) Epicor
4 4 (2.26%) Sage
4 4 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.69%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.13%) IBM
6 2 (1.13%) OpenText
7 1 (0.56%) Capita
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
7 1 (0.56%) Cognos
7 1 (0.56%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.56%) Northgate
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £484 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
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Rate: Market Rate
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Swindon, Wiltshire
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Rate: £375.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: From £34,935 to £41,100 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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UCAS
Rate: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago