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 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 Analyst
Rank 16 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 25 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.74% 3.88% 12.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.23% 4.10% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 19
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£350 £413 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +23.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £27.40 £28.32
% change year-on-year
+24.06% -3.23%
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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
271 244 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 94.76% 94.57% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 124 83
Average daily rate £326 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £36.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 33 (46.48%) Telecoms
1 33 (46.48%) Business Analysis
2 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) Finance
4 12 (16.90%) Advertising
4 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (16.90%) Use Case
4 12 (16.90%) Scrum
5 11 (15.49%) Marketing
6 10 (14.08%) Degree
6 10 (14.08%) Project Management
6 10 (14.08%) UML
6 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.68%) Remedy
8 8 (11.27%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (11.27%) ITIL
8 8 (11.27%) CRM
9 7 (9.86%) SAP
9 7 (9.86%) .NET
9 7 (9.86%) Service Management
9 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Java
10 6 (8.45%) ISEB
10 6 (8.45%) SOA
11 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
11 5 (7.04%) J2EE
11 5 (7.04%) Business Objects
11 5 (7.04%) SOAP
11 5 (7.04%) Siebel

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) CMS
2 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
1 1 (1.41%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.41%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) MS Access
1 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.23%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.41%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 33 (46.48%) Telecoms
2 20 (28.17%) Finance
3 12 (16.90%) Advertising
4 11 (15.49%) Marketing
5 5 (7.04%) Electronics
5 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.82%) Billing
7 1 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) J2EE
2 5 (7.04%) SOAP
3 3 (4.23%) Web Services
4 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.41%) HTML
5 1 (1.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) DTV
3 4 (5.63%) Smart Meter
3 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.23%) CMDB
4 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.41%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.41%) FMCG
6 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (46.48%) Business Analysis
2 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (16.90%) Use Case
3 12 (16.90%) Scrum
4 10 (14.08%) Project Management
4 10 (14.08%) UML
4 10 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.27%) ITIL
5 8 (11.27%) CRM
6 7 (9.86%) Service Management
7 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.45%) SOA
8 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.04%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.04%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (7.04%) User Stories
8 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.63%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VBA
3 1 (1.41%) Groovy
3 1 (1.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (14.08%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) ISEB
3 5 (7.04%) CIMA
3 5 (7.04%) ACCA
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CBAP
6 1 (1.41%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Remedy
2 8 (11.27%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (9.86%) SAP
4 5 (7.04%) Business Objects
4 5 (7.04%) Siebel
5 3 (4.23%) BMC
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) hybris
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