Period
to 24 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £369 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

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.

Business System Analyst
England > South West
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 189 186
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 15 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.23% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.24% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 12
South West median daily rate £369 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.36% -4.76% -2.00%
10th Percentile £199 £321 £294
90th Percentile £447 £383 £434
England median daily rate £435 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +2.35% +8.01% +2.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £17.43 £57.50
% change year-on-year +115.15% -69.69% +130.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,905 4,995 5,647
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.60% 95.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,992 3,229 3,735
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £243 £213 £238
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 309 348
South West median hourly rate £24.00 £36.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.25% -2.67% +78.57%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.00 £12.43
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.95 £47.88
England median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% - +11.76%

Business Systems Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Systems Analyst in the South West

Business Systems Analyst
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 Systems Analyst in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the South West

Business Systems Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Systems Analyst in the South West

Business Systems Analyst
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 Systems Analyst in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Systems Analyst in the South West

Business Systems Analyst
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 Systems Analyst within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
Bristol -2 7 £275 -21.43% 1
Dorset - 4 £388 -
Devon +2 2 £235 -30.37%
Business Systems Analyst
England

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, Business Systems 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 West region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) SMS
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
4 2 (13.33%) Power BI
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Electronics
5 1 (6.67%) Law
5 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation

Business Systems Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Power BI
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Minimum Viable Product
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (13.33%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Hitachi
2 1 (6.67%) SAP