Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 61 63
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 101 108 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.63% 2.69% 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.11% 3.20% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 66 82
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £318
90th Percentile £538 £528 £499
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £38.18 £32.65 £31.25
90th Percentile £50.03 £38.50 £33.75
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £25.12 £27.50
% change year-on-year +67.20% -8.65% +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 3,243 3,370 3,793
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.50% 84.04% 82.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,623 1,708 2,056
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £250 £262 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £564
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 117 143
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%
10th Percentile £9.93 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.95 £39.60 £43.12
South East median hourly rate £25.01 £20.50 £22.75
% change year-on-year +21.98% -9.89% +0.38%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -2 24 £425 -7.61%
Bracknell +10 17 £400 +1.27% 2
Slough 0 10 £400 +9.74% 3
Newbury -4 9 £550 +25.71% 1
Wokingham -9 7 £425 - 1
Maidenhead -13 3 £406 +35.42% 2
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 34 (33.66%) Finance
2 33 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (20.79%) Retail
4 21 (20.79%) Project Management
5 17 (16.83%) Migration
5 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
7 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (12.87%) Degree
9 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
9 12 (11.88%) User Experience
9 12 (11.88%) Change Management
10 11 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (9.90%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (7.92%) SAP
12 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (7.92%) Marketing
12 8 (7.92%) PMO
13 7 (6.93%) Programme Delivery
13 7 (6.93%) SaaS
13 7 (6.93%) PaaS
13 7 (6.93%) PgMP
13 7 (6.93%) DevOps
13 7 (6.93%) User Stories
13 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
13 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
13 7 (6.93%) Programme Management
13 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel

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 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (0.99%) Alfresco
2 1 (0.99%) Documentum
2 1 (0.99%) Drupal
2 1 (0.99%) FileNet
2 1 (0.99%) Liferay
2 1 (0.99%) LiveCycle
2 1 (0.99%) LiveLink
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (2.97%) SAP R/3
3 2 (1.98%) HFM
3 2 (1.98%) Sonata
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.99%) Primavera
4 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.99%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) PaaS
1 7 (6.93%) SaaS
2 3 (2.97%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) SMS
2 2 (1.98%) Broadband
2 2 (1.98%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (2.97%) Power BI
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) Essbase
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.99%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.99%) Ant
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) Xcode
General
1 34 (33.66%) Finance
2 21 (20.79%) Retail
3 16 (15.84%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.92%) Marketing
5 3 (2.97%) Back Office
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 2 (1.98%) Law
7 1 (0.99%) Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 73 (72.28%) Analyst
2 68 (67.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (7.92%) IT Manager
3 8 (7.92%) Project Analyst
3 8 (7.92%) Project Manager
4 7 (6.93%) IT Business Analyst
4 7 (6.93%) IT Programme Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Programme Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Transformation Manager
4 7 (6.93%) Transformation Programme Manager
5 6 (5.94%) Business IT Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) Digital Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) Digital Business Analyst
5 6 (5.94%) IT Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) Retail Business Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) Web Analyst
6 4 (3.96%) Web Business Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Service Transition Analyst
7 3 (2.97%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
1 2 (1.98%) Middleware
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Business Workflow
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.99%) CSS
2 1 (0.99%) Dojo
2 1 (0.99%) Ext JS
2 1 (0.99%) Java EE
2 1 (0.99%) jQuery
2 1 (0.99%) JSON
2 1 (0.99%) JSR 170
2 1 (0.99%) OpenGL
2 1 (0.99%) Sencha Touch
2 1 (0.99%) SOAP
2 1 (0.99%) Spring
2 1 (0.99%) WebGL
2 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.88%) User Experience
3 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.95%) FMCG
4 5 (4.95%) VLE
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.98%) EPoS
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Robotics
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.99%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (21.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (20.79%) Project Management
4 17 (16.83%) Migration
4 17 (16.83%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (13.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (11.88%) Change Management
6 12 (11.88%) Waterfall
7 11 (10.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (6.93%) CRM
9 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.93%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.93%) DevOps
9 7 (6.93%) ERP
9 7 (6.93%) Programme Delivery
9 7 (6.93%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.93%) User Stories
10 6 (5.94%) Analytics
10 6 (5.94%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) SQL
2 2 (1.98%) ABAP
3 1 (0.99%) Java
3 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) PgMP
2 7 (6.93%) PMI Certification
3 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.98%) ACCA
6 2 (1.98%) CIMA
6 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) ISEB
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.99%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) PMO
2 5 (4.95%) SLA
3 4 (3.96%) IFRS
3 4 (3.96%) QA
4 1 (0.99%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (9.90%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (7.92%) SAP
3 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.96%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.98%) FNZ
5 2 (1.98%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.99%) FatWire
6 1 (0.99%) IBM
6 1 (0.99%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.99%) NetCracker
6 1 (0.99%) OpenText
6 1 (0.99%) RedPrairie
6 1 (0.99%) Sencha
6 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.99%) Vignette
6 1 (0.99%) Xerox