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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 16 9 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 17 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.88% 12.45% 5.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.77% 13.39% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 26 9
Average daily rate
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£384 £335 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% -27.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £438 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.83 £37.50 £27.63
% change year-on-year
-12.46% +35.72%
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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
251 239 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 86.85% 93.00% 94.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 135 116
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.90 £30.40 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (32.56%) Use Case
3 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
4 12 (27.91%) Finance
5 10 (23.26%) ITIL
6 8 (18.60%) ERP
6 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.95%) SQL
8 6 (13.95%) OLAP
8 6 (13.95%) MS Office
8 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
8 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Lean Six Sigma
9 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (11.63%) Kimball Methodology
9 5 (11.63%) Inmon Methodology
9 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
9 5 (11.63%) Remedy
9 5 (11.63%) Project Management
9 5 (11.63%) Scrum
9 5 (11.63%) DSDM
9 5 (11.63%) Cognos
9 5 (11.63%) Toad
9 5 (11.63%) Informatica
9 5 (11.63%) DataStage

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (6.98%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) ATM
1 2 (4.65%) SDH
1 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
1 2 (4.65%) VPN
1 2 (4.65%) VLAN
1 2 (4.65%) LTE
1 2 (4.65%) 4G
1 2 (4.65%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.33%) 3G
2 1 (2.33%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) OLAP
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) DataStage
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Toad
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.65%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Publishing
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) RESTful
2 2 (4.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) CMDB
3 2 (4.65%) Web 2.0
3 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Use Case
2 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL
5 8 (18.60%) ERP
5 8 (18.60%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (18.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (13.95%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Lean Six Sigma
7 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 5 (11.63%) Six Sigma
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) ETL
7 5 (11.63%) DSDM
7 5 (11.63%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Kimball Methodology
7 5 (11.63%) Inmon Methodology
8 4 (9.30%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Groovy
2 2 (4.65%) Scala
2 2 (4.65%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Cognos
2 5 (11.63%) Informatica
2 5 (11.63%) Remedy
3 3 (6.98%) BMC
3 3 (6.98%) JD Edwards
3 3 (6.98%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) Manugistics
4 1 (2.33%) Cramer
4 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.33%) Teradata
4 1 (2.33%) ComArch
4 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow