The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 38 41 23
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 45 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.77% 2.32% 3.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.90% 3.23% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 13
Average daily rate
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£408 £353 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £348 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £413 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £355 £390
% change year-on-year
+5.84% -8.97%
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
Scotland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
918 806 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.82% 71.90% 67.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 386 326
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Average hourly rate £15.77 £22.50 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.91% +27.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £5.00 £12.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £40.00
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 Edinburgh

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 59 (53.15%) Oracle
2 52 (46.85%) Data Warehouse
3 50 (45.05%) Finance
4 33 (29.73%) Kimball Methodology
5 32 (28.83%) Cognos
6 31 (27.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 29 (26.13%) Cognos Report Studio
8 28 (25.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
9 26 (23.42%) Cognos Transformer
10 24 (21.62%) Banking
11 22 (19.82%) Project Management
12 21 (18.92%) ETL
13 20 (18.02%) SQL
14 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
15 17 (15.32%) Dimensional Modelling
15 17 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
16 14 (12.61%) Business Objects
17 13 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (9.01%) SAS
19 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
19 9 (8.11%) Workflow
19 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
19 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 8 (7.21%) Pentaho
20 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
20 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
20 8 (7.21%) Data Management
20 8 (7.21%) Migration

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (9.01%) SAS
2 7 (6.31%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (27.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.41%) FTP
1 6 (5.41%) Internet
1 6 (5.41%) Firewall
1 6 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (5.41%) Reverse Proxy
2 4 (3.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (46.85%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (26.13%) Cognos Report Studio
3 28 (25.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 26 (23.42%) Cognos Transformer
5 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
6 14 (12.61%) SQL Server
7 13 (11.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
8 9 (8.11%) Oracle Database
8 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (7.21%) Pentaho
9 8 (7.21%) Star Schema
9 8 (7.21%) OLAP
9 8 (7.21%) Oracle Discoverer
10 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (5.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (5.41%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Selenium
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.90%) ERwin
General
1 50 (45.05%) Finance
2 24 (21.62%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Advertising
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (49.55%) Developer
2 32 (28.83%) Cognos Developer
3 25 (22.52%) Analyst
4 22 (19.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 15 (13.51%) Consultant
6 13 (11.71%) Cognos BI Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 9 (8.11%) Business Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Architect
10 6 (5.41%) SAS Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Test Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) CLAS Consultant
11 5 (4.50%) Data Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Data Analyst
12 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse Architect
12 4 (3.60%) Business Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 3 (2.70%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) Web Services
2 6 (5.41%) .NET
3 4 (3.60%) XML
4 3 (2.70%) JSON
5 2 (1.80%) Drools
5 2 (1.80%) Java EE
6 1 (0.90%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.90%) MDX
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.90%) Middleware
6 1 (0.90%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.60%) CESG
2 4 (3.60%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.80%) GIS
4 2 (1.80%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.80%) Open Source
5 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) UNIX
2 1 (0.90%) Windows
2 1 (0.90%) AIX
2 1 (0.90%) Solaris
2 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) Kimball Methodology
2 22 (19.82%) Project Management
3 21 (18.92%) ETL
4 17 (15.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (15.32%) Dimensional Modelling
5 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.11%) Workflow
6 8 (7.21%) Migration
6 8 (7.21%) Data Management
6 8 (7.21%) Business Analysis
7 7 (6.31%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.41%) Change Management
8 6 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.50%) Asset Management
9 5 (4.50%) Investment Management
9 5 (4.50%) Protective Monitoring
10 4 (3.60%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (3.60%) Information Assurance
10 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.02%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) VBA
2 6 (5.41%) PL/SQL
3 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.80%) Java
5 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.90%) C
5 1 (0.90%) C#
5 1 (0.90%) VB
5 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (6.31%) ISTQB
2 6 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) GPG13
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 59 (53.15%) Oracle
2 32 (28.83%) Cognos
3 14 (12.61%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.41%) SAP
4 6 (5.41%) BI-SAM
5 5 (4.50%) Tableau
6 4 (3.60%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.70%) Linedata
7 3 (2.70%) Ab Initio
8 2 (1.80%) Informatica
8 2 (1.80%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) IBM
9 1 (0.90%) Teradata
9 1 (0.90%) StatPro
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