Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 54 59
Rank change year-on-year -18 +5 +25
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 106 111 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.68% 2.81% 2.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 3.44% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 63 85
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% -8.85%
10th Percentile £353 £272 £319
90th Percentile £488 £523 £521
South East median daily rate £440 £420 £405
% change year-on-year +4.89% +3.58% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £55.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.91% +66.67% -
South East median hourly rate £24.56 £17.43 £33.50
% change year-on-year +40.91% -47.97% -1.47%

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 3,311 3,228 3,990
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 83.70% 81.60% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,717 1,656 2,129
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £273 £235 £238
90th Percentile £588 £572 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 122 159
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.12 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.72% -24.52% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.65 £11.33 £10.64
90th Percentile £47.00 £54.50 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%

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 18 February 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
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 18 February 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 +36 53 £400 -8.57% 1
Newbury -15 8 £450 - 1
Slough -1 5 £388 -15.87% 3
Bracknell -12 4 £423 +6.96%
Wokingham +5 2 - -
Windsor -7 1 £438 -10.26%
Maidenhead -15 1 £375 -11.76% 3
Business Analysis
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (33.02%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 22 (20.75%) GDPR
3 21 (19.81%) Telecoms
3 21 (19.81%) Project Management
4 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.87%) Business Process Mapping
5 19 (17.92%) Data Protection
6 18 (16.98%) Data Protection Act
6 18 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (16.04%) GAP Analysis
7 17 (16.04%) Retail
8 15 (14.15%) Data Management
8 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
9 14 (13.21%) DevOps
10 13 (12.26%) Requirements Engineering
10 13 (12.26%) Data Mapping
10 13 (12.26%) SC Cleared
10 13 (12.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 12 (11.32%) Data Analysis
11 12 (11.32%) Information Security
12 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (10.38%) Data Modelling
12 11 (10.38%) Waterfall
13 10 (9.43%) Big Data
13 10 (9.43%) Oracle
14 9 (8.49%) ERP
14 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
15 8 (7.55%) Microsoft

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 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.89%) CMS
2 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.94%) Drupal
3 1 (0.94%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.83%) Primavera
3 2 (1.89%) SAP APO
3 2 (1.89%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.94%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 1 (0.94%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) SaaS
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (0.94%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.94%) PaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.72%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) MPLS
2 2 (1.89%) SMS
2 2 (1.89%) VPN
3 1 (0.94%) Converged Networks
3 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.94%) Skype
3 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) Big Data
2 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.72%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.77%) Cloudera CDH
5 3 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.89%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.89%) Power BI
6 2 (1.89%) QlikView
6 2 (1.89%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.94%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Subversion
3 1 (0.94%) GCC
General
1 22 (20.75%) Finance
2 21 (19.81%) Telecoms
3 17 (16.04%) Retail
4 7 (6.60%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.89%) Automotive
6 2 (1.89%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) French Language
6 2 (1.89%) German Language
7 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (70.75%) Analyst
2 69 (65.09%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.38%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
5 9 (8.49%) Developer
6 6 (5.66%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.72%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Data Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Project Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) Data Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Data Modeller
8 4 (3.77%) Finance Business Analyst
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.60%) HTML
1 7 (6.60%) XML
2 6 (5.66%) .NET
2 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.77%) Kafka
4 1 (0.94%) Flash
4 1 (0.94%) J2EE
4 1 (0.94%) JSON
4 1 (0.94%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.02%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (16.98%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.77%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.77%) EPoS
4 4 (3.77%) Fintech
5 3 (2.83%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.89%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.89%) User Experience
6 2 (1.89%) VLE
7 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.94%) FMCG
7 1 (0.94%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.94%) Life Science
7 1 (0.94%) Social Media
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.94%) Windows
1 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.02%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.81%) Project Management
3 20 (18.87%) Business Process Mapping
3 20 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 19 (17.92%) Data Protection
5 18 (16.98%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (16.04%) GAP Analysis
7 15 (14.15%) Data Management
8 14 (13.21%) DevOps
9 13 (12.26%) Data Mapping
9 13 (12.26%) Requirements Engineering
10 12 (11.32%) Data Analysis
10 12 (11.32%) Information Security
11 11 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (10.38%) Data Modelling
11 11 (10.38%) Waterfall
12 9 (8.49%) ERP
12 9 (8.49%) Programme Management
13 8 (7.55%) Data Transformation
14 7 (6.60%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) SQL
2 6 (5.66%) C#
2 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (0.94%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.94%) C
4 1 (0.94%) PHP
4 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) Degree
4 7 (6.60%) PMI Certification
5 6 (5.66%) PgMP
6 2 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.89%) ISEB
7 1 (0.94%) IIBA
7 1 (0.94%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.75%) GDPR
2 13 (12.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (5.66%) PMO
4 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.94%) IFRS
5 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (9.43%) Oracle
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.72%) SAP
4 4 (3.77%) Cloudera
5 3 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) Google
6 1 (0.94%) Siebel
6 1 (0.94%) Tableau
6 1 (0.94%) Workday