The median contractor rate for a Business Support Analyst was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 621 625
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Support Analyst 16 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.034% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.035% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £230 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £499 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year -3.44% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 - £25.00

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 42733 51025 51236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 95.23% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27760 33065 30937
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1481 1587 2052
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Support Analyst.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Support Analyst in the UK

Business Support Analyst
Top 10 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 28 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
England +29 16 £413 +3.12% 1
London +18 10 £450 +12.50%
South East +14 3 £325 -10.34%
City of London -9 3 - -
Berkshire +26 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) Retail
4 9 (24.32%) Asset Management
5 8 (21.62%) Banking
5 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
5 8 (21.62%) Front Office
5 8 (21.62%) Equities
6 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.22%) Fixed Income
6 6 (16.22%) SimCorp
7 5 (13.51%) Minerva
7 5 (13.51%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) Change Management
8 4 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.81%) ISEB
8 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
8 4 (10.81%) MS Office
8 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
8 4 (10.81%) Market Risk
8 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
8 4 (10.81%) SimCorp Dimension
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Optimisation
9 3 (8.11%) CBAP
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
9 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.11%) People Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Minerva
2 4 (10.81%) SimCorp Dimension
3 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (8.11%) Global One
3 3 (8.11%) Sentinel
4 2 (5.41%) SAP CO
4 2 (5.41%) SAP FI
4 2 (5.41%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.70%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (2.70%) HFM
5 1 (2.70%) OpenText VIM for SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (2.70%) SAP CRM
5 1 (2.70%) SAP FI-AP
5 1 (2.70%) SAP SRM
5 1 (2.70%) Tesseract
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 11 (29.73%) Retail
3 8 (21.62%) Banking
3 8 (21.62%) Front Office
4 4 (10.81%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Back Office
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Equities
2 6 (16.22%) Fixed Income
2 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
3 4 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (10.81%) Market Risk
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Derivative
4 3 (8.11%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.70%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.70%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.70%) Handset
5 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (2.70%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Asset Management
2 8 (21.62%) Business Analysis
3 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.81%) Change Management
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
3 4 (10.81%) Six Sigma
4 3 (8.11%) ETL
4 3 (8.11%) ETL Development
4 3 (8.11%) Lean Six Sigma
4 3 (8.11%) People Management
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) Regulatory Compliance
4 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (2.70%) Re-Platforming
6 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.11%) C
4 2 (5.41%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) ISEB
3 3 (8.11%) CBAP
3 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
1 3 (8.11%) PMO
2 2 (5.41%) IFRS
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) SimCorp
2 3 (8.11%) Fidessa
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (8.11%) Murex
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) SAP
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.70%) Calypso
4 1 (2.70%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) Concur
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) ION Trading
4 1 (2.70%) OpenText
4 1 (2.70%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Sophis