The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Business Analyst
Rank 114 130 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs requiring a Lead Business Analyst 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.039% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.043% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lead 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
2215 2341 2724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.15% 91.41% 88.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1102 1026 1006
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 90 88
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Lead Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead Business Analyst in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Lead Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead Business Analyst across the Berkshire region.

Lead Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
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Lead Business Analyst
South East

Lead Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) eTOM
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) MS Visio

Lead Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Lead 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 Lead Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) PeopleSoft Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Billing
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (20.00%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) E-Procurement
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) eTOM
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Murex