The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Business Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Support Analyst
Rank 635 605 619
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Support Analyst 12 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.050% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.053% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 8
Median daily rate £350 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £350 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £288
% change year-on-year
- +21.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £17.98 £27.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.98 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- -42.92%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50811 53185 51069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.71% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33087 33473 31333
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1525 2016 2057
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Business Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Business Support Analyst in the job title.

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 30 June 2016.

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 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Support Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -3 11 £350 -6.66% 4
South East - 5 £400 -
East of England +16 2 £164 -53.28%
London 0 2 £399 -0.31% 1
West Sussex - 2 £400 -
City of London +49 1 £260 -
Cheshire -6 1 - -
Warwickshire -8 1 £295 -
Edinburgh -8 1 - -
North West -10 1 - -
Scotland -12 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 £295 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £164 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Macclesfield - 1 - -

Business Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Business Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Business Support Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (21.43%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Front Office
4 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 5 (17.86%) MS Office
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
5 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
5 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Release Management
5 3 (10.71%) Back Office
5 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
6 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.14%) CRM
6 2 (7.14%) Sun
6 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (7.14%) Windows
6 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (7.14%) Charles River

Business Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) HFM
1 2 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (3.57%) CSG Singleview
2 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Minerva
2 1 (3.57%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 1 (3.57%) Sentinel
2 1 (3.57%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
1 1 (3.57%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) BODI
2 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.57%) Essbase
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Front Office
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.57%) Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Billing
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.57%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) JMS
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.14%) Equities
2 1 (3.57%) CMDB
2 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.57%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.57%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Solaris
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.71%) Release Management
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
3 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
4 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Data Management
4 2 (7.14%) Document Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Perl
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) Tcl
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
2 2 (7.14%) Charles River
2 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Reuters
2 2 (7.14%) Sun
3 1 (3.57%) Calypso
3 1 (3.57%) FactSet
3 1 (3.57%) Fidessa
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) Murex
3 1 (3.57%) Northgate
3 1 (3.57%) Orchard
3 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (3.57%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) SimCorp
3 1 (3.57%) Sophis