The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 30 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.55% 1.61% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 2.16% 4.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 8
Average daily rate
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£463 £363 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £353 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £373 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
Business Analysis
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
147 139 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.77% 74.73% 73.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 106 161
Average daily rate £425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £240 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +69.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
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%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
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 Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
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