Period
to 20 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 43 33
Rank change year-on-year -6 -10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 137 143 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.52% 3.59% 5.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.79% 3.90% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 101 151
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +14.86%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £313
90th Percentile £516 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.62% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £62.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.04% -43.20% +135.85%
10th Percentile £27.40 £31.25 £61.25
90th Percentile £48.80 £37.75 £63.75
South East median hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £27.38
% change year-on-year +12.12% +20.55% +3.30%

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 3,618 3,667 4,130
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.09% 92.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,851 1,927 2,235
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 138 195
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.92 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.70 £39.75 £41.45
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 October 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 -14 39 £450 -2.17% 3
Bracknell +25 31 £400 +3.90% 4
Wokingham -2 11 £425 - 1
Newbury -15 7 £406 -9.72% 1
Slough -9 6 £400 +6.67% 2
Windsor -2 4 £488 +11.43% 1
Maidenhead -5 2 £425 +33.86% 1
Business Analyst
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 63 (45.99%) Business Analysis
2 32 (23.36%) Finance
3 29 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (13.14%) Project Management
5 18 (13.14%) User Experience
6 16 (11.68%) Change Management
6 16 (11.68%) SAP
7 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (8.76%) User Stories
9 12 (8.76%) Analytics
10 11 (8.03%) Use Case
10 11 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (7.30%) Oracle
11 10 (7.30%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
12 9 (6.57%) Data Security
13 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis
13 8 (5.84%) Retail
13 8 (5.84%) Data Management
14 7 (5.11%) Marketing
14 7 (5.11%) Migration
14 7 (5.11%) Workflow
14 7 (5.11%) GAP Analysis
14 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
14 7 (5.11%) Data Modelling
14 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared

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 1 (0.73%) CMS
1 1 (0.73%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.73%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Maximo
2 4 (2.92%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (2.92%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (1.46%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.46%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.46%) SAP HCM
3 2 (1.46%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.46%) SAP PP
3 2 (1.46%) SAP QM
3 2 (1.46%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.46%) Sonata
4 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.73%) HFM
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.73%) Primavera
4 1 (0.73%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.65%) SMS
2 1 (0.73%) Broadband
2 1 (0.73%) Internet
2 1 (0.73%) LAN
2 1 (0.73%) Network Security
2 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.92%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (1.46%) Essbase
2 2 (1.46%) Power BI
2 2 (1.46%) Semantic Layer
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 32 (23.36%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.84%) Retail
4 7 (5.11%) Marketing
5 4 (2.92%) Legal
5 4 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.46%) Automotive
6 2 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.73%) Advertising
7 1 (0.73%) Back Office
7 1 (0.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.46%) Middleware
2 1 (0.73%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.14%) User Experience
2 14 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.65%) FMCG
4 5 (3.65%) VLE
5 3 (2.19%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.46%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.46%) Robotics
7 1 (0.73%) EPoS
7 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.73%) Life Science
7 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.73%) Social Media
7 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.11%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.46%) Windows
3 1 (0.73%) Android
3 1 (0.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.99%) Business Analysis
2 29 (21.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.14%) Project Management
5 16 (11.68%) Change Management
6 13 (9.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 12 (8.76%) Analytics
7 12 (8.76%) User Stories
8 11 (8.03%) Use Case
8 11 (8.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (6.57%) Data Security
11 8 (5.84%) Data Analysis
11 8 (5.84%) Data Management
12 7 (5.11%) Analytical Thinking
12 7 (5.11%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (5.11%) Data Modelling
12 7 (5.11%) GAP Analysis
12 7 (5.11%) Migration
12 7 (5.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.19%) SQL
2 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.65%) ISEB
3 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.46%) ACCA
5 2 (1.46%) CIMA
5 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.19%) QA
2 2 (1.46%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.46%) GDPR
2 2 (1.46%) PMO
3 1 (0.73%) IFRS
3 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.73%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) SAP
2 10 (7.30%) Oracle
2 10 (7.30%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.92%) Hyperion
5 3 (2.19%) Workday
6 2 (1.46%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.46%) FNZ
6 2 (1.46%) IBM
6 2 (1.46%) JDA
7 1 (0.73%) Adobe
7 1 (0.73%) Automation Anywhere
7 1 (0.73%) CODA
7 1 (0.73%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.73%) Google
7 1 (0.73%) Pega
7 1 (0.73%) RedPrairie
7 1 (0.73%) Siebel
7 1 (0.73%) UiPath