The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 10 2 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 27 55 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.63% 28.80% 8.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.02% 29.41% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 14
Average daily rate £413 £438 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £353 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 187 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.46% 97.91% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 123 135
Average daily rate £380 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 32
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -59.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.75 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
East of England

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Ipswich -7 24 £400 -5.88% 6
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
Felixstowe - - - -
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (50.00%) UML
2 11 (23.91%) Use Case
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 8 (17.39%) SQL
4 8 (17.39%) Degree
5 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
5 7 (15.22%) QA
5 7 (15.22%) Finance
5 7 (15.22%) System Testing
5 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (13.04%) Statistics
6 6 (13.04%) Business Process Mapping
7 5 (10.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (8.70%) Oracle
8 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
10 2 (4.35%) Windows
10 2 (4.35%) ETL
10 2 (4.35%) HP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Mathematics
2 6 (13.04%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.17%) Informatics
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) UML
2 11 (23.91%) Use Case
3 10 (21.74%) Migration
4 7 (15.22%) System Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.04%) Business Process Mapping
6 5 (10.87%) Data Migration
6 5 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Business Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.52%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.52%) Project Management
8 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.35%) ETL
10 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 2 (4.35%) HP
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