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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 26 31 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.70% 2.36% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 3.51% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £301 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £468 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.89
% change year-on-year
+24.59% -1.26%
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
163 171 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 75.46% 67.32% 71.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 128 102
Average daily rate £460 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +64.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.50 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 April 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +5 8 £438 -2.72% 2
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) QA
2 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (45.00%) Analytics
3 7 (35.00%) Transition Management
4 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Spotfire
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
5 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
5 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (15.00%) OLAP
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (5.00%) Use Case
7 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) OLAP
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 3 (15.00%) Spotfire
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Analyst
2 17 (85.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) UML Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (45.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (45.00%) Analytics
2 7 (35.00%) Transition Management
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (30.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Validation
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Use Case
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) PeopleSoft