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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Analyst
Rank 31 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 100 108 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.01% 4.25% 4.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 4.62% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 69 81
Median daily rate £413 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £274 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £476 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £395
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+73.58% -22.05%
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
1856 2338 2467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.89% 91.90% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 1214 1303
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 148 58
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -7 21 £403 +11.80% 1
Slough +17 14 £450 +52.54% 1
Maidenhead +7 9 £400 +3.22% 3
Windsor +3 6 £456 -3.18%
Newbury -2 4 £450 +22.11%
Wokingham - 3 £255 -
Bracknell +3 1 £375 -16.66% 1
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 75 (38.07%) Business Analysis
2 45 (22.84%) Finance
3 44 (22.34%) Telecoms
4 40 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 40 (20.30%) CRM
5 37 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (14.72%) Marketing
6 29 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (12.69%) Use Case
8 23 (11.68%) Salesforce.com
9 22 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
10 21 (10.66%) Workflow
11 20 (10.15%) Waterfall
12 18 (9.14%) Security Cleared
12 18 (9.14%) Change Management
13 17 (8.63%) SAP
14 15 (7.61%) SC Cleared
14 15 (7.61%) Requirements Analysis
15 14 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (7.11%) Business Process Mapping
16 13 (6.60%) User Stories
16 13 (6.60%) UML
16 13 (6.60%) Data Modelling
16 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
17 12 (6.09%) Project Management
17 12 (6.09%) MS Excel
17 12 (6.09%) Data Protection
18 11 (5.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
18 11 (5.58%) Oracle
18 11 (5.58%) Process Management

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 5 (2.54%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) CMS
2 1 (0.51%) Confluence
2 1 (0.51%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.55%) MS Project
3 6 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.52%) MS Office
4 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (5.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (4.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (3.05%) BigMachines
4 5 (2.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (2.03%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (1.02%) Eloqua
7 2 (1.02%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 2 (1.02%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 2 (1.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.51%) HFM
8 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.51%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) CallidusCloud
1 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.51%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.03%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) Firewall
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (1.52%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.02%) Big Data
2 2 (1.02%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.02%) GIS
2 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (0.51%) QlikView
3 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) TestRail
General
1 45 (22.84%) Finance
2 44 (22.34%) Telecoms
3 29 (14.72%) Marketing
4 9 (4.57%) Billing
4 9 (4.57%) Electronics
4 9 (4.57%) Manufacturing
4 9 (4.57%) Retail
5 6 (3.05%) Legal
6 3 (1.52%) Advertising
6 3 (1.52%) Automotive
6 3 (1.52%) Games
7 2 (1.02%) Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Front Office
7 2 (1.02%) Local Government
7 2 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.05%) .NET
2 5 (2.54%) HTML
2 5 (2.54%) XML
3 1 (0.51%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.51%) Mason
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.72%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.08%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.55%) Social Media
4 4 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.03%) User Experience
5 3 (1.52%) Life Science
5 3 (1.52%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.52%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.51%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.51%) EPoS
7 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.51%) iPad
7 1 (0.51%) IVR
7 1 (0.51%) PMI
7 1 (0.51%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.51%) Unix
1 1 (0.51%) Windows
1 1 (0.51%) Windows 10
1 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
1 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (38.07%) Business Analysis
2 40 (20.30%) CRM
2 40 (20.30%) Stakeholder Management
3 37 (18.78%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.69%) Use Case
5 22 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (10.66%) Workflow
7 20 (10.15%) Waterfall
8 18 (9.14%) Change Management
9 15 (7.61%) Requirements Analysis
10 14 (7.11%) Business Process Mapping
10 14 (7.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (6.60%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.60%) UML
11 13 (6.60%) User Stories
12 12 (6.09%) Data Protection
12 12 (6.09%) Project Management
13 11 (5.58%) Data Analysis
13 11 (5.58%) Process Management
14 10 (5.08%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.06%) SQL
2 6 (3.05%) Java
3 1 (0.51%) C
3 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (9.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.61%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.06%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.05%) Degree
5 3 (1.52%) ISEB
6 2 (1.02%) AAT
6 2 (1.02%) ACCA
6 2 (1.02%) CBAP
6 2 (1.02%) CIMA
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.51%) COREP
2 1 (0.51%) FINREP
2 1 (0.51%) GAAP
2 1 (0.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (8.63%) SAP
3 13 (6.60%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.58%) Oracle
5 7 (3.55%) NetSuite
6 6 (3.05%) Apttus
7 5 (2.54%) Workday
8 4 (2.03%) Infor
9 3 (1.52%) Huawei
9 3 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
9 3 (1.52%) Sage
10 2 (1.02%) Citrix
10 2 (1.02%) ESRI
10 2 (1.02%) Google
10 2 (1.02%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) Pardot
10 2 (1.02%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 2 (1.02%) Splunk
10 2 (1.02%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.02%) Virgin Media
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