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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Intelligence (BI)
England / North West
Rank 36 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 130 158 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.01% 4.12% 5.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 5.01% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 85 101
Median daily rate £375 £344 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £218 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £477 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 5
Median hourly rate £21.50 £40.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.88 £41.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £69.07 £68.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.24 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-14.40% +37.93%

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
2135 3156 2639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.31% 82.29% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1903 1514
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 144 112
Median hourly rate £42.48 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £16.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.71 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +10 72 £355 -5.33% 50
Cheshire +12 20 £450 +40.62% 17
Merseyside +2 15 £400 +6.66% 7
Lancashire +3 8 £284 -5.50% 5
Cumbria +8 3 - -
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 122 (39.48%) SQL
2 108 (34.95%) SQL Server
3 103 (33.33%) Finance
4 98 (31.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (30.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 88 (28.48%) Data Warehouse
7 85 (27.51%) ETL
8 64 (20.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 59 (19.09%) SAP
10 56 (18.12%) Microsoft
11 46 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
12 45 (14.56%) Analytics
13 39 (12.62%) Oracle
13 39 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (12.30%) Big Data
15 35 (11.33%) Project Management
15 35 (11.33%) T-SQL
16 33 (10.68%) Data Modelling
17 32 (10.36%) SQL Server 2012
17 32 (10.36%) Tableau
18 31 (10.03%) Marketing
19 28 (9.06%) Manufacturing
19 28 (9.06%) MS Excel
19 28 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (8.74%) Programme Management
21 26 (8.41%) Power BI
22 24 (7.77%) Data Management
23 23 (7.44%) Telecoms
23 23 (7.44%) BusinessObjects
24 22 (7.12%) Electronics

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 14 (4.53%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.21%) SAS
3 11 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.29%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.65%) CMS
5 2 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (9.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.91%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.62%) MS Office
4 3 (0.97%) MS Project
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (7.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.27%) SAP ERP
3 6 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (1.94%) SAP GRC
4 5 (1.62%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.62%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.29%) SAP FI
5 4 (1.29%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.65%) OPENContractor
6 2 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.65%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.27%) SaaS
4 6 (1.94%) SuccessFactors
5 5 (1.62%) Amazon EMR
5 5 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.32%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) Internet
1 1 (0.32%) Intranet
1 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 98 (31.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 95 (30.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 88 (28.48%) Data Warehouse
5 64 (20.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 38 (12.30%) Big Data
7 32 (10.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (9.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (8.41%) Power BI
10 23 (7.44%) BusinessObjects
11 20 (6.47%) QlikView
12 17 (5.50%) Hadoop
13 16 (5.18%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (5.18%) SAP BW
14 11 (3.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 11 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (3.24%) Data Mining
15 10 (3.24%) OLAP
15 10 (3.24%) Relational Database
16 8 (2.59%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (3.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.94%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.29%) JIRA
5 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 103 (33.33%) Finance
2 31 (10.03%) Marketing
3 28 (9.06%) Manufacturing
4 23 (7.44%) Telecoms
5 22 (7.12%) Electronics
6 21 (6.80%) Retail
7 6 (1.94%) Banking
8 5 (1.62%) Billing
8 5 (1.62%) Legal
9 4 (1.29%) Local Government
10 3 (0.97%) Advertising
10 3 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.65%) French Language
11 2 (0.65%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (39.48%) Developer
2 63 (20.39%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 46 (14.89%) Analyst
4 38 (12.30%) Architect
5 34 (11.00%) Consultant
6 30 (9.71%) SQL Developer
7 17 (5.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 16 (5.18%) SSIS Developer
9 15 (4.85%) Business Analyst
10 14 (4.53%) DBA
10 14 (4.53%) SQL DBA
11 13 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 12 (3.88%) Data Architect
12 12 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.88%) SSRS Developer
13 11 (3.56%) Business Developer
13 11 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
13 11 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 11 (3.56%) Tableau Developer
14 10 (3.24%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.85%) .NET
2 12 (3.88%) MDX
3 6 (1.94%) XML
4 5 (1.62%) Web Services
5 4 (1.29%) Middleware
6 3 (0.97%) CSS
7 2 (0.65%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.65%) HTML
7 2 (0.65%) Spark Streaming
7 2 (0.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.32%) DHTML
8 1 (0.32%) J2EE
8 1 (0.32%) Laravel
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.85%) Data Structures
3 11 (3.56%) FMCG
3 11 (3.56%) NHS
4 9 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.27%) Credit Risk
6 6 (1.94%) Clustering
6 6 (1.94%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.62%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.62%) Replication
8 4 (1.29%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.65%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.32%) PKI
11 1 (0.32%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.32%) RIA
11 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.27%) Unix
2 6 (1.94%) Windows
3 3 (0.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.65%) Linux
5 1 (0.32%) Solaris
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (27.51%) ETL
2 45 (14.56%) Analytics
3 39 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (11.33%) Project Management
5 33 (10.68%) Data Modelling
6 27 (8.74%) Programme Management
7 24 (7.77%) Data Management
8 22 (7.12%) Digital Marketing
9 21 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (5.83%) Data Analysis
10 18 (5.83%) Migration
10 18 (5.83%) Visualisation
11 17 (5.50%) Open Source
11 17 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (4.85%) CRM
13 14 (4.53%) ERP
13 14 (4.53%) Validation
14 13 (4.21%) Scrum
15 12 (3.88%) Data Integration
15 12 (3.88%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 122 (39.48%) SQL
2 35 (11.33%) T-SQL
3 16 (5.18%) Python
4 12 (3.88%) Java
5 11 (3.56%) C#
6 9 (2.91%) C
7 8 (2.59%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.94%) R
9 4 (1.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.29%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.29%) VBA
10 3 (0.97%) Perl
11 2 (0.65%) C++
11 2 (0.65%) F#
11 2 (0.65%) VB
12 1 (0.32%) ABAP
12 1 (0.32%) PHP
12 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (3.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.29%) Degree
4 3 (0.97%) PhD
5 1 (0.32%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.32%) MCPD
5 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.15%) Data Quality
2 14 (4.53%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO20022
3 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.32%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 59 (19.09%) SAP
2 56 (18.12%) Microsoft
3 39 (12.62%) Oracle
4 32 (10.36%) Tableau
5 13 (4.21%) Cognos
6 12 (3.88%) Talend
7 11 (3.56%) Teradata
8 10 (3.24%) Informatica
9 8 (2.59%) MicroStrategy
10 7 (2.27%) Google
11 6 (1.94%) Ariba
11 6 (1.94%) Concur
12 5 (1.62%) Capita
12 5 (1.62%) Hyperion
13 4 (1.29%) IBM
14 3 (0.97%) Ab Initio
14 3 (0.97%) EXASOL
14 3 (0.97%) LANDesk
15 2 (0.65%) Actian
15 2 (0.65%) ServiceNow
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