The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 27 38 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 179 122 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.69% 4.57% 5.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.71% 6.28% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 80 100
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £203 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Average hourly rate £67.00 £17.15 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+290.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+26.25% -51.51%
Business Intelligence
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2321 1944 1719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.80% 72.84% 66.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 991 928
Average daily rate £375 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 97 78
Average hourly rate £27.00 £33.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +53.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 65 £307 -5.69% 39
Cheshire +9 38 £381 +5.17% 21
Lancashire 0 34 £400 +97.53% 4
Merseyside +4 20 £515 +37.33% 1
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 179 (53.75%) SQL
2 104 (31.23%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (28.83%) SQL Server
4 91 (27.33%) Oracle
5 88 (26.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 71 (21.32%) Finance
8 70 (21.02%) Security Cleared
9 67 (20.12%) ETL
10 61 (18.32%) Data Modelling
10 61 (18.32%) SC Cleared
11 58 (17.42%) PL/SQL
12 54 (16.22%) T-SQL
13 53 (15.92%) Microsoft
14 51 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 48 (14.41%) Cognos
16 45 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (11.71%) Oracle Reports
18 38 (11.41%) NHS
19 37 (11.11%) QlikView
20 36 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
21 33 (9.91%) Migration
21 33 (9.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
22 32 (9.61%) Data Analysis
23 31 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
23 31 (9.31%) SAP
23 31 (9.31%) Oracle Database
24 30 (9.01%) Dimensional Modelling
24 30 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
24 30 (9.01%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (7.81%) Oracle Workflow
2 25 (7.51%) SAS
3 11 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.20%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.20%) NetWeaver
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 2 (0.60%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.30%) Node.js
7 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.30%) PowerPivot
3 7 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.20%) MS Office
5 3 (0.90%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.60%) SPSS
6 2 (0.60%) MS Project
7 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
2 33 (9.91%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 26 (7.81%) Oracle Applications
4 20 (6.01%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (3.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (3.00%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (1.80%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (1.80%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (1.50%) SAP BPC
8 4 (1.20%) SAP ERP
8 4 (1.20%) Agresso
9 3 (0.90%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.60%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.30%) Summit
11 1 (0.30%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.30%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
11 1 (0.30%) Magento
11 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.90%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.60%) Office 365
3 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.30%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.90%) HTTP
1 3 (0.90%) Intranet
2 1 (0.30%) LAN
2 1 (0.30%) WAN
2 1 (0.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (31.23%) Data Warehouse
2 96 (28.83%) SQL Server
3 88 (26.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 74 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 51 (15.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (11.71%) Oracle Reports
7 37 (11.11%) QlikView
8 31 (9.31%) Oracle Database
9 30 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (7.51%) Oracle Database 11g
11 20 (6.01%) Base SAS
12 17 (5.11%) OLAP
13 16 (4.80%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 15 (4.50%) Cognos Report Studio
15 13 (3.90%) Big Data
16 12 (3.60%) SAP BW
17 11 (3.30%) Oracle Database 10g
17 11 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
18 10 (3.00%) SQL Server 2005
18 10 (3.00%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 26 (7.81%) Oracle Forms
2 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.80%) ERwin
4 4 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.90%) Rational Rose
6 2 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 71 (21.32%) Finance
2 26 (7.81%) Marketing
3 14 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.60%) Retail
5 10 (3.00%) Electronics
6 6 (1.80%) Banking
7 5 (1.50%) Legal
7 5 (1.50%) Local Government
8 4 (1.20%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.60%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Games
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 204 (61.26%) Developer
2 82 (24.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 46 (13.81%) Analyst
4 38 (11.41%) Architect
5 36 (10.81%) Cognos Developer
6 33 (9.91%) SQL Developer
7 32 (9.61%) Consultant
8 31 (9.31%) Oracle Developer
9 28 (8.41%) Business Developer
10 22 (6.61%) Cognos BI Developer
11 19 (5.71%) Business Analyst
12 18 (5.41%) SAS Developer
13 14 (4.20%) QlikView Developer
14 13 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
15 12 (3.60%) Data Architect
15 12 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (3.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
17 9 (2.70%) Oracle Consultant
17 9 (2.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
17 9 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.00%) .NET
2 9 (2.70%) MDX
3 7 (2.10%) Web Services
4 4 (1.20%) REST
5 3 (0.90%) Middleware
5 3 (0.90%) XHR
5 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.60%) jQuery
6 2 (0.60%) HTML5
6 2 (0.60%) CSS3
6 2 (0.60%) XML
6 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.60%) CSS
6 2 (0.60%) HTML
7 1 (0.30%) SAP XI
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.30%) EDI
7 1 (0.30%) Flash
7 1 (0.30%) JDBC
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (11.41%) NHS
3 20 (6.01%) Data Integration
4 15 (4.50%) Visualisation
5 13 (3.90%) Algorithms
6 10 (3.00%) DTV
7 6 (1.80%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.50%) Reference Data
8 5 (1.50%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.20%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.90%) Informatics
10 3 (0.90%) Statistics
11 2 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information Act
11 2 (0.60%) FMCG
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.60%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.40%) Windows
2 6 (1.80%) UNIX
2 6 (1.80%) Linux
3 3 (0.90%) AIX
3 3 (0.90%) HPUX
4 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.60%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.12%) ETL
2 61 (18.32%) Data Modelling
3 33 (9.91%) Migration
4 32 (9.61%) Data Analysis
5 31 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (9.01%) Dimensional Modelling
6 30 (9.01%) Workflow
7 24 (7.21%) Analytics
8 21 (6.31%) Project Management
9 19 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 19 (5.71%) Data Architecture
10 14 (4.20%) CRM
11 13 (3.90%) Data Security
12 12 (3.60%) Data Management
13 11 (3.30%) Programme Management
14 10 (3.00%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (3.00%) Business Analysis
14 10 (3.00%) TDD
15 9 (2.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 179 (53.75%) SQL
2 58 (17.42%) PL/SQL
3 54 (16.22%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.90%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.00%) Java
6 8 (2.40%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.10%) C#
8 5 (1.50%) VBA
9 4 (1.20%) C
10 2 (0.60%) VB
10 2 (0.60%) ABAP
11 1 (0.30%) PHP
11 1 (0.30%) R
11 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 70 (21.02%) Security Cleared
2 61 (18.32%) SC Cleared
3 11 (3.30%) Degree
4 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.80%) MCSE
6 2 (0.60%) CCNA
6 2 (0.60%) CCDA
6 2 (0.60%) CCDP
6 2 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) MCITP
7 1 (0.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) QA
2 5 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.90%) SLA
4 2 (0.60%) GMP
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.30%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (0.60%) UAG
2 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 91 (27.33%) Oracle
2 53 (15.92%) Microsoft
3 48 (14.41%) Cognos
4 31 (9.31%) SAP
5 21 (6.31%) Informatica
6 14 (4.20%) Business Objects
7 7 (2.10%) IBM
7 7 (2.10%) Tableau
8 6 (1.80%) Cisco
9 5 (1.50%) Jaspersoft
10 4 (1.20%) CA
11 3 (0.90%) Teradata
11 3 (0.90%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.90%) CODA
11 3 (0.90%) HP
11 3 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.60%) Talend
12 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.60%) Avaya
12 2 (0.60%) Genesys
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