The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 19 12 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 34 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.68% 8.65% 21.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.02% 8.85% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 32 105
Average daily rate
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£378 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £355 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
Business Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region. 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
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
356 384 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.19% 97.71% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 252 359
Average daily rate £313 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 38 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £45.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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
Gatwick +1 6 £394 +25.00% 3
Crawley -6 5 £425 +18.05% 1
Horsham +2 2 £325 -27.77%
Worthing -4 2 £350 -30.00%
Haywards Heath - 1 £380 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 15 (27.78%) Finance
3 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (22.22%) ISEB
5 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 10 (18.52%) Use Case
6 8 (14.81%) Degree
6 8 (14.81%) SWOT Analysis
7 7 (12.96%) Change Management
7 7 (12.96%) Banking
8 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.11%) Scrum
8 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
8 6 (11.11%) Smart Meter
8 6 (11.11%) Marketing
8 6 (11.11%) User Stories
9 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
9 5 (9.26%) Legal
10 4 (7.41%) Retail
10 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (7.41%) CRM
10 4 (7.41%) Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) IIBA
11 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
11 3 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (5.56%) Analytics
11 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
11 3 (5.56%) UML

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) SAS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Subversion
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Marketing
4 5 (9.26%) Legal
5 4 (7.41%) Retail
6 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
1 1 (1.85%) EDI
1 1 (1.85%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
3 10 (18.52%) Use Case
4 8 (14.81%) SWOT Analysis
5 7 (12.96%) Change Management
6 6 (11.11%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.11%) User Stories
7 5 (9.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
8 4 (7.41%) Project Management
8 4 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (5.56%) Requirements Management
9 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (5.56%) Analytics
9 3 (5.56%) UML
10 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (3.70%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) ISEB
2 8 (14.81%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) IIBA
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.70%) CCA
6 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.85%) PMP
6 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) SAP
2 1 (1.85%) Cognos