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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 21 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 4 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 2.63% 5.13% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 6.30% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Average daily rate
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£435 £439 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.85% +25.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -40.00%
Business Intelligence
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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
124 127 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.58% 81.41% 70.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 83
Average daily rate £356 £413 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £477 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 2015.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) ETL
4 5 (33.33%) SAS
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (26.67%) Data Management
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) VBA
6 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
6 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (13.33%) Migration
7 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 1 (6.67%) VB

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
5 1 (6.67%) DB2
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP
5 1 (6.67%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Excel Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Migration Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ETL
2 4 (26.67%) Data Management
2 4 (26.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (20.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (13.33%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Data Stewardship
5 1 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VBA
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) SAS Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
1 1 (6.67%) Altova