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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 141 138 104
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
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£455 £505 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.90% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £449 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £521 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead Business Analyst
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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
3078 2985 2079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.87% 93.40% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1966 1919 1272
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
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 216 166 167
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead Business Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 August 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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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 5 £455 -3.19%
Wiltshire - 1 £535 -
Lead Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
5 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Line Management
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Use Case
6 2 (9.09%) Solvency II
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (4.55%) ISEB
7 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
7 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Use Case
4 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) BPMN
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
1 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO