The table below looks at the statistics 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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Support Analyst
Rank 598 590 580
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Support Analyst 28 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.029% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.057% 0.031% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 7
Average daily rate £455 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.82% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £170 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £170 £280
% change year-on-year
+135.29% -39.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £30.00

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 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 8 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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +5 28 £455 +33.82% 5
London +23 26 £455 +24.23%
City of London +49 5 £425 +25.00%
South East +11 1 £275 +39.24%
South West +1 1 £525 -
Wiltshire -1 1 £525 -
Corsham - 1 £525 -
Middlesex - 1 £275 -

Business Support Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 37 (61.67%) Finance
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.67%) SQL
4 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 15 (25.00%) MS Office
5 15 (25.00%) ITIL
6 13 (21.67%) MS Visio
6 13 (21.67%) Wealth Management
7 11 (18.33%) Banking
8 10 (16.67%) Change Management
9 9 (15.00%) Project Management
9 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
10 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
10 8 (13.33%) Release Management
11 7 (11.67%) Investment Management
11 7 (11.67%) Back Office
11 7 (11.67%) Legal
11 7 (11.67%) Windows
11 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
11 7 (11.67%) Degree
12 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
12 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
12 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
13 5 (8.33%) Tableau
13 5 (8.33%) SDLC
13 5 (8.33%) Reinsurance
13 5 (8.33%) Internal Audit
13 5 (8.33%) Time Management

Business Support Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (25.00%) MS Office
2 13 (21.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.33%) Northgate Housing
1 2 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.33%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.33%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.33%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.33%) Summit
2 1 (1.67%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.67%) Maximo
2 1 (1.67%) Minerva
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.67%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.67%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Subversion
1 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 37 (61.67%) Finance
2 11 (18.33%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Back Office
3 7 (11.67%) Legal
4 6 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.33%) Front Office
5 5 (8.33%) Retail
6 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.33%) Publishing
8 1 (1.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (1.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) Reinsurance
3 3 (5.00%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Derivative
5 1 (1.67%) Equities
5 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.67%) FMCG
5 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.67%) NHS
5 1 (1.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.67%) Windows
2 3 (5.00%) Linux
2 3 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (21.67%) Wealth Management
3 10 (16.67%) Change Management
4 9 (15.00%) Project Management
4 9 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (13.33%) Release Management
5 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
6 7 (11.67%) Investment Management
7 6 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.33%) Internal Audit
8 5 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
8 5 (8.33%) Time Management
9 4 (6.67%) CRM
9 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (31.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) C#
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.33%) VB
4 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.33%) Calypso
2 5 (8.33%) Murex
2 5 (8.33%) Oracle
2 5 (8.33%) Tableau
3 4 (6.67%) Sophis
4 3 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (3.33%) Microgen
5 2 (3.33%) Northgate
5 2 (3.33%) Orchard
5 2 (3.33%) Remedy
5 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.33%) Sun
6 1 (1.67%) BT
6 1 (1.67%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.67%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.67%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.67%) WorldPay