Period
to 23 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 23 October 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 Analyst
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 184 158 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.62% 5.84% 4.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.96% 6.15% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 141 86
Surrey median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £328
90th Percentile £598 £525 £513
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.62% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Surrey median hourly rate - - £22.00
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +12.12% +20.55% -7.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 3,087 2,571 2,207
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.01% 95.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,161 1,811 1,462
Surrey median daily rate £468 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £210
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 84 109
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% -22.22% +18.23%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.79 £12.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £45.20
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.53% -5.26% +3.51%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Surrey

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Surrey

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Surrey

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Surrey

Business Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Reigate -16 31 £475 -5.00%
Redhill +16 25 £450 -7.69%
Staines -3 17 £500 +14.29% 1
Leatherhead +7 16 £425 -
Sunbury-on-Thames -15 6 £517 +6.71%
Guildford -19 6 £475 +5.56% 1
Chertsey +7 4 £350 +3.70% 1
Weybridge -8 4 £538 +59.26% 1
Epsom +2 2 £420 +3.07%
Woking +4 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 £250 - 1
Egham - 1 £500 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, Business 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 Surrey region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 91 (49.46%) Finance
2 69 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (22.83%) Business Analysis
4 41 (22.28%) Stakeholder Management
5 37 (20.11%) Scrum
6 36 (19.57%) MS Visio
7 27 (14.67%) Project Management
8 26 (14.13%) Workflow
9 23 (12.50%) Degree
10 22 (11.96%) User Stories
11 21 (11.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 21 (11.41%) Billing
12 20 (10.87%) Use Case
13 19 (10.33%) Wireframes
14 18 (9.78%) Investment Management
15 16 (8.70%) SQL
15 16 (8.70%) Asset Management
15 16 (8.70%) Business Process Modelling
16 15 (8.15%) Workflow Management
16 15 (8.15%) Migration
16 15 (8.15%) Six Sigma
16 15 (8.15%) IBM Blueworks
17 14 (7.61%) BPMN
17 14 (7.61%) BPR
17 14 (7.61%) Document Management
17 14 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
18 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (7.07%) IBM
18 13 (7.07%) Waterfall
18 13 (7.07%) Analytical Skills

Business Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.80%) Confluence
3 2 (1.09%) Documentum
4 1 (0.54%) Appian
4 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (19.57%) MS Visio
2 10 (5.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (2.72%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.52%) PlanetPress Connect
2 4 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.17%) Exstream
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.54%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.15%) IBM Blueworks
2 4 (2.17%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (1.09%) SaaS
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.54%) Office 365
4 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) Intranet
2 3 (1.63%) Internet
3 2 (1.09%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.52%) EDMS
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (1.63%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.54%) Impala
4 1 (0.54%) Power BI
4 1 (0.54%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (6.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (49.46%) Finance
2 21 (11.41%) Billing
3 9 (4.89%) Retail
4 6 (3.26%) Banking
5 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (0.54%) Back Office
7 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.17%) XML
2 2 (1.09%) .NET
2 2 (1.09%) HTML
2 2 (1.09%) JSON
2 2 (1.09%) Middleware
3 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.54%) IDoc
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.54%) NHS
3 1 (0.54%) PKI
3 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.54%) Reinsurance
3 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.54%) User Experience
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.83%) Business Analysis
3 41 (22.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (20.11%) Scrum
5 27 (14.67%) Project Management
6 26 (14.13%) Workflow
7 22 (11.96%) User Stories
8 21 (11.41%) Requirements Analysis
9 20 (10.87%) Use Case
10 19 (10.33%) Wireframes
11 18 (9.78%) Investment Management
12 16 (8.70%) Asset Management
12 16 (8.70%) Business Process Modelling
13 15 (8.15%) Migration
13 15 (8.15%) Six Sigma
13 15 (8.15%) Workflow Management
14 14 (7.61%) BPMN
14 14 (7.61%) BPR
14 14 (7.61%) Document Management
14 14 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.54%) C#
3 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (1.63%) ISEB
3 1 (0.54%) CBAP
3 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.52%) SLA
2 10 (5.43%) Data Quality
3 9 (4.89%) PMO
4 3 (1.63%) ISO 9000
5 2 (1.09%) GDPR
5 2 (1.09%) QA
6 1 (0.54%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (7.07%) IBM
2 12 (6.52%) Xerox
3 11 (5.98%) OpenText
4 9 (4.89%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.89%) SAP
5 3 (1.63%) Oracle
5 3 (1.63%) Trillium
6 2 (1.09%) Adobe
6 2 (1.09%) HP
7 1 (0.54%) Concur
7 1 (0.54%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.54%) hybris
7 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.54%) Workday