The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 48 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 82 75 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.11% 3.29% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 4.60% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 42
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £361 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £12.22 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.25% -50.00%
Business Intelligence
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2027 1630 1414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.81% 71.43% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 822 755
Average daily rate £395 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 18
Average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.68 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.45 £58.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 2015. 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
Edinburgh +6 39 £375 +7.14% 10
Glasgow -4 32 £340 -2.85% 14
Stirling -10 1 - - 2
Fife - - - - 1
Renfrewshire - - - - 1
Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Business Intelligence
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Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 87 (48.07%) SQL
2 77 (42.54%) Oracle
3 61 (33.70%) Data Warehouse
4 55 (30.39%) Finance
5 45 (24.86%) ETL
6 41 (22.65%) Business Objects
7 39 (21.55%) SQL Server
7 39 (21.55%) PL/SQL
8 32 (17.68%) Microsoft
9 31 (17.13%) SAP
9 31 (17.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 30 (16.57%) SAS
11 27 (14.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 24 (13.26%) Banking
12 24 (13.26%) Informatica
13 22 (12.15%) BusinessObjects
13 22 (12.15%) Data Modelling
13 22 (12.15%) QlikView
14 21 (11.60%) Cognos
14 21 (11.60%) SAP Data Services
15 20 (11.05%) Migration
16 19 (10.50%) Dimensional Modelling
16 19 (10.50%) Tableau
17 18 (9.94%) Kimball Methodology
17 18 (9.94%) Oracle Reports
18 16 (8.84%) Teradata
18 16 (8.84%) Analytics
18 16 (8.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 14 (7.73%) Oracle EBS
19 14 (7.73%) Oracle EBS R12

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 30 (16.57%) SAS
2 13 (7.18%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.21%) NetWeaver
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.10%) IIS
8 1 (0.55%) JBoss
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) MS Office
2 3 (1.66%) SPSS
2 3 (1.66%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.73%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (7.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (6.63%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (4.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (1.66%) Cognos TM1
4 3 (1.66%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.55%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.31%) SAN
2 4 (2.21%) Intranet
3 3 (1.66%) Extranet
4 1 (0.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (33.70%) Data Warehouse
2 39 (21.55%) SQL Server
3 31 (17.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (14.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (12.15%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (12.15%) QlikView
6 21 (11.60%) SAP Data Services
7 18 (9.94%) Oracle Reports
8 16 (8.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 13 (7.18%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (7.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 12 (6.63%) Oracle Database
11 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (5.52%) Big Data
12 9 (4.97%) BusinessObjects XI
13 8 (4.42%) SAP BI
13 8 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (4.42%) Relational Database
14 7 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (3.31%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (3.87%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.10%) JMeter
2 2 (1.10%) Toad
2 2 (1.10%) JProfiler
2 2 (1.10%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.55%) Hudson
3 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.55%) ERwin
3 1 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 55 (30.39%) Finance
2 24 (13.26%) Banking
3 6 (3.31%) Retail
4 4 (2.21%) Marketing
5 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.55%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Publishing
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 84 (46.41%) Developer
2 34 (18.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 31 (17.13%) Analyst
4 22 (12.15%) Consultant
5 15 (8.29%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.63%) DBA
6 12 (6.63%) QlikView Developer
7 10 (5.52%) SAS Developer
8 9 (4.97%) Architect
9 8 (4.42%) Business Developer
9 8 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Oracle Consultant
10 7 (3.87%) Designer
11 6 (3.31%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (3.31%) SQL Developer
11 6 (3.31%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.31%) OBIEE Consultant
12 5 (2.76%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.63%) .NET
2 10 (5.52%) HTML
3 6 (3.31%) XML
3 6 (3.31%) CSS
3 6 (3.31%) Oracle Streams
3 6 (3.31%) jQuery
4 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.66%) Hibernate
5 3 (1.66%) Web Services
5 3 (1.66%) JSP
6 2 (1.10%) Servlets
6 2 (1.10%) SAP XI
6 2 (1.10%) WinForms
6 2 (1.10%) REST
7 1 (0.55%) JAX-RS
7 1 (0.55%) RESTful
7 1 (0.55%) RichFaces
7 1 (0.55%) HTML5
7 1 (0.55%) Java EE 5
7 1 (0.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.52%) Data Integration
1 10 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.66%) Social Media
2 3 (1.66%) Reference Data
2 3 (1.66%) NHS
3 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.55%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.55%) Clustering
4 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
4 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.31%) Windows
1 6 (3.31%) Solaris
2 3 (1.66%) UNIX
3 2 (1.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (24.86%) ETL
2 22 (12.15%) Data Modelling
3 20 (11.05%) Migration
4 19 (10.50%) Dimensional Modelling
5 18 (9.94%) Kimball Methodology
6 16 (8.84%) Analytics
7 13 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (7.18%) ERP
7 13 (7.18%) Workflow
7 13 (7.18%) Test Scripting
8 11 (6.08%) Data Migration
8 11 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (4.42%) Change Control
10 6 (3.31%) PRINCE2
10 6 (3.31%) CRM
10 6 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.31%) Information Architecture
10 6 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (2.76%) Master Data Management
11 5 (2.76%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 87 (48.07%) SQL
2 39 (21.55%) PL/SQL
3 9 (4.97%) C#
3 9 (4.97%) JavaScript
3 9 (4.97%) VB
4 8 (4.42%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.87%) VBA
6 6 (3.31%) Java
7 4 (2.21%) ABAP
8 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.10%) C
10 1 (0.55%) Scala
10 1 (0.55%) XPath
10 1 (0.55%) XQuery
10 1 (0.55%) Python
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (2.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.10%) Degree
4 1 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.55%) MCITP
4 1 (0.55%) ISEB
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.55%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.66%) Data Quality
1 3 (1.66%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.31%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 77 (42.54%) Oracle
2 41 (22.65%) Business Objects
3 32 (17.68%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.13%) SAP
5 24 (13.26%) Informatica
6 21 (11.60%) Cognos
7 19 (10.50%) Tableau
8 16 (8.84%) Teradata
9 6 (3.31%) Sybase
9 6 (3.31%) Veritas
10 4 (2.21%) IBM
11 3 (1.66%) Ab Initio
11 3 (1.66%) Netezza
12 2 (1.10%) Twitter
13 1 (0.55%) JD Edwards
13 1 (0.55%) Cisco
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