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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 33 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 125 101 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.19% 3.94% 5.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 4.30% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 62 88
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£403 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £473 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.50 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+23.61% -2.87%
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
2190 2350 2778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.95% 91.58% 88.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 1055 1005
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 84 83
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £37.05 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +7 29 £440 +35.38% 7
Slough +9 24 £350 -13.84% 9
Bracknell +8 20 £420 +29.23%
Newbury +5 8 £368 -13.52%
Maidenhead +6 7 £375 -28.57% 4
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 111 (41.26%) Business Analysis
2 72 (26.77%) Telecoms
3 69 (25.65%) Finance
4 67 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (11.90%) E-Commerce
6 30 (11.15%) Project Management
7 28 (10.41%) Marketing
8 27 (10.04%) Scrum
9 25 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (8.92%) Use Case
11 22 (8.18%) ISEB
11 22 (8.18%) UML
12 21 (7.81%) Degree
12 21 (7.81%) User Stories
13 19 (7.06%) CRM
14 18 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (6.69%) Migration
14 18 (6.69%) Systems Analysis
15 16 (5.95%) Retail
15 16 (5.95%) Billing
15 16 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (5.58%) SharePoint
17 14 (5.20%) ITIL
18 13 (4.83%) Advertising
18 13 (4.83%) eTOM
19 12 (4.46%) Java
19 12 (4.46%) B2C
19 12 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
20 11 (4.09%) Microsoft

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 15 (5.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.74%) CMS
4 2 (0.74%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.72%) MS Office
2 9 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.60%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (1.12%) MS Project
5 2 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.86%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.74%) Magento
5 1 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.23%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (1.49%) MVNO
3 3 (1.12%) Internet
4 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.49%) MS Access
3 3 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.74%) Big Data
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (3.35%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.37%) MSI
3 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
General
1 72 (26.77%) Telecoms
2 69 (25.65%) Finance
3 28 (10.41%) Marketing
4 16 (5.95%) Retail
4 16 (5.95%) Billing
5 13 (4.83%) Advertising
6 7 (2.60%) French Language
7 6 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.23%) Electronics
7 6 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.86%) Banking
9 3 (1.12%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.12%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Local Government
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.72%) .NET
2 8 (2.97%) J2EE
3 6 (2.23%) SOAP
3 6 (2.23%) Web Services
4 2 (0.74%) HTML
4 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.37%) jQuery
5 1 (0.37%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) XHTML
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.29%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.60%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.23%) DTV
4 4 (1.49%) NHS
4 4 (1.49%) Smart Meter
4 4 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.12%) User Experience
5 3 (1.12%) Open Source
5 3 (1.12%) Kindle
5 3 (1.12%) CMDB
5 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.74%) Life Science
6 2 (0.74%) Linked Data
6 2 (0.74%) Home Automation
6 2 (0.74%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.74%) FMCG
7 1 (0.37%) Social Media
7 1 (0.37%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.49%) Windows
2 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
2 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (41.26%) Business Analysis
2 67 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (11.90%) E-Commerce
4 30 (11.15%) Project Management
5 27 (10.04%) Scrum
6 24 (8.92%) Use Case
7 22 (8.18%) UML
8 21 (7.81%) User Stories
9 19 (7.06%) CRM
10 18 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (6.69%) Migration
10 18 (6.69%) Systems Analysis
11 16 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (5.20%) ITIL
13 13 (4.83%) eTOM
14 12 (4.46%) B2C
15 10 (3.72%) Waterfall
16 9 (3.35%) Customer Engagement
16 9 (3.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.46%) Java
2 11 (4.09%) SQL
3 2 (0.74%) VBA
4 1 (0.37%) C
4 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (8.18%) ISEB
2 21 (7.81%) Degree
3 9 (3.35%) CBAP
3 9 (3.35%) Security Cleared
4 8 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.86%) ACCA
6 5 (1.86%) CIMA
7 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.37%) AAT
8 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) QA
2 6 (2.23%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (4.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.72%) SAP
4 9 (3.35%) Remedy
5 8 (2.97%) Business Objects
6 7 (2.60%) Siebel
7 6 (2.23%) PeopleSoft
8 5 (1.86%) hybris
8 5 (1.86%) IBM
8 5 (1.86%) Oracle
9 4 (1.49%) ATG
10 3 (1.12%) BMC
11 2 (0.74%) HP
11 2 (0.74%) CODA
11 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.74%) ComArch
11 2 (0.74%) Casewise
11 2 (0.74%) Demandware
12 1 (0.37%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.37%) Google
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