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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 11 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 24 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.86% 4.37% 13.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.45% 4.62% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 18
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£350 £465 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £288 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.58 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -8.33%
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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
254 238 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 93.73% 94.44% 93.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 110 92
Average daily rate £350 £359 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -53.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £36.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 36 (48.65%) Business Analysis
2 33 (44.59%) Telecoms
3 21 (28.38%) Finance
4 16 (21.62%) Use Case
5 14 (18.92%) Advertising
5 14 (18.92%) UML
6 12 (16.22%) Marketing
7 11 (14.86%) CRM
7 11 (14.86%) Scrum
8 10 (13.51%) Remedy
8 10 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
9 9 (12.16%) Project Management
9 9 (12.16%) Siebel
9 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.16%) .NET
10 8 (10.81%) SAP
10 8 (10.81%) ITIL
10 8 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (9.46%) Degree
11 7 (9.46%) Service Management
11 7 (9.46%) Oracle
12 6 (8.11%) Java
12 6 (8.11%) SOA
12 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
13 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
13 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Office
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
1 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.35%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.35%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (4.05%) MS Access
1 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Rational Rose
General
1 33 (44.59%) Telecoms
2 21 (28.38%) Finance
3 14 (18.92%) Advertising
4 12 (16.22%) Marketing
5 5 (6.76%) Electronics
5 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 5 (6.76%) J2EE
2 5 (6.76%) SOAP
3 3 (4.05%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) HTML
5 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.76%) DTV
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.05%) CMDB
3 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.65%) Business Analysis
2 16 (21.62%) Use Case
3 14 (18.92%) UML
4 11 (14.86%) CRM
4 11 (14.86%) Scrum
5 10 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (12.16%) Project Management
7 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.81%) ITIL
7 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (9.46%) Service Management
9 6 (8.11%) SOA
9 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.76%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.76%) Programme Management
10 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (5.41%) User Stories
11 4 (5.41%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) ISEB
3 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.70%) ACCA
4 2 (2.70%) CIMA
4 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.05%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) Remedy
2 9 (12.16%) Siebel
3 8 (10.81%) SAP
3 8 (10.81%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (9.46%) Oracle
5 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.41%) Business Objects
7 3 (4.05%) BMC