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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 29 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.11% 2.24% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 3.33% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £378 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £398 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -2.19%
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
173 90 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 76.89% 67.16% 63.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 56 32
Average daily rate £363 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.26 £21.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.59% -23.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.15 £15.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.30 £30.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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Business Analysis
West Midlands

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Military
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Basel III
4 2 (13.33%) Solvency II
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) IMAP
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) PMI
4 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Basel II
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Lingo
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Billing
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Sage 1000
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) IMAP
2 1 (6.67%) Intranet
General
1 4 (26.67%) Military
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Process Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Sage Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Lingo
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) Basel III
1 2 (13.33%) Solvency II
1 2 (13.33%) Basel II
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Sage