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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 31 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 132 110 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.98% 4.27% 5.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.60% 4.68% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 70 57
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£400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -16.66%
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
2359 2349 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.05% 91.15% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1179 903
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 85 133
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 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 +8 33 £400 - 11
Slough -1 19 £350 +6.06% 5
Maidenhead +1 7 £363 +16.00%
Windsor +2 6 - -
Bracknell 0 6 £250 -41.17%
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 95 (37.25%) Business Analysis
2 85 (33.33%) Finance
3 60 (23.53%) Telecoms
4 59 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (14.12%) E-Commerce
7 34 (13.33%) Scrum
8 27 (10.59%) User Stories
9 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (9.41%) ISEB
10 24 (9.41%) ITIL
11 19 (7.45%) Migration
11 19 (7.45%) Retail
11 19 (7.45%) Degree
12 18 (7.06%) Project Management
12 18 (7.06%) SQL
13 17 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (6.27%) Marketing
15 15 (5.88%) Use Case
16 14 (5.49%) JIRA
16 14 (5.49%) eTOM
16 14 (5.49%) Web Services
17 13 (5.10%) PRINCE2
17 13 (5.10%) B2C
17 13 (5.10%) MS Visio
17 13 (5.10%) Service Management
18 12 (4.71%) Analytics
18 12 (4.71%) Business Transformation
18 12 (4.71%) Mobile App

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.78%) Commerce Server
2 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.39%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.10%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.92%) MS Office
3 5 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (0.78%) MS Project
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.78%) Magento
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) Agresso
5 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.18%) SaaS
1 3 (1.18%) Force.com
1 3 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.31%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (1.96%) HTTP
3 3 (1.18%) Internet
3 3 (1.18%) MVNO
4 2 (0.78%) Broadband
5 1 (0.39%) SMS
5 1 (0.39%) WAN
5 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.14%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.78%) QlikView
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.78%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) Xcelsius
6 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.39%) OLAP
6 1 (0.39%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.39%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (5.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
General
1 85 (33.33%) Finance
2 60 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.45%) Retail
4 16 (6.27%) Marketing
5 9 (3.53%) Advertising
6 8 (3.14%) Billing
7 7 (2.75%) French Language
7 7 (2.75%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.35%) Electronics
8 6 (2.35%) Automotive
8 6 (2.35%) Legal
9 4 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.57%) Banking
10 3 (1.18%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.39%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.49%) Web Services
2 6 (2.35%) HTML
3 5 (1.96%) RESTful
4 3 (1.18%) Visualforce
4 3 (1.18%) Mason
5 2 (0.78%) .NET
6 1 (0.39%) Spring
6 1 (0.39%) J2EE
6 1 (0.39%) SOAP
6 1 (0.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.14%) User Experience
4 6 (2.35%) DTV
4 6 (2.35%) Open Source
5 5 (1.96%) CMDB
5 5 (1.96%) Web 2.0
5 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.18%) Kindle
7 2 (0.78%) Home Automation
7 2 (0.78%) NHS
7 2 (0.78%) iPad
7 2 (0.78%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.39%) FMCG
8 1 (0.39%) EPoS
8 1 (0.39%) GIS
8 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.18%) Windows
2 2 (0.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (37.25%) Business Analysis
2 59 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (17.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 36 (14.12%) E-Commerce
5 34 (13.33%) Scrum
6 27 (10.59%) User Stories
7 25 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (9.41%) ITIL
9 19 (7.45%) Migration
10 18 (7.06%) Project Management
11 17 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.88%) Use Case
13 14 (5.49%) eTOM
14 13 (5.10%) PRINCE2
14 13 (5.10%) B2C
14 13 (5.10%) Service Management
15 12 (4.71%) Analytics
15 12 (4.71%) Business Transformation
16 11 (4.31%) CRM
17 10 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.06%) SQL
2 11 (4.31%) Java
3 5 (1.96%) Scala
3 5 (1.96%) Groovy
4 3 (1.18%) Apex Code
5 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.39%) VBA
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (9.41%) ISEB
2 19 (7.45%) Degree
3 11 (4.31%) CBAP
4 6 (2.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.96%) CIMA
5 5 (1.96%) ACCA
6 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.39%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.39%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.75%) QA
2 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.78%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (3.92%) SAP
2 8 (3.14%) Business Objects
3 7 (2.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.35%) Remedy
4 6 (2.35%) Oracle
5 5 (1.96%) hybris
5 5 (1.96%) BMC
6 4 (1.57%) ATG
6 4 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (1.18%) Cognos
7 3 (1.18%) Sybase
7 3 (1.18%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.78%) Demandware
8 2 (0.78%) CODA
8 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.78%) IBM
8 2 (0.78%) ComArch
9 1 (0.39%) Google
9 1 (0.39%) Infor
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