The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 12 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.77% - 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.39% - 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £355 £382
% change year-on-year
+8.45% -7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +7.14%
Business Intelligence
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
77 75 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 74.76% 67.57% 59.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 35 31
Average daily rate £340 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 9 (60.00%) Cognos
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
3 7 (46.67%) ETL
3 7 (46.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Business Objects
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (33.33%) SAP
5 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
6 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) UNIX
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (13.33%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (13.33%) WebTrends
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (33.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) QlikView
6 1 (6.67%) OLAP
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Product Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Cognos Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Solaris
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Inmon Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cognos
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Business Objects
3 5 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau
4 2 (13.33%) Websense
5 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy