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 14 July 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 23 25 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 18 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 6.74% 4.66% 21.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.32% 4.84% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 106
Average daily rate
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£368 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £350 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £455 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £31.00 £34.31
% change year-on-year
+2.41% -9.64%
Job Titles Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
328 372 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 92.13% 96.37% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 246 355
Average daily rate £320 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 25
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.97 £12.44 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.18 £38.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
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 14 July 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 14 July 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
(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
Gatwick +3 5 £413 -8.33%
Crawley -3 5 £360 - 2
Horsham +4 4 £320 -
East Grinstead -1 3 £330 -18.01%
Haywards Heath - 1 £380 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 21 (43.75%) Business Analysis
2 13 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.83%) Finance
3 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 10 (20.83%) ISEB
4 9 (18.75%) Smart Meter
5 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 6 (12.50%) User Stories
6 6 (12.50%) Banking
7 5 (10.42%) Retail
7 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (10.42%) Marketing
7 5 (10.42%) Degree
7 5 (10.42%) Use Case
7 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
7 5 (10.42%) Legal
7 5 (10.42%) Change Management
7 5 (10.42%) SWOT Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
8 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) UML
9 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
9 3 (6.25%) IIBA
9 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (4.17%) Analytics
10 2 (4.17%) Waterfall

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Subversion
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
1 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 5 (10.42%) Marketing
3 5 (10.42%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Smart Meter
2 3 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Windows
1 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Business Analysis
2 13 (27.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (20.83%) E-Commerce
4 6 (12.50%) User Stories
5 5 (10.42%) Use Case
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.42%) Change Management
5 5 (10.42%) Scrum
5 5 (10.42%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (10.42%) SWOT Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.25%) UML
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) Content Management
8 2 (4.17%) Web Analytics
8 2 (4.17%) CRM
8 2 (4.17%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) IIBA
3 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCA
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Cognos
2 1 (2.08%) IBM