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 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
Business Analyst
Rank 10 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 42 46 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.51% 11.08% 13.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.14% 11.36% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 60
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£400 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £309 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
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 £34.00 £28.75 £28.82
% change year-on-year
+18.25% -0.22%
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
346 405 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 94.79% 97.59% 96.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 225 345
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 £128 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.46 £45.00 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 24 October 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 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
Horsham +2 8 £425 -19.04%
Crawley -5 8 £400 +12.67% 2
Gatwick -1 3 £400 +15.94%
Worthing - 2 £368 -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 33 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (19.70%) Finance
5 12 (18.18%) Use Case
6 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.12%) Requirements Management
8 8 (12.12%) Marketing
9 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.09%) User Stories
10 6 (9.09%) Degree
10 6 (9.09%) CRM
10 6 (9.09%) ISEB
10 6 (9.09%) Scrum
11 5 (7.58%) UML
11 5 (7.58%) Document Management
11 5 (7.58%) Information Architecture
12 4 (6.06%) Coaching
12 4 (6.06%) ITIL
12 4 (6.06%) SQL
12 4 (6.06%) SAP
12 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (6.06%) PMP
12 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
12 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
12 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
12 4 (6.06%) Banking
13 3 (4.55%) Asset Management

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.52%) SAS
2 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.52%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.52%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.52%) Subversion
1 1 (1.52%) TestPartner
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 13 (19.70%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) XML
1 1 (1.52%) EDI
1 1 (1.52%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (18.18%) Use Case
5 9 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.12%) Requirements Management
7 7 (10.61%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.09%) User Stories
8 6 (9.09%) Scrum
8 6 (9.09%) CRM
9 5 (7.58%) UML
9 5 (7.58%) Document Management
9 5 (7.58%) Information Architecture
10 4 (6.06%) Coaching
10 4 (6.06%) ITIL
10 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
11 3 (4.55%) SOA
11 3 (4.55%) Project Management
11 3 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) VBA
2 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) ISEB
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (6.06%) PMP
2 4 (6.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.03%) CCA
3 2 (3.03%) SAP Certification
3 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Cognos