The table below looks at the statistics for the NHS Business 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 NHS Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NHS Business Analyst
Rank 580 564 576
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs requiring an NHS Business Analyst 33 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.025% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.027% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 6
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£300 £288 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £314 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

NHS Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

NHS Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NHS Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

NHS Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NHS Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NHS Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

NHS Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NHS Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NHS Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NHS Business 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 NHS Business Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
England -7 33 £300 +4.34%
London +4 13 £345 +28.97%
Yorkshire +2 7 £270 +6.93%
South East -16 4 £288 -17.85%
West Yorkshire -8 3 £235 -6.93%
Uxbridge - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

NHS Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited NHS 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 NHS Business Analyst in their job title.

1 65 (100.00%) NHS
2 17 (26.15%) Business Analysis
3 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (15.38%) Project Management
5 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
7 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (10.77%) Use Case
8 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (9.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (9.23%) MS Office
8 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
8 6 (9.23%) Change Management
9 5 (7.69%) Information Management
9 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (6.15%) Market Research
10 4 (6.15%) Strategic Planning
10 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.15%) Workflow
10 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (6.15%) Cognos
11 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
11 3 (4.62%) Cerner
11 3 (4.62%) CRM
11 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
11 3 (4.62%) UML
11 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
11 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
11 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development

NHS Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited NHS 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 NHS Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (9.23%) MS Office
1 6 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.54%) SPSS
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Cerner Millennium
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.08%) QlikView
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.54%) Electronics
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 65 (100.00%) NHS
2 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (13.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Informatics
4 2 (3.08%) SystemC
5 1 (1.54%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.54%) PACS
5 1 (1.54%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Business Analysis
2 11 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (15.38%) Project Management
4 7 (10.77%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.77%) Use Case
5 6 (9.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (9.23%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (9.23%) Change Management
6 5 (7.69%) Information Management
6 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (6.15%) Data Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Strategic Planning
7 4 (6.15%) Market Research
7 4 (6.15%) Workflow
8 3 (4.62%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.62%) UML
8 3 (4.62%) CRM
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.08%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) C
1 2 (3.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
1 1 (1.54%) ISEB
1 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (1.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Cognos
3 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.62%) Cerner
4 1 (1.54%) iSOFT
4 1 (1.54%) Nintex
4 1 (1.54%) SAP