The first table below looks at the demand for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 23 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 Scotland 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 49 59 53
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 87 67 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.25% 2.78% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.53% 3.92% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 36 29
Average daily rate £375 £385 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £266 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £52.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.44% +148.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1922 1710 1831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 71.85% 70.84% 66.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1026 887 940
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 71
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.83 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.21% +104.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £9.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £45.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Business Intelligence
UK

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +3 56 £375 -11.76% 6
Glasgow +12 26 £375 +7.14% 5
Aberdeen +6 2 £325 +51.16%
Stirling +4 2 - -
Aberdeenshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Perth and Kinross - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Business Intelligence
UK

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 79 (48.47%) Finance
2 60 (36.81%) Oracle
2 60 (36.81%) Data Warehouse
3 57 (34.97%) SQL
4 46 (28.22%) Cognos
5 36 (22.09%) SQL Server
6 32 (19.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 29 (17.79%) Business Objects
8 24 (14.72%) Banking
8 24 (14.72%) ETL
9 23 (14.11%) Project Management
10 22 (13.50%) Kimball Methodology
11 20 (12.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (11.66%) Data Modelling
12 19 (11.66%) Relational Database
13 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
13 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (9.82%) PL/SQL
14 16 (9.82%) Oracle Database
15 15 (9.20%) RDBMS
15 15 (9.20%) Data Analysis
16 14 (8.59%) SAP
16 14 (8.59%) Migration
17 13 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (6.75%) VBA
18 11 (6.75%) Cognos TM1
19 10 (6.13%) Oracle Reports
20 9 (5.52%) Oracle Forms
20 9 (5.52%) SOA
20 9 (5.52%) Oracle Applications

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 8 (4.91%) SAS
2 5 (3.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.84%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.07%) MS Excel
1 5 (3.07%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.61%) MS Project
2 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (19.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (6.75%) Cognos TM1
3 9 (5.52%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (5.52%) Cognos Controller
4 7 (4.29%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (3.07%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (2.45%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (1.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (36.81%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (22.09%) SQL Server
3 20 (12.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (11.66%) Relational Database
5 16 (9.82%) Oracle Database
6 15 (9.20%) RDBMS
7 13 (7.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (6.13%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (4.91%) OLAP
10 7 (4.29%) Star Schema
10 7 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (4.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 6 (3.68%) Pentaho
11 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (3.68%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database 10g
13 4 (2.45%) Data Mart
13 4 (2.45%) Oracle OLAP
13 4 (2.45%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (2.45%) PowerDesigner
3 2 (1.23%) Selenium
3 2 (1.23%) ERwin
General
1 79 (48.47%) Finance
2 24 (14.72%) Banking
3 3 (1.84%) Publishing
3 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.84%) Private Banking
4 2 (1.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.23%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (39.88%) Developer
2 49 (30.06%) Analyst
3 27 (16.56%) Cognos Developer
4 21 (12.88%) Business Analyst
5 17 (10.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (9.82%) Consultant
7 12 (7.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 12 (7.36%) Architect
7 12 (7.36%) Project Manager
8 10 (6.13%) Business Intelligence Manager
9 9 (5.52%) Data Analyst
9 9 (5.52%) Oracle Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Cognos BI Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
10 8 (4.91%) DBA
11 7 (4.29%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Oracle Applications Developer
12 6 (3.68%) TM1 Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.68%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.45%) .NET
2 3 (1.84%) SAP PI
3 2 (1.23%) Drools
3 2 (1.23%) Java EE
3 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) SAP XI
4 1 (0.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.07%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.45%) GIS
3 3 (1.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (1.84%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.23%) Statistics
4 2 (1.23%) Open Source
4 2 (1.23%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.61%) NHS
5 1 (0.61%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.61%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.91%) UNIX
2 4 (2.45%) Windows
3 3 (1.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.72%) ETL
2 23 (14.11%) Project Management
3 22 (13.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 19 (11.66%) Data Modelling
5 17 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (9.20%) Data Analysis
7 14 (8.59%) Migration
8 9 (5.52%) SOA
8 9 (5.52%) Change Management
9 8 (4.91%) Data Migration
9 8 (4.91%) Dimensional Modelling
9 8 (4.91%) CRM
10 7 (4.29%) Investment Management
10 7 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.29%) Information Architecture
10 7 (4.29%) Data Management
10 7 (4.29%) Analytics
11 6 (3.68%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.68%) Release Management
11 6 (3.68%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 57 (34.97%) SQL
2 16 (9.82%) PL/SQL
3 11 (6.75%) VBA
4 6 (3.68%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.45%) Java
6 3 (1.84%) C
6 3 (1.84%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.23%) Korn
7 2 (1.23%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.23%) C#
7 2 (1.23%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (4.91%) Degree
2 3 (1.84%) ISEB
2 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) QA
2 2 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 60 (36.81%) Oracle
2 46 (28.22%) Cognos
3 29 (17.79%) Business Objects
4 17 (10.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (8.59%) SAP
6 9 (5.52%) IBM
7 4 (2.45%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.84%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.23%) BI-SAM
9 2 (1.23%) Alias
9 2 (1.23%) Linedata
9 2 (1.23%) JBoss
10 1 (0.61%) Sybase
10 1 (0.61%) Actuate
10 1 (0.61%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.61%) Informatica
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