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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 25 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 134 140 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.43% 5.67% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.12% 6.25% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 100 60
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£375 £365 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+7.17% -5.23%
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
2191 2241 2200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.81% 90.69% 91.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1079 944
Average daily rate £375 £370 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 51 96
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £29.55 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 +21 46 £370 -7.50% 8
Newbury +7 16 £369 +2.43% 2
Slough -9 16 £394 +15.80% 3
Maidenhead +1 4 £300 -20.00% 1
Bracknell -7 3 £463 +23.33% 1
Thatcham - 1 £370 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 98 (32.67%) Telecoms
2 80 (26.67%) Business Analysis
3 78 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (15.67%) Finance
6 34 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (10.00%) Use Case
9 28 (9.33%) Project Management
9 28 (9.33%) CRM
10 24 (8.00%) User Stories
11 23 (7.67%) Billing
12 22 (7.33%) Migration
13 21 (7.00%) Scrum
13 21 (7.00%) ITIL
14 20 (6.67%) Microsoft
15 19 (6.33%) Business Transformation
16 18 (6.00%) UML
17 16 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (5.33%) ERP
17 16 (5.33%) Management Information System
18 15 (5.00%) E-Commerce
18 15 (5.00%) SQL
18 15 (5.00%) SDLC
19 14 (4.67%) SAP
19 14 (4.67%) ISEB
19 14 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (4.33%) Requirements Management
20 13 (4.33%) Automotive
20 13 (4.33%) Remedy

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (1.67%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.67%) Confluence
1 5 (1.67%) CMS
2 4 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.67%) Smallworld
4 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.67%) MS Office
3 5 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (1.00%) Remedy AR System
4 2 (0.67%) BPCS
4 2 (0.67%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.33%) HFM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.33%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (1.67%) MVNO
3 3 (1.00%) LTE
3 3 (1.00%) ATM
3 3 (1.00%) HTTP
4 2 (0.67%) VPN
4 2 (0.67%) Internet
4 2 (0.67%) 3G
4 2 (0.67%) Broadband
4 2 (0.67%) SDH
4 2 (0.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.67%) 4G
4 2 (0.67%) VLAN
5 1 (0.33%) PBX
5 1 (0.33%) 2G
5 1 (0.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (1.33%) Big Data
7 3 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.00%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.00%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.00%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.00%) Star Schema
8 2 (0.67%) OLAP
8 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.33%) DataStage
9 1 (0.33%) SAP BI
9 1 (0.33%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (2.67%) JIRA
2 2 (0.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.33%) Toad
3 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 98 (32.67%) Telecoms
2 47 (15.67%) Finance
3 23 (7.67%) Billing
4 13 (4.33%) Automotive
5 12 (4.00%) Retail
6 10 (3.33%) Advertising
7 8 (2.67%) Banking
7 8 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.00%) Back Office
9 3 (1.00%) Legal
10 2 (0.67%) Publishing
10 2 (0.67%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Games
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Electronics
11 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.67%) Gherkin
2 3 (1.00%) RESTful
2 3 (1.00%) HTML
2 3 (1.00%) Web Services
3 2 (0.67%) .NET
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.33%) User Experience
4 6 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.33%) CMDB
6 3 (1.00%) Web 2.0
6 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.67%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.67%) Life Science
7 2 (0.67%) GIS
7 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.67%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) DTV
8 1 (0.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.33%) IVR
8 1 (0.33%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.00%) Windows
2 2 (0.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (0.67%) UNIX
3 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.67%) Business Analysis
2 78 (26.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 53 (17.67%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (11.33%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (10.00%) Use Case
6 28 (9.33%) Project Management
6 28 (9.33%) CRM
7 24 (8.00%) User Stories
8 22 (7.33%) Migration
9 21 (7.00%) Scrum
9 21 (7.00%) ITIL
10 19 (6.33%) Business Transformation
11 18 (6.00%) UML
12 16 (5.33%) ERP
13 15 (5.00%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.00%) SDLC
14 14 (4.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (4.33%) Requirements Management
16 12 (4.00%) eTOM
16 12 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.00%) SQL
2 5 (1.67%) C
3 3 (1.00%) Java
3 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.00%) Groovy
3 3 (1.00%) Scala
4 1 (0.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (4.67%) ISEB
2 11 (3.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (3.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.67%) CBAP
4 4 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.00%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) SLA
2 4 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) GAAP
3 1 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.33%) GMP
3 1 (0.33%) GxP
3 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.33%) Netcool
2 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 20 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.67%) SAP
3 13 (4.33%) Remedy
4 12 (4.00%) Oracle
5 6 (2.00%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.67%) Cognos
6 5 (1.67%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.33%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.33%) Pega
7 4 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.33%) PeopleSoft
7 4 (1.33%) BMC
8 3 (1.00%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.00%) HP
8 3 (1.00%) Teradata
9 2 (0.67%) IBM
9 2 (0.67%) Cramer
10 1 (0.33%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.33%) Infovista
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