The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 12 4 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 19 49 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.51% 20.33% 5.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.37% 21.59% 5.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 40 9
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£394 £343 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.96% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £209 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.88 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+20.90% -3.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
227 227 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 89.72% 94.19% 93.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 134 106
Average daily rate £375 £345 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 30
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Use Case
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
4 7 (19.44%) Remedy
4 7 (19.44%) ERP
5 6 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) Finance
7 4 (11.11%) ITSM
7 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (11.11%) BMC
7 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (11.11%) Quote-to-Cash
7 4 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 3 (8.33%) User Experience
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Remedy AR System
8 3 (8.33%) CMDB
8 3 (8.33%) JIRA
8 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
8 3 (8.33%) Feature Driven Development

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (8.33%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (5.56%) ATM
2 2 (5.56%) SDH
2 2 (5.56%) Ethernet
2 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 2 (5.56%) LTE
2 2 (5.56%) 4G
2 2 (5.56%) VLAN
2 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.78%) 3G
3 1 (2.78%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 3 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (8.33%) Advertising
5 2 (5.56%) Billing
5 2 (5.56%) Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) RESTful
1 3 (8.33%) Web Services
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) CMDB
2 3 (8.33%) Web 2.0
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 10 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Use Case
4 7 (19.44%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) ERP
5 6 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
6 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 4 (11.11%) ITSM
7 4 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security
7 4 (11.11%) Quote-to-Cash
7 4 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) User Stories
8 3 (8.33%) Web Analytics
8 3 (8.33%) Feature Driven Development
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Scala
1 3 (8.33%) Groovy
1 3 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Remedy
2 4 (11.11%) BMC
3 3 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.78%) ComArch
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) HP
5 1 (2.78%) Manugistics
5 1 (2.78%) Cramer
5 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.78%) Teradata
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