Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 55 70
Rank change year-on-year -8 +15 +21
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 114 108 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.90% 2.83% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.43% 3.42% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 78
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.84%
10th Percentile £340 £300 £304
90th Percentile £558 £525 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +9.23% -
South East median hourly rate £30.53 £31.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -3.08% +14.55% +22.22%

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 3,323 3,154 4,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.47% 82.76% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 1,469 2,186
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £253 £251
90th Percentile £589 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 123 126
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -31.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.88 £46.30 £55.33
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +13.64%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 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 +23 45 £425 -5.56% 5
Bracknell -5 11 £425 +7.59%
Slough -9 8 £425 -7.36% 2
Newbury -15 7 £419 -4.29%
Wokingham -1 3 - -
Maidenhead -15 3 £419 +35.08%
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.21%) Finance
3 32 (28.07%) Retail
4 27 (23.68%) Telecoms
5 22 (19.30%) DevOps
6 20 (17.54%) Waterfall
7 19 (16.67%) Migration
8 18 (15.79%) Degree
8 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (14.91%) Programme Management
10 16 (14.04%) PMI Certification
10 16 (14.04%) Project Management
10 16 (14.04%) PgMP
10 16 (14.04%) Programme Delivery
11 12 (10.53%) SaaS
11 12 (10.53%) SAP
12 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
13 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
13 10 (8.77%) PaaS
13 10 (8.77%) User Stories
13 10 (8.77%) ERP
13 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
14 8 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
14 8 (7.02%) Scrum
14 8 (7.02%) PMO
15 7 (6.14%) VLE
15 7 (6.14%) Data Management
15 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence

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 (0.88%) CMS
1 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.63%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.75%) Primavera
3 2 (1.75%) SAP APO
3 2 (1.75%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.75%) Sonata
4 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.88%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.88%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.53%) SaaS
2 10 (8.77%) PaaS
3 4 (3.51%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (1.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.88%) Broadband
2 1 (0.88%) Converged Networks
2 1 (0.88%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) MPLS
2 1 (0.88%) Skype
2 1 (0.88%) SMS
2 1 (0.88%) VoIP
2 1 (0.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) Power BI
3 2 (1.75%) Big Data
3 2 (1.75%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.75%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) GCC
General
1 39 (34.21%) Finance
2 32 (28.07%) Retail
3 27 (23.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.51%) Marketing
5 3 (2.63%) Back Office
6 2 (1.75%) Advertising
6 2 (1.75%) Automotive
6 2 (1.75%) Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Billing
6 2 (1.75%) French Language
6 2 (1.75%) German Language
6 2 (1.75%) Law
7 1 (0.88%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (61.40%) Analyst
2 68 (59.65%) Business Analyst
3 8 (7.02%) Developer
4 7 (6.14%) Consultant
4 7 (6.14%) IT Manager
4 7 (6.14%) IT Programme Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Programme Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Transformation Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle Analyst
6 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.39%) Retail Business Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Agile Business Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Programme Director
7 4 (3.51%) Project Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) .NET
1 7 (6.14%) XML
2 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (0.88%) J2EE
3 1 (0.88%) JSON
3 1 (0.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.14%) VLE
3 4 (3.51%) EPoS
3 4 (3.51%) FMCG
3 4 (3.51%) Life Science
4 3 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.75%) User Experience
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Infotainment
6 1 (0.88%) Robotics
6 1 (0.88%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.30%) DevOps
3 20 (17.54%) Waterfall
4 19 (16.67%) Migration
5 18 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (14.91%) Programme Management
6 17 (14.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (14.04%) Programme Delivery
7 16 (14.04%) Project Management
8 10 (8.77%) ERP
8 10 (8.77%) User Stories
9 8 (7.02%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (7.02%) Scrum
10 7 (6.14%) Analytics
10 7 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.14%) Data Management
10 7 (6.14%) PRINCE2
10 7 (6.14%) Use Case
11 6 (5.26%) Data Modelling
11 6 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) C#
1 6 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (0.88%) Apex Code
3 1 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.88%) Java
3 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (15.79%) Degree
2 16 (14.04%) PgMP
2 16 (14.04%) PMI Certification
3 11 (9.65%) Security Cleared
4 10 (8.77%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CITP
6 1 (0.88%) IIBA
6 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) PMO
2 5 (4.39%) QA
3 4 (3.51%) GDPR
3 4 (3.51%) IFRS
3 4 (3.51%) SLA
4 3 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) SAP
2 10 (8.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.39%) Oracle
4 4 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.75%) FNZ
6 1 (0.88%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.88%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.88%) Tableau