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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analysis
Rank 64 64 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 63 57 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.60% 2.30% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 3.00% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 22 41
Median daily rate £400 £389 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £45.00 £30.33
% change year-on-year
-32.22% +48.39%
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
1915 1898 1902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.97% 76.75% 74.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 973 926
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 57 40
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +7.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.90 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £39.75 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -15 23 £340 -12.25% 11
Maidenhead +5 5 £373 -
Slough +5 4 £450 +50.00% 5
Newbury +3 3 £500 +48.14% 1
Bracknell -7 3 £425 +6.25% 1
Wokingham - 1 £425 -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 28 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 20 (16.95%) Waterfall
4 18 (15.25%) Project Management
5 16 (13.56%) MS Visio
6 15 (12.71%) User Stories
6 15 (12.71%) Business Process Mapping
7 14 (11.86%) Data Protection
8 13 (11.02%) BPMN
8 13 (11.02%) Degree
9 12 (10.17%) SDLC
9 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
9 12 (10.17%) SQL
10 11 (9.32%) ITIL
10 11 (9.32%) Change Management
11 10 (8.47%) Scrum
11 10 (8.47%) Data Analysis
11 10 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (7.63%) Migration
13 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
13 8 (6.78%) ERP
14 7 (5.93%) Retail
14 7 (5.93%) Legal
14 7 (5.93%) ITSM

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (3.39%) CMS
2 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (13.56%) MS Visio
2 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.24%) MS Office
4 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.69%) MS Project
5 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) HFM
1 5 (4.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.54%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (2.54%) Remedy AR System
3 2 (1.69%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.69%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.85%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) LAN
1 1 (0.85%) NAS
1 1 (0.85%) SAN
1 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (0.85%) Big Data
2 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.85%) Hyperion Smart View
2 1 (0.85%) MS Access
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.85%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 20 (16.95%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.93%) Legal
3 7 (5.93%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Marketing
4 4 (3.39%) Publishing
5 3 (2.54%) Automotive
5 3 (2.54%) Billing
6 2 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (71.19%) Analyst
2 79 (66.95%) Business Analyst
3 18 (15.25%) Business Systems Analyst
4 14 (11.86%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (10.17%) Architect
6 7 (5.93%) Salesforce.com Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (5.93%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Salesforce.com Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Salesforce.com Business Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Consultant
8 5 (4.24%) Data Business Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Product Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Product Business Analyst
8 5 (4.24%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
9 4 (3.39%) ITSM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) Web Services
2 3 (2.54%) XML
3 2 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (0.85%) COM
4 1 (0.85%) Middleware
4 1 (0.85%) REST
4 1 (0.85%) SOAP
4 1 (0.85%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.17%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.08%) CMDB
4 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.54%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.54%) Life Science
4 3 (2.54%) User Experience
5 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Unix
2 1 (0.85%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (16.95%) Waterfall
4 18 (15.25%) Project Management
5 15 (12.71%) Business Process Mapping
5 15 (12.71%) User Stories
6 14 (11.86%) Data Protection
7 13 (11.02%) BPMN
8 12 (10.17%) SDLC
9 11 (9.32%) Change Management
9 11 (9.32%) ITIL
10 10 (8.47%) Data Analysis
10 10 (8.47%) Scrum
10 10 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (7.63%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (7.63%) Migration
12 8 (6.78%) ERP
13 7 (5.93%) ITSM
14 6 (5.08%) Customer Engagement
15 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.17%) SQL
2 2 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Degree
2 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.24%) ISEB
4 4 (3.39%) ACCA
4 4 (3.39%) CBAP
4 4 (3.39%) CIMA
4 4 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.54%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.85%) APMP
7 1 (0.85%) IIBA
7 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (8.47%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.24%) Remedy
4 4 (3.39%) BMC
4 4 (3.39%) Hyperion
4 4 (3.39%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.54%) Pega
5 3 (2.54%) SAP
6 2 (1.69%) Capita
6 2 (1.69%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.85%) Informatica
7 1 (0.85%) NetSuite
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