The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 6.06% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +17.54% -35.54%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 20 14 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 60.61% 73.68% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 16
Median daily rate £325 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Bolton

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Bolton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Replication

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Process Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft