The table below looks at the statistics for Business Analysis skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analysis over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 24 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.30% 4.51% 4.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 6.21% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £330 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £506 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £380 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -29.11%
Business Analysis
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
217 177 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 71.62% 72.54% 74.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 101 96
Average daily rate £350 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 9
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.00 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Business Analysis
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Business Analysis Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Business Analysis Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Business Analysis
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analysis across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Advertising
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) ISEB
5 3 (20.00%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
6 2 (13.33%) Physical Data Model
6 2 (13.33%) Use Case
6 2 (13.33%) Home Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
6 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.67%) CRM
7 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
7 1 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (6.67%) ABAP
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (6.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Data Mart
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Analyst
2 13 (86.67%) Business Analyst
3 7 (46.67%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (40.00%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 6 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Process Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Objects Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Home Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Scrum
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
5 2 (13.33%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (13.33%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) UML
6 1 (6.67%) CRM
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CBAP
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) BMC
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) Teradata