Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 6 months to 23 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 63 70
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 43 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.71% 2.29% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.99% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.84% +9.29% -9.68%
10th Percentile £338 £250 £301
90th Percentile £575 £529 £466
East of England median daily rate £425 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +18.06% -4.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 - £20.94
10th Percentile £17.50 - £19.79
90th Percentile £18.50 - £22.08
East of England median hourly rate £27.00 £39.25 £24.32
% change year-on-year -31.21% +61.42% -27.96%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1270 1071 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.03% 76.77% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 624 613
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £574
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 56 97
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £32.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.09% +53.57% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.25 £9.60
90th Percentile £46.73 £53.75 £43.00
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Hertfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Hertfordshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 20 £425 -10.53% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £425 -
Hatfield -4 3 £550 +4.76% 2
Hitchin +5 2 £395 +12.86%
Letchworth - 2 £250 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £350 -
Rickmansworth -5 1 £425 +39.80%
St Albans - 1 £425 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £400 - 2
Business Analysis
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Project Management
4 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
5 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.63%) Time Management
7 4 (9.30%) FNZ
7 4 (9.30%) Sonata
7 4 (9.30%) Requirements Engineering
7 4 (9.30%) Wealth Management
7 4 (9.30%) Avaloq
7 4 (9.30%) Degree
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 3 (6.98%) Oracle
8 3 (6.98%) ERP
8 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.98%) Business Change Management
9 2 (4.65%) Scenario Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (4.65%) IT Strategy
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (4.65%) Test Management
9 2 (4.65%) CAFM

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Sonata
2 2 (4.65%) Maximo
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
2 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.33%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) G Suite
1 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Broadband
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MS Access
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 12 (27.91%) Retail
2 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (79.07%) Analyst
2 31 (72.09%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Project Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Retail Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Business IT Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) IT Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) IT Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Pensions Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Wrap Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Supply Chain Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) EPoS
2 1 (2.33%) FMCG
2 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (20.93%) Project Management
2 8 (18.60%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.63%) Time Management
5 4 (9.30%) Requirements Engineering
5 4 (9.30%) Wealth Management
6 3 (6.98%) Business Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Change Management
6 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.98%) ERP
7 2 (4.65%) Biometrics
7 2 (4.65%) CAFM
7 2 (4.65%) ETL
7 2 (4.65%) IT Strategy
7 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.65%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Avaloq
1 4 (9.30%) FNZ
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Orchard
4 1 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.33%) VMware