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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 73 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 54 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.05% 2.55% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.98% 3.59% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 27
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £38.22
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -18.89%
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
1813 1840 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.94% 71.18% 69.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 936 683
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 56 78
Average hourly rate £20.63 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -1 8 £400 - 7
Slough -3 8 £350 +6.06% 6
Maidenhead +1 5 £394 -
Windsor - 4 - -
Bracknell -1 2 £275 -35.29%
Newbury -6 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analysis
South East

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (30.65%) Telecoms
2 30 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.97%) Finance
4 25 (20.16%) ISEB
5 23 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (18.55%) Scrum
6 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (16.94%) ITIL
8 17 (13.71%) E-Commerce
9 13 (10.48%) SQL
9 13 (10.48%) Project Management
9 13 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (8.87%) Retail
10 11 (8.87%) Use Case
10 11 (8.87%) eTOM
11 10 (8.06%) Degree
11 10 (8.06%) CBAP
12 9 (7.26%) Radio Access Network
12 9 (7.26%) User Stories
12 9 (7.26%) Business Process Mapping
12 9 (7.26%) Marketing
12 9 (7.26%) Service Management
12 9 (7.26%) B2C
12 9 (7.26%) Data Modelling
13 8 (6.45%) CRM
13 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
13 8 (6.45%) Advertising
13 8 (6.45%) Migration
13 8 (6.45%) JIRA
14 7 (5.65%) Business Objects

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (0.81%) SAS
1 1 (0.81%) Commerce Server
1 1 (0.81%) CMS
1 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (5.65%) MS Office
1 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.23%) MS Project
4 2 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.81%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.61%) SAP IS-U
2 2 (1.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.81%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.42%) Force.com
1 3 (2.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (2.42%) WAN
3 2 (1.61%) MVNO
4 1 (0.81%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.61%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.81%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.81%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.81%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.81%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
General
1 38 (30.65%) Telecoms
2 26 (20.97%) Finance
3 11 (8.87%) Retail
4 9 (7.26%) Marketing
5 8 (6.45%) Advertising
6 5 (4.03%) Billing
7 4 (3.23%) French Language
7 4 (3.23%) Banking
8 2 (1.61%) Automotive
8 2 (1.61%) Legal
8 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.81%) Electronics
9 1 (0.81%) Local Government
9 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (80.65%) Analyst
2 93 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 13 (10.48%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (9.68%) Senior Business Analyst
5 11 (8.87%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) Process Analyst
6 9 (7.26%) Business Process Analyst
7 7 (5.65%) Architect
8 6 (4.84%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.03%) Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.23%) Agile Business Analyst
11 3 (2.42%) IT Business Analyst
11 3 (2.42%) Business Objects Developer
12 2 (1.61%) Change Manager
12 2 (1.61%) Business Change Manager
12 2 (1.61%) Change Analyst
12 2 (1.61%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.42%) Mason
1 3 (2.42%) Visualforce
2 2 (1.61%) .NET
2 2 (1.61%) Web Services
3 1 (0.81%) SAP XI
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.23%) User Experience
3 4 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.42%) Life Science
4 3 (2.42%) Kindle
5 2 (1.61%) Home Automation
5 2 (1.61%) iPad
5 2 (1.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.81%) CMDB
6 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.81%) NHS
6 1 (0.81%) DTV
6 1 (0.81%) GIS
6 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.81%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (18.55%) Scrum
3 21 (16.94%) ITIL
4 17 (13.71%) E-Commerce
5 13 (10.48%) Project Management
5 13 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (8.87%) Use Case
6 11 (8.87%) eTOM
7 9 (7.26%) User Stories
7 9 (7.26%) Business Process Mapping
7 9 (7.26%) Service Management
7 9 (7.26%) Data Modelling
7 9 (7.26%) B2C
8 8 (6.45%) CRM
8 8 (6.45%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.45%) Migration
9 6 (4.84%) UML
9 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.84%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.03%) Java
3 3 (2.42%) Apex Code
4 2 (1.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) ABAP
5 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (20.16%) ISEB
2 10 (8.06%) Degree
2 10 (8.06%) CBAP
3 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.81%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.81%) CCIE
6 1 (0.81%) CCNP
6 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.81%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) PMP
6 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.81%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.81%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.84%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (5.65%) Business Objects
1 7 (5.65%) SAP
2 6 (4.84%) Oracle
3 5 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (2.42%) ATG
5 3 (2.42%) Teradata
5 3 (2.42%) hybris
6 2 (1.61%) Demandware
6 2 (1.61%) Remedy
7 1 (0.81%) Infor
7 1 (0.81%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.81%) Sun
7 1 (0.81%) SunGard
7 1 (0.81%) Nortel
7 1 (0.81%) Juniper
7 1 (0.81%) BMC
7 1 (0.81%) Siebel
7 1 (0.81%) Cisco
7 1 (0.81%) IBM