The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 28 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 Analysis
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 29 48
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 13 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 5.02% 3.18% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.37% 4.35% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £383 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -7.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £383 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £383 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +12.22%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 204 207 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 78.76% 73.14% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 135 242
Median daily rate £450 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Southampton

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Southampton over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Southampton

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (31.58%) EDRMS
2 6 (31.58%) Content Management
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) Records Management
3 4 (21.05%) ISEB
3 4 (21.05%) Intranet
3 4 (21.05%) C
4 3 (15.79%) Extranet
4 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 3 (15.79%) Publishing
5 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.53%) Validation
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.26%) ACCA
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP cProjects
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Intranet
2 3 (15.79%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) EDRMS
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) Publishing
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
2 13 (68.42%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Change Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Change Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Knowledge Management Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Retail Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Change Management
1 7 (36.84%) Project Management
2 6 (31.58%) Content Management
2 6 (31.58%) Information Architecture
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
2 6 (31.58%) Records Management
2 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 1 (5.26%) AAT
2 1 (5.26%) ACCA
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
2 1 (5.26%) SAP