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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 30 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 129 110 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.15% 4.37% 5.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 4.80% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 65 77
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £282 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +16.66%
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
2285 2293 2691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.14% 91.14% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1000 1011
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £204 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 82
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.86 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.24% -15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

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 August 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 August 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 0 31 £430 +22.85% 14
Slough +11 25 £350 -25.53% 10
Bracknell +7 20 £390 +0.64% 2
Newbury +2 8 £360 -15.29%
Maidenhead -1 4 £375 -28.57% 3
Hungerford - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (37.87%) Business Analysis
2 72 (26.47%) Telecoms
3 71 (26.10%) Finance
4 38 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 32 (11.76%) Marketing
7 30 (11.03%) Use Case
8 29 (10.66%) Project Management
9 27 (9.93%) CRM
10 26 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (9.19%) UML
11 25 (9.19%) Scrum
12 23 (8.46%) Systems Analysis
12 23 (8.46%) User Stories
13 18 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (6.25%) ISEB
14 17 (6.25%) Migration
14 17 (6.25%) Degree
14 17 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (5.51%) Microsoft
15 15 (5.51%) Advertising
15 15 (5.51%) eTOM
16 14 (5.15%) B2C
16 14 (5.15%) Retail
16 14 (5.15%) Billing
17 13 (4.78%) Java
17 13 (4.78%) .NET
17 13 (4.78%) ITIL
17 13 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
18 12 (4.41%) Oracle

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 11 (4.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
4 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (4.04%) MS Office
2 10 (3.68%) MS Visio
3 9 (3.31%) MS Excel
4 4 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.47%) MS Project
5 3 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.74%) Magento
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.37%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (1.47%) MVNO
2 3 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.47%) MS Access
3 3 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.74%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (0.74%) Big Data
4 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.37%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (0.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (3.31%) JIRA
2 2 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.74%) Rational Rose
3 1 (0.37%) MSI
3 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
General
1 72 (26.47%) Telecoms
2 71 (26.10%) Finance
3 32 (11.76%) Marketing
4 15 (5.51%) Advertising
5 14 (5.15%) Retail
5 14 (5.15%) Billing
6 8 (2.94%) French Language
7 6 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.21%) Electronics
7 6 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.84%) Banking
9 3 (1.10%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.10%) Legal
10 2 (0.74%) Automotive
10 2 (0.74%) Local Government
10 2 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Law
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.78%) .NET
2 8 (2.94%) J2EE
3 6 (2.21%) SOAP
3 6 (2.21%) Web Services
4 3 (1.10%) HTML
5 2 (0.74%) Gherkin
5 2 (0.74%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.37%) jQuery
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.37%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) XHTML
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.57%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.21%) DTV
2 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.10%) CMDB
4 3 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.10%) NHS
4 3 (1.10%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.10%) Open Source
5 2 (0.74%) Kindle
5 2 (0.74%) Home Automation
5 2 (0.74%) Linked Data
5 2 (0.74%) Semantic Web
5 2 (0.74%) Data Extraction
5 2 (0.74%) Life Science
5 2 (0.74%) Statistics
6 1 (0.37%) GIS
6 1 (0.37%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.10%) Windows
2 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Vista
2 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.37%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (37.87%) Business Analysis
2 38 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 30 (11.03%) Use Case
5 29 (10.66%) Project Management
6 27 (9.93%) CRM
7 26 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (9.19%) Scrum
8 25 (9.19%) UML
9 23 (8.46%) Systems Analysis
9 23 (8.46%) User Stories
10 18 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.25%) Migration
11 17 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (5.51%) eTOM
13 14 (5.15%) B2C
14 13 (4.78%) ITIL
15 10 (3.68%) B2B
16 9 (3.31%) PRINCE2
16 9 (3.31%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.78%) Java
2 10 (3.68%) SQL
3 1 (0.37%) VBA
3 1 (0.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (6.25%) ISEB
1 17 (6.25%) Degree
2 9 (3.31%) CBAP
3 8 (2.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.74%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.37%) ACCA
8 1 (0.37%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.21%) QA
1 6 (2.21%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.74%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (5.51%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.78%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (4.41%) Oracle
3 12 (4.41%) SAP
4 11 (4.04%) Siebel
5 9 (3.31%) Remedy
6 6 (2.21%) Business Objects
6 6 (2.21%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.47%) IBM
8 3 (1.10%) ATG
8 3 (1.10%) BMC
8 3 (1.10%) hybris
9 2 (0.74%) HP
9 2 (0.74%) Casewise
9 2 (0.74%) Demandware
9 2 (0.74%) CODA
9 2 (0.74%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.37%) iSOFT
10 1 (0.37%) VMware
10 1 (0.37%) Murex
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