The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of MicroStrategy products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MicroStrategy over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within MicroStrategy, Inc.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MicroStrategy
Rank 176 192 214
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Contract jobs citing MicroStrategy 16 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.40% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.86% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £355 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-34.73% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2584 3257 3374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.85% 45.95% 43.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1801 2264 2309
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £274 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 116 97
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.16 £51.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
MicroStrategy
London

MicroStrategy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MicroStrategy across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

MicroStrategy Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MicroStrategy
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MicroStrategy across the City of London region.

MicroStrategy Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

MicroStrategy
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MicroStrategy across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

MicroStrategy Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

MicroStrategy
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MicroStrategy across the City of London region.

MicroStrategy Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

MicroStrategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MicroStrategy 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 MicroStrategy.

1 18 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (51.85%) Tableau
4 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (37.04%) Analytics
6 9 (33.33%) Java
6 9 (33.33%) Hadoop
7 8 (29.63%) Talend Open Studio
7 8 (29.63%) Teradata
7 8 (29.63%) Oracle
7 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
7 8 (29.63%) ETL
7 8 (29.63%) SAS
7 8 (29.63%) Talend
8 7 (25.93%) Python
8 7 (25.93%) C
8 7 (25.93%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (22.22%) Data Management
9 6 (22.22%) Ab Initio
9 6 (22.22%) Apache Hive
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) Project Management
9 6 (22.22%) Informatica
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (22.22%) Apache Pig
10 5 (18.52%) Master Data Management
10 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
10 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
10 5 (18.52%) Finance

MicroStrategy
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing MicroStrategy 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 MicroStrategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (29.63%) SAS
2 6 (22.22%) Apache Pig
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SPSS
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) PowerPivot
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematica
4 1 (3.70%) MS Office
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) WebTrends
1 1 (3.70%) SiteCatalyst
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (22.22%) Apache Hive
4 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (18.52%) Data Mining
6 4 (14.81%) DataStage
7 3 (11.11%) Big Data
7 3 (11.11%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (3.70%) OLAP
9 1 (3.70%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (3.70%) PowerCenter
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.70%) WebFOCUS
9 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.70%) ProC
2 1 (3.70%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
2 4 (14.81%) Publishing
3 3 (11.11%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) German Language
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Data Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Informatica Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Microstrategy Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Head of Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) Swing
2 1 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Visualisation
2 4 (14.81%) Statistics
2 4 (14.81%) Data Integration
2 4 (14.81%) Mathematics
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Open Source
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Conversion
4 1 (3.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
2 1 (3.70%) HPUX
2 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (37.04%) Analytics
3 8 (29.63%) Data Modelling
3 8 (29.63%) ETL
4 6 (22.22%) Data Management
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 5 (18.52%) Master Data Management
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.81%) Data Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Data Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) Regression Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Data Governance
7 3 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
8 2 (7.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (25.93%) Python
3 7 (25.93%) C
4 4 (14.81%) Ruby
4 4 (14.81%) R
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) Perl
5 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PhD
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9000
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Tableau
2 8 (29.63%) Teradata
2 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Talend
3 6 (22.22%) Ab Initio
3 6 (22.22%) Informatica
4 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
5 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.11%) Datanomic
6 3 (11.11%) Trillium
6 3 (11.11%) DataFlux
7 2 (7.41%) Cognos
8 1 (3.70%) Omniture
8 1 (3.70%) Google