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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 32 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 181 237 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.13% 5.29% 4.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 6.47% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 150 101
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 5
Median hourly rate £61.91 £24.37 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.02% -63.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.76 £16.50 £46.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.07 £42.02 £82.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+70.21% +11.90%
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
2939 3663 2440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 83.30% 81.82% 75.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1877 2293 1396
Median daily rate £408 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 149 114
Median hourly rate £24.50 £37.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.78% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.58 £56.97 £78.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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
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 September 2016.

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 30 September 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 -4 74 £375 - 45
Cheshire -6 46 £375 - 11
Lancashire +2 20 £331 -27.03% 7
Merseyside -3 16 £500 +53.84% 4
Cumbria +13 1 - - 1
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 148 (43.40%) SQL
2 109 (31.96%) SQL Server
3 105 (30.79%) ETL
4 103 (30.21%) Data Warehouse
5 91 (26.69%) Finance
6 75 (21.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 73 (21.41%) SAP
8 71 (20.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 67 (19.65%) Microsoft
10 65 (19.06%) Analytics
11 63 (18.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 49 (14.37%) Big Data
13 46 (13.49%) E-Commerce
14 45 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
15 43 (12.61%) Marketing
16 40 (11.73%) MS Excel
17 39 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (10.56%) Oracle
19 32 (9.38%) CRM
19 32 (9.38%) Talend
19 32 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
20 31 (9.09%) Java
21 30 (8.80%) T-SQL
21 30 (8.80%) Telecoms
21 30 (8.80%) Programme Management
21 30 (8.80%) Kimball Methodology
22 29 (8.50%) Tableau
22 29 (8.50%) Manufacturing
23 28 (8.21%) Cognos
23 28 (8.21%) Dimensional Modelling

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 19 (5.57%) SAS
2 18 (5.28%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (1.17%) Oracle Service Bus
5 3 (0.88%) Apache
5 3 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.88%) CMS
6 2 (0.59%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.59%) Drupal
6 2 (0.59%) JBoss
6 2 (0.59%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.59%) WordPress
7 1 (0.29%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.29%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Self-Service HR
7 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (11.73%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.93%) MS Office
3 4 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) 3ds Max
4 2 (0.59%) Maya
4 2 (0.59%) Simulink
4 2 (0.59%) ZBrush
5 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 27 (7.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 12 (3.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (3.23%) Unit4 Business World
4 8 (2.35%) Cognos TM1
5 7 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (1.17%) Oracle Payables
8 4 (1.17%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.88%) SAP PP
9 3 (0.88%) SAP WM
10 2 (0.59%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Retail
10 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.59%) Unica
11 1 (0.29%) Hyperion Planning
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle General Ledger
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle iRecruitment
11 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.47%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.17%) Office 365
5 3 (0.88%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.59%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.59%) SmartFocus
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.52%) Network Security
2 4 (1.17%) HTTP
3 3 (0.88%) VoIP
4 2 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.59%) FTP
4 2 (0.59%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.59%) SAN
4 2 (0.59%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.29%) DHCP
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (31.96%) SQL Server
2 103 (30.21%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (21.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (20.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (18.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 49 (14.37%) Big Data
7 27 (7.92%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (7.92%) OLAP
8 24 (7.04%) OLAP Cube
9 21 (6.16%) Data Mining
10 15 (4.40%) SAP BW
11 14 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (3.81%) QlikView
12 13 (3.81%) SAP BI
12 13 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (3.52%) Power BI
14 11 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
15 10 (2.93%) SAP HANA
16 9 (2.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
2 21 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.29%) ERwin
5 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 91 (26.69%) Finance
2 43 (12.61%) Marketing
3 30 (8.80%) Telecoms
4 29 (8.50%) Manufacturing
5 27 (7.92%) Electronics
6 17 (4.99%) Retail
7 16 (4.69%) Advertising
8 11 (3.23%) Back Office
9 6 (1.76%) Billing
9 6 (1.76%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.17%) Banking
10 4 (1.17%) Local Government
11 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.88%) Publishing
12 2 (0.59%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.59%) Games
12 2 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 126 (36.95%) Developer
2 69 (20.23%) Analyst
3 55 (16.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 45 (13.20%) SQL Developer
5 33 (9.68%) Consultant
6 30 (8.80%) Project Manager
7 27 (7.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 24 (7.04%) DBA
9 23 (6.74%) Architect
10 21 (6.16%) Business Analyst
11 19 (5.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 16 (4.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 16 (4.69%) SQL BI Developer
13 15 (4.40%) Cognos Developer
14 14 (4.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
15 13 (3.81%) Cognos BI Developer
15 13 (3.81%) SQL DBA
16 11 (3.23%) Data Architect
16 11 (3.23%) SSIS Developer
16 11 (3.23%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.52%) .NET
2 7 (2.05%) XML
3 5 (1.47%) Middleware
3 5 (1.47%) Web Services
4 4 (1.17%) MDX
5 3 (0.88%) CSS
5 3 (0.88%) HTML
5 3 (0.88%) REST
6 2 (0.59%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.59%) Apache Camel
6 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.59%) J2EE
6 2 (0.59%) JDBC
6 2 (0.59%) JSON
6 2 (0.59%) SOAP
7 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.29%) HTML5
7 1 (0.29%) JMS
7 1 (0.29%) Spring
7 1 (0.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.87%) NHS
3 15 (4.40%) Visualisation
4 13 (3.81%) Data Integration
4 13 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.52%) Digital Media
6 10 (2.93%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.64%) Credit Risk
8 8 (2.35%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.17%) Clustering
9 4 (1.17%) FMCG
9 4 (1.17%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.88%) Data Extraction
10 3 (0.88%) Replication
10 3 (0.88%) RIA
11 2 (0.59%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.29%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.29%) iPad
12 1 (0.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.92%) Linux
2 7 (2.05%) Windows
3 4 (1.17%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.59%) Unix
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.79%) ETL
2 65 (19.06%) Analytics
3 46 (13.49%) E-Commerce
4 45 (13.20%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (9.38%) CRM
6 30 (8.80%) Kimball Methodology
6 30 (8.80%) Programme Management
7 28 (8.21%) Dimensional Modelling
8 27 (7.92%) Data Analysis
8 27 (7.92%) Data Modelling
8 27 (7.92%) Digital Marketing
9 26 (7.62%) Data Management
10 25 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (7.04%) Business Analysis
12 23 (6.74%) ERP
13 21 (6.16%) Migration
13 21 (6.16%) Project Management
14 20 (5.87%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (4.99%) Web Development
16 15 (4.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 148 (43.40%) SQL
2 31 (9.09%) Java
3 30 (8.80%) T-SQL
4 17 (4.99%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.11%) PHP
6 7 (2.05%) VBA
7 6 (1.76%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.47%) C
8 5 (1.47%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.47%) VB
9 4 (1.17%) C#
10 3 (0.88%) Python
11 2 (0.59%) C++
11 2 (0.59%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.59%) Perl
11 2 (0.59%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
12 1 (0.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 13 (3.81%) Degree
1 13 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (2.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.59%) Siebel Certification
5 1 (0.29%) APMP
5 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) PMP
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.93%) Data Quality
1 10 (2.93%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) ISO20022
3 4 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.88%) HDFS
2 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (0.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (21.41%) SAP
2 67 (19.65%) Microsoft
3 36 (10.56%) Oracle
4 32 (9.38%) Talend
5 29 (8.50%) Tableau
6 28 (8.21%) Cognos
7 27 (7.92%) Vertica
8 13 (3.81%) Ab Initio
9 11 (3.23%) Teradata
10 10 (2.93%) Hyperion
11 6 (1.76%) Informatica
11 6 (1.76%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (1.47%) Google
12 5 (1.47%) IBM
13 4 (1.17%) Atlassian
13 4 (1.17%) Cisco
13 4 (1.17%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.88%) Concur
14 3 (0.88%) Maconomy
14 3 (0.88%) ServiceNow
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