The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 64 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 62 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.19% 2.87% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 4.00% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 33
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £380 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
-13.90% +19.10%
Business Analysis
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1993 1948 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.50% 71.59% 69.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1060 999 683
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 44 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -24.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £173.75 £58.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analysis across the Berkshire region.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Berkshire region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 21 £388 -13.88% 9
Slough -9 11 £328 -5.75% 3
Bracknell +5 4 £388 -3.12%
Newbury -9 3 £363 -12.12% 2
Maidenhead -6 1 - - 1
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis.

1 44 (41.12%) Telecoms
2 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (17.76%) Finance
5 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (14.95%) Project Management
7 15 (14.02%) ISEB
7 15 (14.02%) Scrum
8 14 (13.08%) Use Case
9 13 (12.15%) ITIL
10 12 (11.21%) UML
10 12 (11.21%) CRM
11 10 (9.35%) Degree
12 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.41%) Data Modelling
12 9 (8.41%) SAP
13 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
13 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (6.54%) MS Office
14 7 (6.54%) Oracle
14 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
14 7 (6.54%) Advertising
14 7 (6.54%) Migration
14 7 (6.54%) Billing
14 7 (6.54%) Requirements Management
14 7 (6.54%) Radio Access Network
14 7 (6.54%) CBAP
15 6 (5.61%) Retail
15 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
15 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) Smallworld
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) MS Office
1 7 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.74%) MS Project
4 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.93%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.87%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.93%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.93%) Magento
2 1 (0.93%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.80%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Force.com
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.54%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (3.74%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.87%) VoIP
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) MGCP
4 1 (0.93%) RTP
4 1 (0.93%) SS7
4 1 (0.93%) Megaco
4 1 (0.93%) 2G
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.93%) SIGTRAN
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
4 1 (0.93%) IPv4
4 1 (0.93%) IPv6
4 1 (0.93%) 4G
4 1 (0.93%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.80%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.87%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.87%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.93%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.93%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.93%) ActiveReports
4 1 (0.93%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.93%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) JIRA
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (0.93%) Axure RP
General
1 44 (41.12%) Telecoms
2 19 (17.76%) Finance
3 7 (6.54%) Advertising
3 7 (6.54%) Billing
4 6 (5.61%) Retail
5 4 (3.74%) Banking
6 3 (2.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.87%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
8 1 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (79.44%) Analyst
2 77 (71.96%) Business Analyst
3 12 (11.21%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (8.41%) Senior Business Analyst
5 7 (6.54%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 6 (5.61%) Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Business Process Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Process Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (4.67%) Agile Business Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (3.74%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.74%) Architect
9 3 (2.80%) Lead Business Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Designer
10 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Service Design Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) SAP Consultant
10 2 (1.87%) UML Business Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.74%) Web Services
2 3 (2.80%) .NET
2 3 (2.80%) Mason
2 3 (2.80%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.93%) EJB
3 1 (0.93%) XML
3 1 (0.93%) Middleware
3 1 (0.93%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Life Science
4 2 (1.87%) User Experience
4 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.87%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) CMDB
5 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.93%) iPad
5 1 (0.93%) IVR
5 1 (0.93%) IPTV
5 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (14.95%) Project Management
4 15 (14.02%) Scrum
5 14 (13.08%) Use Case
6 13 (12.15%) ITIL
7 12 (11.21%) UML
7 12 (11.21%) CRM
8 9 (8.41%) Data Modelling
8 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.54%) Migration
10 7 (6.54%) Requirements Management
11 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.61%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (5.61%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.61%) ERP
12 5 (4.67%) ETL
12 5 (4.67%) eTOM
12 5 (4.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) Java
1 5 (4.67%) SQL
2 3 (2.80%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.93%) VB
3 1 (0.93%) ABAP
3 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.93%) C#
3 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) ISEB
2 10 (9.35%) Degree
3 7 (6.54%) CBAP
4 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CCIE
6 1 (0.93%) CCNP
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) ACCA
6 1 (0.93%) CIMA
6 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
1 1 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (8.41%) SAP
2 8 (7.48%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.54%) Oracle
4 6 (5.61%) Remedy
5 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.80%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.87%) Cisco
7 2 (1.87%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.87%) HP
8 1 (0.93%) Nortel
8 1 (0.93%) Software AG
8 1 (0.93%) Juniper
8 1 (0.93%) Ariba
8 1 (0.93%) BMC
8 1 (0.93%) Cognos
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe
8 1 (0.93%) Sun
8 1 (0.93%) SunGard
8 1 (0.93%) ATG
8 1 (0.93%) Ab Initio
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