Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 November 2017 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 61 68
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 46 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.64% 2.37% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 2.98% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 32
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -2.86%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £358
90th Percentile £497 £449 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -1.47% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Reading median hourly rate - - £33.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 - £33.00

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1040 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.34% 79.58% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 615 923
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Business Analysis as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Reading

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Reading

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Reading

Business Analysis
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analysis in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Analysis also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (36.96%) GDPR
3 16 (34.78%) Business Process Mapping
3 16 (34.78%) Data Protection
4 15 (32.61%) Data Protection Act
4 15 (32.61%) Risk Assessment
5 13 (28.26%) Information Security
6 11 (23.91%) GAP Analysis
7 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (21.74%) Data Mapping
7 10 (21.74%) Data Management
7 10 (21.74%) Requirements Engineering
8 9 (19.57%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (15.22%) Project Management
9 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
9 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
10 6 (13.04%) SQL
11 5 (10.87%) ETL
11 5 (10.87%) UML
11 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.87%) Marketing
11 5 (10.87%) Degree
11 5 (10.87%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (10.87%) Data Quality
11 5 (10.87%) Data Transformation
11 5 (10.87%) Line Management
12 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
12 4 (8.70%) Information Management
12 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) SMS
2 1 (2.17%) Broadband
2 1 (2.17%) MPLS
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
1 2 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.17%) OLAP
2 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Marketing
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 3 (6.52%) Billing
5 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Analyst
2 29 (63.04%) Business Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Data Modeller
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Data Protection Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Retail Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.17%) ETL Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) IT Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (32.61%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.35%) IVR
4 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) EPoS
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
1 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Business Process Mapping
1 16 (34.78%) Data Protection
2 15 (32.61%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (28.26%) Information Security
4 11 (23.91%) GAP Analysis
5 10 (21.74%) Data Management
5 10 (21.74%) Data Mapping
5 10 (21.74%) Requirements Engineering
6 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (15.22%) Data Analysis
7 7 (15.22%) Data Modelling
7 7 (15.22%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.87%) Data Transformation
8 5 (10.87%) ETL
8 5 (10.87%) Line Management
8 5 (10.87%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) UML
9 4 (8.70%) Data Security
9 4 (8.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
2 4 (8.70%) ISEB
3 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) GDPR
2 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.87%) Data Quality
4 2 (4.35%) PMO
5 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle
1 2 (4.35%) SAP
2 1 (2.17%) Avaya
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco
2 1 (2.17%) Genesys
2 1 (2.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
2 1 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.17%) Twitter
2 1 (2.17%) Verint