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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 14 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 33 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 12.45% 10.26% 8.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.99% 10.81% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 12 21
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £391 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -16.27%
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
254 148 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.85% 94.87% 97.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 97 159
Average daily rate £400 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 34
Average hourly rate £10.50 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.69% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
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 30 July 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
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 -4 25 £450 +5.88% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (38.57%) UML
2 21 (30.00%) Degree
3 18 (25.71%) Finance
4 16 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
4 16 (22.86%) Use Case
4 16 (22.86%) Solvency II
5 14 (20.00%) Sun
6 13 (18.57%) Migration
6 13 (18.57%) SQL
6 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
6 13 (18.57%) Document Management
7 12 (17.14%) Data Analysis
7 12 (17.14%) Information Management
7 12 (17.14%) EDRMS
7 12 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (15.71%) Project Management
8 11 (15.71%) QA
8 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (14.29%) Data Migration
10 8 (11.43%) System Testing
11 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
11 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
12 6 (8.57%) Statistics
12 6 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
13 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
14 4 (5.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (18.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (17.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) EDRMS
2 7 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) QlikView
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.43%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 18 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (8.57%) Statistics
3 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) UML
2 16 (22.86%) Systems Analysis
2 16 (22.86%) Use Case
3 13 (18.57%) Migration
3 13 (18.57%) Document Management
4 12 (17.14%) Data Analysis
4 12 (17.14%) Information Management
5 11 (15.71%) Project Management
5 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (14.29%) Data Migration
7 8 (11.43%) System Testing
8 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.57%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 4 (5.71%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 3 (4.29%) Test Scripting
13 2 (2.86%) ETL
13 2 (2.86%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) MCSE
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.86%) Solvency II
2 11 (15.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Sun
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) HP