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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 32 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 134 116 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.16% 4.60% 5.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.80% 5.00% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 71 67
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
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
2311 2322 2490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.92% 92.03% 91.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1161 978
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 86 117
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.10 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +5 29 £413 +10.00% 18
Slough +6 28 £348 -7.33% 8
Maidenhead +5 8 £394 +26.00%
Bracknell -4 8 £438 +3.06% 2
Windsor 0 6 - - 3
Newbury -3 6 - - 2
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 103 (39.16%) Business Analysis
2 84 (31.94%) Finance
3 64 (24.33%) Telecoms
4 54 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (14.83%) E-Commerce
6 37 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 34 (12.93%) Scrum
8 28 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (8.75%) ISEB
9 23 (8.75%) ITIL
10 22 (8.37%) Degree
11 21 (7.98%) Retail
12 20 (7.60%) User Stories
13 19 (7.22%) Use Case
14 18 (6.84%) Migration
14 18 (6.84%) Marketing
15 17 (6.46%) Billing
15 17 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (6.46%) Project Management
16 16 (6.08%) SQL
17 14 (5.32%) Systems Analysis
17 14 (5.32%) JIRA
17 14 (5.32%) eTOM
17 14 (5.32%) Service Management
18 13 (4.94%) CRM
18 13 (4.94%) B2C
19 12 (4.56%) PRINCE2
19 12 (4.56%) MS Office
19 12 (4.56%) Analytics

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.76%) Commerce Server
2 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
3 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.38%) CMS
3 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (4.56%) MS Office
2 10 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.28%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 5 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.76%) Magento
3 2 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Agresso
4 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.76%) Force.com
1 2 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.80%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (1.90%) HTTP
3 4 (1.52%) Internet
3 4 (1.52%) MVNO
4 1 (0.38%) Broadband
4 1 (0.38%) SMS
4 1 (0.38%) WAN
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.66%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.90%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.14%) Big Data
5 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.76%) QlikView
5 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.76%) MS Access
5 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.38%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.38%) OLAP
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 14 (5.32%) JIRA
General
1 84 (31.94%) Finance
2 64 (24.33%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.98%) Retail
4 18 (6.84%) Marketing
5 17 (6.46%) Billing
6 10 (3.80%) Advertising
7 7 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.66%) French Language
7 7 (2.66%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.28%) Electronics
9 5 (1.90%) Legal
10 3 (1.14%) Automotive
10 3 (1.14%) Banking
10 3 (1.14%) General Ledger
10 3 (1.14%) Local Government
10 3 (1.14%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.04%) Web Services
2 6 (2.28%) HTML
3 5 (1.90%) RESTful
4 2 (0.76%) Visualforce
4 2 (0.76%) .NET
4 2 (0.76%) Mason
5 1 (0.38%) J2EE
5 1 (0.38%) SOAP
5 1 (0.38%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.18%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.66%) User Experience
5 6 (2.28%) DTV
6 5 (1.90%) Web 2.0
6 5 (1.90%) CMDB
7 3 (1.14%) NHS
7 3 (1.14%) Kindle
8 2 (0.76%) Home Automation
8 2 (0.76%) Linked Data
8 2 (0.76%) iPad
8 2 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.76%) FMCG
8 2 (0.76%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.76%) Life Science
9 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.38%) Open Source
9 1 (0.38%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.14%) Windows
2 2 (0.76%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (39.16%) Business Analysis
2 54 (20.53%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.83%) E-Commerce
4 37 (14.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (12.93%) Scrum
6 23 (8.75%) ITIL
6 23 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (7.60%) User Stories
8 19 (7.22%) Use Case
9 18 (6.84%) Migration
10 17 (6.46%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (6.46%) Project Management
11 14 (5.32%) Service Management
11 14 (5.32%) eTOM
11 14 (5.32%) Systems Analysis
12 13 (4.94%) B2C
12 13 (4.94%) CRM
13 12 (4.56%) PRINCE2
13 12 (4.56%) Analytics
14 11 (4.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.08%) SQL
2 10 (3.80%) Java
3 5 (1.90%) Groovy
3 5 (1.90%) Scala
4 2 (0.76%) Apex Code
4 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.76%) VBA
5 1 (0.38%) PHP
5 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (8.75%) ISEB
2 22 (8.37%) Degree
3 11 (4.18%) CBAP
4 7 (2.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.90%) ACCA
6 5 (1.90%) CIMA
6 5 (1.90%) Security Cleared
7 4 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.14%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.76%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.38%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.80%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.76%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (2.28%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (3.80%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.42%) SAP
2 9 (3.42%) Business Objects
3 6 (2.28%) PeopleSoft
3 6 (2.28%) Remedy
4 5 (1.90%) BMC
4 5 (1.90%) hybris
5 4 (1.52%) ATG
5 4 (1.52%) Oracle
6 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.76%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.76%) CODA
7 2 (0.76%) JD Edwards
7 2 (0.76%) Sybase
7 2 (0.76%) Cognos
7 2 (0.76%) IBM
7 2 (0.76%) ComArch
7 2 (0.76%) Demandware
8 1 (0.38%) Infor
8 1 (0.38%) RedPrairie
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