The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 26 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 145 119 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.79% 4.88% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.46% 5.36% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 69 77
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £27.63 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.72% -14.98%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2243 2221 2782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.51% 91.02% 88.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1072 958 1043
Average daily rate £365 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 95
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Business Analyst
South East

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 July 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 29 July 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 +9 41 £406 +8.33% 6
Slough +15 31 £330 -29.03% 6
Bracknell +5 16 £383 -7.27% 3
Newbury -3 5 £348 -18.23% 1
Maidenhead -2 3 £375 -28.57% 2
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 100 (34.25%) Business Analysis
2 75 (25.68%) Finance
3 70 (23.97%) Telecoms
4 47 (16.10%) Use Case
5 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (14.04%) CRM
7 37 (12.67%) E-Commerce
8 36 (12.33%) UML
9 32 (10.96%) Marketing
10 30 (10.27%) Systems Analysis
10 30 (10.27%) Project Management
11 28 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (7.53%) Scrum
12 22 (7.53%) User Stories
13 21 (7.19%) Oracle
14 20 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (6.16%) Migration
16 17 (5.82%) Microsoft
16 17 (5.82%) .NET
17 16 (5.48%) Siebel
17 16 (5.48%) ISEB
17 16 (5.48%) Retail
17 16 (5.48%) eTOM
17 16 (5.48%) Degree
18 15 (5.14%) Java
19 14 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (4.45%) MS Excel
20 13 (4.45%) Salesforce.com
21 12 (4.11%) B2C
21 12 (4.11%) MS Visio

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.03%) CMS
4 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.68%) Magnolia
5 1 (0.34%) SAS
5 1 (0.34%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 13 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 12 (4.11%) MS Office
3 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.37%) MS Project
5 3 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.03%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.68%) Magento
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.34%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.37%) MS Access
3 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (1.03%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.03%) Big Data
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.68%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.34%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.34%) OLAP
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (2.74%) JIRA
2 3 (1.03%) Rational Rose
3 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) MSI
4 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
General
1 75 (25.68%) Finance
2 70 (23.97%) Telecoms
3 32 (10.96%) Marketing
4 16 (5.48%) Retail
5 12 (4.11%) Billing
5 12 (4.11%) Advertising
6 9 (3.08%) French Language
7 7 (2.40%) Banking
8 4 (1.37%) Electronics
8 4 (1.37%) Automotive
8 4 (1.37%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.03%) Legal
9 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.03%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.68%) Local Government
10 2 (0.68%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.68%) Publishing
10 2 (0.68%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.82%) .NET
2 8 (2.74%) J2EE
3 6 (2.05%) SOAP
4 4 (1.37%) Web Services
5 3 (1.03%) HTML
6 2 (0.68%) Gherkin
6 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) CSS
7 1 (0.34%) XML
7 1 (0.34%) XHTML
7 1 (0.34%) jQuery
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.11%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.71%) Open Source
4 4 (1.37%) DTV
4 4 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.03%) Statistics
5 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.03%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.03%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.68%) FMCG
6 2 (0.68%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.68%) Linked Data
6 2 (0.68%) Life Science
6 2 (0.68%) NHS
7 1 (0.34%) CMDB
7 1 (0.34%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.34%) GIS
7 1 (0.34%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.03%) Windows
2 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.34%) Android
2 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (34.25%) Business Analysis
2 47 (16.10%) Use Case
3 42 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (14.04%) CRM
5 37 (12.67%) E-Commerce
6 36 (12.33%) UML
7 30 (10.27%) Project Management
7 30 (10.27%) Systems Analysis
8 28 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (7.53%) Scrum
9 22 (7.53%) User Stories
10 20 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.16%) Migration
12 16 (5.48%) eTOM
13 14 (4.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (4.11%) B2C
14 12 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.11%) Analytics
15 9 (3.08%) Waterfall
15 9 (3.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.14%) Java
2 11 (3.77%) SQL
3 3 (1.03%) C#
4 2 (0.68%) VBA
5 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (5.48%) ISEB
1 16 (5.48%) Degree
2 9 (3.08%) CBAP
3 8 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.40%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.68%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.05%) QA
2 5 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (7.19%) Oracle
2 17 (5.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.48%) Siebel
4 13 (4.45%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (3.42%) SAP
6 7 (2.40%) Remedy
7 5 (1.71%) Business Objects
7 5 (1.71%) IBM
8 3 (1.03%) PeopleSoft
8 3 (1.03%) ATG
8 3 (1.03%) HP
8 3 (1.03%) hybris
9 2 (0.68%) Casewise
9 2 (0.68%) Demandware
9 2 (0.68%) Cognos
10 1 (0.34%) Murex
10 1 (0.34%) BMC
10 1 (0.34%) Manugistics
10 1 (0.34%) CODA
10 1 (0.34%) iSOFT
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