The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Analyst
South East / Berkshire
Rank 40 52 32
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 66 80 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.64% 3.25% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.90% 3.51% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 48 97
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £336 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £46.20 £41.00
% change year-on-year -2.58% +12.67%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1693 2278 2727
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.38% 92.56% 92.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 1177 1397
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £26.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.75% +53.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Berkshire

Business Analyst
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 Analyst within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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 +18 18 £425 -5.55% 4
Slough +15 12 £463 +3.93%
Maidenhead -1 8 £300 -27.27% 3
Newbury +2 5 £425 - 1
Bracknell -13 2 £395 -7.05% 1
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 63 (38.18%) Business Analysis
2 35 (21.21%) Finance
3 33 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (18.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (16.36%) CRM
6 23 (13.94%) Telecoms
7 22 (13.33%) Marketing
8 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared
9 20 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (10.91%) Project Management
11 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (9.09%) Use Case
12 15 (9.09%) SAP
12 15 (9.09%) Oracle
12 15 (9.09%) ERP
13 14 (8.48%) Data Analysis
13 14 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (8.48%) SC Cleared
14 13 (7.88%) User Stories
14 13 (7.88%) GAP Analysis
15 12 (7.27%) Billing
15 12 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.67%) Workday
16 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
16 11 (6.67%) ITIL
16 11 (6.67%) Workflow
16 11 (6.67%) DV Cleared
17 10 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
17 10 (6.06%) MS Excel

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top Related 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 (2.42%) Confluence
2 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) Drupal
3 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.82%) MS Project
5 2 (1.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) NetSuite
2 6 (3.64%) BigMachines
2 6 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (3.03%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle ERP
4 4 (2.42%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (1.82%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 3 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.21%) Eloqua
6 2 (1.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (1.21%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.61%) HFM
7 1 (0.61%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.61%) SAP HCM
7 1 (0.61%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Force.com
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.61%) GoToWebinar
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
1 1 (0.61%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.82%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.61%) GIS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.61%) QlikView
4 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.61%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (3.64%) JIRA
General
1 35 (21.21%) Finance
2 23 (13.94%) Telecoms
3 22 (13.33%) Marketing
4 12 (7.27%) Billing
5 7 (4.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.64%) Legal
7 3 (1.82%) Electronics
7 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.82%) Retail
8 2 (1.21%) Banking
8 2 (1.21%) Front Office
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Games
9 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) XML
2 2 (1.21%) .NET
2 2 (1.21%) HTML
3 1 (0.61%) EDI
3 1 (0.61%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.45%) Life Science
2 9 (5.45%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (3.03%) Social Media
4 4 (2.42%) User Experience
5 3 (1.82%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.61%) IVR
7 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.61%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (38.18%) Business Analysis
2 33 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (18.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (16.36%) CRM
5 20 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (10.91%) Project Management
7 15 (9.09%) ERP
7 15 (9.09%) Use Case
8 14 (8.48%) Data Analysis
8 14 (8.48%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (7.88%) GAP Analysis
9 13 (7.88%) User Stories
10 12 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (6.67%) ITIL
11 11 (6.67%) Workflow
12 10 (6.06%) Business Process Analysis
12 10 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.45%) Analytics
13 9 (5.45%) Business Process Mapping
13 9 (5.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.64%) SQL
2 2 (1.21%) C#
2 2 (1.21%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.48%) SC Cleared
3 11 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.64%) Degree
4 6 (3.64%) ISEB
5 4 (2.42%) ACCA
5 4 (2.42%) CIMA
6 3 (1.82%) AAT
7 2 (1.21%) CBAP
7 2 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.61%) IIBA
8 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.61%) PMP
8 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.24%) IFRS
2 4 (2.42%) GAAP
3 3 (1.82%) PMO
4 2 (1.21%) IFRS 9
5 1 (0.61%) COREP
5 1 (0.61%) EMIR
5 1 (0.61%) FINREP
5 1 (0.61%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.61%) MiFID
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 20 (12.12%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (9.09%) Oracle
2 15 (9.09%) SAP
3 11 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.67%) Workday
4 7 (4.24%) Apttus
5 4 (2.42%) hybris
5 4 (2.42%) Infor
5 4 (2.42%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (2.42%) Sage
6 2 (1.21%) Pardot
6 2 (1.21%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) Siebel
6 2 (1.21%) Teradata
7 1 (0.61%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.61%) Citrix
7 1 (0.61%) Saba
7 1 (0.61%) Sun
7 1 (0.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Zuora
Reading, Berkshire
Seven Principles Consulting
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