The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 24 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.89% 3.47% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 5.26% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £395 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.03% -7.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 £30.33 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+43.21% +47.92%
Business Analysis
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
133 95 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.88% 65.97% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 58 45
Average daily rate £358 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £187 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.88 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.27% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Staffordshire region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £225 -
Business Analysis
West Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) People Management
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
3 2 (15.38%) QlikView
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) PMI
3 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (7.69%) Lingo
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Sage
4 1 (7.69%) Intranet
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) MS Office
4 1 (7.69%) Basel II

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Intranet
1 1 (7.69%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) QlikView
2 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Process Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (7.69%) QlikView Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Sage Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Solvency II Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Resource Management
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Use Case
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Basel II
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Basel III
1 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Sage