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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 30 32 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 137 128 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.30% 5.22% 4.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.95% 5.73% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 90 65
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£365 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £335 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.65 £30.58 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +14.30%
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
2303 2235 2361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.13% 91.22% 91.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1333 1117 1044
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 92
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +3.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.09 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 45 £375 -15.73% 9
Newbury -2 17 £363 -1.36% 4
Slough -9 13 £365 +4.28% 3
Maidenhead -2 2 £281 -25.00% 1
Bracknell -24 1 £375 -7.40% 1
Windsor - 1 £285 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 94 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 86 (30.50%) Business Analysis
3 57 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 56 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (17.02%) Finance
6 40 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (10.64%) Project Management
8 29 (10.28%) Migration
8 29 (10.28%) User Stories
9 28 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (9.57%) Microsoft
11 25 (8.87%) SQL
11 25 (8.87%) Use Case
12 24 (8.51%) CRM
12 24 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (7.80%) ITIL
14 21 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (7.45%) Security Cleared
15 20 (7.09%) Data Protection
16 19 (6.74%) TDD
16 19 (6.74%) Scrum
16 19 (6.74%) Waterfall
17 18 (6.38%) BDD
17 18 (6.38%) Billing
18 17 (6.03%) SDLC
19 16 (5.67%) SAP
20 15 (5.32%) MS Excel
20 15 (5.32%) Retail
21 14 (4.96%) SC Cleared
21 14 (4.96%) ERP

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (3.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.06%) Smallworld
4 2 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.35%) IIS
5 1 (0.35%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.35%) CMS
5 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.90%) MS Office
3 6 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.71%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.71%) BPCS
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.35%) HFM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
1 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.90%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.06%) LTE
2 3 (1.06%) Broadband
3 2 (0.71%) SDH
3 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.71%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) VPN
3 2 (0.71%) 3G
3 2 (0.71%) ATM
3 2 (0.71%) VLAN
3 2 (0.71%) 4G
4 1 (0.35%) MVNO
4 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.35%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (4.96%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
4 10 (3.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.13%) OLAP
8 5 (1.77%) DataStage
8 5 (1.77%) Essbase
9 4 (1.42%) Big Data
10 3 (1.06%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.71%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.71%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.35%) EDRMS
12 1 (0.35%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) Toad
2 3 (1.06%) JIRA
3 2 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 94 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 48 (17.02%) Finance
3 18 (6.38%) Billing
4 15 (5.32%) Retail
5 12 (4.26%) Advertising
6 9 (3.19%) Banking
7 7 (2.48%) Back Office
8 5 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.71%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Front Office
9 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Marketing
10 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.06%) Web Services
1 3 (1.06%) .NET
2 2 (0.71%) HTML
3 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.35%) CSS
3 1 (0.35%) XML
3 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.35%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.35%) RESTful
3 1 (0.35%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.19%) User Experience
2 9 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.06%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.06%) GIS
4 2 (0.71%) CMDB
4 2 (0.71%) Visualisation
4 2 (0.71%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.35%) Life Science
5 1 (0.35%) EPoS
5 1 (0.35%) DTV
5 1 (0.35%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.35%) Derivative
5 1 (0.35%) Statistics
5 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.35%) Online Games
5 1 (0.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.77%) UNIX
2 4 (1.42%) Windows
3 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (30.50%) Business Analysis
2 57 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 56 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (14.18%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (10.64%) Project Management
6 29 (10.28%) Migration
6 29 (10.28%) User Stories
7 25 (8.87%) Use Case
8 24 (8.51%) CRM
9 22 (7.80%) ITIL
10 21 (7.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (7.09%) Data Protection
12 19 (6.74%) Waterfall
12 19 (6.74%) Scrum
12 19 (6.74%) TDD
13 18 (6.38%) BDD
14 17 (6.03%) SDLC
15 14 (4.96%) Business Transformation
15 14 (4.96%) ERP
16 11 (3.90%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (8.87%) SQL
2 7 (2.48%) C
3 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.71%) Java
5 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.35%) Perl
5 1 (0.35%) C#
5 1 (0.35%) VBScript
5 1 (0.35%) VB
5 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.35%) VBA
5 1 (0.35%) Python
5 1 (0.35%) Tcl
5 1 (0.35%) Groovy
5 1 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (7.45%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.96%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.26%) ISEB
4 9 (3.19%) Degree
5 6 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.77%) DV Cleared
6 5 (1.77%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.13%) QA
2 5 (1.77%) SLA
2 5 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.71%) GxP
4 1 (0.35%) GMP
4 1 (0.35%) GAAP
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.67%) SAP
3 12 (4.26%) Cognos
3 12 (4.26%) Oracle
4 10 (3.55%) Informatica
5 6 (2.13%) Remedy
5 6 (2.13%) ServiceNow
6 5 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.77%) Teradata
7 4 (1.42%) HP
7 4 (1.42%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.42%) Pega
8 2 (0.71%) hybris
8 2 (0.71%) IBM
9 1 (0.35%) ComArch
9 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.35%) Charles River
9 1 (0.35%) ATG
9 1 (0.35%) Cramer
9 1 (0.35%) Alias
Slough
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £1 per day + Please quote rate
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £380 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago