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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 6.25% 3.16% 4.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.18% 4.07% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £375 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £326 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £490 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% -6.66%
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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
110 123 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 76.39% 77.85% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 93 133
Average daily rate £425 £390 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 October 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%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (5.88%) DB2
8 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
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%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SAS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) MI Developer
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
5 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) Credit Risk
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ETL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Data Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Data Stewardship
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Master Data Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.88%) SOA
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Data Security
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