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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 35 42 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 175 123 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.53% 3.89% 5.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.97% 5.32% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 70 90
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £464 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £52.25
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -23.44%
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
2929 2314 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 75.80% 73.09% 71.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1613 1185 873
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 127 85
Average hourly rate £41.00 £31.25 £25.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% +20.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 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
Cheshire +20 56 £450 +28.57% 24
Manchester 0 56 £338 -3.57% 46
Lancashire +9 23 £450 +50.00% 5
Merseyside -17 7 £275 +16.40% 7
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 199 (52.65%) SQL
2 108 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 106 (28.04%) SQL Server
4 97 (25.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 96 (25.40%) Oracle
6 93 (24.60%) Finance
7 79 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 74 (19.58%) ETL
9 73 (19.31%) Security Cleared
10 69 (18.25%) Microsoft
11 61 (16.14%) Data Modelling
12 59 (15.61%) PL/SQL
13 58 (15.34%) SC Cleared
13 58 (15.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 49 (12.96%) SAP
14 49 (12.96%) Cognos
15 48 (12.70%) T-SQL
16 46 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
17 45 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
18 42 (11.11%) Oracle Database
18 42 (11.11%) Data Analysis
19 40 (10.58%) QlikView
19 40 (10.58%) Marketing
20 39 (10.32%) NHS
21 38 (10.05%) Oracle Reports
22 36 (9.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
23 35 (9.26%) Dimensional Modelling
23 35 (9.26%) Migration
23 35 (9.26%) Oracle EBS
24 33 (8.73%) SAS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 33 (8.73%) SAS
2 26 (6.88%) Oracle Workflow
3 10 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
4 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.79%) NetWeaver
6 2 (0.53%) JBoss
6 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.53%) Confluence
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.26%) Node.js
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.26%) WordPress
7 1 (0.26%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.26%) Liferay
7 1 (0.26%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.26%) IIS
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.26%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 26 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (3.44%) MS Project
4 11 (2.91%) MS Office
5 8 (2.12%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.53%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.53%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 36 (9.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 35 (9.26%) Oracle EBS
3 27 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (6.88%) Oracle Applications
5 24 (6.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (1.59%) Oracle General Ledger
6 6 (1.59%) Oracle CRM
6 6 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
7 5 (1.32%) Agresso
8 4 (1.06%) SAP ERP
8 4 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.79%) ResourceLink
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
11 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.26%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.26%) SAP HR
11 1 (0.26%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.26%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.79%) Office 365
3 3 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.26%) Responsys
4 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.06%) HTTP
2 2 (0.53%) WAN
2 2 (0.53%) SAN
2 2 (0.53%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) MPLS
3 1 (0.26%) OSPF
3 1 (0.26%) BGP
3 1 (0.26%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.26%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) Wireless
3 1 (0.26%) VPLS
3 1 (0.26%) NGN
3 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.26%) NAS
3 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.26%) DMZ
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 106 (28.04%) SQL Server
3 97 (25.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 79 (20.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 58 (15.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 42 (11.11%) Oracle Database
7 40 (10.58%) QlikView
8 38 (10.05%) Oracle Reports
9 29 (7.67%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (7.41%) Base SAS
11 25 (6.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 20 (5.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 12 (3.17%) Cognos Report Studio
13 12 (3.17%) Big Data
13 12 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (2.65%) SAP BW
15 9 (2.38%) OLAP
16 8 (2.12%) SAP BI
16 8 (2.12%) Oracle BI EE
17 7 (1.85%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 26 (6.88%) Oracle Forms
2 15 (3.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.32%) ERwin
5 4 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
5 4 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.79%) JIRA
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.53%) Selenium
7 2 (0.53%) JUnit
7 2 (0.53%) Subversion
8 1 (0.26%) LSMW
8 1 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 93 (24.60%) Finance
2 40 (10.58%) Marketing
3 31 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 31 (8.20%) Manufacturing
4 27 (7.14%) Electronics
5 18 (4.76%) Retail
6 10 (2.65%) Local Government
7 9 (2.38%) Banking
8 4 (1.06%) Publishing
8 4 (1.06%) Legal
9 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.79%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 202 (53.44%) Developer
2 78 (20.63%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 69 (18.25%) Analyst
4 42 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 41 (10.85%) Consultant
6 40 (10.58%) Architect
7 32 (8.47%) Cognos Developer
8 29 (7.67%) Oracle Developer
9 28 (7.41%) Business Developer
10 25 (6.61%) SAS Developer
11 23 (6.08%) Business Analyst
12 20 (5.29%) Cognos BI Developer
13 18 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 17 (4.50%) Data Analyst
14 17 (4.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
15 12 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
16 10 (2.65%) Oracle Consultant
17 9 (2.38%) SQL Server Developer
17 9 (2.38%) Data Architect
17 9 (2.38%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.17%) CSS
2 10 (2.65%) MDX
2 10 (2.65%) CSS3
3 8 (2.12%) OAuth
3 8 (2.12%) SAML
4 7 (1.85%) .NET
5 5 (1.32%) XML
6 4 (1.06%) HTML
6 4 (1.06%) Web Services
6 4 (1.06%) jQuery
6 4 (1.06%) REST
7 3 (0.79%) XHR
7 3 (0.79%) Ajax
7 3 (0.79%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.53%) Spring MVC
8 2 (0.53%) XSD
8 2 (0.53%) J2EE
8 2 (0.53%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.53%) JSP
8 2 (0.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (10.32%) NHS
3 27 (7.14%) DTV
4 20 (5.29%) Algorithms
5 15 (3.97%) Data Integration
6 14 (3.70%) Visualisation
7 10 (2.65%) Data Structures
8 9 (2.38%) Open Source
9 8 (2.12%) Mobile App
9 8 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.32%) Statistics
11 4 (1.06%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.06%) Informatics
12 3 (0.79%) Replication
12 3 (0.79%) Clustering
13 2 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.53%) Freedom of Information Act
13 2 (0.53%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.12%) UNIX
2 6 (1.59%) Windows
2 6 (1.59%) Linux
3 3 (0.79%) AIX
3 3 (0.79%) HPUX
4 2 (0.53%) VMS
4 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.58%) ETL
2 61 (16.14%) Data Modelling
3 46 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 35 (9.26%) Migration
5 35 (9.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 30 (7.94%) Analytics
7 29 (7.67%) Workflow
8 28 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 27 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 23 (6.08%) Project Management
11 20 (5.29%) Data Migration
12 19 (5.03%) Data Security
12 19 (5.03%) CRM
13 17 (4.50%) Kimball Methodology
14 15 (3.97%) Data Management
15 13 (3.44%) SOA
16 12 (3.17%) TOGAF
17 11 (2.91%) TDD
17 11 (2.91%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 199 (52.65%) SQL
2 59 (15.61%) PL/SQL
3 48 (12.70%) T-SQL
4 13 (3.44%) Java
5 9 (2.38%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.12%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.12%) C#
7 5 (1.32%) VBA
8 3 (0.79%) C
8 3 (0.79%) VB
9 2 (0.53%) ABAP
10 1 (0.26%) PHP
10 1 (0.26%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.26%) R
10 1 (0.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 73 (19.31%) Security Cleared
2 58 (15.34%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.29%) Degree
4 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.53%) MCSE
5 2 (0.53%) CCNA
5 2 (0.53%) CCDA
5 2 (0.53%) CCDP
5 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.26%) MBA
6 1 (0.26%) MCTS
6 1 (0.26%) MCITP
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.26%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.44%) QA
2 6 (1.59%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.53%) GMP
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.26%) P3O
5 1 (0.26%) HL7
5 1 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 10 (2.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.53%) UAG
3 1 (0.26%) XenApp
3 1 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 96 (25.40%) Oracle
2 69 (18.25%) Microsoft
3 49 (12.96%) SAP
3 49 (12.96%) Cognos
4 21 (5.56%) Informatica
5 12 (3.17%) Citrix
6 11 (2.91%) Tableau
6 11 (2.91%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.59%) IBM
8 4 (1.06%) Talend
8 4 (1.06%) Jaspersoft
8 4 (1.06%) hybris
8 4 (1.06%) Cisco
9 3 (0.79%) HP
10 2 (0.53%) EMC
10 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.53%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.53%) VMware
11 1 (0.26%) Teradata
11 1 (0.26%) Capita
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