Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 99 74 61
Rank change year-on-year -25 -13 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 82 106 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.95% 2.63% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.10% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 63 62
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.32% +8.91%
10th Percentile £311 £353 £284
90th Percentile £538 £488 £524
South East median daily rate £470 £438 £404
% change year-on-year +7.43% +8.23% -0.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.00 £38.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.47% -30.91% +66.67%
South East median hourly rate £26.42 £24.56 £22.40
% change year-on-year +7.55% +9.63% -33.13%

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 3,612 3,419 3,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 86.08% 84.82% 82.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,734 1,762 1,701
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £258 £271 £235
90th Percentile £588 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 86 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.81% -25.34% -23.65%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.50 £51.50
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.95% +6.76% -23.73%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 -37 23 £463 +15.63% 3
Newbury +13 19 £400 -11.11% 1
Bracknell -3 10 - -
Maidenhead +11 7 £338 -10.00% 1
Slough -11 5 £430 +10.97% 3
Wokingham -2 4 £469 -
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (18.29%) Retail
3 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (15.85%) Finance
5 12 (14.63%) Data Analysis
5 12 (14.63%) Use Case
6 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
6 11 (13.41%) User Experience
6 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
7 9 (10.98%) Workshop Facilitation
8 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (9.76%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (9.76%) SQL
9 7 (8.54%) UML
9 7 (8.54%) Office 365
9 7 (8.54%) GDPR
10 6 (7.32%) CRM
10 6 (7.32%) Project Management
11 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (6.10%) ERP
11 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
11 5 (6.10%) SLA
11 5 (6.10%) JIRA
11 5 (6.10%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (6.10%) Wireframes
11 5 (6.10%) Analytics

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 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.44%) Confluence
2 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.22%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.22%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.22%) Primavera
2 1 (1.22%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.54%) Office 365
2 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 3 (3.66%) IaaS
3 3 (3.66%) PaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (2.44%) Skype
2 2 (2.44%) Unified Communications
2 2 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (1.22%) Broadband
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) SMS
3 1 (1.22%) VoIP
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.44%) Power BI
2 2 (2.44%) QlikView
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
General
1 15 (18.29%) Retail
1 15 (18.29%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.85%) Finance
3 4 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.66%) Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 62 (75.61%) Analyst
2 57 (69.51%) Business Analyst
3 7 (8.54%) Security Analyst
4 6 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.10%) Digital Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) Digital Business Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Architect
6 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Developer
7 3 (3.66%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (3.66%) Lead Business Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) Web Services
2 2 (2.44%) Middleware
2 2 (2.44%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (13.41%) User Experience
2 3 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
3 2 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.22%) Robotics
4 1 (1.22%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.66%) Windows
1 3 (3.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (14.63%) Data Analysis
3 12 (14.63%) Use Case
4 9 (10.98%) Workshop Facilitation
5 8 (9.76%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (8.54%) UML
7 6 (7.32%) CRM
7 6 (7.32%) Project Management
8 5 (6.10%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (6.10%) Analytics
8 5 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.10%) ERP
8 5 (6.10%) Wireframes
9 4 (4.88%) Business Transformation
9 4 (4.88%) Prototyping
9 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (2.44%) ABAP
3 1 (1.22%) C
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.98%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) ISEB
4 3 (3.66%) AWS Certification
4 3 (3.66%) MCSE
4 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) GDPR
2 5 (6.10%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.44%) PMO
3 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.66%) VMware
3 3 (3.66%) Workday
4 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.44%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) JDA
5 1 (1.22%) Mitel
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) RedPrairie
5 1 (1.22%) Sage