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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 21 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 205 148 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.52% 5.31% 4.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.84% 7.17% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 90 82
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£400 £300 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £74.50 £17.15 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+334.40% -31.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.99 £20.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -41.42%
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
2319 2063 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 73.78% 74.02% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1026 1037
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 110 82
Average hourly rate £28.00 £22.88 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.40% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £44.90 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014. 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
Manchester -11 66 £325 +14.55% 52
Cheshire +9 47 £475 +22.58% 9
Lancashire +4 46 £438 +107.10% 7
Merseyside +11 28 £438 +105.88% 8
Cumbria - 3 £525 -
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

1 180 (54.71%) SQL
2 108 (32.83%) Data Warehouse
3 98 (29.79%) SQL Server
4 93 (28.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (26.14%) Oracle
5 86 (26.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 78 (23.71%) Finance
7 72 (21.88%) ETL
8 61 (18.54%) Microsoft
9 57 (17.33%) Data Modelling
9 57 (17.33%) PL/SQL
10 54 (16.41%) T-SQL
11 53 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
12 52 (15.81%) Security Cleared
13 46 (13.98%) SC Cleared
14 45 (13.68%) Migration
15 44 (13.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 42 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
17 40 (12.16%) NHS
18 36 (10.94%) Oracle Reports
19 35 (10.64%) SAP
19 35 (10.64%) Dimensional Modelling
20 34 (10.33%) Cognos
21 32 (9.73%) QlikView
21 32 (9.73%) Oracle Database
22 29 (8.81%) Oracle EBS
23 28 (8.51%) Workflow
23 28 (8.51%) Data Analysis
24 27 (8.21%) Business Objects
24 27 (8.21%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 25 (7.60%) Oracle Workflow
2 21 (6.38%) SAS
3 13 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.52%) NetWeaver
5 2 (0.61%) OpenEdge
5 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.30%) Node.js
6 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
6 1 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.13%) PowerPivot
3 5 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.52%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.91%) MS Project
5 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.61%) MS Office
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 29 (8.81%) Oracle EBS
2 22 (6.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 22 (6.69%) Oracle Applications
3 12 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
3 12 (3.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (2.13%) SAP BPC
4 7 (2.13%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (1.22%) Academy Housing
6 3 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.30%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.30%) SAP HCM
8 1 (0.30%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.30%) Magento
8 1 (0.30%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
1 1 (0.30%) Responsys
1 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.91%) NAS
1 3 (0.91%) Firewall
2 2 (0.61%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
3 1 (0.30%) Internet
3 1 (0.30%) LAN
3 1 (0.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (32.83%) Data Warehouse
2 98 (29.79%) SQL Server
3 93 (28.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 86 (26.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (13.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 42 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 36 (10.94%) Oracle Reports
8 32 (9.73%) QlikView
8 32 (9.73%) Oracle Database
9 27 (8.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (6.38%) OLAP
11 16 (4.86%) SQL Server 2005
12 15 (4.56%) Base SAS
13 13 (3.95%) Relational Database
13 13 (3.95%) SAP BW
14 11 (3.34%) Cognos Report Studio
15 10 (3.04%) OLTP
15 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database 10g
15 10 (3.04%) Big Data
15 10 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (6.99%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (3.04%) ERwin
3 7 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.91%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.91%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.30%) MSTest
6 1 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 78 (23.71%) Finance
2 23 (6.99%) Marketing
3 16 (4.86%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.26%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.65%) Electronics
6 10 (3.04%) Retail
7 7 (2.13%) Local Government
8 5 (1.52%) Banking
8 5 (1.52%) Legal
9 4 (1.22%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.61%) Advertising
12 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.30%) Publishing
12 1 (0.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 187 (56.84%) Developer
2 72 (21.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 48 (14.59%) Analyst
4 32 (9.73%) Architect
5 31 (9.42%) Consultant
6 28 (8.51%) SQL Developer
7 25 (7.60%) Oracle Developer
8 23 (6.99%) Cognos Developer
9 20 (6.08%) Business Developer
10 17 (5.17%) Business Analyst
11 15 (4.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 15 (4.56%) SAS Developer
12 14 (4.26%) Cognos BI Developer
13 13 (3.95%) QlikView Developer
14 12 (3.65%) MI Developer
15 10 (3.04%) Solutions Architect
16 9 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Analyst
16 9 (2.74%) Data Architect
17 8 (2.43%) Project Manager
18 7 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.56%) .NET
2 13 (3.95%) Web Services
3 11 (3.34%) Middleware
4 5 (1.52%) MDX
4 5 (1.52%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.22%) EDI
6 3 (0.91%) REST
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Camel
6 3 (0.91%) jQuery
6 3 (0.91%) SAP XI
6 3 (0.91%) HTML
6 3 (0.91%) CSS
7 2 (0.61%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.61%) XHR
7 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.61%) HTML5
7 2 (0.61%) CSS3
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (0.30%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (16.11%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (12.16%) NHS
3 20 (6.08%) Data Integration
4 14 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.95%) Algorithms
6 12 (3.65%) DTV
7 8 (2.43%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.82%) Data Extraction
9 5 (1.52%) Statistics
10 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.61%) FMCG
11 2 (0.61%) Informatics
11 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.61%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.30%) HP Superdome
12 1 (0.30%) Life Science
12 1 (0.30%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.74%) UNIX
2 8 (2.43%) Windows
3 3 (0.91%) Linux
4 1 (0.30%) AIX
4 1 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (21.88%) ETL
2 57 (17.33%) Data Modelling
3 45 (13.68%) Migration
4 35 (10.64%) Dimensional Modelling
5 28 (8.51%) Workflow
5 28 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 27 (8.21%) Analytics
7 26 (7.90%) Data Migration
8 23 (6.99%) Project Management
9 21 (6.38%) Data Architecture
10 18 (5.47%) Business Analysis
11 14 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (3.95%) Data Security
13 12 (3.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (3.65%) Programme Management
13 12 (3.65%) Data Management
13 12 (3.65%) Digital Marketing
14 11 (3.34%) ERP
15 10 (3.04%) Performance Tuning
16 9 (2.74%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 180 (54.71%) SQL
2 57 (17.33%) PL/SQL
3 54 (16.41%) T-SQL
4 14 (4.26%) VBA
5 11 (3.34%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.34%) C#
6 9 (2.74%) Java
7 6 (1.82%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.52%) VB
9 4 (1.22%) C
10 3 (0.91%) ABAP
10 3 (0.91%) Python
11 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (15.81%) Security Cleared
2 46 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 8 (2.43%) Degree
4 6 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.52%) MCSE
6 2 (0.61%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MCTS
7 1 (0.30%) MCITP
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ISEB
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) CCDA
7 1 (0.30%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.30%) UAG
1 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (0.30%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EDQ
1 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (26.14%) Oracle
2 61 (18.54%) Microsoft
3 35 (10.64%) SAP
4 34 (10.33%) Cognos
5 27 (8.21%) Business Objects
6 21 (6.38%) Informatica
7 9 (2.74%) CA
8 8 (2.43%) IBM
8 8 (2.43%) Tableau
9 5 (1.52%) Jaspersoft
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco
9 5 (1.52%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.91%) TARGIT
10 3 (0.91%) Teradata
10 3 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.91%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.61%) Avaya
11 2 (0.61%) Genesys
11 2 (0.61%) CODA
11 2 (0.61%) Orchard
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