Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Support Analyst was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 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 Support Analyst
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 849 828
Rank change year-on-year -1 -21 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Business Support Analyst 29 39 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.037% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.040% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 39
UK median daily rate £423 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.29% -17.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £167 £181 £223
90th Percentile £563 £576 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £227 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -30.10% -7.14% +55.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
UK median hourly rate - £32.34 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.37% -23.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.40 £26.00
% change year-on-year - +24.62% -23.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96939 98568 108531
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 63924 64295 69051
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2896 3271 4142
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Business Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Business Support Analyst in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Support Analyst in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Support Analyst over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Support Analyst in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Support Analyst in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Support Analyst within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +16 26 £475 +53.23% 6
London -18 21 £550 +103.70% 4
UK excluding London +29 8 £227 -30.10% 2
North of England - 2 £325 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £167 -
West Midlands +24 1 £225 -23.73%
Midlands +19 1 £225 -23.73%
South East -1 1 £250 -28.57% 1
Scotland -14 1 £175 -57.58%
East of England -19 1 £400 +53.55% 1
North West - 1 £420 -
Yorkshire - 1 £229 -

Business Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Business Support 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 featuring Business Support Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Front Office
3 10 (34.48%) Banking
4 8 (27.59%) Equities
4 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Fixed Income
6 5 (17.24%) SQL
6 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
6 5 (17.24%) Derivative
6 5 (17.24%) Wallstreet Suite
7 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (10.34%) Unix
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (10.34%) Change Management
8 3 (10.34%) Global One
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (10.34%) Client Onboarding
8 3 (10.34%) PMO
8 3 (10.34%) thinkFolio
9 2 (6.90%) MiFID
9 2 (6.90%) EMIR
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
9 2 (6.90%) SimCorp
9 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking

Business Support Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Global One
1 3 (10.34%) thinkFolio
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 11 (37.93%) Front Office
3 10 (34.48%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Back Office
4 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Equities
1 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (17.24%) Derivative
2 5 (17.24%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.45%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.45%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.45%) RIA
4 1 (3.45%) SCORM
4 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Business Analysis
2 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) Change Management
3 3 (10.34%) Client Onboarding
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Business Development
5 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
5 1 (3.45%) DevOps
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) ITSM
5 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) VBA
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) EMIR
2 2 (6.90%) MiFID
3 1 (3.45%) GDPR
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Wallstreet Suite
2 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) SimCorp
4 1 (3.45%) hybris
4 1 (3.45%) ION Trading
4 1 (3.45%) Murex
4 1 (3.45%) Reuters
4 1 (3.45%) Saba
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau