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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 78 62 54
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 47 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.81% 2.62% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 3.57% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 34
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£400 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £479 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
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
1795 1933 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 69.28% 73.47% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 978 631
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 63 68
Average hourly rate £20.13 £16.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.78% -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £126.10 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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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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
Slough -7 9 £350 +6.06% 3
Reading -8 9 £406 -9.72% 7
Newbury -10 4 £438 +2.94%
Maidenhead +7 3 £438 - 2
Bracknell +3 3 £275 -35.29% 2
Windsor - 1 £310 -
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 33 (29.20%) Telecoms
2 27 (23.89%) Finance
3 24 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (19.47%) ISEB
6 21 (18.58%) ITIL
7 17 (15.04%) Scrum
8 13 (11.50%) SQL
8 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
9 12 (10.62%) Project Management
9 12 (10.62%) Use Case
10 11 (9.73%) eTOM
10 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (8.85%) Retail
11 10 (8.85%) CBAP
12 9 (7.96%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (7.96%) Degree
12 9 (7.96%) Service Management
12 9 (7.96%) Data Modelling
13 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
13 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
13 7 (6.19%) UML
13 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
13 7 (6.19%) Business Process Mapping
14 6 (5.31%) User Stories
14 6 (5.31%) QA
14 6 (5.31%) MS Office

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (0.88%) CMS
1 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Office
3 5 (4.42%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.54%) MS Project
5 2 (1.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.88%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.77%) SAP IS-U
1 2 (1.77%) Magento
2 1 (0.88%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.88%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.88%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (3.54%) SaaS
2 3 (2.65%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.96%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.65%) WAN
3 2 (1.77%) MVNO
4 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.88%) Broadband
4 1 (0.88%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.65%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.77%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.77%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
General
1 33 (29.20%) Telecoms
2 27 (23.89%) Finance
3 10 (8.85%) Retail
4 6 (5.31%) Advertising
5 4 (3.54%) Billing
5 4 (3.54%) Marketing
6 3 (2.65%) Banking
7 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.77%) Automotive
7 2 (1.77%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Local Government
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 92 (81.42%) Analyst
2 85 (75.22%) Business Analyst
3 11 (9.73%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Senior Business Analyst
4 10 (8.85%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Business Process Analyst
5 9 (7.96%) Process Analyst
6 6 (5.31%) Architect
6 6 (5.31%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Consultant
8 3 (2.65%) IT Business Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Project Manager
9 2 (1.77%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Telecoms Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 2 (1.77%) UML Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) Mason
1 4 (3.54%) Visualforce
2 3 (2.65%) .NET
3 2 (1.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.88%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.54%) User Experience
4 3 (2.65%) Kindle
4 3 (2.65%) Life Science
5 2 (1.77%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.77%) iPad
5 2 (1.77%) Home Automation
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) IVR
6 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
1 24 (21.24%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.58%) ITIL
3 17 (15.04%) Scrum
4 13 (11.50%) E-Commerce
5 12 (10.62%) Project Management
5 12 (10.62%) Use Case
6 11 (9.73%) eTOM
6 11 (9.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (7.96%) Service Management
7 9 (7.96%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.19%) UML
8 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.19%) Business Process Mapping
9 6 (5.31%) User Stories
9 6 (5.31%) CRM
9 6 (5.31%) ETL
10 5 (4.42%) TOGAF
10 5 (4.42%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) Java
3 4 (3.54%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.88%) ABAP
5 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (19.47%) ISEB
2 10 (8.85%) CBAP
3 9 (7.96%) Degree
4 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.88%) CCIE
7 1 (0.88%) CCNP
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) Siebel Certification
7 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (5.31%) SAP
2 5 (4.42%) Oracle
3 4 (3.54%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (3.54%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.65%) Remedy
5 2 (1.77%) ATG
5 2 (1.77%) Demandware
5 2 (1.77%) hybris
6 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.88%) Infor
6 1 (0.88%) Siebel
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) Sun
6 1 (0.88%) Nortel
6 1 (0.88%) SunGard
6 1 (0.88%) Juniper
6 1 (0.88%) BMC
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400.00 - £440 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Rate: £380 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago