The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Lead Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Business Analyst
England / South West
Rank 138 128 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 1 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.038% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.49% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 12
Median daily rate - £475 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £458 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.09% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2524 2842 3060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.99% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1864 1938
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 175 146
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst across the South West region.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Lead Business Analyst
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 Lead Business Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 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
Wiltshire +1 1 - -
Lead Business Analyst
England

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Lead Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Lead Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Business Transformation
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management

Lead Business Analyst Skill Set
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 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Transformation
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) SAP