The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role 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 Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 4 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 44 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.67% 7.19% 5.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.72% 7.58% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 13 9
Average daily rate £400 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
235 264 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 94.38% 94.96% 91.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 123 118
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 10
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £43.75 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
Berkshire

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Analyst across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Slough region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 22 (41.51%) Business Analysis
2 20 (37.74%) Finance
3 18 (33.96%) Systems Analysis
4 17 (32.08%) Use Case
4 17 (32.08%) Telecoms
4 17 (32.08%) Oracle
4 17 (32.08%) UML
4 17 (32.08%) CRM
5 12 (22.64%) Siebel
5 12 (22.64%) Advertising
6 9 (16.98%) .NET
7 8 (15.09%) Marketing
8 6 (11.32%) Remedy
9 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
9 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (9.43%) Fault Management
10 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
10 4 (7.55%) Java
10 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
10 4 (7.55%) SAP
11 3 (5.66%) MS Office
11 3 (5.66%) OO
11 3 (5.66%) SQL
11 3 (5.66%) SOA
11 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
11 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
11 3 (5.66%) Project Management
11 3 (5.66%) Scrum

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited Business Analyst in their job title 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 with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
2 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.89%) SAP MM
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP ECC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) Broadband
1 1 (1.89%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.89%) MVNO
1 1 (1.89%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Rational Rose
General
1 20 (37.74%) Finance
2 17 (32.08%) Telecoms
3 12 (22.64%) Advertising
4 8 (15.09%) Marketing
5 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.77%) Electronics
6 1 (1.89%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.77%) J2EE
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.77%) SOAP
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) DTV
2 1 (1.89%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Business Analysis
2 18 (33.96%) Systems Analysis
3 17 (32.08%) Use Case
3 17 (32.08%) UML
3 17 (32.08%) CRM
4 5 (9.43%) Fault Management
5 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.66%) OO
6 3 (5.66%) SOA
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.77%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) Java
2 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) ISEB
1 1 (1.89%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) OpenView
1 1 (1.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) Siebel
3 6 (11.32%) Remedy
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.43%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (7.55%) SAP
6 2 (3.77%) Teradata
7 1 (1.89%) BT
7 1 (1.89%) Amdocs
7 1 (1.89%) Cramer