The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analytics over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analytics
Rank 573 570 524
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -46
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 24 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.042% 0.044%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.056% 0.056% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 8
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£375 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £351 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £550 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £238
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +68.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £80.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42506 40759 35272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 77.19% 75.21% 74.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27024 25787 21116
Average daily rate £413 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1222 1202 1055
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Business Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Business Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK.

Business Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Analytics
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
England -11 22 £375 -3.22% 15
London +26 15 £375 -31.81% 5
South East -17 5 £375 -6.25% 3
City of London - 4 £375 - 3
Surrey - 3 £375 -
Berkshire +6 1 £230 -42.50%
Edinburgh -2 1 £250 -47.36% 1
Scotland -8 1 £250 -47.36% 1
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £413 - 1
Guildford - 1 £375 -
Birmingham - 1 £413 -
Maidenhead - 1 £230 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Woking - 1 - -

Business Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Analytics also 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 that cited Business Analytics.

1 46 (100.00%) Analytics
2 17 (36.96%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
6 7 (15.22%) Mainframe
6 7 (15.22%) IBM
6 7 (15.22%) ETL
6 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) BPEL
6 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
6 7 (15.22%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (13.04%) Marketing
7 6 (13.04%) Degree
7 6 (13.04%) Banking
7 6 (13.04%) Data Management
8 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) SAS
8 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
9 4 (8.70%) Benchmarking
9 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
9 4 (8.70%) Python
9 4 (8.70%) Java
9 4 (8.70%) SAP
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) R
10 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement

Business Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Business Analytics also 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 that cited Business Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (10.87%) SAS
3 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.17%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Maximo
2 2 (4.35%) BPCS
2 2 (4.35%) SAP ERP
3 1 (2.17%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.52%) QlikView
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) DB2
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.35%) Spotfire
3 2 (4.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Cognos Transformer
4 1 (2.17%) BigQuery
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Toad
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Marketing
2 6 (13.04%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 3 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 2 (4.35%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
4 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Business Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Architect
4 7 (15.22%) Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.52%) Maximo Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Programme Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Bid Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAS Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.22%) Mainframe
2 7 (15.22%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.35%) PMI
4 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (100.00%) Analytics
2 10 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (15.22%) ETL
3 7 (15.22%) BPEL
4 6 (13.04%) Data Management
5 5 (10.87%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 4 (8.70%) Benchmarking
6 4 (8.70%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Process Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Test Planning
7 3 (6.52%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) Python
2 4 (8.70%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) R
3 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Degree
2 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) PMP
4 1 (2.17%) ACCA
4 1 (2.17%) CIMA
4 1 (2.17%) MBA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) IBM
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 3 (6.52%) Tableau
4 3 (6.52%) Business Objects
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.35%) Cognos
5 2 (4.35%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.17%) Netezza
6 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
6 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.17%) CA
6 1 (2.17%) MicroStrategy
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Scarlet Fraser Associates
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