The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 3 months to 25 April 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 / Slough
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 26 25
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1  
Contract jobs citing Business Analysis 9 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.62% 0.50% 3.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.49% 0.58% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £438 £500 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +52.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £500 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £341
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.43% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year +29.31% -23.68%  

Business Analysis is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 106 171 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 77.94% 85.50% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 104 133
Median daily rate £418 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £252 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Median hourly rate £13.86 £18.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.00% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £36.52 £30.35
% change year-on-year -1.42% +20.32%  

Business Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing Business Analysis as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analysis in Slough

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analysis in Slough

Business Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analysis in Slough over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analysis in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Slough region with a requirement for Business Analysis.

1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Service Design
3 3 (27.27%) PMO
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
5 1 (9.09%) Workday
5 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Presales
5 1 (9.09%) Case Management
5 1 (9.09%) Elavon
5 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (9.09%) AAT
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

Business Analysis
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (9.09%) SAP MM
1 1 (9.09%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
3 3 (27.27%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Customer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ERP Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Payments Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Product Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Salesforce Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP MM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Portfolio Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Service Design
3 3 (27.27%) Six Sigma
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (9.09%) AAT
3 1 (9.09%) ACCA
3 1 (9.09%) CIMA
3 1 (9.09%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PMO
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (9.09%) Elavon
2 1 (9.09%) Infor
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Sage
2 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (9.09%) Workday