The first table below looks at the demand for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Suffolk region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 34 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.02% 2.55% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 4.08% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
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£415 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £378 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £398 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+39.74% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 98 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 79.62% 62.42% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 66 115
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 15
Average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £32.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Suffolk region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) QA
4 3 (18.75%) QlikView
4 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Solvency II
5 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) MS Office
5 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) ISEB
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) QlikView
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Test Leader
3 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) HP
Suffolk
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 475 per day
Posted: 13 days ago