The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Business Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analytics over the 3 months to 24 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 Analytics
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 260 267
Rank change year-on-year +25 +7  
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 4 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.11% 0.085%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £500 £455 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% -9.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £455 £490
% change year-on-year -3.84% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.50 -

Business Analytics 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 the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6343 7314 7622
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.05% 81.98% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3719 4473 4397
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 272 264
Median hourly rate £29.92 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analytics in the South East

Business Analytics
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 Analytics in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analytics in the South East

Business Analytics
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 Analytics in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analytics in the South East

Business Analytics
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 Analytics within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 £500 -
Berkshire +22 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -16 1 - - 1
Business Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 16 (100.00%) Analytics
2 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 6 (37.50%) Tableau
5 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Life Science
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
8 2 (12.50%) Scrum
8 2 (12.50%) Workflow
8 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (12.50%) SLA

Business Analytics
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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP ERP
2 1 (6.25%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Tableau Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Report Developer
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Excel Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SAP Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Change Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
1 1 (6.25%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Life Science
2 2 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Analytics
2 12 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) ETL
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) ERP
6 2 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) User Stories
6 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
1 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) ABAP
2 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Tableau
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com