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 3 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 24 19 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.56% 0.88% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 1.43% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £31.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +65.78%
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
134 70 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.72% 61.95% 68.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 46 52
Average daily rate £375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £16.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £15.70 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £22.00 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 September 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
Stafford - 2 £341 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £375 - 1
Business Analysis
West Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
3 3 (18.75%) Process Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) PMI
4 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
4 2 (12.50%) MS Office
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (12.50%) QlikView
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (12.50%) QA
4 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Project Manager
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Process Designer
3 3 (18.75%) Designer
4 2 (12.50%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Process Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Change Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Designer
5 1 (6.25%) QlikView Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Business Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Process Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Lean Six Sigma
2 3 (18.75%) Six Sigma
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
1 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Sage
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint