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 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 23 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 215 183 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 6.59% 7.70% 5.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.01% 8.39% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 148 108
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£400 £395 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +7.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £29.25 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -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
3068 2180 2505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.02% 91.67% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1995 1360 1415
Average daily rate £375 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 186 191
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 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 0 76 £387 +2.51% 22
Wiltshire -8 51 £441 +5.68% 8
Gloucestershire -1 29 £375 -6.25% 12
Somerset -20 14 £400 +4.23% 3
Dorset -1 13 £363 -22.04% 4
Devon -7 9 £375 -14.28%
Cornwall - - - -
Business Analyst
England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 219 (47.10%) Finance
2 161 (34.62%) Business Analysis
3 96 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 75 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (12.69%) Banking
6 50 (10.75%) Retail
7 45 (9.68%) MS Visio
8 42 (9.03%) Migration
9 40 (8.60%) GAP Analysis
10 38 (8.17%) UML
10 38 (8.17%) E-Commerce
10 38 (8.17%) Data Modelling
11 36 (7.74%) SQL
11 36 (7.74%) BPMN
12 35 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
13 34 (7.31%) SAP
13 34 (7.31%) Data Migration
13 34 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (7.10%) Requirements Analysis
15 31 (6.67%) Security Cleared
16 30 (6.45%) Data Analysis
17 29 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
18 28 (6.02%) Business Transformation
19 26 (5.59%) Solvency II
20 25 (5.38%) Project Management
21 24 (5.16%) MS Excel
21 24 (5.16%) Telecoms
21 24 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
22 23 (4.95%) Data Management
22 23 (4.95%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (1.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.51%) SAS
3 6 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.08%) Commerce Server
5 2 (0.43%) TPMS
6 1 (0.22%) Confluence
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.22%) IBM Connections
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.22%) CMS
6 1 (0.22%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.22%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 45 (9.68%) MS Visio
2 24 (5.16%) MS Excel
3 16 (3.44%) MS Office
4 7 (1.51%) MS Project
5 6 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) SAP PM
1 7 (1.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.86%) SAP FI
2 4 (0.86%) SAP FI/CO
2 4 (0.86%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.65%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.43%) Summit
5 1 (0.22%) Tridion
5 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.22%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.08%) SaaS
2 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) VoIP
2 1 (0.22%) FTP
2 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.22%) Intranet
2 1 (0.22%) Internet
2 1 (0.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.65%) OLAP
5 3 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.65%) Oracle Discoverer
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.43%) QlikView
6 2 (0.43%) OLTP
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.22%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.22%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (0.65%) RequisitePro
2 2 (0.43%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.22%) JIRA
3 1 (0.22%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 219 (47.10%) Finance
2 59 (12.69%) Banking
3 50 (10.75%) Retail
4 24 (5.16%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.52%) Marketing
6 14 (3.01%) Retail Banking
7 13 (2.80%) Manufacturing
8 11 (2.37%) Legal
9 7 (1.51%) Electronics
10 4 (0.86%) Advertising
10 4 (0.86%) Billing
11 3 (0.65%) Publishing
11 3 (0.65%) Military
11 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.43%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Front Office
13 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.94%) .NET
2 3 (0.65%) RESTful
2 3 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (0.43%) Mason
4 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.22%) Web Services
4 1 (0.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 8 (1.72%) NHS
4 7 (1.51%) DTV
4 7 (1.51%) Mobile App
5 4 (0.86%) User Experience
6 3 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (0.43%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.43%) Kindle
8 1 (0.22%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.22%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.22%) APACS
8 1 (0.22%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.22%) Statistics
8 1 (0.22%) Informatics
8 1 (0.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.22%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.43%) Android
1 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (34.62%) Business Analysis
2 96 (20.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 75 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (9.03%) Migration
5 40 (8.60%) GAP Analysis
6 38 (8.17%) UML
6 38 (8.17%) E-Commerce
6 38 (8.17%) Data Modelling
7 36 (7.74%) BPMN
8 35 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (7.31%) Data Migration
10 33 (7.10%) Requirements Analysis
11 30 (6.45%) Data Analysis
12 28 (6.02%) Business Transformation
13 25 (5.38%) Project Management
14 24 (5.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (4.95%) Data Management
15 23 (4.95%) Waterfall
16 20 (4.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 20 (4.30%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 36 (7.74%) SQL
2 5 (1.08%) T-SQL
3 2 (0.43%) C
3 2 (0.43%) Java
4 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.09%) Degree
2 19 (4.09%) ISEB
3 13 (2.80%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.94%) DV Cleared
5 6 (1.29%) ACCA
5 6 (1.29%) CIMA
6 2 (0.43%) MOS
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.22%) IIBA
7 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.59%) Solvency II
2 17 (3.66%) Basel III
3 16 (3.44%) Basel II
4 11 (2.37%) ISO 9001
5 8 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.72%) COREP
6 7 (1.51%) FINREP
6 7 (1.51%) Data Quality
6 7 (1.51%) FATCA
6 7 (1.51%) SLA
7 5 (1.08%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.22%) QA
Vendors
1 34 (7.31%) SAP
2 20 (4.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 12 (2.58%) Oracle
5 7 (1.51%) IBM
5 7 (1.51%) hybris
6 5 (1.08%) ATG
7 4 (0.86%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.65%) Cognos
8 3 (0.65%) Casewise
9 2 (0.43%) Siebel
9 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.22%) Informatica
10 1 (0.22%) Open Text
10 1 (0.22%) Teradata
10 1 (0.22%) Kalido
10 1 (0.22%) Adobe
10 1 (0.22%) Citrix
10 1 (0.22%) Ariba
10 1 (0.22%) Northgate
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