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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 30 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 190 156 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.97% 3.76% 6.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 4.72% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 88 111
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £528 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £21.58
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +108.52%
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
2669 3305 2519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.90% 79.56% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1781 2013 1494
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 128 106
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.15 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +9.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £12.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £47.71 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +19 97 £400 +8.47% 39
Cheshire +22 45 £375 +3.44% 12
Merseyside -9 15 £369 -10.60% 5
Lancashire -5 12 £331 -7.01% 7
Cumbria +13 1 - - 1
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 163 (45.40%) SQL
2 119 (33.15%) SQL Server
3 118 (32.87%) Finance
4 108 (30.08%) Data Warehouse
5 105 (29.25%) ETL
6 103 (28.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 97 (27.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 76 (21.17%) SAP
9 75 (20.89%) Microsoft
10 66 (18.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 53 (14.76%) Analytics
12 52 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (13.93%) Marketing
14 46 (12.81%) MS Excel
15 45 (12.53%) T-SQL
16 44 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
17 43 (11.98%) Oracle
18 39 (10.86%) Big Data
19 37 (10.31%) Project Management
20 36 (10.03%) Tableau
21 35 (9.75%) Data Analysis
22 34 (9.47%) Manufacturing
23 33 (9.19%) Programme Management
23 33 (9.19%) Data Modelling
24 32 (8.91%) Telecoms
25 30 (8.36%) Electronics
25 30 (8.36%) Data Management
25 30 (8.36%) Cognos
25 30 (8.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
25 30 (8.36%) Digital Marketing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (5.85%) SAS
2 14 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.51%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.11%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.28%) CMS
7 1 (0.28%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.28%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 46 (12.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.23%) MS Office
3 5 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
4 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.56%) Simulink
6 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (8.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (3.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 10 (2.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (2.79%) Unit4 Business World
4 9 (2.51%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (1.95%) Oracle Applications
5 7 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (1.39%) Oracle Financials
7 5 (1.39%) SAP ERP
8 4 (1.11%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (1.11%) SAP FI
8 4 (1.11%) SAP GRC
8 4 (1.11%) SAP HR
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle General Ledger
9 3 (0.84%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.56%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.56%) Unica
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.28%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.39%) Amazon EMR
5 4 (1.11%) SaaS
5 4 (1.11%) SuccessFactors
6 3 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.84%) Office 365
7 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.56%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) Network Security
2 2 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (0.56%) FTP
2 2 (0.56%) HTTP
2 2 (0.56%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.56%) SAN
2 2 (0.56%) Unified Communications
2 2 (0.56%) VoIP
3 1 (0.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (33.15%) SQL Server
2 108 (30.08%) Data Warehouse
3 103 (28.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (27.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 66 (18.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 39 (10.86%) Big Data
7 27 (7.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 26 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (5.57%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (5.57%) Power BI
10 16 (4.46%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (3.90%) OLAP
11 14 (3.90%) QlikView
12 12 (3.34%) Data Mining
12 12 (3.34%) Hadoop
12 12 (3.34%) SAP BW
13 11 (3.06%) Relational Database
13 11 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (2.79%) SAP HANA
15 9 (2.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 13 (3.62%) Talend Open Studio
2 7 (1.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.28%) JIRA
6 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 118 (32.87%) Finance
2 50 (13.93%) Marketing
3 34 (9.47%) Manufacturing
4 32 (8.91%) Telecoms
5 30 (8.36%) Electronics
6 14 (3.90%) Advertising
7 13 (3.62%) Retail
8 9 (2.51%) Billing
9 6 (1.67%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.39%) Legal
11 3 (0.84%) Back Office
11 3 (0.84%) Banking
11 3 (0.84%) Local Government
12 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.28%) French Language
13 1 (0.28%) Games
13 1 (0.28%) German Language
13 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 140 (39.00%) Developer
2 75 (20.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 56 (15.60%) Analyst
4 52 (14.48%) SQL Developer
5 40 (11.14%) Architect
6 35 (9.75%) Consultant
7 24 (6.69%) DBA
8 23 (6.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 19 (5.29%) SQL BI Developer
10 18 (5.01%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 17 (4.74%) Data Architect
11 17 (4.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 17 (4.74%) SQL DBA
12 16 (4.46%) SSIS Developer
13 15 (4.18%) Cognos Developer
14 14 (3.90%) Project Manager
15 13 (3.62%) SSRS Developer
16 12 (3.34%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
16 12 (3.34%) Cognos BI Developer
16 12 (3.34%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.57%) .NET
2 10 (2.79%) MDX
3 7 (1.95%) Web Services
4 6 (1.67%) XML
5 5 (1.39%) Middleware
6 3 (0.84%) CSS
6 3 (0.84%) HTML
7 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.56%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.28%) DHTML
8 1 (0.28%) J2EE
8 1 (0.28%) JMS
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.28%) PostGIS
8 1 (0.28%) REST
8 1 (0.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.48%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.74%) Visualisation
3 15 (4.18%) NHS
4 14 (3.90%) Credit Risk
4 14 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.34%) Data Integration
5 12 (3.34%) Data Structures
6 10 (2.79%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.51%) FMCG
8 7 (1.95%) Data Extraction
9 6 (1.67%) Clustering
9 6 (1.67%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.39%) Replication
11 4 (1.11%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.84%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.84%) RIA
12 3 (0.84%) Statistics
13 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.28%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.51%) Linux
2 7 (1.95%) Windows
3 5 (1.39%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.84%) Unix
4 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.28%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (29.25%) ETL
2 53 (14.76%) Analytics
3 44 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (10.31%) Project Management
5 35 (9.75%) Data Analysis
6 33 (9.19%) Data Modelling
6 33 (9.19%) Programme Management
7 30 (8.36%) Data Management
7 30 (8.36%) Digital Marketing
8 26 (7.24%) E-Commerce
9 24 (6.69%) CRM
9 24 (6.69%) Migration
10 21 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (5.29%) ERP
12 16 (4.46%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (4.18%) Data Architecture
13 15 (4.18%) Scrum
14 14 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (3.90%) Web Analytics
14 14 (3.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 163 (45.40%) SQL
2 45 (12.53%) T-SQL
3 16 (4.46%) Java
4 13 (3.62%) C#
5 10 (2.79%) Python
5 10 (2.79%) VBA
6 8 (2.23%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.95%) C
8 6 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.67%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.11%) VB
9 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.84%) PHP
10 3 (0.84%) R
11 2 (0.56%) ABAP
11 2 (0.56%) C++
11 2 (0.56%) F#
11 2 (0.56%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.56%) Perl
11 2 (0.56%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 16 (4.46%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.34%) Degree
4 3 (0.84%) PhD
5 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.56%) Siebel Certification
6 1 (0.28%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.13%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.18%) QA
3 5 (1.39%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
1 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.84%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (21.17%) SAP
2 75 (20.89%) Microsoft
3 43 (11.98%) Oracle
4 36 (10.03%) Tableau
5 30 (8.36%) Cognos
6 13 (3.62%) Talend
7 12 (3.34%) Ab Initio
8 11 (3.06%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (2.79%) Informatica
10 9 (2.51%) Hyperion
10 9 (2.51%) Teradata
11 7 (1.95%) Vertica
12 6 (1.67%) Google
13 5 (1.39%) Concur
14 4 (1.11%) Ariba
15 3 (0.84%) Cisco
15 3 (0.84%) IBM
15 3 (0.84%) Micro Focus
15 3 (0.84%) ServiceNow
16 2 (0.56%) EXASOL
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