Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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.

Business Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 39 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 168 170 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.25% 4.31% 4.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.63% 4.62% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 114 147
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £263
90th Percentile £525 £504 £470
South East median daily rate £425 £416 £400
% change year-on-year +2.10% +4.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 - £32.50
10th Percentile £31.25 - £26.85
90th Percentile £37.75 - £34.15
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £25.97
% change year-on-year +6.06% +27.07% -23.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3,631 3,677 4,631
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.81% 93.32% 92.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,930 1,899 2,434
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £220 £238
90th Percentile £582 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 179 237
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.68% +11.54%
10th Percentile £10.44 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.30 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.43 £19.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% -8.26% +16.92%

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Business Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 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 +22 61 £425 - 3
Slough -2 15 £450 - 3
Maidenhead -6 11 £413 -2.94% 2
Newbury -22 8 £413 -2.94%
Wokingham +4 5 £375 +47.06%
Bracknell -4 5 £423 +6.96% 1
Windsor -8 2 £438 -4.11%
Business Analyst
South East

Business Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, Business Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 70 (41.67%) Business Analysis
2 43 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (19.05%) Finance
6 28 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
7 23 (13.69%) GDPR
8 22 (13.10%) Security Cleared
9 21 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
9 21 (12.50%) Project Management
10 20 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (10.12%) Telecoms
11 17 (10.12%) Data Management
11 17 (10.12%) Data Protection
11 17 (10.12%) Data Mapping
12 16 (9.52%) Google
12 16 (9.52%) User Stories
13 14 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 14 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
13 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
13 14 (8.33%) Migration
13 14 (8.33%) Information Security
13 14 (8.33%) Oracle
14 13 (7.74%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (7.74%) Data Protection Act
14 13 (7.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 13 (7.74%) Requirements Engineering
15 12 (7.14%) Retail
15 12 (7.14%) SAP
15 12 (7.14%) CRM

Business Analyst Skill Set
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 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.79%) Documentum
3 2 (1.19%) CMS
3 2 (1.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Oracle ERP
2 5 (2.98%) Primavera
3 4 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle CRM On Demand
5 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.60%) Endur
5 1 (0.60%) Maximo
5 1 (0.60%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.60%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.60%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.60%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.98%) Office 365
2 5 (2.98%) SaaS
3 2 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.60%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) Firewall
1 7 (4.17%) LAN
2 3 (1.79%) Internet
2 3 (1.79%) SMS
3 2 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.60%) Extranet
4 1 (0.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.60%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.79%) Big Data
1 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.79%) QlikView
2 2 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.19%) MS Access
2 2 (1.19%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.60%) Power BI
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (19.05%) Finance
2 17 (10.12%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.14%) Retail
4 11 (6.55%) Marketing
5 6 (3.57%) Legal
6 4 (2.38%) Billing
6 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.79%) Automotive
7 3 (1.79%) Banking
8 2 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Electronics
9 1 (0.60%) French Language
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) Flash
1 2 (1.19%) HTML
1 2 (1.19%) Mason
1 2 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.60%) HTML5 Canvas
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.24%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.74%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.98%) EPoS
5 4 (2.38%) User Experience
6 2 (1.19%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.19%) Life Science
6 2 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.19%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.19%) Social Media
6 2 (1.19%) VLE
7 1 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.60%) FMCG
7 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.60%) Infotainment
7 1 (0.60%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.19%) Windows
2 1 (0.60%) Linux
2 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (41.67%) Business Analysis
2 43 (25.60%) Stakeholder Management
3 39 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 21 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 21 (12.50%) Project Management
6 20 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
7 17 (10.12%) Data Management
7 17 (10.12%) Data Mapping
7 17 (10.12%) Data Protection
8 16 (9.52%) User Stories
9 14 (8.33%) Information Security
9 14 (8.33%) Migration
10 13 (7.74%) Requirements Engineering
10 13 (7.74%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (7.14%) CRM
11 12 (7.14%) ERP
12 10 (5.95%) Data Migration
12 10 (5.95%) ITIL
12 10 (5.95%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.57%) SQL
2 2 (1.19%) Java
2 2 (1.19%) PHP
3 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.79%) Degree
4 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.19%) ACCA
5 2 (1.19%) CIMA
5 2 (1.19%) ISEB
5 2 (1.19%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.19%) PMP
6 1 (0.60%) CITP
6 1 (0.60%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.69%) GDPR
2 13 (7.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.17%) PMO
4 5 (2.98%) IFRS
5 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (9.52%) Google
2 14 (8.33%) Oracle
3 12 (7.14%) SAP
4 9 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.17%) Cisco
5 7 (4.17%) Dell
5 7 (4.17%) EMC
6 5 (2.98%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.79%) Dynatrace
7 3 (1.79%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 2 (1.19%) Nintex
9 1 (0.60%) Cognos
9 1 (0.60%) Cramer
9 1 (0.60%) CyberArk
9 1 (0.60%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.60%) Siebel
9 1 (0.60%) Workday