The first table below looks at the demand for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 26 43 59
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 55 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.12% 3.50% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.00% 4.91% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 1
Average daily rate £375 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £52.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.44% +148.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
786 550 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 73.18% 71.24% 63.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 236 267
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £32.00 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Intelligence
Berkshire

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Reading region.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Reading region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Reading region.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 46 (43.81%) SQL
2 45 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (39.05%) ETL
4 40 (38.10%) SQL Server
5 25 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (22.86%) Oracle
7 23 (21.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
9 19 (18.10%) Cognos
9 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (18.10%) Analytics
10 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
11 17 (16.19%) Business Objects
11 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
11 17 (16.19%) Finance
12 15 (14.29%) OLAP
12 15 (14.29%) T-SQL
13 14 (13.33%) Migration
13 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (12.38%) Data Management
14 13 (12.38%) Degree
14 13 (12.38%) BusinessObjects
14 13 (12.38%) Informatica
15 12 (11.43%) .NET
15 12 (11.43%) Games
15 12 (11.43%) Marketing
15 12 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (10.48%) Master Data Management
16 11 (10.48%) Project Management

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) PowerPivot
3 4 (3.81%) MS Office
3 4 (3.81%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle BRM
3 1 (0.95%) PeopleSoft Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) ATM
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 25 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 23 (21.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (14.29%) OLAP
6 14 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (12.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (12.38%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
8 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (8.57%) PowerCenter
10 8 (7.62%) DB2
10 8 (7.62%) BusinessObjects XI
10 8 (7.62%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (6.67%) Star Schema
11 7 (6.67%) MS Access
12 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
13 5 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 5 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (4.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) ERwin
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.95%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Games
2 12 (11.43%) Marketing
3 6 (5.71%) Publishing
4 5 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (1.90%) Back Office
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Analyst
2 28 (26.67%) Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (13.33%) Business Analyst
5 13 (12.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 13 (12.38%) Consultant
6 9 (8.57%) ETL Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Data Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) SQL Developer
7 8 (7.62%) Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Report Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Business Developer
9 5 (4.76%) DBA
10 4 (3.81%) Analyst Programmer
10 4 (3.81%) Programmer
10 4 (3.81%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.81%) Programme Manager
10 4 (3.81%) Hyperion Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) HTML
3 7 (6.67%) MDX
4 6 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.71%) XML
5 5 (4.76%) Web Services
6 4 (3.81%) ODBC
7 2 (1.90%) WCF
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.95%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.81%) VLE
2 4 (3.81%) Replication
3 3 (2.86%) New Media
3 3 (2.86%) Statistics
3 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.90%) NHS
4 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.90%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.95%) Open Source
5 1 (0.95%) Social Media
5 1 (0.95%) Xbox
5 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) AIX
2 2 (1.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.90%) UNIX
2 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) ETL
2 21 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 19 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (18.10%) Analytics
4 14 (13.33%) Migration
5 13 (12.38%) Data Management
6 12 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (10.48%) Master Data Management
7 11 (10.48%) Project Management
8 10 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.62%) Data Analysis
9 8 (7.62%) Dimensional Modelling
10 6 (5.71%) ITIL
10 6 (5.71%) Content Management
10 6 (5.71%) Data Governance
11 5 (4.76%) Statistical Modelling
11 5 (4.76%) Information Management
11 5 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
11 5 (4.76%) Statistical Analysis
11 5 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (43.81%) SQL
2 15 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 9 (8.57%) VBA
4 8 (7.62%) C#
5 6 (5.71%) Java
5 6 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.71%) Korn
6 5 (4.76%) Perl
7 4 (3.81%) VBScript
7 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.86%) R
8 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.90%) VB
9 2 (1.90%) VB6
10 1 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.95%) PhD
3 1 (0.95%) HNC
3 1 (0.95%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 5 (4.76%) QA
2 4 (3.81%) TickIT
3 2 (1.90%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 24 (22.86%) Oracle
2 19 (18.10%) Cognos
3 17 (16.19%) Business Objects
3 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (12.38%) Informatica
5 11 (10.48%) SAP
6 10 (9.52%) IBM
7 5 (4.76%) Ab Initio
7 5 (4.76%) Hyperion
8 4 (3.81%) Blackboard
9 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.90%) Remedy
9 2 (1.90%) Greenplum
9 2 (1.90%) Velocent
9 2 (1.90%) Cerion
9 2 (1.90%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 1 (0.95%) Talend
10 1 (0.95%) Netezza
10 1 (0.95%) Kalido
10 1 (0.95%) Siebel
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