The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 49 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 79 71 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.14% 2.96% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.25% 4.30% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 34 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.33 £19.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+60.64% -35.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1857 1652 2064
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.78% 68.83% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 729 795
Average daily rate £375 £400 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 40
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Business Analysis
South East

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 -2 22 £434 +19.65% 10
Slough +10 18 £345 -6.75% 4
Bracknell +10 11 £375 -9.09% 1
Newbury +1 3 £425 +33.85%
Maidenhead - 1 £375 - 3
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 45 (28.85%) Telecoms
2 43 (27.56%) Finance
3 27 (17.31%) Marketing
4 26 (16.67%) Project Management
5 22 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (12.82%) ISEB
6 20 (12.82%) Degree
6 20 (12.82%) Use Case
7 18 (11.54%) Scrum
8 16 (10.26%) Migration
8 16 (10.26%) UML
8 16 (10.26%) E-Commerce
8 16 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (8.97%) French Language
9 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.33%) Advertising
11 12 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
12 11 (7.05%) German Language
12 11 (7.05%) Italian Language
12 11 (7.05%) Spanish Language
13 10 (6.41%) Retail
13 10 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.41%) User Stories
13 10 (6.41%) CRM
13 10 (6.41%) MS Office
14 9 (5.77%) SAP
14 9 (5.77%) Business Objects
14 9 (5.77%) MS Excel
15 8 (5.13%) ITIL

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.28%) CMS
2 2 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.28%) Drupal
3 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.64%) WordPress
3 1 (0.64%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.41%) MS Office
2 9 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.64%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 6 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) Maximo
3 2 (1.28%) Magento
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.64%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle TCA
4 1 (0.64%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.64%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (1.28%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) MVNO
3 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.64%) Big Data
3 1 (0.64%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) JIRA
2 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 45 (28.85%) Telecoms
2 43 (27.56%) Finance
3 27 (17.31%) Marketing
4 14 (8.97%) French Language
5 13 (8.33%) Advertising
6 11 (7.05%) German Language
6 11 (7.05%) Italian Language
6 11 (7.05%) Spanish Language
7 10 (6.41%) Retail
8 8 (5.13%) Billing
9 5 (3.21%) Banking
10 3 (1.92%) Automotive
11 2 (1.28%) Games
11 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.64%) Local Government
12 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.64%) Electronics
12 1 (0.64%) Legal
12 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 110 (70.51%) Analyst
2 104 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.10%) Project Manager
4 16 (10.26%) Telecoms Business Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) Senior Business Analyst
6 10 (6.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (3.85%) Contracts Manager
8 5 (3.21%) Designer
8 5 (3.21%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
8 5 (3.21%) Process Analyst
8 5 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (2.56%) Business Process Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Developer
9 4 (2.56%) Programme Manager
9 4 (2.56%) Architect
9 4 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
9 4 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.21%) HTML
2 4 (2.56%) .NET
3 3 (1.92%) J2EE
4 2 (1.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.64%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.64%) XHTML
5 1 (0.64%) SOAP
5 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.49%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.92%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.92%) Machine to Machine
5 2 (1.28%) GIS
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) Life Science
6 1 (0.64%) FMCG
6 1 (0.64%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.64%) Neural Network
6 1 (0.64%) Linked Data
6 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.64%) Xbox
6 1 (0.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.64%) UNIX
1 1 (0.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.67%) Project Management
2 22 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (12.82%) Use Case
4 18 (11.54%) Scrum
5 16 (10.26%) Migration
5 16 (10.26%) UML
5 16 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 16 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (6.41%) User Stories
8 10 (6.41%) CRM
9 8 (5.13%) ITIL
9 8 (5.13%) Data Analysis
10 6 (3.85%) B2C
11 5 (3.21%) Web Development
11 5 (3.21%) Systems Analysis
11 5 (3.21%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.85%) Java
1 6 (3.85%) SQL
2 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.64%) PHP
3 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.64%) C
3 1 (0.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) ISEB
1 20 (12.82%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) CBAP
3 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.28%) Postgraduate
4 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.64%) IIBA
5 1 (0.64%) PMP
5 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (7.05%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.77%) SAP
2 9 (5.77%) Business Objects
3 7 (4.49%) Oracle
4 6 (3.85%) Remedy
5 5 (3.21%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.56%) IBM
7 3 (1.92%) hybris
7 3 (1.92%) Primavera
7 3 (1.92%) ATG
7 3 (1.92%) Teradata
8 2 (1.28%) Demandware
9 1 (0.64%) Omniture
9 1 (0.64%) Tableau
9 1 (0.64%) Manugistics
9 1 (0.64%) CODA
9 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.64%) SunGard
9 1 (0.64%) HP
9 1 (0.64%) Cognos
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