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 29 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.

Business Analytics
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 258 254
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4  
Contract jobs citing Business Analytics 13 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.086% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 9
Median daily rate £406 £480 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.46% +12.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £416 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £496 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £415 £440
% change year-on-year +20.48% -5.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -

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 6422 7598 7801
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.62% 81.31% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 4681 4279
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 271 280
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analytics in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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
West Sussex - 5 £403 -
Berkshire +27 4 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £358 - 1
Surrey +1 1 £600 +20.00% 1
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
Business Analytics
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 21 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (76.19%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 9 (42.86%) Tableau
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
4 8 (38.10%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (28.57%) ETL
6 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) Degree
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (14.29%) Wireframes
9 3 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
9 3 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
9 3 (14.29%) User Stories
9 3 (14.29%) Change Control
9 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
9 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation

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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (9.52%) QlikView
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mart
5 1 (4.76%) Power BI
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Business Analyst
2 9 (42.86%) Analyst
3 8 (38.10%) Developer
4 7 (33.33%) Tableau Developer
5 6 (28.57%) Report Developer
6 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics Developer
8 3 (14.29%) Business Developer
8 3 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
8 3 (14.29%) Excel Developer
9 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
10 1 (4.76%) Analytics Consultant
10 1 (4.76%) Business Analytics Consultant
10 1 (4.76%) Consultant
10 1 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
10 1 (4.76%) Operations Manager
10 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
1 1 (4.76%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Life Science
2 3 (14.29%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (76.19%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (38.10%) Performance Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (38.10%) Unit Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) ETL
5 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (23.81%) Business Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (14.29%) Change Control
8 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
8 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 3 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (14.29%) User Stories
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
1 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
2 2 (9.52%) ABAP
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.52%) QA
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Tableau
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) SAP