The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 237 140 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 7.47% 6.27% 8.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% 6.76% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 117 205
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£388 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +16.66%
Business Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2964 2072 2911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.41% 92.83% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1912 1282 1706
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 157 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the South West region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst across the South West region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Bristol +1 70 £375 - 29
Wiltshire +4 55 £420 +12.00% 8
Somerset +10 32 £359 +2.50% 4
Dorset +12 28 £401 +8.44% 1
Gloucestershire -16 18 £390 +2.63% 11
Devon +1 17 £330 -3.64% 1
Cornwall - 1 £238 -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 186 (43.97%) Finance
2 154 (36.41%) Business Analysis
3 92 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 72 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
5 71 (16.78%) MS Visio
6 65 (15.37%) Banking
7 62 (14.66%) UML
8 61 (14.42%) SAP
9 51 (12.06%) PRINCE2
10 50 (11.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 48 (11.35%) Use Case
12 47 (11.11%) Project Management
13 45 (10.64%) Security Cleared
14 44 (10.40%) GAP Analysis
15 41 (9.69%) BPMN
16 40 (9.46%) Retail
16 40 (9.46%) Data Modelling
17 39 (9.22%) SQL
18 34 (8.04%) ISEB
18 34 (8.04%) SC Cleared
18 34 (8.04%) Business Transformation
19 33 (7.80%) Migration
20 30 (7.09%) Data Analysis
21 27 (6.38%) Microsoft
22 25 (5.91%) Data Migration
23 24 (5.67%) BPR
24 22 (5.20%) Oracle
24 22 (5.20%) SSADM
24 22 (5.20%) DSDM
24 22 (5.20%) Solvency II

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (3.07%) SAS
2 11 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.47%) CMS
3 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.24%) IBM Connections
4 1 (0.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 71 (16.78%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.26%) MS Project
3 13 (3.07%) MS Office
3 13 (3.07%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.36%) SAP SD
2 7 (1.65%) SAP PM
3 6 (1.42%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
5 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.71%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.47%) SAP HCM
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.24%) Tridion
7 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.18%) Office 365
2 5 (1.18%) SaaS
3 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.71%) Internet
2 2 (0.47%) Intranet
3 1 (0.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 8 (1.89%) Oracle Discoverer
4 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.47%) MS Access
5 2 (0.47%) OLAP
5 2 (0.47%) OLTP
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (0.71%) RequisitePro
1 3 (0.71%) Rational Rose
1 3 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 186 (43.97%) Finance
2 65 (15.37%) Banking
3 40 (9.46%) Retail
4 20 (4.73%) Retail Banking
5 14 (3.31%) Legal
6 12 (2.84%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.89%) Marketing
7 8 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.18%) Military
9 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.71%) Electronics
9 3 (0.71%) Advertising
10 2 (0.47%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Law
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.60%) .NET
2 10 (2.36%) Web Services
3 4 (0.95%) CSS
3 4 (0.95%) HTML
4 3 (0.71%) RESTful
4 3 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.47%) J2EE
6 1 (0.24%) Middleware
6 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.78%) GIS
2 11 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.13%) NHS
3 9 (2.13%) CMDB
4 3 (0.71%) SWIFT
4 3 (0.71%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (0.71%) DTV
4 3 (0.71%) APACS
5 2 (0.47%) Kindle
6 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.24%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.24%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.24%) Replication
6 1 (0.24%) PMI
6 1 (0.24%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.24%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.24%) Social Network
6 1 (0.24%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.24%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (36.41%) Business Analysis
2 92 (21.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (17.02%) User Acceptance Testing
4 62 (14.66%) UML
5 51 (12.06%) PRINCE2
6 50 (11.82%) Requirements Analysis
7 48 (11.35%) Use Case
8 47 (11.11%) Project Management
9 44 (10.40%) GAP Analysis
10 41 (9.69%) BPMN
11 40 (9.46%) Data Modelling
12 34 (8.04%) Business Transformation
13 33 (7.80%) Migration
14 30 (7.09%) Data Analysis
15 25 (5.91%) Data Migration
16 24 (5.67%) BPR
17 22 (5.20%) SSADM
17 22 (5.20%) DSDM
18 21 (4.96%) Agile Software Development
19 20 (4.73%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (9.22%) SQL
2 8 (1.89%) C
3 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.71%) Java
5 2 (0.47%) VBA
5 2 (0.47%) Scala
6 1 (0.24%) C#
6 1 (0.24%) VB
6 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 45 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.04%) ISEB
2 34 (8.04%) SC Cleared
3 20 (4.73%) Degree
4 18 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.89%) ACCA
6 7 (1.65%) CIMA
7 6 (1.42%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.71%) CBAP
9 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.47%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.24%) IIBA
11 1 (0.24%) PMP
11 1 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.20%) Solvency II
2 17 (4.02%) Basel III
3 16 (3.78%) Basel II
4 9 (2.13%) FINREP
4 9 (2.13%) FATCA
5 8 (1.89%) COREP
6 7 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.18%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.95%) QA
9 2 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 61 (14.42%) SAP
2 27 (6.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.20%) Oracle
4 10 (2.36%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.13%) SolarWinds
5 9 (2.13%) Casewise
6 5 (1.18%) Hyperion
7 3 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.71%) JD Edwards
7 3 (0.71%) Cognos
8 2 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
8 2 (0.47%) IBM
8 2 (0.47%) Baan
8 2 (0.47%) Informatica
9 1 (0.24%) Remedy
9 1 (0.24%) Open Text
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe
9 1 (0.24%) Juniper
9 1 (0.24%) CA
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