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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 73 85
Rank change year-on-year +23 +12  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 48 48 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.64% 1.95% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 2.42% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 32
Median daily rate £449 £425 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.58% +10.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.21 £42.65 £38.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% +12.22%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 8 £425 -8.60% 3
Bracknell -2 6 £395 -12.70% 1
Slough +10 5 £290 -42.00% 2
Maidenhead -2 5 £400 +6.66% 1
Newbury - 2 - -
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 32 (28.83%) Finance
2 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (26.13%) Telecoms
4 27 (24.32%) Project Management
5 21 (18.92%) Change Management
6 17 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (14.41%) Retail
8 15 (13.51%) Degree
8 15 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (12.61%) Business Transformation
9 14 (12.61%) Marketing
10 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
10 13 (11.71%) SAP
10 13 (11.71%) PRINCE2
11 12 (10.81%) CRM
11 12 (10.81%) Programme Management
11 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
12 11 (9.91%) Customer Engagement
12 11 (9.91%) Analytics
13 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
14 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
14 9 (8.11%) Workflow
14 9 (8.11%) ERP
14 9 (8.11%) SDLC
14 9 (8.11%) Coaching
15 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (7.21%) ITIL
15 8 (7.21%) Service Management
15 8 (7.21%) Migration

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 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.70%) Confluence
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.80%) MS Project
2 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.70%) NetSuite
3 3 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (1.80%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.90%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.90%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
1 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.90%) OLAP
3 1 (0.90%) Power BI
3 1 (0.90%) QlikView
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.90%) JUnit
2 1 (0.90%) NUnit
2 1 (0.90%) Selenium
2 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (28.83%) Finance
2 29 (26.13%) Telecoms
3 16 (14.41%) Retail
4 14 (12.61%) Marketing
5 7 (6.31%) Legal
6 6 (5.41%) Billing
6 6 (5.41%) Mandarin Language
6 6 (5.41%) Spanish Language
7 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
7 5 (4.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (2.70%) Electronics
9 2 (1.80%) Back Office
9 2 (1.80%) Banking
10 1 (0.90%) Games
10 1 (0.90%) Local Government
10 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (61.26%) Analyst
2 57 (51.35%) Business Analyst
3 17 (15.32%) Project Manager
4 12 (10.81%) Business Manager
5 11 (9.91%) Telecoms Analyst
6 8 (7.21%) Project Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Architect
7 7 (6.31%) Business Architect
7 7 (6.31%) Data Business Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Digital Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Digital Business Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Telecoms Architect
8 6 (5.41%) Change Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) IT Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Marketing Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.60%) Applications Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Applications Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) Apache CXF
1 1 (0.90%) EDI
1 1 (0.90%) REST
1 1 (0.90%) SOAP
1 1 (0.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.21%) Life Science
3 6 (5.41%) e-Learning
3 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.50%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.70%) Internet of Things
5 3 (2.70%) User Experience
6 2 (1.80%) PMI
7 1 (0.90%) CESG
7 1 (0.90%) NHS
7 1 (0.90%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.32%) Project Management
3 21 (18.92%) Change Management
4 17 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (12.61%) Business Transformation
7 13 (11.71%) PRINCE2
8 12 (10.81%) CRM
8 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
8 12 (10.81%) Programme Management
9 11 (9.91%) Analytics
9 11 (9.91%) Customer Engagement
10 10 (9.01%) Waterfall
11 9 (8.11%) Coaching
11 9 (8.11%) ERP
11 9 (8.11%) SDLC
11 9 (8.11%) Workflow
12 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.21%) ITIL
12 8 (7.21%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.70%) C
2 1 (0.90%) Java
2 1 (0.90%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Degree
2 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.31%) DV Cleared
5 6 (5.41%) MBA
6 5 (4.50%) PMI Certification
7 4 (3.60%) ISEB
8 3 (2.70%) AAT
8 3 (2.70%) ACCA
8 3 (2.70%) CIMA
8 3 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.70%) PgMP
9 1 (0.90%) APMP
9 1 (0.90%) CBAP
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.90%) IIBA
9 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) PMO
2 1 (0.90%) COREP
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.90%) FINREP
2 1 (0.90%) GAAP
2 1 (0.90%) IFRS
2 1 (0.90%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.90%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (11.71%) SAP
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle
3 6 (5.41%) Google
3 6 (5.41%) HP
3 6 (5.41%) IBM
3 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.60%) hybris
4 4 (3.60%) Workday
5 3 (2.70%) Infor
5 3 (2.70%) Sage
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco
6 1 (0.90%) Informatica
6 1 (0.90%) JDA
6 1 (0.90%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.90%) Saba
6 1 (0.90%) Siebel
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: Competitive rate
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