Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Systems Analyst was £295 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 186 209
Rank change year-on-year +16 +23 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Business Systems Analyst 27 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.49% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.33% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 12
South West median daily rate £295 £390 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.36% +25.60% -13.15%
10th Percentile £188 £313 £234
90th Percentile £535 £400 £436
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £36.25 - £26.47

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 5298 5455 6305
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 94.90% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3316 3540 4102
South West median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £210 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 345 401
South West median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.40 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £45.75
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%

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 19 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Systems Analyst in the South West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 November 2017. 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
Devon - 15 £280 -
Somerset - 5 - -
Dorset +9 3 £490 +45.19%
Bristol -16 3 £313 -10.71%
Gloucestershire +18 1 £315 -19.23% 1
Business Systems Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Business Systems Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Business Systems Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (48.15%) Business Analysis
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) SDLC
4 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 9 (33.33%) ERP
5 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
6 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 6 (22.22%) Data Management
7 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (18.52%) Degree
7 5 (18.52%) User Experience
7 5 (18.52%) Feasibility Study
8 4 (14.81%) PMO
8 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (14.81%) Scrum
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
8 4 (14.81%) HND
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) UML
9 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
10 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (7.41%) iTrent

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) iTrent
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (25.93%) Data Structures
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Business Analysis
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) SDLC
2 10 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 9 (33.33%) ERP
4 6 (22.22%) Data Management
5 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (18.52%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Scrum
7 3 (11.11%) Software Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) UML
8 2 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
9 1 (3.70%) System Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) HND
4 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix