The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax 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 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 22 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 12 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.50% 3.66% 5.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.60% 4.58% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 11
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£475 £363 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -17.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £323 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-46.30% +0.67%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
125 131 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.13% 79.88% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 91 151
Average daily rate £425 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 11 (64.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) ETL
4 7 (41.18%) VBA
5 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 6 (35.29%) MS Access
5 6 (35.29%) Business Objects
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
7 4 (23.53%) Retail
7 4 (23.53%) Xcelsius
7 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Data Management
8 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
8 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
8 3 (17.65%) SAS
8 3 (17.65%) OLAP
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) SAS Certification
8 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
9 2 (11.76%) T-SQL

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (17.65%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (35.29%) MS Access
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Xcelsius
5 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 3 (17.65%) OLAP
7 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (5.88%) DB2
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
4 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Business Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) MI Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Excel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Data Security
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.88%) Data Stewardship
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SAS Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Business Objects