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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 30 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.50% 3.49% 6.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 5.29% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 8
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£350 £388 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +26.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £305 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £505 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £24.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+29.89% -32.63%
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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
227 170 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 79.37% 65.89% 70.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 98 65
Average daily rate £340 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.80 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 26 (74.29%) Telecoms
2 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (37.14%) Advertising
4 11 (31.43%) Scrum
5 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Use Case
8 6 (17.14%) Marketing
8 6 (17.14%) Degree
8 6 (17.14%) Remedy
8 6 (17.14%) Project Management
8 6 (17.14%) ISEB
9 5 (14.29%) ITIL
9 5 (14.29%) UML
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (11.43%) User Stories
10 4 (11.43%) Smart Meter
10 4 (11.43%) Service Management
11 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (8.57%) Fault Management
12 2 (5.71%) Home Automation
12 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
13 1 (2.86%) DMAIC
13 1 (2.86%) eTOM
13 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
13 1 (2.86%) Banking

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.86%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (74.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (37.14%) Advertising
3 8 (22.86%) Finance
4 6 (17.14%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Analyst
2 33 (94.29%) Business Analyst
3 18 (51.43%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 12 (34.29%) Senior Business Analyst
4 12 (34.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Telecoms Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Smart Meter
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Home Automation
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Scrum
3 9 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Use Case
5 6 (17.14%) Project Management
6 5 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (14.29%) UML
6 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.43%) User Stories
7 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 3 (8.57%) Fault Management
9 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.86%) DMAIC
10 1 (2.86%) eTOM
10 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.86%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.86%) Lean Six Sigma
10 1 (2.86%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
1 6 (17.14%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) IIBA
2 1 (2.86%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Remedy
2 3 (8.57%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft