The median contractor rate for a Business Analyst was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 6 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15  
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 8 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.71% 13.29% 4.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.30% 13.91% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 10
Median daily rate £419 £436 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.01% +13.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £39.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.11% +19.69%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 127 151 252
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 90.71% 95.57% 91.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 107 161
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -32.43%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Business Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough that featured Business Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Business Analyst in Slough

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Analyst in Slough

Business Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Analyst in Slough over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Analyst in Slough

Business Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Analyst in Slough

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Slough region featuring Business Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (40.00%) CRM
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Use Case
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (25.00%) Marketing
4 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (20.00%) Presales
5 4 (20.00%) NetSuite
5 4 (20.00%) ISEB
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Marketo
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Product Marketing
7 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (10.00%) PMO
7 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Business Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Design
7 2 (10.00%) Workday

Business Analyst Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) NetSuite
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HCM
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HR
2 1 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) GoToWebinar
1 1 (5.00%) SurveyMonkey
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) HTML
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 8 (40.00%) CRM
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Use Case
3 6 (30.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Presales
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) B2C
7 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Service Design
7 2 (10.00%) Six Sigma
7 2 (10.00%) UML
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.00%) AAT
3 1 (5.00%) ACCA
3 1 (5.00%) CIMA
3 1 (5.00%) IIBA
3 1 (5.00%) PMP
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Marketo
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
2 2 (10.00%) Workday
3 1 (5.00%) Elavon
3 1 (5.00%) Infor
3 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (5.00%) Sage
3 1 (5.00%) Siebel