Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £420 per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Business Analyst
England > North West
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 189 189
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 12 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.21% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.58% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 49
North West median daily rate £420 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.58% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £377 £313 £263
90th Percentile £500 £650 £613
England median daily rate £500 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £50.25 -
% change year-on-year +29.35% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
North West
Contract vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 5370 6396 8118
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 94.45% 94.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3393 4120 4854
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £588 £550 £568
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 229 401
North West median hourly rate £18.75 £16.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -25.58% +34.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.98 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.80 £50.08
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.48 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.81% +2.64% +9.09%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured Senior Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the North West over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in the North West

Senior Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst within the North West region over the 6 months to 25 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
Manchester +10 7 £425 -10.53% 3
Cheshire 0 3 £420 +6.33% 1
Merseyside +6 1 £400 -38.46% 1
Senior Business Analyst
England

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Senior Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (16.67%) Saba
4 2 (16.67%) SCORM
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Learning Management System
4 2 (16.67%) BPR
4 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) GDPR
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Master Data Management
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
5 1 (8.33%) Line Management
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (8.33%) Front Office
5 1 (8.33%) Back Office
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (8.33%) SAP

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Essbase
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Learning Management System
2 2 (16.67%) SCORM
3 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) BPR
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) IIBA
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Saba
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP