The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Slough region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 14 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 19 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.45% 3.83% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.05% 5.36% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 2
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£340 £365 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.84% -11.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £305 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £19.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+55.69% -34.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
210 168 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 82.35% 71.49% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 89 81
Average daily rate £350 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.50 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.21% -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Analysis
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

Business Analysis Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Business Analysis
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
2 13 (36.11%) Advertising
3 9 (25.00%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (19.44%) Marketing
6 6 (16.67%) Use Case
6 6 (16.67%) Remedy
7 5 (13.89%) UML
7 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.11%) User Stories
8 4 (11.11%) Fault Management
8 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.33%) Degree
9 3 (8.33%) QA
9 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
9 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.33%) MS Office
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.33%) ISEB
9 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (8.33%) Service Management
10 2 (5.56%) .NET
10 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (8.33%) MS Office
1 3 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.78%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 23 (63.89%) Telecoms
2 13 (36.11%) Advertising
3 8 (22.22%) Finance
4 7 (19.44%) Marketing
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Analyst
2 33 (91.67%) Business Analyst
3 15 (41.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 12 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Smart Meter
1 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Scrum
2 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.67%) Use Case
4 5 (13.89%) UML
4 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.11%) User Stories
5 4 (11.11%) Fault Management
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.78%) Logistics
8 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) eTOM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) C#
1 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) IIBA
2 1 (2.78%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Remedy
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com