The first table below looks at the demand for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 20 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.71% 2.43% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 3.52% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £325 £215 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £52.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.44% +148.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
83 142 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 70.94% 68.93% 69.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 65 80
Average daily rate £370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £528 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £29.17 £26.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.12% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Intelligence
Scotland

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Aberdeen region.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Aberdeen region.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Intelligence.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) SAP BI
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) ERP
4 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) SAP PI
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (12.50%) MS Excel

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Business Intelligence. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) SAP BI
2 3 (37.50%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) IT Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft