The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 18 23 13
Rank change year-on-year +5 -10  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.82% 0.87% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.98% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £325 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -11.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £390
% change year-on-year +0.62% +1.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +3.85% +3.83%  

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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 68 102 56
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 55.74% 88.70% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 25
Median daily rate £338 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.16% +11.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Solihull

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Solihull

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (20.00%) Capita
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) SAP

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Mortgage Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Capita
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware