Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 66 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 121 118 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.94% 2.76% 2.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.52% 3.40% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 69 77
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% +9.68% -3.13%
10th Percentile £357 £297 £320
90th Percentile £514 £495 £518
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 - £33.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £43.69 £33.00
% change year-on-year -47.35% +32.39% -40.00%

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 3440 3473 3895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.60% 81.37% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1791 1866 2150
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.96%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 130 176
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +77.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £38.45 £48.83 £44.38
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 2017. 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 +18 47 £400 -5.88% 1
Newbury -1 10 £450 - 1
Windsor +3 6 £444 -8.97%
Bracknell +9 5 - - 2
Maidenhead -11 5 £400 -5.88% 3
Slough +1 3 £360 -20.00% 3
Wokingham - 3 - -
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 40 (33.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 32 (26.45%) GDPR
3 30 (24.79%) Project Management
4 25 (20.66%) Telecoms
5 23 (19.01%) GAP Analysis
5 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (17.36%) Data Analysis
8 19 (15.70%) Oracle
9 17 (14.05%) SQL
9 17 (14.05%) Data Modelling
9 17 (14.05%) Retail
9 17 (14.05%) Data Protection
10 16 (13.22%) Business Process Mapping
11 15 (12.40%) Data Protection Act
11 15 (12.40%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (12.40%) Migration
12 14 (11.57%) Information Security
12 14 (11.57%) Data Migration
13 13 (10.74%) Data Quality
14 12 (9.92%) Data Management
14 12 (9.92%) Data Structures
15 11 (9.09%) CRM
15 11 (9.09%) Marketing
15 11 (9.09%) Data Mapping
15 11 (9.09%) Big Data
16 10 (8.26%) Requirements Engineering
16 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2

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 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) CMS
3 1 (0.83%) Drupal
3 1 (0.83%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) NetSuite
2 5 (4.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (2.48%) Primavera
4 2 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.65%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.65%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.83%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.83%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.83%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) FinancialForce
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.83%) SaaS
1 1 (0.83%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) Internet
2 4 (3.31%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.48%) SMS
4 2 (1.65%) Broadband
5 1 (0.83%) MPLS
5 1 (0.83%) Skype
5 1 (0.83%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.09%) Big Data
2 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.61%) DB2
3 4 (3.31%) Cloudera CDH
3 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.48%) QlikView
5 2 (1.65%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.83%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.83%) Essbase
6 1 (0.83%) OLAP
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.65%) Subversion
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 25 (20.66%) Telecoms
3 17 (14.05%) Retail
4 11 (9.09%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Billing
6 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Automotive
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 80 (66.12%) Analyst
2 67 (55.37%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.92%) Data Analyst
3 12 (9.92%) Project Manager
4 9 (7.44%) Data Modeller
4 9 (7.44%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 8 (6.61%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) Senior Business Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Architect
8 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) Data Manager
8 5 (4.13%) ERP Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) ERP Business Analyst
8 5 (4.13%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) Big Data Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Digital Development Manager
9 4 (3.31%) Finance Business Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (3.31%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) Kafka
2 2 (1.65%) VXML
3 1 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) Flash
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) Middleware
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.40%) Data Protection Act
3 12 (9.92%) Data Structures
4 6 (4.96%) User Experience
5 5 (4.13%) Internet of Things
5 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.31%) Fintech
7 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.48%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.65%) IVR
8 2 (1.65%) PMI
9 1 (0.83%) EPoS
9 1 (0.83%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.83%) Social Media
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.83%) Windows
1 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.06%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (24.79%) Project Management
3 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (19.01%) GAP Analysis
4 21 (17.36%) Data Analysis
5 17 (14.05%) Data Modelling
5 17 (14.05%) Data Protection
6 16 (13.22%) Business Process Mapping
7 15 (12.40%) Migration
7 15 (12.40%) Risk Assessment
8 14 (11.57%) Data Migration
8 14 (11.57%) Information Security
9 12 (9.92%) Data Management
10 11 (9.09%) CRM
10 11 (9.09%) Data Mapping
11 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2
11 10 (8.26%) Requirements Engineering
12 9 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (6.61%) ERP
13 8 (6.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.05%) SQL
2 1 (0.83%) Java
2 1 (0.83%) PHP
2 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.44%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.61%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.96%) Degree
3 6 (4.96%) ISEB
4 4 (3.31%) PMP
5 3 (2.48%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.65%) AAT
6 2 (1.65%) ACCA
6 2 (1.65%) APMP
6 2 (1.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.65%) CIMA
7 1 (0.83%) IIBA
7 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.45%) GDPR
2 13 (10.74%) Data Quality
3 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.48%) PMO
5 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.83%) IFRS
5 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle
2 8 (6.61%) JDA
3 7 (5.79%) SAP
4 6 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (4.13%) IBM
6 4 (3.31%) Cisco
6 4 (3.31%) Cloudera
6 4 (3.31%) Siebel
7 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.48%) Workday
8 2 (1.65%) Infor
8 2 (1.65%) Sage
8 2 (1.65%) Verint
9 1 (0.83%) Genesys
9 1 (0.83%) Google
9 1 (0.83%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.83%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.83%) Tableau
9 1 (0.83%) Twitter