The table below looks at the statistics for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 24 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 144 149 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.94% 5.84% 4.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.65% 6.52% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 107 59
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £250 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
Business Analyst
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2167 2286 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.36% 89.54% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1114 909
Average daily rate £398 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 113
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Reading +14 50 £365 -2.66% 11
Slough -8 19 £394 +14.96% 4
Newbury +11 14 £381 +2.34% 2
Maidenhead +10 6 £350 +11.11%
Bracknell -6 5 £463 +17.08% 3
Thatcham - 1 £370 -
Wokingham - 1 - - 1
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 96 (33.45%) Telecoms
2 84 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 71 (24.74%) Business Analysis
4 51 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (15.68%) Finance
6 32 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
7 29 (10.10%) Use Case
8 28 (9.76%) CRM
8 28 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (8.71%) Project Management
10 24 (8.36%) User Stories
11 22 (7.67%) Business Transformation
12 21 (7.32%) Scrum
12 21 (7.32%) Billing
13 19 (6.62%) Migration
13 19 (6.62%) UML
14 18 (6.27%) ITIL
15 17 (5.92%) Microsoft
16 16 (5.57%) ISEB
16 16 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (5.57%) Automotive
16 16 (5.57%) Management Information System
17 14 (4.88%) E-Commerce
17 14 (4.88%) ERP
17 14 (4.88%) eTOM
17 14 (4.88%) Requirements Management
18 13 (4.53%) SQL
18 13 (4.53%) SDLC
19 12 (4.18%) Oracle
19 12 (4.18%) PRINCE2

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.74%) CMS
1 5 (1.74%) Confluence
2 4 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.70%) Smallworld
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (3.48%) MS Excel
1 10 (3.48%) MS Visio
2 7 (2.44%) MS Office
3 3 (1.05%) MS Project
3 3 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.05%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.70%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.35%) BPCS
5 1 (0.35%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.35%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.35%) HFM
5 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.09%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (1.74%) MVNO
3 4 (1.39%) Broadband
4 3 (1.05%) ATM
4 3 (1.05%) HTTP
4 3 (1.05%) LTE
5 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.70%) 4G
5 2 (0.70%) VLAN
5 2 (0.70%) VPN
5 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.70%) Internet
5 2 (0.70%) SDH
5 2 (0.70%) 3G
6 1 (0.35%) DMZ
6 1 (0.35%) 2G
6 1 (0.35%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.44%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.74%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (1.74%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (1.39%) Big Data
5 4 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.05%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.05%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.70%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.35%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 8 (2.79%) JIRA
2 2 (0.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 96 (33.45%) Telecoms
2 45 (15.68%) Finance
3 21 (7.32%) Billing
4 16 (5.57%) Automotive
5 10 (3.48%) Retail
6 7 (2.44%) Banking
7 6 (2.09%) Back Office
7 6 (2.09%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.39%) Advertising
9 3 (1.05%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.35%) Games
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
11 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.74%) Gherkin
2 4 (1.39%) Web Services
3 3 (1.05%) HTML
3 3 (1.05%) RESTful
4 2 (0.70%) .NET
5 1 (0.35%) Middleware
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.35%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.48%) User Experience
4 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.39%) CMDB
6 3 (1.05%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.70%) Life Science
7 2 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.70%) EPoS
7 2 (0.70%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.70%) GIS
8 1 (0.35%) DTV
8 1 (0.35%) IVR
8 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.35%) IPTV
8 1 (0.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.05%) Windows
2 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.35%) UNIX
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (29.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 71 (24.74%) Business Analysis
3 51 (17.77%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (11.15%) Business Intelligence
5 29 (10.10%) Use Case
6 28 (9.76%) CRM
7 25 (8.71%) Project Management
8 24 (8.36%) User Stories
9 22 (7.67%) Business Transformation
10 21 (7.32%) Scrum
11 19 (6.62%) Migration
11 19 (6.62%) UML
12 18 (6.27%) ITIL
13 14 (4.88%) E-Commerce
13 14 (4.88%) ERP
13 14 (4.88%) eTOM
13 14 (4.88%) Requirements Management
14 13 (4.53%) SDLC
15 12 (4.18%) PRINCE2
15 12 (4.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.53%) SQL
2 6 (2.09%) C
3 3 (1.05%) Java
3 3 (1.05%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.05%) Groovy
3 3 (1.05%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (5.57%) ISEB
2 10 (3.48%) SC Cleared
2 10 (3.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.14%) CBAP
4 4 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.09%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) GAAP
3 1 (0.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.35%) GMP
3 1 (0.35%) GxP
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.35%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (5.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.18%) Oracle
2 12 (4.18%) SAP
3 9 (3.14%) Remedy
4 7 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (2.09%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.74%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.39%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.39%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.39%) BMC
8 3 (1.05%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.05%) IBM
8 3 (1.05%) HP
9 2 (0.70%) Teradata
9 2 (0.70%) Cognos
9 2 (0.70%) Cramer
10 1 (0.35%) Infovista
10 1 (0.35%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (0.35%) Siebel
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