The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 27 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 Analysis
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 73 46
Rank change year-on-year +11 -27  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 82 70 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.00% 2.35% 3.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 2.98% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 88
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 £381
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year +17.54% -35.54%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2236 2349 2424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.87% 78.80% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1554 1645
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £285 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 107 109
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.76% -4.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 the South West

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in the South West

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in the South West

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in the South West

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +11 29 £375 -1.96% 12
Wiltshire 0 14 £425 +6.25% 3
Gloucestershire +13 8 £350 +2.33% 2
Dorset +1 8 £376 -14.00% 6
Devon -1 7 £355 -5.33% 3
Cornwall - 4 £173 -
Somerset -7 3 £361 -
Business Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 73 (50.34%) Finance
2 38 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (22.07%) ISEB
5 17 (11.72%) Security Cleared
5 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (10.34%) Marketing
6 15 (10.34%) Use Case
6 15 (10.34%) Retail
7 14 (9.66%) Scrum
7 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
7 14 (9.66%) PRINCE2
8 13 (8.97%) Oracle
8 13 (8.97%) Project Management
8 13 (8.97%) Workflow
8 13 (8.97%) Systems Analysis
8 13 (8.97%) Process Improvement
9 12 (8.28%) IIBA
9 12 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (7.59%) SAP
10 11 (7.59%) MS Visio
11 10 (6.90%) ERP
11 10 (6.90%) PRINCE
11 10 (6.90%) Banking
11 10 (6.90%) SDLC
12 9 (6.21%) APMG
12 9 (6.21%) Waterfall
12 9 (6.21%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
12 9 (6.21%) Data Analysis

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
1 1 (0.69%) SAS
1 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (4.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 7 (4.83%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (4.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.45%) SAP CO
2 5 (3.45%) SAP FI
2 5 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (2.07%) Maximo
3 3 (2.07%) SAP FI-AP
3 3 (2.07%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.69%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.69%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.76%) SaaS
2 2 (1.38%) IaaS
2 2 (1.38%) Office 365
3 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) Big Data
2 2 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.69%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.69%) QlikView
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.69%) ERwin
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.69%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.69%) Selenium
3 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.69%) Zephyr
General
1 73 (50.34%) Finance
2 15 (10.34%) Marketing
2 15 (10.34%) Retail
3 14 (9.66%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.90%) Banking
5 8 (5.52%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.83%) Electronics
7 6 (4.14%) Retail Banking
8 3 (2.07%) Billing
9 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.38%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 114 (78.62%) Analyst
2 106 (73.10%) Business Analyst
3 18 (12.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 12 (8.28%) Financial Analyst
4 12 (8.28%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (8.28%) Senior Business Analyst
5 7 (4.83%) Business Change Analyst
5 7 (4.83%) Business Change Business Analyst
5 7 (4.83%) Consultant
5 7 (4.83%) Finance Business Analyst
5 7 (4.83%) Project Manager
6 6 (4.14%) Change Analyst
6 6 (4.14%) Oracle Consultant
6 6 (4.14%) SAP Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) SAP FI Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) SAP Financial Analyst
7 5 (3.45%) Service Analyst
8 4 (2.76%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.38%) Spring
2 1 (0.69%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) Ajax
2 1 (0.69%) CSS
2 1 (0.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.69%) HTML
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.69%) XHTML
2 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) PMI
3 5 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.07%) Linked Data
4 3 (2.07%) NHS
5 2 (1.38%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.38%) Social Media
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.07%) Windows
1 3 (2.07%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (10.34%) Use Case
4 14 (9.66%) PRINCE2
4 14 (9.66%) Scrum
5 13 (8.97%) Process Improvement
5 13 (8.97%) Project Management
5 13 (8.97%) Systems Analysis
5 13 (8.97%) Workflow
6 12 (8.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (6.90%) ERP
7 10 (6.90%) PRINCE
7 10 (6.90%) SDLC
8 9 (6.21%) Data Analysis
8 9 (6.21%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (6.21%) Programme Management
8 9 (6.21%) Waterfall
9 8 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (5.52%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.45%) C
2 4 (2.76%) SQL
3 1 (0.69%) C++
3 1 (0.69%) Delphi
3 1 (0.69%) Java
3 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (22.07%) ISEB
2 17 (11.72%) Security Cleared
3 12 (8.28%) IIBA
4 9 (6.21%) APMG
4 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
5 8 (5.52%) PMI Certification
6 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (2.07%) Degree
9 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.69%) CBAP
9 1 (0.69%) CITP
9 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 4 (2.76%) GDPR
3 2 (1.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.69%) MiFID
4 1 (0.69%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Kibana
1 1 (0.69%) logstash
Vendors
1 13 (8.97%) Oracle
2 11 (7.59%) SAP
3 8 (5.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.38%) ATG
4 2 (1.38%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.69%) Capita
5 1 (0.69%) Cisco
5 1 (0.69%) Cognos
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
5 1 (0.69%) Lotus
5 1 (0.69%) Northgate
5 1 (0.69%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.69%) Samsung
5 1 (0.69%) Teradata
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