The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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 advertised for the West Sussex region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 20 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 36 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.68% 8.37% 12.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.12% 8.98% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 50
Average daily rate £390 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £399 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.05% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +11.01%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
351 401 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 93.85% 93.26% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 248 317
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.20 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the West Sussex region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the West Sussex region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Crawley 0 17 £400 +5.26%
East Grinstead 0 5 £330 -9.89%
Gatwick - - - -
Worthing - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (32.14%) Smart Meter
2 16 (28.57%) ISEB
3 15 (26.79%) Business Analysis
4 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 12 (21.43%) Finance
5 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 7 (12.50%) Migration
7 7 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
8 6 (10.71%) Change Management
8 6 (10.71%) BPR
8 6 (10.71%) Project Management
8 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
8 6 (10.71%) Degree
9 5 (8.93%) Use Case
9 5 (8.93%) SWOT Analysis
9 5 (8.93%) Banking
9 5 (8.93%) Retail
9 5 (8.93%) Legal
10 4 (7.14%) Six Sigma
10 4 (7.14%) UML
10 4 (7.14%) SAP
10 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
10 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
10 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
11 3 (5.36%) Data Protection

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region that cited 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 Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SAP CRM
2 1 (1.79%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Banking
2 5 (8.93%) Retail
2 5 (8.93%) Legal
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Smart Meter
2 3 (5.36%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.79%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Business Analysis
2 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 11 (19.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.50%) Migration
4 7 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
5 6 (10.71%) Process Improvement
5 6 (10.71%) Change Management
5 6 (10.71%) BPR
5 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Use Case
6 5 (8.93%) SWOT Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Six Sigma
7 4 (7.14%) UML
7 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.36%) B2C
8 3 (5.36%) CRM
8 3 (5.36%) DMAIC
8 3 (5.36%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) ABAP
1 1 (1.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) ISEB
2 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) Degree
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.36%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (1.79%) IBM
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft