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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analysis
Rank 21 30 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.17% 3.91% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 5.41% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -27.00%
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 £19.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+65.78% -29.62%
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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
223 185 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 82.29% 72.27% 72.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 102 82
Average daily rate £350 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £23.50 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.77% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £26.80 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 (70.27%) Telecoms
2 15 (40.54%) Advertising
3 11 (29.73%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) Finance
5 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.92%) Marketing
6 6 (16.22%) Use Case
6 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Remedy
7 5 (13.51%) UML
7 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) Fault Management
8 4 (10.81%) Degree
8 4 (10.81%) User Stories
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL
8 4 (10.81%) Project Management
8 4 (10.81%) ISEB
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.11%) Service Management
9 3 (8.11%) MS Office
9 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
9 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
9 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (8.11%) QA
9 3 (8.11%) Smart Meter
10 2 (5.41%) Home Automation
10 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse

Business Analysis
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) MVNO
1 1 (2.70%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
General
1 26 (70.27%) Telecoms
2 15 (40.54%) Advertising
3 8 (21.62%) Finance
4 7 (18.92%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Analyst
2 35 (94.59%) Business Analyst
3 18 (48.65%) Telecoms Business Analyst
4 14 (37.84%) Senior Analyst
4 14 (37.84%) Senior Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Telecoms Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Supply Chain Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (8.11%) Smart Meter
2 2 (5.41%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Scrum
2 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) Use Case
3 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (13.51%) UML
4 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Fault Management
5 4 (10.81%) User Stories
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.70%) eTOM
8 1 (2.70%) DMAIC
8 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.70%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.70%) Lean Six Sigma
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) IIBA
2 1 (2.70%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Remedy
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com