The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analysis
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 15 19 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 8.38% 4.30% 4.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.27% 5.37% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Median daily rate £385 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £338 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £390
% change year-on-year +1.26% +1.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.48 £42.57 £41.00
% change year-on-year +2.11% +3.83%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 149 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 81.56% 80.11% 73.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 83
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £26.30 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Suffolk

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Suffolk over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Suffolk

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Suffolk

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Ipswich +2 14 £418 -1.76%
Business Analysis
East of England

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 8 (44.44%) Workflow
1 8 (44.44%) Use Case
1 8 (44.44%) Workflow Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) ODBC
5 2 (11.11%) Finance
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Office 365
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) IaaS
6 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) IaaS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 11 (61.11%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Business Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Service Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Rollout Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Rollout Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Use Case
1 8 (44.44%) Workflow
1 8 (44.44%) Workflow Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Cash Management
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (5.56%) Kanban
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft