The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 19 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 14 21 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.11% 11.60% 12.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.41% 12.28% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 35
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£431 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.47% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £352 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £465 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.40 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+24.06% -3.23%
Business Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
189 171 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.94% 94.48% 97.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 132 193
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 24
Average hourly rate £12.75 £10.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -43.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £9.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £14.72 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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Contract
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -3 12 £425 -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 20 (35.71%) Degree
2 19 (33.93%) UML
3 17 (30.36%) Finance
4 16 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 16 (28.57%) Solvency II
5 14 (25.00%) Sun
6 13 (23.21%) Document Management
7 12 (21.43%) EDRMS
7 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (21.43%) Information Management
7 12 (21.43%) Use Case
8 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (19.64%) Migration
9 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
10 9 (16.07%) Project Management
11 8 (14.29%) SQL
11 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
12 7 (12.50%) QA
12 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
14 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
14 5 (8.93%) System Testing
14 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
15 4 (7.14%) Statistics
16 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
16 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
16 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
16 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (21.43%) SharePoint
1 12 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) EDRMS
2 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Statistics
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) UML
2 16 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 13 (23.21%) Document Management
4 12 (21.43%) Information Management
4 12 (21.43%) Use Case
5 11 (19.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (19.64%) Migration
6 10 (17.86%) Data Analysis
7 9 (16.07%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) Data Migration
9 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.71%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (8.93%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.93%) System Testing
12 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
12 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (3.57%) Workflow
13 2 (3.57%) Business Process Mapping
14 1 (1.79%) Release Management
14 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) Solvency II
2 7 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (3.57%) HP