Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 60 66
Rank change year-on-year -43 +6 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 72 122 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.74% 2.97% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 3.50% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 79 70
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £345 £359 £298
90th Percentile £545 £515 £494
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.00 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - -
South East median hourly rate £42.00 £23.00 £43.69
% change year-on-year +82.61% -47.35% +32.39%

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 3,502 3,481 3,590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.86% 84.65% 82.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,670 1,786 1,932
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £225 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 108 139
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £14.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.98% -15.71% -41.67%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £46.95 £40.28 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +23.91% -6.12% +2.08%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -46 13 £475 +18.75% 3
Bracknell +2 10 £455 -
Wokingham -6 10 £469 -
Newbury -10 7 £438 -2.78% 1
Slough -5 5 £415 +15.28% 2
Maidenhead +3 4 £388 -3.13%
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.39%) Finance
3 17 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (19.44%) Project Management
5 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (15.28%) User Experience
8 10 (13.89%) Change Management
9 9 (12.50%) Retail
9 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
10 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
10 8 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
11 7 (9.72%) Apple iOS
11 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (9.72%) Workshop Facilitation
12 6 (8.33%) Use Case
12 6 (8.33%) Prototyping
12 6 (8.33%) Degree
12 6 (8.33%) Migration
12 6 (8.33%) Workflow
12 6 (8.33%) CRM
12 6 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
13 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical

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 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.39%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.39%) Documentum
2 1 (1.39%) Drupal
2 1 (1.39%) FileNet
2 1 (1.39%) Liferay
2 1 (1.39%) LiveCycle
2 1 (1.39%) LiveLink
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (2.78%) HFM
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.39%) Primavera
3 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) PaaS
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.78%) SMS
1 2 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (1.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.39%) Essbase
2 1 (1.39%) Power BI
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Ant
2 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
2 1 (1.39%) Xcode
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Retail
3 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.94%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Legal
6 1 (1.39%) Back Office
6 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (81.94%) Analyst
2 54 (75.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) IT Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Project Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 4 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
4 4 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Salesforce Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Salesforce Business Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Service Transition Analyst
5 3 (4.17%) Transition Analyst
6 2 (2.78%) Architect
6 2 (2.78%) Consultant
6 2 (2.78%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (2.78%) SAP Business Workflow
3 1 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.39%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.39%) CSS
3 1 (1.39%) Dojo
3 1 (1.39%) Ext JS
3 1 (1.39%) Java EE
3 1 (1.39%) jQuery
3 1 (1.39%) JSON
3 1 (1.39%) JSR 170
3 1 (1.39%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.39%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (1.39%) SOAP
3 1 (1.39%) Spring
3 1 (1.39%) WebGL
3 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (15.28%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) FMCG
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.39%) EPoS
5 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Robotics
5 1 (1.39%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.72%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (19.44%) Project Management
4 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (13.89%) Change Management
7 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 7 (9.72%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (9.72%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (9.72%) Workshop Facilitation
9 6 (8.33%) CRM
9 6 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.33%) Migration
9 6 (8.33%) Prototyping
9 6 (8.33%) Use Case
9 6 (8.33%) Workflow
10 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (6.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) ABAP
1 2 (2.78%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C
2 1 (1.39%) Java
2 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) ACCA
4 2 (2.78%) CIMA
4 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.78%) ISEB
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.39%) PgMP
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 2 (2.78%) GDPR
3 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.78%) SLA
4 1 (1.39%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.56%) Hyperion
4 3 (4.17%) Workday
5 2 (2.78%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) FatWire
6 1 (1.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.39%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.39%) NetCracker
6 1 (1.39%) OpenText
6 1 (1.39%) RedPrairie
6 1 (1.39%) Sencha
6 1 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) Vignette
6 1 (1.39%) Xerox