The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 114 93 124
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 34 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.49% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.53% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 9
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£488 £431 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £416 £394
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £450 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.66 - -
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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
3111 2078 2873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.48% 92.93% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1324 1678
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 166 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the South West region.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst across the South West region.

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst within the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Wiltshire +1 17 £475 +10.46% 3
Bristol -8 8 £560 +24.44%
Somerset - 3 £318 -
Dorset - 2 - - 2
Devon - 1 £388 - 1
Senior Business Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title.

1 52 (67.53%) Finance
2 38 (49.35%) Business Analysis
3 37 (48.05%) Requirements Analysis
4 33 (42.86%) MS Visio
5 32 (41.56%) Banking
5 32 (41.56%) GAP Analysis
6 28 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (36.36%) UML
7 26 (33.77%) Data Modelling
8 24 (31.17%) Business Transformation
9 21 (27.27%) SSADM
9 21 (27.27%) DSDM
10 19 (24.68%) BPR
10 19 (24.68%) BPMN
11 16 (20.78%) Basel III
12 15 (19.48%) Solvency II
12 15 (19.48%) Basel II
13 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2
14 13 (16.88%) ISEB
14 13 (16.88%) Retail
15 12 (15.58%) Oracle
16 11 (14.29%) SQL
16 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
17 10 (12.99%) Retail Banking
18 9 (11.69%) Time Management
18 9 (11.69%) FATCA
18 9 (11.69%) FINREP
18 9 (11.69%) Casewise
18 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
18 9 (11.69%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region that cited Senior 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 Senior Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.69%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 9 (11.69%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Rational Rose
General
1 52 (67.53%) Finance
2 32 (41.56%) Banking
3 13 (16.88%) Retail
4 10 (12.99%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.90%) APACS
1 3 (3.90%) SWIFT
1 3 (3.90%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (2.60%) GIS
3 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.30%) PMI
3 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.30%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (49.35%) Business Analysis
2 37 (48.05%) Requirements Analysis
3 32 (41.56%) GAP Analysis
4 28 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (36.36%) UML
5 26 (33.77%) Data Modelling
6 24 (31.17%) Business Transformation
7 21 (27.27%) SSADM
7 21 (27.27%) DSDM
8 19 (24.68%) BPR
8 19 (24.68%) BPMN
9 14 (18.18%) PRINCE2
10 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 9 (11.69%) Time Management
11 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.69%) Project Management
12 7 (9.09%) Data Migration
12 7 (9.09%) Migration
12 7 (9.09%) Use Case
13 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) ISEB
2 6 (7.79%) ACCA
2 6 (7.79%) CIMA
3 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) Basel III
2 15 (19.48%) Solvency II
2 15 (19.48%) Basel II
3 9 (11.69%) FATCA
3 9 (11.69%) FINREP
4 8 (10.39%) COREP
5 6 (7.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.60%) QA
7 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Casewise
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) PeopleSoft
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