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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Intelligence (BI)
England / North West
Rank 29 39 22
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 156 160 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 5.95% 4.08% 6.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.25% 5.05% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 92 112
Median daily rate £375 £363 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £59.00 £67.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.88% -11.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £43.75 £22.17
% change year-on-year
-13.14% +97.36%

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
2152 3168 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 82.07% 80.73% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1395 1930 1441
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £599 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 110 102
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +39.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.86 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +18 85 £380 +4.82% 42
Cheshire +16 21 £400 +29.03% 13
Merseyside -2 19 £400 -5.88% 5
Lancashire -5 11 £360 +16.12% 7
Cumbria +13 3 - - 1
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 139 (42.51%) SQL
2 113 (34.56%) SQL Server
3 103 (31.50%) Finance
4 99 (30.28%) ETL
5 98 (29.97%) Data Warehouse
6 96 (29.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 94 (28.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 65 (19.88%) SAP
8 65 (19.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 61 (18.65%) Microsoft
10 50 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
11 48 (14.68%) Analytics
12 41 (12.54%) T-SQL
13 40 (12.23%) Oracle
14 38 (11.62%) MS Excel
14 38 (11.62%) Project Management
14 38 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (11.31%) Big Data
16 35 (10.70%) Tableau
16 35 (10.70%) Data Modelling
17 34 (10.40%) Marketing
18 30 (9.17%) Data Management
18 30 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
19 27 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
20 26 (7.95%) Manufacturing
21 25 (7.65%) Programme Management
21 25 (7.65%) Cognos
22 23 (7.03%) Telecoms
22 23 (7.03%) Data Analysis
23 22 (6.73%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 18 (5.50%) SAS
2 14 (4.28%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.67%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.22%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.31%) Apache
6 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.31%) CMS
6 1 (0.31%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 38 (11.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.45%) MS Office
2 8 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (0.92%) MS Project
3 3 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (6.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (2.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 8 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.83%) Oracle Financials
4 6 (1.83%) SAP ERP
4 6 (1.83%) Unit4 Business World
5 5 (1.53%) Cognos TM1
5 5 (1.53%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (1.53%) SAP GRC
5 5 (1.53%) SAP HR
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (1.22%) Oracle Receivables
6 4 (1.22%) SAP FI
7 3 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.61%) OPENContractor
8 2 (0.61%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.83%) SaaS
4 5 (1.53%) Amazon EMR
4 5 (1.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Office 365
6 1 (0.31%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.61%) Network Security
2 1 (0.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (34.56%) SQL Server
2 98 (29.97%) Data Warehouse
3 96 (29.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (28.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (19.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 37 (11.31%) Big Data
7 30 (9.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 27 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 22 (6.73%) Power BI
10 19 (5.81%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (4.89%) Hadoop
11 16 (4.89%) Oracle BI EE
12 15 (4.59%) OLAP
12 15 (4.59%) QlikView
13 14 (4.28%) SAP BW
14 13 (3.98%) Relational Database
15 10 (3.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 10 (3.06%) SAP HANA
16 9 (2.75%) Data Mining
16 9 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (3.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.31%) JIRA
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 103 (31.50%) Finance
2 34 (10.40%) Marketing
3 26 (7.95%) Manufacturing
4 23 (7.03%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.73%) Electronics
6 17 (5.20%) Retail
7 9 (2.75%) Advertising
8 7 (2.14%) Billing
9 5 (1.53%) Legal
10 4 (1.22%) Banking
11 3 (0.92%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.61%) French Language
12 2 (0.61%) German Language
12 2 (0.61%) Local Government
12 2 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.31%) Back Office
13 1 (0.31%) Games
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (37.92%) Developer
2 68 (20.80%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 48 (14.68%) Analyst
4 44 (13.46%) Architect
5 41 (12.54%) SQL Developer
6 32 (9.79%) Consultant
7 20 (6.12%) DBA
8 18 (5.50%) Data Architect
9 16 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 16 (4.89%) SQL BI Developer
10 15 (4.59%) SSIS Developer
11 14 (4.28%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 14 (4.28%) SQL DBA
12 13 (3.98%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (3.67%) Business Analyst
13 12 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 12 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 12 (3.67%) SSRS Developer
14 11 (3.36%) Cognos Developer
14 11 (3.36%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.50%) .NET
2 11 (3.36%) MDX
3 6 (1.83%) XML
4 5 (1.53%) Middleware
4 5 (1.53%) Web Services
5 3 (0.92%) CSS
5 3 (0.92%) HTML
6 2 (0.61%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.61%) REST
6 2 (0.61%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.31%) DHTML
7 1 (0.31%) J2EE
7 1 (0.31%) Laravel
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.31%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.50%) Visualisation
3 15 (4.59%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.98%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.67%) Data Integration
6 10 (3.06%) Credit Risk
7 9 (2.75%) FMCG
7 9 (2.75%) NHS
8 8 (2.45%) Data Centre
9 7 (2.14%) Data Extraction
10 5 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.53%) Clustering
10 5 (1.53%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.53%) Replication
11 4 (1.22%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
12 3 (0.92%) RIA
12 3 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.61%) Statistics
13 2 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.14%) Linux
2 5 (1.53%) Unix
3 4 (1.22%) Windows
4 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (30.28%) ETL
2 48 (14.68%) Analytics
3 38 (11.62%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (11.62%) Project Management
4 35 (10.70%) Data Modelling
5 30 (9.17%) Data Management
6 25 (7.65%) Programme Management
7 23 (7.03%) Data Analysis
8 22 (6.73%) CRM
8 22 (6.73%) Digital Marketing
8 22 (6.73%) Migration
9 20 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (5.81%) E-Commerce
11 17 (5.20%) ERP
12 16 (4.89%) Data Architecture
13 15 (4.59%) Kimball Methodology
13 15 (4.59%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (4.59%) Validation
14 14 (4.28%) Scrum
15 13 (3.98%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 139 (42.51%) SQL
2 41 (12.54%) T-SQL
3 17 (5.20%) Java
4 14 (4.28%) Python
5 13 (3.98%) C#
6 9 (2.75%) C
7 8 (2.45%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.45%) VBA
8 7 (2.14%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.53%) R
10 4 (1.22%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.92%) Perl
11 3 (0.92%) PHP
11 3 (0.92%) VB
12 2 (0.61%) C++
12 2 (0.61%) F#
13 1 (0.31%) ABAP
13 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (3.98%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.45%) Degree
2 8 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.92%) PhD
4 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.73%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.59%) QA
3 5 (1.53%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.31%) Docker
1 1 (0.31%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 65 (19.88%) SAP
2 61 (18.65%) Microsoft
3 40 (12.23%) Oracle
4 35 (10.70%) Tableau
5 25 (7.65%) Cognos
6 12 (3.67%) Informatica
6 12 (3.67%) Talend
6 12 (3.67%) Teradata
7 9 (2.75%) Ab Initio
7 9 (2.75%) MicroStrategy
8 6 (1.83%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.53%) Ariba
9 5 (1.53%) Concur
9 5 (1.53%) Google
9 5 (1.53%) Vertica
10 4 (1.22%) Capita
11 3 (0.92%) EXASOL
11 3 (0.92%) IBM
11 3 (0.92%) Micro Focus
12 2 (0.61%) Actian
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