Period
to 24 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 24 March 2019.

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
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 27 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 166 201 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.75% 6.89% 5.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.10% 7.25% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 177 120
Surrey median daily rate £475 £483 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +7.22% -
10th Percentile £356 £363 £350
90th Percentile £638 £542 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% +23.82%

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 2,722 2,772 2,028
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.22% 95.03% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,960 1,931 1,254
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £207
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 81 105
Surrey median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +21.62% -17.78%
10th Percentile £11.24 £12.25 £12.28
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £41.80
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -8.42%

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 24 March 2019.

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 24 March 2019. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +9 20 £517 +3.80% 1
Reigate -34 10 £458 -8.50% 2
Staines +5 9 £450 -2.70%
Leatherhead -4 7 £425 -4.23% 1
Epsom +5 6 £420 -1.47%
Chertsey -1 6 £350 -8.79%
Lightwater - 5 - -
Redhill +8 4 £363 -25.64% 1
Guildford -9 4 £500 +5.26% 1
Woking -9 3 £475 +55.74%
Camberley -5 2 £590 +9.26%
Esher - 2 £525 -
Addlestone - 1 - -
Dorking - 1 £375 -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 2019, 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 68 (40.96%) Finance
2 66 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (33.13%) Business Analysis
4 33 (19.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (16.87%) Project Management
6 26 (15.66%) User Stories
7 24 (14.46%) SDLC
8 23 (13.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 22 (13.25%) Waterfall
10 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Excel
10 21 (12.65%) MS Visio
11 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
11 20 (12.05%) Change Management
11 20 (12.05%) Investment Management
12 19 (11.45%) JIRA
13 18 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (10.24%) Use Case
14 17 (10.24%) Scrum
14 17 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (8.43%) Migration
15 14 (8.43%) ERP
15 14 (8.43%) SQL
16 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
16 13 (7.83%) SAP
16 13 (7.83%) E-Commerce
16 13 (7.83%) Analytics
16 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (7.83%) Workshop Facilitation
17 12 (7.23%) Confluence
17 12 (7.23%) Retail

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 12 (7.23%) Confluence
2 8 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.60%) Apache
3 1 (0.60%) Appian
3 1 (0.60%) CMS
3 1 (0.60%) Drupal
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (13.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 21 (12.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (12.65%) MS Visio
3 13 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.81%) SAP ERP
2 3 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.20%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.61%) Adobe Analytics
3 5 (3.01%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.41%) Office 365
4 4 (2.41%) Yammer
5 2 (1.20%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (1.20%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.20%) SaaS
5 2 (1.20%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.60%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) PaaS
6 1 (0.60%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.01%) WAN
2 2 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.01%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.81%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.60%) Impala
4 1 (0.60%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (11.45%) JIRA
2 2 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 68 (40.96%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Retail
3 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.61%) Marketing
4 5 (3.01%) Back Office
4 5 (3.01%) Banking
4 5 (3.01%) German Language
4 5 (3.01%) Law
5 4 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.81%) Electronics
6 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
7 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.01%) HTML
1 5 (3.01%) XML
2 4 (2.41%) JSON
3 2 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (0.60%) .NET
4 1 (0.60%) Flash
4 1 (0.60%) jQuery
4 1 (0.60%) REST
4 1 (0.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.01%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (1.81%) Reinsurance
3 3 (1.81%) User Experience
4 2 (1.20%) CMDB
4 2 (1.20%) Equities
4 2 (1.20%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.60%) Life Science
5 1 (0.60%) PKI
5 1 (0.60%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.60%) Robotics
5 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.60%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.61%) Windows
2 5 (3.01%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.20%) Unix
3 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.13%) Business Analysis
3 33 (19.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (16.87%) Project Management
5 26 (15.66%) User Stories
6 24 (14.46%) SDLC
7 22 (13.25%) Waterfall
8 20 (12.05%) Change Management
8 20 (12.05%) Investment Management
9 18 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (10.24%) Scrum
10 17 (10.24%) Use Case
11 14 (8.43%) ERP
11 14 (8.43%) Migration
12 13 (7.83%) Analytics
12 13 (7.83%) E-Commerce
12 13 (7.83%) Workshop Facilitation
13 12 (7.23%) Asset Management
14 11 (6.63%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.43%) SQL
2 6 (3.61%) JavaScript
3 4 (2.41%) Java
4 2 (1.20%) C#
4 2 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.61%) Degree
2 3 (1.81%) PMP
2 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) HND
3 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.60%) ISEB
4 1 (0.60%) MBA
4 1 (0.60%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.41%) MiFID
2 3 (1.81%) PMO
2 3 (1.81%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.60%) GDPR
3 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.83%) SAP
3 9 (5.42%) Workday
4 8 (4.82%) Adobe
5 7 (4.22%) Oracle
6 6 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.41%) hybris
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix
8 2 (1.20%) IBM
8 2 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.60%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco
9 1 (0.60%) Concur
9 1 (0.60%) Dell
9 1 (0.60%) EMC
9 1 (0.60%) PlateSpin
9 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.60%) Veeam
9 1 (0.60%) VMware