The first table below looks at the demand for the Senior 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 Senior Business 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
Senior Business Analyst
Rank 316 321 226
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -95
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 309 238 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.54% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 167 312
Average daily rate £451 £450 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £410 £399
% change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £46.50
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%

Senior Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

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

Senior Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior Business 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 Senior Business 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 -39 276 £451 -2.33% 63
London -14 140 £525 - 38
City of London +6 56 £550 +10.00% 14
South East -25 45 £370 -12.94% 7
East Midlands +17 29 £500 +17.64% 3
South West +2 29 £420 -1.17% 6
Northamptonshire +11 28 £500 +17.64% 2
Scotland +9 28 £425 +21.42% 4
Edinburgh -6 22 £425 - 3
Swindon +9 21 £450 +5.88%
Wiltshire +1 21 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire -4 14 £335 +11.66% 1
Northampton -1 12 £450 +5.88%
North West -14 12 £425 +13.33% 2
Yorkshire -11 11 £340 +18.26% 5
Hampshire -23 11 £375 -11.76% 1
West Yorkshire -11 10 £335 +16.52% 5
Hook +3 9 £370 -12.94%
Slough +13 8 £330 +11.86%
Manchester -13 8 £425 +27.81% 2
Surrey -7 7 £365 -14.11% 4
East of England -23 7 £400 +6.66% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £425 -
Leeds -14 6 £330 +14.78% 4
Milton Keynes - 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £363 -
Glasgow +2 3 £400 +14.28%
Bristol -13 3 £378 - 1
Halifax - 3 £450 - 1
Woking - 3 £365 - 1

Senior Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 260 (42.14%) Finance
2 250 (40.52%) Business Analysis
3 167 (27.07%) Banking
4 145 (23.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 71 (11.51%) UML
6 70 (11.35%) Project Management
7 55 (8.91%) GAP Analysis
8 53 (8.59%) Investment Banking
8 53 (8.59%) Use Case
9 52 (8.43%) Retail
10 47 (7.62%) Degree
11 46 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
12 45 (7.29%) Data Modelling
13 43 (6.97%) SQL
13 43 (6.97%) Telecoms
14 41 (6.65%) MS Visio
15 38 (6.16%) CRM
16 37 (6.00%) Front Office
16 37 (6.00%) Scrum
17 36 (5.83%) ISEB
18 34 (5.51%) Change Management
18 34 (5.51%) Migration
19 33 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
19 33 (5.35%) Risk Management
19 33 (5.35%) BPR
19 33 (5.35%) MS Excel
20 32 (5.19%) Asset Management
21 29 (4.70%) Retail Banking
22 28 (4.54%) BPMN
22 28 (4.54%) User Stories

Senior Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 6 (0.97%) SAS
3 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.16%) Drupal
4 1 (0.16%) Lync
4 1 (0.16%) CMS
4 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 41 (6.65%) MS Visio
2 33 (5.35%) MS Excel
3 19 (3.08%) MS Office
4 5 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.65%) MS Project
5 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) MultiFonds
2 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.49%) Summit
3 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.16%) Eagle STAR
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.16%) Endur
4 1 (0.16%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.97%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.62%) Intranet
2 6 (0.97%) Broadband
3 4 (0.65%) CTI
4 3 (0.49%) ATM
4 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.32%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) MVNO
6 1 (0.16%) 4G
6 1 (0.16%) FTP
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) LAN
6 1 (0.16%) VoIP
6 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (0.81%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.81%) MS Access
5 4 (0.65%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.32%) Big Data
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.16%) Rational Rose
General
1 260 (42.14%) Finance
2 167 (27.07%) Banking
3 53 (8.59%) Investment Banking
4 52 (8.43%) Retail
5 43 (6.97%) Telecoms
6 37 (6.00%) Front Office
7 29 (4.70%) Retail Banking
8 24 (3.89%) Marketing
9 20 (3.24%) Legal
10 18 (2.92%) Advertising
11 14 (2.27%) Back Office
12 12 (1.94%) Billing
13 5 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.81%) Publishing
14 4 (0.65%) Law
15 3 (0.49%) French Language
15 3 (0.49%) Games
15 3 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.65%) XML
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.16%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (3.89%) Derivative
2 17 (2.76%) Credit Risk
3 15 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (2.43%) Equities
4 14 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.11%) NHS
6 11 (1.78%) Market Risk
7 10 (1.62%) SWIFT
8 9 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 5 (0.81%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.81%) Social Media
10 5 (0.81%) FMCG
10 5 (0.81%) APACS
11 4 (0.65%) IVR
11 4 (0.65%) Statistics
11 4 (0.65%) Reference Data
11 4 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (0.65%) Mobile App
12 3 (0.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.32%) Windows
1 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (0.32%) Android
1 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (40.52%) Business Analysis
2 145 (23.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (11.51%) UML
4 70 (11.35%) Project Management
5 55 (8.91%) GAP Analysis
6 53 (8.59%) Use Case
7 46 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
8 45 (7.29%) Data Modelling
9 38 (6.16%) CRM
10 37 (6.00%) Scrum
11 34 (5.51%) Change Management
11 34 (5.51%) Migration
12 33 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
12 33 (5.35%) Risk Management
12 33 (5.35%) BPR
13 32 (5.19%) Asset Management
14 28 (4.54%) BPMN
14 28 (4.54%) User Stories
15 27 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (4.05%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 43 (6.97%) SQL
2 9 (1.46%) T-SQL
3 5 (0.81%) VBA
4 3 (0.49%) C
4 3 (0.49%) C#
5 2 (0.32%) R
6 1 (0.16%) Java
6 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (7.62%) Degree
2 36 (5.83%) ISEB
3 14 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (1.30%) IIBA
6 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
6 4 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (0.49%) ACCA
7 3 (0.49%) CIMA
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.32%) CBAP
8 2 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.16%) MBA
9 1 (0.16%) GIAC
9 1 (0.16%) CISA
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.43%) EMIR
2 13 (2.11%) Basel III
3 12 (1.94%) QA
4 11 (1.78%) Solvency II
5 10 (1.62%) Basel II
5 10 (1.62%) MiFID
6 9 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
7 7 (1.13%) FATCA
8 5 (0.81%) CRD IV
9 4 (0.65%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.65%) COREP
9 4 (0.65%) FINREP
10 3 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (0.32%) XenApp
1 2 (0.32%) XenDesktop
1 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) SCCM
1 2 (0.32%) AppDNA
2 1 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (4.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (3.24%) SAP
3 19 (3.08%) Oracle
4 16 (2.59%) Siebel
5 13 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (1.30%) Remedy
7 7 (1.13%) IBM
7 7 (1.13%) PeopleSoft
8 6 (0.97%) Misys
9 5 (0.81%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.49%) Unica
10 3 (0.49%) Omniture
10 3 (0.49%) Google
10 3 (0.49%) KANA
10 3 (0.49%) Sophis
11 2 (0.32%) Cisco
11 2 (0.32%) Citrix
11 2 (0.32%) BT
11 2 (0.32%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.32%) VMware
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