Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Business Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Analysis over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Analysis
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 60 58
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +25
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 106 102 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.65% 2.70% 3.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 3.29% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 90
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £319
90th Percentile £558 £531 £503
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £35.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.94% +9.23% -
10th Percentile £38.18 £29.25 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.03 £48.13 £33.75
South East median hourly rate £30.81 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -0.61% +12.73% +14.58%

Business Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,417 3,100 4,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.51% 82.18% 81.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,731 1,484 2,143
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.52%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 131 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -11.76% -22.73%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.72 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.88 £40.50 £45.39
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £24.00
% change year-on-year +26.23% -17.08% +11.37%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analysis in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Analysis in Berkshire

Business Analysis
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Analysis within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 35 £438 - 8
Bracknell +8 14 £450 +13.92%
Slough -8 9 £400 -8.57% 1
Wokingham -6 6 £370 -
Newbury -15 6 £550 +32.93%
Maidenhead -23 2 £463 +54.17% 2
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (33.96%) Finance
3 27 (25.47%) Retail
4 24 (22.64%) Project Management
5 21 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.87%) Telecoms
6 20 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
7 18 (16.98%) Migration
8 16 (15.09%) Degree
8 16 (15.09%) Waterfall
9 13 (12.26%) DevOps
9 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (12.26%) Programme Management
10 12 (11.32%) PMI Certification
10 12 (11.32%) PgMP
10 12 (11.32%) SaaS
10 12 (11.32%) Programme Delivery
11 10 (9.43%) PaaS
11 10 (9.43%) Analytics
11 10 (9.43%) SAP
12 9 (8.49%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (8.49%) PMO
13 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 8 (7.55%) Change Management
13 8 (7.55%) ERP
13 8 (7.55%) Scrum
14 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
14 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
1 1 (0.94%) Documentum
1 1 (0.94%) Drupal
1 1 (0.94%) FileNet
1 1 (0.94%) Liferay
1 1 (0.94%) LiveCycle
1 1 (0.94%) LiveLink
1 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) Hyperion Planning
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.83%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.89%) HFM
3 2 (1.89%) Primavera
3 2 (1.89%) Sonata
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.94%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.94%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) SaaS
2 10 (9.43%) PaaS
3 4 (3.77%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.94%) Broadband
2 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
1 4 (3.77%) Power BI
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.94%) Essbase
3 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) JIRA
2 1 (0.94%) Ant
2 1 (0.94%) GCC
2 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.94%) Subversion
2 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.94%) Xcode
General
1 36 (33.96%) Finance
2 27 (25.47%) Retail
3 20 (18.87%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.72%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Back Office
5 3 (2.83%) Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Advertising
6 2 (1.89%) Automotive
6 2 (1.89%) Billing
6 2 (1.89%) Law
6 2 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.94%) French Language
7 1 (0.94%) German Language
7 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (68.87%) Analyst
2 71 (66.98%) Business Analyst
3 8 (7.55%) IT Manager
4 7 (6.60%) IT Programme Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Programme Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Transformation Manager
4 7 (6.60%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 6 (5.66%) Project Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.72%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Consultant
6 5 (4.72%) Digital Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Digital Business Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Retail Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Programme Director
7 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (0.94%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.94%) Dojo
3 1 (0.94%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.94%) HTML
3 1 (0.94%) Java EE
3 1 (0.94%) jQuery
3 1 (0.94%) JSON
3 1 (0.94%) JSR 170
3 1 (0.94%) OpenGL
3 1 (0.94%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (0.94%) SOAP
3 1 (0.94%) Spring
3 1 (0.94%) Visualforce
3 1 (0.94%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) FMCG
2 5 (4.72%) VLE
3 4 (3.77%) Life Science
3 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.77%) User Experience
4 3 (2.83%) EPoS
4 3 (2.83%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.94%) NHS
6 1 (0.94%) Robotics
6 1 (0.94%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.64%) Project Management
3 21 (19.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.87%) Problem-Solving
5 18 (16.98%) Migration
6 16 (15.09%) Waterfall
7 13 (12.26%) DevOps
7 13 (12.26%) Programme Management
8 12 (11.32%) Programme Delivery
9 10 (9.43%) Analytics
10 9 (8.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.55%) Change Management
11 8 (7.55%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (7.55%) ERP
11 8 (7.55%) Scrum
11 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (6.60%) Data Modelling
12 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
12 7 (6.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
2 1 (0.94%) C
2 1 (0.94%) C#
2 1 (0.94%) Java
2 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
2 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (15.09%) Degree
2 12 (11.32%) PgMP
2 12 (11.32%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.89%) ACCA
5 2 (1.89%) CIMA
6 1 (0.94%) CITP
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) PMO
2 5 (4.72%) QA
3 4 (3.77%) IFRS
3 4 (3.77%) SLA
4 2 (1.89%) GDPR
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.94%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) SAP
2 9 (8.49%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (5.66%) Oracle
4 4 (3.77%) Hyperion
4 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.89%) FNZ
6 1 (0.94%) Adobe
6 1 (0.94%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.94%) FatWire
6 1 (0.94%) IBM
6 1 (0.94%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.94%) NetCracker
6 1 (0.94%) OpenText
6 1 (0.94%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.94%) Sencha
6 1 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.94%) Tableau
6 1 (0.94%) Vignette
6 1 (0.94%) Xerox