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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 42 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 87 121 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.97% 4.81% 5.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.34% 5.18% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 81 87
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £461 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.65 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.26% -12.93%
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
2004 2337 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.38% 92.92% 94.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1089 1330 1148
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 106 88
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.09 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 2016.

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -3 18 £400 +3.22% 6
Newbury -7 10 £313 -13.79% 2
Slough +8 9 £440 +23.07% 3
Bracknell +4 7 £430 +14.66% 1
Maidenhead -3 7 £425 -4.49% 3
Windsor - 1 £425 -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 82 (33.20%) Business Analysis
2 59 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (23.48%) Telecoms
4 55 (22.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 48 (19.43%) Waterfall
6 47 (19.03%) Finance
7 35 (14.17%) Data Protection
7 35 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (13.77%) CRM
9 28 (11.34%) Business Process Mapping
10 27 (10.93%) Use Case
11 25 (10.12%) BPMN
12 23 (9.31%) UML
13 21 (8.50%) Management Information System
13 21 (8.50%) Security Cleared
14 20 (8.10%) Marketing
14 20 (8.10%) Project Management
15 17 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (6.88%) SAP
15 17 (6.88%) Change Management
15 17 (6.88%) Migration
15 17 (6.88%) Requirements Analysis
16 16 (6.48%) Process Management
16 16 (6.48%) ITIL
16 16 (6.48%) MS Visio
17 15 (6.07%) Data Modelling
17 15 (6.07%) Business Transformation
18 14 (5.67%) User Stories
18 14 (5.67%) SDLC
18 14 (5.67%) 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 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.21%) CMS
3 1 (0.40%) Confluence
3 1 (0.40%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (6.48%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.05%) MS Project
3 9 (3.64%) MS Excel
4 6 (2.43%) MS Office
5 4 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (3.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.62%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.21%) Eloqua
4 3 (1.21%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 3 (1.21%) Remedy AR System
4 3 (1.21%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.21%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.81%) HFM
5 2 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.81%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.81%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.40%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.40%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.40%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.40%) CallidusCloud
3 1 (0.40%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.21%) Internet
2 2 (0.81%) Firewall
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) NAS
3 1 (0.40%) SAN
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
3 1 (0.40%) SMS
3 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.62%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.21%) Big Data
3 2 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.81%) GIS
4 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) JIRA
1 1 (0.40%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.40%) SoapUI
1 1 (0.40%) TestRail
General
1 58 (23.48%) Telecoms
2 47 (19.03%) Finance
3 20 (8.10%) Marketing
4 13 (5.26%) Retail
5 11 (4.45%) Legal
6 8 (3.24%) Manufacturing
7 6 (2.43%) Electronics
8 5 (2.02%) Automotive
9 3 (1.21%) Advertising
9 3 (1.21%) Publishing
10 2 (0.81%) Back Office
10 2 (0.81%) Billing
10 2 (0.81%) Games
10 2 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.40%) Banking
11 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.64%) .NET
1 9 (3.64%) XML
2 8 (3.24%) HTML
3 5 (2.02%) Web Services
4 1 (0.40%) EDI
4 1 (0.40%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.40%) Mason
4 1 (0.40%) SOAP
4 1 (0.40%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.50%) Management Information System
3 7 (2.83%) User Experience
4 6 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.62%) CMDB
5 4 (1.62%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (1.21%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.21%) Social Media
7 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.81%) Life Science
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.40%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.81%) Unix
1 2 (0.81%) Windows
2 1 (0.40%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (33.20%) Business Analysis
2 59 (23.89%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (22.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (19.43%) Waterfall
5 35 (14.17%) Data Protection
6 34 (13.77%) CRM
7 28 (11.34%) Business Process Mapping
8 27 (10.93%) Use Case
9 25 (10.12%) BPMN
10 23 (9.31%) UML
11 20 (8.10%) Project Management
12 17 (6.88%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (6.88%) Change Management
12 17 (6.88%) Migration
12 17 (6.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 16 (6.48%) ITIL
13 16 (6.48%) Process Management
14 15 (6.07%) Business Transformation
14 15 (6.07%) Data Modelling
15 14 (5.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.26%) SQL
2 9 (3.64%) Java
3 2 (0.81%) C
3 2 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (8.50%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.86%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.45%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.64%) Degree
5 4 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.81%) ISEB
7 1 (0.40%) ACCA
7 1 (0.40%) CBAP
7 1 (0.40%) CIMA
7 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) Data Quality
2 6 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.62%) QA
4 3 (1.21%) SLA
5 2 (0.81%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (0.40%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (6.88%) SAP
2 12 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.02%) Marketo
4 5 (2.02%) NetSuite
4 5 (2.02%) PeopleSoft
4 5 (2.02%) Remedy
5 4 (1.62%) BMC
6 3 (1.21%) HP
6 3 (1.21%) Huawei
6 3 (1.21%) Oracle
6 3 (1.21%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.81%) Concur
7 2 (0.81%) ESRI
7 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.81%) Siebel
7 2 (0.81%) Splunk
7 2 (0.81%) Tellabs
7 2 (0.81%) Tripwire
7 2 (0.81%) Virgin Media
Reading, Berkshire
PMC retail
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day 350-500pd - 3 month minimum contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Tata Consultancy services
Rate: £375 - £500+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Energon People
Rate: £375 - £400 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
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