The first table below looks at the demand for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 40 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 121 125 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.01% 4.61% 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.74% 6.51% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 77
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £584
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £33.34 £34.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2109 1921 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 69.97% 70.89% 64.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 960 1106
Average daily rate £375 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 88 111
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.75 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.53% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 44 £325 -1.51% 35
Cheshire +1 34 £388 +7.63% 18
Lancashire -3 17 £372 +29.39% 2
Merseyside +1 9 £450 +24.13% 2
Cumbria - 1 - - 4
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 117 (49.37%) SQL
2 84 (35.44%) SQL Server
3 74 (31.22%) Data Warehouse
3 74 (31.22%) Finance
4 72 (30.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (29.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 57 (24.05%) ETL
7 53 (22.36%) Oracle
8 39 (16.46%) Microsoft
8 39 (16.46%) T-SQL
9 38 (16.03%) NHS
10 32 (13.50%) SAP
11 29 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 28 (11.81%) Business Objects
12 28 (11.81%) Data Modelling
12 28 (11.81%) MS Excel
13 26 (10.97%) Migration
13 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
14 22 (9.28%) .NET
15 21 (8.86%) Analytics
15 21 (8.86%) Relational Database
16 19 (8.02%) Oracle Database
16 19 (8.02%) Oracle BI EE
17 18 (7.59%) Informatica
17 18 (7.59%) PL/SQL
17 18 (7.59%) C#
17 18 (7.59%) SharePoint
17 18 (7.59%) Dimensional Modelling
17 18 (7.59%) Security Cleared
18 17 (7.17%) Oracle Reports

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.22%) SAS
3 6 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.84%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.42%) Documentum
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 28 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) MS Office
5 1 (0.42%) SPSS
5 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.42%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (4.22%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (3.38%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (1.69%) Academy Housing
4 4 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (1.69%) SAP BPC
5 3 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (1.27%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.84%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.42%) Maximo
7 1 (0.42%) arcHouse
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.42%) Agresso
7 1 (0.42%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) Firewall
2 3 (1.27%) NAS
3 2 (0.84%) Internet
3 2 (0.84%) CTI
4 1 (0.42%) Intranet
4 1 (0.42%) LDAP
4 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 74 (31.22%) Data Warehouse
3 72 (30.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (29.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 29 (12.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (10.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (8.86%) Relational Database
8 19 (8.02%) Oracle Database
8 19 (8.02%) Oracle BI EE
9 17 (7.17%) Oracle Reports
10 15 (6.33%) QlikView
11 14 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (5.91%) OLAP
11 14 (5.91%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
13 10 (4.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 9 (3.80%) Big Data
15 8 (3.38%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 8 (3.38%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (3.38%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 10 (4.22%) ERwin
1 10 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 9 (3.80%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.42%) Ant
3 1 (0.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 74 (31.22%) Finance
2 16 (6.75%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.91%) Marketing
4 13 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 12 (5.06%) Electronics
6 11 (4.64%) Banking
7 8 (3.38%) Retail
8 3 (1.27%) Local Government
8 3 (1.27%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.27%) Advertising
9 2 (0.84%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Legal
10 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.42%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.42%) French Language
10 1 (0.42%) German Language
10 1 (0.42%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 112 (47.26%) Developer
2 49 (20.68%) Analyst
3 41 (17.30%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 25 (10.55%) Consultant
5 21 (8.86%) SQL Developer
6 19 (8.02%) Business Analyst
7 14 (5.91%) Architect
7 14 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 11 (4.64%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (3.80%) MI Developer
10 9 (3.80%) Business Developer
10 9 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (2.95%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 6 (2.53%) Designer
12 6 (2.53%) OBIEE Developer
12 6 (2.53%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.53%) DBA
12 6 (2.53%) Business Consultant
12 6 (2.53%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (9.28%) .NET
2 14 (5.91%) Web Services
3 11 (4.64%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.22%) CSS
4 10 (4.22%) HTML
5 9 (3.80%) Middleware
6 5 (2.11%) XML
6 5 (2.11%) jQuery
6 5 (2.11%) HTML5
7 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.27%) SAP XI
8 3 (1.27%) EDI
9 2 (0.84%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.84%) MDX
9 2 (0.84%) GWT
9 2 (0.84%) ODBC
9 2 (0.84%) JDBC
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.03%) NHS
2 12 (5.06%) DTV
3 11 (4.64%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.80%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.11%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.69%) HP Superdome
6 4 (1.69%) Statistics
7 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.27%) Open Source
8 2 (0.84%) FMCG
8 2 (0.84%) Informatics
9 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.42%) Life Science
9 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.42%) Online Games
9 1 (0.42%) LIMS
9 1 (0.42%) NPfIT
9 1 (0.42%) Clustering
9 1 (0.42%) Economics
9 1 (0.42%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.06%) UNIX
2 4 (1.69%) HPUX
2 4 (1.69%) Linux
3 3 (1.27%) Windows
4 2 (0.84%) Solaris
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.05%) ETL
2 28 (11.81%) Data Modelling
3 26 (10.97%) Migration
4 21 (8.86%) Analytics
5 18 (7.59%) Dimensional Modelling
6 16 (6.75%) Data Migration
7 15 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (5.91%) Business Analysis
8 14 (5.91%) ERP
9 13 (5.49%) Programme Management
9 13 (5.49%) Project Management
9 13 (5.49%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.06%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (4.22%) UML
13 9 (3.80%) CRM
13 9 (3.80%) MVC
13 9 (3.80%) Document Management
13 9 (3.80%) Data Architecture
14 8 (3.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 117 (49.37%) SQL
2 39 (16.46%) T-SQL
3 18 (7.59%) C#
3 18 (7.59%) PL/SQL
4 12 (5.06%) Java
5 11 (4.64%) VBA
6 10 (4.22%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.38%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.11%) ABAP
9 3 (1.27%) Python
9 3 (1.27%) C
9 3 (1.27%) VB
10 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.11%) Degree
4 2 (0.84%) SAP Certification
4 2 (0.84%) PMP
4 2 (0.84%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.42%) CISA
5 1 (0.42%) CISM
5 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
5 1 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.27%) QA
1 3 (1.27%) Basel III
2 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (0.84%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (22.36%) Oracle
2 39 (16.46%) Microsoft
3 32 (13.50%) SAP
4 28 (11.81%) Business Objects
5 18 (7.59%) Informatica
6 9 (3.80%) Tableau
7 8 (3.38%) Cognos
7 8 (3.38%) CA
8 5 (2.11%) IBM
9 4 (1.69%) HP
9 4 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
10 3 (1.27%) Vertica
10 3 (1.27%) Teradata
10 3 (1.27%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.27%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.84%) Sage
11 2 (0.84%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.84%) Orchard
11 2 (0.84%) Netezza
12 1 (0.42%) Infor
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Greater Manchester
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Posted: 15 days ago
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