The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 130 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 12 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £509 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
2927 2680 1921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.03% 92.89% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1867 1759 1150
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 167 127
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.83 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

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
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead Business Analyst across the South West region.

Lead Business Analyst Hourly 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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 +4 7 £405 -19.80%
Dorset - 1 - -
Lead Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 9 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (16.67%) Validation
5 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (16.67%) Line Management
6 4 (13.33%) ISEB
6 4 (13.33%) SQL
6 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Retail
7 3 (10.00%) SAP
7 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
7 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (6.67%) Legal
8 2 (6.67%) Marketing
8 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
8 2 (6.67%) Solvency II
8 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.33%) Sage CRM
9 1 (3.33%) Office 365
9 1 (3.33%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.33%) SAP CRM
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.67%) Legal
5 2 (6.67%) Marketing
6 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (3.33%) Electronics
6 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.33%) DTV
3 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 5 (16.67%) Validation
4 5 (16.67%) Line Management
5 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 4 (13.33%) Business Transformation
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.33%) BPMN
7 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.33%) Analytics
7 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.33%) SAP Implementation
7 1 (3.33%) CRM
7 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (3.33%) COREP
2 1 (3.33%) FINREP
2 1 (3.33%) Basel II
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.33%) Teradata
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Siebel
3 1 (3.33%) Sage
3 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com