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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 59 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 69 60 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.70% 2.40% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.51% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 36
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£413 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.61%
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
1800 1708 1848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.48% 68.32% 68.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 870 717
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £242 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.29% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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 +4 11 £425 +6.25% 13
Maidenhead +10 9 £353 -
Slough -9 9 £350 -12.50% 5
Newbury +3 6 £450 +5.88% 2
Windsor - 4 - - 3
Bracknell -6 3 £300 -29.41% 2
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 42 (29.58%) Telecoms
2 34 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (20.42%) Finance
4 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (17.61%) Scrum
5 24 (16.90%) ISEB
5 24 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (14.08%) E-Commerce
7 19 (13.38%) ITIL
8 18 (12.68%) Project Management
8 18 (12.68%) Degree
9 13 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (8.45%) Use Case
11 11 (7.75%) Retail
11 11 (7.75%) User Stories
11 11 (7.75%) MS Office
11 11 (7.75%) SQL
11 11 (7.75%) Data Modelling
11 11 (7.75%) CRM
12 10 (7.04%) Business Objects
12 10 (7.04%) SAP
12 10 (7.04%) Service Management
12 10 (7.04%) Advertising
12 10 (7.04%) CBAP
12 10 (7.04%) eTOM
12 10 (7.04%) Marketing
13 9 (6.34%) B2C
14 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
14 8 (5.63%) MS Excel
14 8 (5.63%) JIRA

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.41%) CMS
2 2 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (0.70%) WordPress
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 11 (7.75%) MS Office
2 8 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.82%) MS Project
5 2 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.11%) Maximo
4 2 (1.41%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (1.41%) Magento
5 1 (0.70%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.70%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.70%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.70%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.11%) SaaS
1 3 (2.11%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.63%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.11%) WAN
3 2 (1.41%) Internet
3 2 (1.41%) MVNO
4 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.41%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.41%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.70%) Big Data
5 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.70%) QlikView
5 1 (0.70%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.70%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (5.63%) JIRA
2 2 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (29.58%) Telecoms
2 29 (20.42%) Finance
3 11 (7.75%) Retail
4 10 (7.04%) Advertising
4 10 (7.04%) Marketing
5 8 (5.63%) Billing
6 4 (2.82%) French Language
7 3 (2.11%) Banking
7 3 (2.11%) Automotive
8 2 (1.41%) Legal
8 2 (1.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 113 (79.58%) Analyst
2 105 (73.94%) Business Analyst
3 17 (11.97%) Senior Analyst
4 16 (11.27%) Senior Business Analyst
5 14 (9.86%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) Process Analyst
6 9 (6.34%) Business Process Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) Architect
9 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Agile Business Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.52%) Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (2.11%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (2.11%) Technical Business Analyst
11 3 (2.11%) IT Business Analyst
11 3 (2.11%) Business Objects Developer
12 2 (1.41%) Change Manager
12 2 (1.41%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.11%) Mason
1 3 (2.11%) Visualforce
2 2 (1.41%) .NET
2 2 (1.41%) CSS
2 2 (1.41%) Web Services
2 2 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (0.70%) SAP PI
3 1 (0.70%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.90%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.82%) User Experience
5 3 (2.11%) Kindle
6 2 (1.41%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.41%) iPad
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.41%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.70%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.70%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (0.70%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.70%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.70%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.70%) CMDB
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Life Science
7 1 (0.70%) NHS
7 1 (0.70%) GIS
7 1 (0.70%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.41%) Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (17.61%) Scrum
3 20 (14.08%) E-Commerce
4 19 (13.38%) ITIL
5 18 (12.68%) Project Management
6 13 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (8.45%) Use Case
8 11 (7.75%) User Stories
8 11 (7.75%) Data Modelling
8 11 (7.75%) CRM
9 10 (7.04%) Service Management
9 10 (7.04%) eTOM
10 9 (6.34%) B2C
11 8 (5.63%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (5.63%) Migration
11 8 (5.63%) Business Process Mapping
12 7 (4.93%) TOGAF
12 7 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (4.23%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.75%) SQL
2 5 (3.52%) Java
3 3 (2.11%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.41%) C
5 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 24 (16.90%) ISEB
2 18 (12.68%) Degree
3 10 (7.04%) CBAP
4 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.70%) IIBA
7 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.70%) CCIE
7 1 (0.70%) CCNP
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.70%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.70%) PMP
7 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.63%) QA
2 3 (2.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Business Objects
1 10 (7.04%) SAP
2 8 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.23%) Oracle
4 4 (2.82%) IBM
4 4 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.11%) hybris
5 3 (2.11%) Primavera
5 3 (2.11%) ATG
5 3 (2.11%) Teradata
6 2 (1.41%) Remedy
6 2 (1.41%) Demandware
7 1 (0.70%) Infor
7 1 (0.70%) Nortel
7 1 (0.70%) SunGard
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco
7 1 (0.70%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.70%) Sun
7 1 (0.70%) Juniper
7 1 (0.70%) BMC
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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