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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 21 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 4 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.80% 5.98% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 8.53% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate £500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.38 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+44.58% -3.22%
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
115 129 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.42% 70.11% 77.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 76
Average daily rate £403 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £481 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.30 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Ipswich +4 4 £500 +5.26%
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 2 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) NHS
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) CRM Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Development Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) NHS Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Public Sector Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QlikView Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Development Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix