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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 25 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 7 18 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.72% 8.45% 14.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.87% 9.09% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 41
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £351 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £465 £438
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 £34.00 £28.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +4.54%
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
181 198 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.28% 92.96% 97.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 142 198
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 21
Average hourly rate £12.75 £10.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £25.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -3 7 £425 - 2
Bury St Edmunds - - - - 2
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (41.86%) Systems Analysis
2 16 (37.21%) Finance
3 15 (34.88%) Degree
4 13 (30.23%) Document Management
5 12 (27.91%) EDRMS
5 12 (27.91%) SharePoint
5 12 (27.91%) Information Management
5 12 (27.91%) Solvency II
5 12 (27.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (25.58%) Sun
6 11 (25.58%) UML
7 10 (23.26%) Use Case
8 8 (18.60%) Project Management
8 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
9 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (13.95%) Migration
10 6 (13.95%) PeopleSoft
10 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
11 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
11 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
11 5 (11.63%) SQL
11 5 (11.63%) ISEB
12 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
13 3 (6.98%) QA
13 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
14 2 (4.65%) Workflow
14 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
14 2 (4.65%) QlikView
15 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (27.91%) SharePoint
1 12 (27.91%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) EDRMS
2 2 (4.65%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Systems Analysis
2 13 (30.23%) Document Management
3 12 (27.91%) Information Management
4 11 (25.58%) UML
5 10 (23.26%) Use Case
6 8 (18.60%) Project Management
6 8 (18.60%) Data Analysis
7 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 6 (13.95%) Data Migration
9 5 (11.63%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Business Analysis
11 2 (4.65%) Workflow
12 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
12 1 (2.33%) Performance Testing
12 1 (2.33%) Test Scripting
12 1 (2.33%) System Testing
12 1 (2.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
2 5 (11.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.91%) Solvency II
2 3 (6.98%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Sun
2 6 (13.95%) PeopleSoft
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