The median contractor rate for a Business Support Analyst was £281 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 571 642 610
Rank change year-on-year +71 -32  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Support Analyst 16 10 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.019% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.020% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 14
Median daily rate £281 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.64% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £202 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £229 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -34.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.98

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Business Support Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Business Support Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 14 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England +54 16 £281 -19.64% 2
London +14 10 £350 -12.22%
City of London +7 5 £313 +20.19%
South East +38 3 £250 -33.33%
Berkshire +21 3 £250 -
Reading - 2 £250 -
Chesterfield - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £229 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £229 - 1
Derbyshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £225 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £229 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
4 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 6 (18.75%) Global One
4 6 (18.75%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (15.63%) Front Office
5 5 (15.63%) Equities
6 4 (12.50%) Banking
6 4 (12.50%) SimCorp
6 4 (12.50%) Derivative
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (12.50%) VBA
7 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Retail
7 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
7 3 (9.38%) PMO
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (6.25%) ETL Development
8 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
8 2 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
8 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (3.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Global One
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.13%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (3.13%) SAP CO
3 1 (3.13%) SAP FI
3 1 (3.13%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (3.13%) SAP FI-AP
3 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (3.13%) QlikView
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) JDeveloper
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Front Office
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
4 3 (9.38%) Retail
5 2 (6.25%) Back Office
6 1 (3.13%) Billing
6 1 (3.13%) Local Government
6 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.63%) Equities
2 5 (15.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (12.50%) Derivative
4 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
5 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) Biotechnology
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) e-Learning
6 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
6 1 (3.13%) Handset
6 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.13%) Pharmacovigilance
6 1 (3.13%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Asset Management
2 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) CRM
3 2 (6.25%) Data Management
3 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
3 2 (6.25%) ERP
3 2 (6.25%) ETL
3 2 (6.25%) ETL Development
3 2 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (6.25%) Release Management
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Data Privacy
4 1 (3.13%) Defect Management
4 1 (3.13%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VBA
3 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) PMO
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.13%) GDPR
3 1 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 4 (12.50%) SimCorp
2 2 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) Calypso
3 1 (3.13%) Concur
3 1 (3.13%) Hyperion
3 1 (3.13%) ION Trading
3 1 (3.13%) Murex
3 1 (3.13%) OpenText
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.13%) Sophis