Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Business Analyst
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 157 214 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.81% 4.98% 4.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 5.40% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 130 167
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.86% -7.50%
10th Percentile £313 £282 £291
90th Percentile £528 £482 £483
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £62.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +92.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £31.25 £61.25 £26.85
90th Percentile £37.75 £63.75 £34.15
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £39.44 £29.50
% change year-on-year -29.00% +33.69% -13.24%

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 3783 3964 4566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.89% 92.21% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2007 2142 2475
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £214
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 184 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.44 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.90 £44.48 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

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 22 November 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 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 22 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 +17 63 £425 +6.25% 1
Newbury -8 12 £450 +5.88% 1
Slough -11 10 £388 -13.89% 2
Windsor +4 9 £444 -2.74%
Bracknell +1 6 £375 -6.25%
Maidenhead -12 6 £363 -14.71%
Wokingham +6 2 - -
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 67 (42.68%) Business Analysis
2 52 (33.12%) Finance
3 33 (21.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (15.29%) Security Cleared
5 23 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (14.65%) Oracle
5 23 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (14.65%) GDPR
6 21 (13.38%) ERP
6 21 (13.38%) Project Management
7 20 (12.74%) SC Cleared
8 19 (12.10%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (10.83%) Marketing
10 16 (10.19%) CRM
10 16 (10.19%) Telecoms
11 15 (9.55%) SAP
12 14 (8.92%) Data Protection
12 14 (8.92%) Business Process Mapping
13 13 (8.28%) Data Mapping
13 13 (8.28%) Information Security
13 13 (8.28%) Data Management
14 12 (7.64%) Migration
15 11 (7.01%) Oracle ERP
15 11 (7.01%) Primavera
16 10 (6.37%) Salesforce.com
16 10 (6.37%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (6.37%) Requirements Engineering
16 10 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 10 (6.37%) NetSuite

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 (3.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) CMS
2 2 (1.27%) Documentum
2 2 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Oracle ERP
1 11 (7.01%) Primavera
2 10 (6.37%) NetSuite
3 6 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle CRM On Demand
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.64%) Maximo
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) SaaS
2 3 (1.91%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.91%) Office 365
3 2 (1.27%) CallidusCloud
3 2 (1.27%) Yammer
4 1 (0.64%) AdSense
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) Internet
2 4 (2.55%) SMS
3 2 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.64%) Extranet
4 1 (0.64%) Skype
4 1 (0.64%) SNMP
4 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.10%) Big Data
2 7 (4.46%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.55%) QlikView
4 3 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.27%) MS Access
5 2 (1.27%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.64%) OLAP
6 1 (0.64%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.64%) Mocha
1 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (33.12%) Finance
2 17 (10.83%) Marketing
3 16 (10.19%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.10%) Retail
5 5 (3.18%) Billing
5 5 (3.18%) Legal
6 4 (2.55%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.91%) Military
8 2 (1.27%) Automotive
8 2 (1.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Advertising
9 1 (0.64%) Electronics
9 1 (0.64%) Law
9 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) Flash
1 2 (1.27%) HTML
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (1.27%) Web Services
2 1 (0.64%) HTML5 Canvas
2 1 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.65%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.37%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (5.10%) User Experience
4 5 (3.18%) Internet of Things
4 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) Cybercrime
6 2 (1.27%) EPoS
6 2 (1.27%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.27%) Social Media
7 1 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.64%) Fintech
7 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.64%) Life Science
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.64%) Windows
1 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.68%) Business Analysis
2 33 (21.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (14.65%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (13.38%) ERP
5 21 (13.38%) Project Management
6 19 (12.10%) GAP Analysis
7 16 (10.19%) CRM
8 14 (8.92%) Business Process Mapping
8 14 (8.92%) Data Protection
9 13 (8.28%) Data Management
9 13 (8.28%) Data Mapping
9 13 (8.28%) Information Security
10 12 (7.64%) Migration
11 10 (6.37%) Requirements Engineering
11 10 (6.37%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (5.73%) Data Migration
12 9 (5.73%) Requirements Management
12 9 (5.73%) Waterfall
13 8 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.55%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) Java
2 2 (1.27%) PHP
2 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (15.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.74%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.82%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.82%) ISEB
4 4 (2.55%) Degree
5 3 (1.91%) ACCA
5 3 (1.91%) CIMA
6 2 (1.27%) AAT
6 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.27%) PMP
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.64%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.65%) GDPR
2 10 (6.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.73%) IFRS
4 3 (1.91%) PMO
5 1 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.64%) GAAP
5 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (14.65%) Oracle
2 15 (9.55%) SAP
3 10 (6.37%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.55%) Siebel
5 4 (2.55%) Tableau
6 3 (1.91%) Google
6 3 (1.91%) Marketo
6 3 (1.91%) Workday
7 2 (1.27%) Callidus
7 2 (1.27%) Infor
7 2 (1.27%) Nintex
7 2 (1.27%) Sage
7 2 (1.27%) Twitter
8 1 (0.64%) Ariba
8 1 (0.64%) Cognos
8 1 (0.64%) Facebook
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) VMware