Period
to 19 October 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Business Analyst was £469 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

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 > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 312 331 328
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Business Analyst 30 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 36 32
South East median daily rate £469 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £377 £406 £389
90th Percentile £638 £638 £586
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £65.00
% change year-on-year - -46.15% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 12,842 15,529 15,408
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.79% 94.43% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,587 9,309 9,156
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £242
90th Percentile £600 £580 £574
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 647 625
South East median hourly rate £24.00 £20.17 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.99% +12.06% -5.26%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £51.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.06 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.76% -3.44% +1.08%

Senior Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Business Analyst in the South East

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in the South East

Senior Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Business Analyst in the South East over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Business Analyst in the South East

Senior Business Analyst
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 Senior Business Analyst in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Business Analyst in the South East

Senior Business Analyst
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 Senior Business Analyst within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 October 2019. 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
Hampshire +10 12 £456 -8.75%
Surrey +29 6 £463 -7.50%
East Sussex - 5 £438 -
Kent +12 4 £625 -9.09%
Thames Valley +6 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 1 - -
Berkshire -13 1 - - 1
Senior Business Analyst
England

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, Senior Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region featuring Senior Business Analyst in the job title.

1 14 (46.67%) Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (36.67%) Finance
4 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (23.33%) Azure
7 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) Data Science
7 6 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (16.67%) Tableau
8 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
8 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
9 4 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (13.33%) Use Case
9 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
9 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
9 4 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
9 4 (13.33%) Power BI
9 4 (13.33%) Data Security
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
9 4 (13.33%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
9 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 4 (13.33%) Power Platform

Senior Business Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Azure
2 4 (13.33%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Power BI
2 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) BYOD
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Robotics
2 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Analytics
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (20.00%) Data Science
5 6 (20.00%) Scrum
5 6 (20.00%) Workshop Facilitation
6 5 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (13.33%) Data Analytics
7 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
7 4 (13.33%) Data Security
7 4 (13.33%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 4 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (13.33%) Six Sigma
7 4 (13.33%) Use Case
7 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C#
1 1 (3.33%) C++
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
1 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Tableau
3 3 (10.00%) Kofax
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) EMC
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Workday