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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Analyst
Rank 15 5 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 16 42 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.71% 17.36% 4.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.40% 18.42% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 8
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£394 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.80% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £203 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -5.23%
Business Analyst
Berkshire

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
250 228 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 89.29% 94.21% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 134 108
Average daily rate £369 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -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 30 June 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 30 June 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 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
2 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Use Case
5 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (19.51%) ERP
7 7 (17.07%) Remedy
7 7 (17.07%) Scrum
7 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 6 (14.63%) ITIL
9 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
10 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.76%) ITSM
10 4 (9.76%) BMC
10 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
10 4 (9.76%) Information Security
10 4 (9.76%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (9.76%) Quote-to-Cash
10 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
11 3 (7.32%) User Stories
11 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
11 3 (7.32%) Analytics
11 3 (7.32%) Feature Driven Development
11 3 (7.32%) BDD
11 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
11 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
11 3 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (7.32%) Remedy AR System
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) VLAN
2 2 (4.88%) LTE
2 2 (4.88%) 4G
2 2 (4.88%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (4.88%) ATM
2 2 (4.88%) SDH
2 2 (4.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.44%) 3G
3 1 (2.44%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) OLAP
3 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) DataStage
3 1 (2.44%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
2 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Advertising
4 2 (4.88%) Billing
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) HTML
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
1 3 (7.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.32%) Web 2.0
2 3 (7.32%) CMDB
3 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Business Analysis
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Use Case
4 9 (21.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (19.51%) ERP
6 7 (17.07%) Scrum
7 6 (14.63%) ITIL
8 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.76%) ITSM
9 4 (9.76%) Business Continuity
9 4 (9.76%) Information Security
9 4 (9.76%) Cyber Security
9 4 (9.76%) Quote-to-Cash
10 3 (7.32%) User Stories
10 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
10 3 (7.32%) Analytics
10 3 (7.32%) Feature Driven Development
10 3 (7.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Java
1 3 (7.32%) Groovy
1 3 (7.32%) Scala
2 2 (4.88%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (17.07%) Remedy
2 4 (9.76%) BMC
3 3 (7.32%) JD Edwards
3 3 (7.32%) SAP
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Cognos
4 1 (2.44%) Cramer
4 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.44%) ComArch
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.44%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) Manugistics
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TD Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Verticality Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago