The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Business Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South East / Berkshire
Rank 34 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 86 86 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.44% 3.49% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.81% 3.87% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 59 69
Median daily rate £420 £376 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £463 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.71 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-3.58% +19.32%

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
1789 2225 2415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.31% 90.37% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 1135 1244
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £256 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 121 51
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 22 £431 +23.21% 8
Newbury +7 6 £450 +28.57%
Maidenhead -3 6 £375 +1.69%
Slough -2 4 £438 -1.68%
Windsor +1 2 £456 -4.94%
Bracknell - 2 £395 -
Wokingham - 1 £255 - 5
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 70 (37.84%) Business Analysis
2 43 (23.24%) Finance
3 39 (21.08%) CRM
4 37 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (19.46%) Telecoms
6 35 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (14.59%) Marketing
8 25 (13.51%) Security Cleared
8 25 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (10.81%) SC Cleared
11 19 (10.27%) Workflow
12 18 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (8.65%) Use Case
14 15 (8.11%) Data Analysis
14 15 (8.11%) Change Management
14 15 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (8.11%) SAP
15 14 (7.57%) Oracle
15 14 (7.57%) Waterfall
16 12 (6.49%) DV Cleared
16 12 (6.49%) User Stories
16 12 (6.49%) Microsoft
16 12 (6.49%) Project Management
16 12 (6.49%) Management Information System
17 11 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
17 11 (5.95%) Process Management
17 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
17 11 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 11 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.54%) CMS
2 1 (0.54%) Drupal
2 1 (0.54%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.62%) MS Project
3 3 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.08%) MS Office
4 2 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (4.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (3.24%) BigMachines
3 6 (3.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
5 4 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (1.62%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.08%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.54%) HFM
8 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) CallidusCloud
1 1 (0.54%) Force.com
1 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) Internet
2 1 (0.54%) Firewall
2 1 (0.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.08%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.54%) GIS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.54%) QlikView
4 1 (0.54%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.54%) Spatial Data
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 43 (23.24%) Finance
2 36 (19.46%) Telecoms
3 27 (14.59%) Marketing
4 8 (4.32%) Billing
4 8 (4.32%) Electronics
4 8 (4.32%) Legal
4 8 (4.32%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.70%) Retail
6 3 (1.62%) Games
7 2 (1.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.08%) Automotive
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Front Office
7 2 (1.08%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.62%) .NET
1 3 (1.62%) XML
2 2 (1.08%) HTML
3 1 (0.54%) EDI
3 1 (0.54%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.54%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.78%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (3.78%) Social Media
4 6 (3.24%) Life Science
5 5 (2.70%) User Experience
6 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.54%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.54%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.54%) EPoS
7 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.54%) IVR
7 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.54%) PMI
7 1 (0.54%) Smart Energy
7 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.54%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.08%) Unix
2 1 (0.54%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.84%) Business Analysis
2 39 (21.08%) CRM
3 37 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (11.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 19 (10.27%) Workflow
7 16 (8.65%) Use Case
8 15 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (8.11%) Change Management
8 15 (8.11%) Data Analysis
9 14 (7.57%) Waterfall
10 12 (6.49%) Project Management
10 12 (6.49%) User Stories
11 11 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
11 11 (5.95%) Process Management
11 11 (5.95%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 11 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (4.86%) Business Transformation
13 9 (4.86%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.70%) SQL
2 3 (1.62%) Java
3 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 25 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.49%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.70%) Degree
5 4 (2.16%) ACCA
5 4 (2.16%) CIMA
5 4 (2.16%) ISEB
6 3 (1.62%) AAT
7 2 (1.08%) CBAP
8 1 (0.54%) IIBA
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.62%) GAAP
2 1 (0.54%) COREP
2 1 (0.54%) FINREP
2 1 (0.54%) IAS 39
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 25 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (8.11%) SAP
3 14 (7.57%) Oracle
4 12 (6.49%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.32%) NetSuite
5 8 (4.32%) Workday
6 7 (3.78%) Apttus
7 5 (2.70%) Infor
8 4 (2.16%) Sage
9 3 (1.62%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.08%) Citrix
10 2 (1.08%) Google
10 2 (1.08%) Pardot
10 2 (1.08%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (1.08%) Teradata
11 1 (0.54%) Huawei
11 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.54%) Splunk
11 1 (0.54%) Tableau
11 1 (0.54%) Tripwire