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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analysis
Rank 25 9 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +22
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 6 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.31% 9.75% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 13.61% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 8
Average daily rate
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£328 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.67% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £375 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £30.41 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+26.59% +38.23%
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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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
208 169 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 80.00% 71.61% 62.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 106 82
Average daily rate £369 £375 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.60% +5.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) Remedy
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
4 4 (23.53%) Advertising
5 3 (17.65%) ISEB
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Use Case
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Billing
6 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) UML
6 2 (11.76%) SAP
6 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
6 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (11.76%) ERP
7 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) ATM
7 1 (5.88%) SDH
7 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.88%) VPN

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (5.88%) ATM
2 1 (5.88%) SDH
2 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
2 1 (5.88%) 4G
General
1 9 (52.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) Advertising
4 2 (11.76%) Billing
4 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
2 14 (82.35%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (29.41%) Scrum
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Use Case
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) UML
4 2 (11.76%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) Process Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISEB
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Remedy
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
2 2 (11.76%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Teradata
3 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.88%) Cramer
3 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.88%) ComArch