Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 22 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 67 75
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 -22
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 466 500 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 2.99% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.35% 3.62% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 326 325
South East median daily rate £425 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £325 £300 £305
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +0.56% +5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £43.69 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.35% +32.39% -40.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £29.57 £22.75
90th Percentile £32.85 £56.86 £53.03
England median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% +27.48% -19.06%

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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13929 13803 15455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.71% 82.56% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8358 8333 9223
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 548 603
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £27.00 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.81% +1.50% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.82 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Analysis in the South East

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 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
Thames Valley -30 184 £425 - 19
Berkshire +5 121 £419 -1.47% 12
Hampshire -2 100 £400 - 12
Surrey +16 84 £475 +15.15% 10
West Sussex -11 50 £400 - 2
Buckinghamshire -54 41 £400 - 2
Oxfordshire -10 22 £550 +24.29% 5
East Sussex +2 19 £420 -7.18%
Kent -6 16 £350 +5.66% 1
Middlesex -2 2 £380 -6.29%
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 130 (27.90%) Finance
2 122 (26.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 115 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
4 101 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (20.39%) Project Management
6 61 (13.09%) Oracle
7 57 (12.23%) SQL
7 57 (12.23%) GDPR
8 54 (11.59%) Telecoms
9 46 (9.87%) GAP Analysis
9 46 (9.87%) Scrum
9 46 (9.87%) BPR
10 43 (9.23%) ITIL
11 40 (8.58%) Data Analysis
12 38 (8.15%) MS Visio
13 36 (7.73%) Data Modelling
14 35 (7.51%) Change Management
14 35 (7.51%) User Stories
15 33 (7.08%) ISEB
16 32 (6.87%) Business Process Mapping
17 31 (6.65%) Acceptance Criteria
17 31 (6.65%) PRINCE2
18 30 (6.44%) Data Protection
18 30 (6.44%) Degree
19 29 (6.22%) Business Process Analysis
19 29 (6.22%) Relational Database
20 28 (6.01%) Migration
20 28 (6.01%) UML
21 27 (5.79%) Workflow
22 26 (5.58%) Retail

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.36%) Confluence
3 5 (1.07%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.07%) MS Project Server
4 4 (0.86%) Smallworld
5 3 (0.64%) Documentum
5 3 (0.64%) SAS
6 2 (0.43%) CMS
6 2 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.21%) CICS
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (8.15%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.43%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.50%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
3 4 (0.86%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (0.64%) Maximo
4 3 (0.64%) Primavera
4 3 (0.64%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM On Demand
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.50%) Office 365
2 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.43%) Lucidchart
3 2 (0.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.21%) FinancialForce
4 1 (0.21%) IaaS
4 1 (0.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.72%) Internet
2 4 (0.86%) IP Telephony
2 4 (0.86%) SMS
3 3 (0.64%) Broadband
3 3 (0.64%) HTTP
3 3 (0.64%) NAS
3 3 (0.64%) SAN
4 2 (0.43%) WAN
4 2 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
5 1 (0.21%) MPLS
5 1 (0.21%) Skype
5 1 (0.21%) VoIP
5 1 (0.21%) VPN
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.22%) Relational Database
2 17 (3.65%) Big Data
3 15 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (3.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.15%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.72%) DB2
5 8 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (1.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.86%) Cloudera CDH
8 4 (0.86%) QlikView
8 4 (0.86%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.64%) MS Access
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.21%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.21%) Essbase
11 1 (0.21%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (3.00%) JIRA
2 6 (1.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.07%) Subversion
4 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.43%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.21%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.21%) Selenium
6 1 (0.21%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 130 (27.90%) Finance
2 54 (11.59%) Telecoms
3 26 (5.58%) Retail
4 23 (4.94%) Marketing
5 16 (3.43%) Banking
6 8 (1.72%) Advertising
7 7 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.29%) Legal
8 6 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.07%) Billing
10 4 (0.86%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.64%) Back Office
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
12 2 (0.43%) Publishing
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
13 1 (0.21%) Games
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 365 (78.33%) Analyst
2 307 (65.88%) Business Analyst
3 34 (7.30%) Agile Business Analyst
4 30 (6.44%) Project Manager
5 29 (6.22%) Process Analyst
6 28 (6.01%) Senior Analyst
7 25 (5.36%) Senior Business Analyst
8 24 (5.15%) Business Process Analyst
8 24 (5.15%) Pensions Analyst
9 22 (4.72%) Digital Business Analyst
10 21 (4.51%) Digital Analyst
10 21 (4.51%) GDPR Business Analyst
11 20 (4.29%) Workflow Analyst
12 18 (3.86%) Financial Analyst
13 17 (3.65%) Data Analyst
13 17 (3.65%) Finance Business Analyst
14 16 (3.43%) Insurance Business Analyst
15 15 (3.22%) Business Systems Analyst
15 15 (3.22%) Developer
16 13 (2.79%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.50%) .NET
1 7 (1.50%) CSS
2 5 (1.07%) HTML
3 4 (0.86%) JSON
3 4 (0.86%) Kafka
3 4 (0.86%) Middleware
3 4 (0.86%) XML
4 3 (0.64%) Node.js
4 3 (0.64%) SOAP
4 3 (0.64%) WCF
4 3 (0.64%) Web Services
4 3 (0.64%) WPF
4 3 (0.64%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 2 (0.43%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (0.43%) SAP MI
5 2 (0.43%) VXML
6 1 (0.21%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.21%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 101 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (3.86%) Data Structures
3 15 (3.22%) Data Protection Act
4 14 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.79%) User Experience
6 11 (2.36%) Frameworx
7 9 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.29%) CMDB
8 6 (1.29%) PMI
9 5 (1.07%) Internet of Things
10 4 (0.86%) Fintech
10 4 (0.86%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.86%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.64%) CCTV
11 3 (0.64%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.64%) EPoS
11 3 (0.64%) IVR
12 2 (0.43%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.43%) e-Learning
12 2 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.36%) Unix
2 9 (1.93%) Windows
3 5 (1.07%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.64%) Linux
4 3 (0.64%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.43%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Android
6 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (26.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 115 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (20.39%) Project Management
4 46 (9.87%) BPR
4 46 (9.87%) GAP Analysis
4 46 (9.87%) Scrum
5 43 (9.23%) ITIL
6 40 (8.58%) Data Analysis
7 36 (7.73%) Data Modelling
8 35 (7.51%) Change Management
8 35 (7.51%) User Stories
9 32 (6.87%) Business Process Mapping
10 31 (6.65%) Acceptance Criteria
10 31 (6.65%) PRINCE2
11 30 (6.44%) Data Protection
12 29 (6.22%) Business Process Analysis
13 28 (6.01%) Migration
13 28 (6.01%) UML
14 27 (5.79%) Workflow
15 26 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.23%) SQL
2 9 (1.93%) C
3 7 (1.50%) C#
4 6 (1.29%) Java
5 5 (1.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.86%) Scala
7 2 (0.43%) ABAP
7 2 (0.43%) PHP
8 1 (0.21%) COBOL
8 1 (0.21%) JCL
8 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (7.08%) ISEB
2 30 (6.44%) Degree
3 23 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 17 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.79%) PMP
6 10 (2.15%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.50%) IIBA
8 5 (1.07%) CISA
8 5 (1.07%) CISM
8 5 (1.07%) CISSP
8 5 (1.07%) ISACA
8 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.64%) ACCA
9 3 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (0.64%) CIMA
9 3 (0.64%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.43%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.23%) GDPR
2 19 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 16 (3.43%) PMO
4 15 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.93%) QA
6 8 (1.72%) PCI DSS
7 5 (1.07%) COBIT
7 5 (1.07%) MiFID
7 5 (1.07%) P3O
8 4 (0.86%) SLA
9 3 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.21%) FATCA
11 1 (0.21%) GAMP
11 1 (0.21%) GxP
11 1 (0.21%) IFRS
11 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.21%) PSD2
System Software
1 5 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.43%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.21%) SCCM
3 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (13.09%) Oracle
2 26 (5.58%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.43%) SAP
4 14 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.93%) IBM
5 9 (1.93%) JDA
6 8 (1.72%) BMC
6 8 (1.72%) Remedy
7 6 (1.29%) HP
8 5 (1.07%) Google
9 4 (0.86%) Cisco
9 4 (0.86%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.86%) Intergraph
9 4 (0.86%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (0.86%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.86%) Siebel
9 4 (0.86%) Tableau
9 4 (0.86%) Workday
10 3 (0.64%) Netezza
10 3 (0.64%) OpenText