The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Support Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Support 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 currently tracked.

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 Support Analyst
Rank 567 511 558
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Business Support Analyst 20 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.069% 0.049%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.075% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 15
Average daily rate £280 £450 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +61.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £270 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £540 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £293 £225
% change year-on-year
-19.65% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £23.20 £23.20 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Business Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Support Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Business Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Support Analyst within the UK 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -101 19 £280 -37.77% 6
London -39 10 £375 -16.66% 3
South East -10 6 £280 -4.27% 1
City of London -18 5 £375 -25.00% 1
East of England - 3 £235 -
Surrey -9 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Crewe - - - -
Luton - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1

Business Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title.

1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 12 (40.00%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (23.33%) Sun
4 6 (20.00%) Cognos
4 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Change Control
5 5 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (16.67%) Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Validation
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 4 (13.33%) GxP
6 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
7 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (10.00%) Banking
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 2 (6.67%) Data Management
8 2 (6.67%) Capstone
8 2 (6.67%) Tesseract
8 2 (6.67%) Minerva
8 2 (6.67%) Kofax
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management

Business Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Business Support 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 Support Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Captiva
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Capstone
1 2 (6.67%) Tesseract
1 2 (6.67%) Minerva
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.33%) Sentinel
2 1 (3.33%) LatentZero
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.33%) Derivative
1 1 (3.33%) FMCG
1 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
1 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (3.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (16.67%) Change Control
2 5 (16.67%) Security Management
3 4 (13.33%) Validation
3 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Management
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
6 1 (3.33%) Fund Management
6 1 (3.33%) ETRM
6 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) R
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) GxP
2 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.67%) QA
4 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Sun
2 6 (20.00%) Cognos
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) Kofax
5 2 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.67%) Palantir
6 1 (3.33%) thinkFolio
6 1 (3.33%) Triple Point
6 1 (3.33%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.33%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) Fidessa
6 1 (3.33%) EMC