The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 56 61 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +26
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 15 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.72% 2.22% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 3.15% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 3
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£430 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -44.78%
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Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
580 762 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.51% 70.62% 66.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 414 259
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 17
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £33.10 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Business Analysis
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis across the Reading region.

Business Analysis Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis.

1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.78%) ISEB
3 7 (19.44%) SAP
3 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
4 6 (16.67%) Degree
4 6 (16.67%) Finance
5 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
5 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
5 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (13.89%) Data Management
6 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.11%) QA
6 4 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (11.11%) Software Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Analytics
6 4 (11.11%) MS Office
6 4 (11.11%) SQL
6 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) EAM
7 3 (8.33%) Primavera
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Maximo
7 3 (8.33%) DSDM
7 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (8.33%) Oracle
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Business Analysis also 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 that cited Business Analysis. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) CMS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (8.33%) Maximo
3 2 (5.56%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (2.78%) SAP MM
4 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (2.78%) SAP ERP
4 1 (2.78%) SAP BPC
4 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.78%) SAP SRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) QlikView
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Analyst
2 20 (55.56%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Report Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Financial Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) QlikView Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) TOGAF
2 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
2 5 (13.89%) Data Management
3 4 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
3 4 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 4 (11.11%) Analytics
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.33%) EAM
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
4 3 (8.33%) DSDM
4 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.33%) UML
4 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.56%) Use Case
5 2 (5.56%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (5.56%) Data Governance
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) ISEB
2 6 (16.67%) Degree
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Business Objects
3 3 (8.33%) Primavera
3 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.78%) SunGard
5 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.78%) TIBCO