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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 10.00% 7.87% 11.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.39% 8.48% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 24
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£425 £450 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £225 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £446
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 £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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
231 165 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 96.25% 92.70% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 98 143
Average daily rate £401 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 14
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £9.00 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £25.72 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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 December 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 21 £425 -6.59% 3
Bury St Edmunds +11 2 £363 +61.11% 1
Business Analyst
East of England

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 14 (35.90%) Systems Analysis
3 11 (28.21%) PeopleSoft
4 10 (25.64%) ISEB
5 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
5 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (15.38%) UML
7 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.82%) EDRMS
7 5 (12.82%) Information Management
7 5 (12.82%) Document Management
7 5 (12.82%) Sun
7 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (12.82%) Solvency II
8 4 (10.26%) Transition Management
8 4 (10.26%) Use Case
9 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
9 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (5.13%) SQL
10 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
10 2 (5.13%) Migration
10 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
10 2 (5.13%) System Testing
10 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
10 2 (5.13%) QlikView
11 1 (2.56%) Business Process Mapping
11 1 (2.56%) Data Structures

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
1 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) EDRMS
2 2 (5.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Legal
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Systems Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) Business Analysis
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.38%) UML
4 5 (12.82%) Information Management
4 5 (12.82%) Document Management
5 4 (10.26%) Transition Management
5 4 (10.26%) Use Case
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
6 3 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) System Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
8 1 (2.56%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (2.56%) User Stories
8 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) ISEB
2 7 (17.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Solvency II
2 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) PeopleSoft
2 5 (12.82%) Sun
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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