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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 37 47 37
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 104 82 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.77% 3.33% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.97% 4.72% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 34
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £256 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.17 £19.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+16.67% -46.85%
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
2092 1737 1482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.82% 70.50% 67.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 892 768
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 48 37
Average hourly rate £24.75 £32.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +62.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £9.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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 -8 48 £350 - 14
Glasgow +5 39 £340 +4.61% 9
Aberdeen +6 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire -10 1 £425 -
Lothian - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Business Intelligence
UK

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 91 (47.64%) SQL
2 85 (44.50%) Oracle
3 61 (31.94%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (31.41%) Finance
5 52 (27.23%) Business Objects
6 48 (25.13%) ETL
7 43 (22.51%) SQL Server
8 41 (21.47%) PL/SQL
9 34 (17.80%) Microsoft
10 33 (17.28%) SAP
10 33 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (13.61%) SAS
11 26 (13.61%) Migration
11 26 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 25 (13.09%) BusinessObjects
12 25 (13.09%) Banking
12 25 (13.09%) Tableau
13 23 (12.04%) Cognos
13 23 (12.04%) Dimensional Modelling
13 23 (12.04%) SAP Data Services
13 23 (12.04%) Kimball Methodology
14 21 (10.99%) QlikView
15 20 (10.47%) Data Modelling
16 19 (9.95%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (9.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
17 18 (9.42%) Workflow
18 17 (8.90%) Informatica
19 16 (8.38%) Oracle Database
20 15 (7.85%) Oracle EBS
20 15 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 26 (13.61%) SAS
2 14 (7.33%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.57%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.05%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.05%) IIS
8 1 (0.52%) JBoss
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Office
1 3 (1.57%) SPSS
2 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (7.85%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (7.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (6.81%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (3.66%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (2.62%) Cognos TM1
5 4 (2.09%) Cognos Controller
6 2 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.52%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle HRMS
7 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) SAN
2 5 (2.62%) Intranet
3 3 (1.57%) Internet
3 3 (1.57%) Extranet
3 3 (1.57%) Firewall
3 3 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 3 (1.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (31.94%) Data Warehouse
2 43 (22.51%) SQL Server
3 33 (17.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (13.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (13.09%) BusinessObjects
6 23 (12.04%) SAP Data Services
7 21 (10.99%) QlikView
8 19 (9.95%) Oracle Reports
8 19 (9.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 16 (8.38%) Oracle Database
10 15 (7.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 13 (6.81%) Oracle BI EE
12 12 (6.28%) BusinessObjects XI
13 11 (5.76%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (5.76%) Relational Database
13 11 (5.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (5.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (3.66%) SAP BI
16 6 (3.14%) OLAP
16 6 (3.14%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.05%) Toad
2 2 (1.05%) JMeter
2 2 (1.05%) JProfiler
2 2 (1.05%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.52%) JUnit
3 1 (0.52%) Hudson
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) Maven
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.52%) ERwin
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 60 (31.41%) Finance
2 25 (13.09%) Banking
3 7 (3.66%) Retail
4 4 (2.09%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.57%) Marketing
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Publishing
7 1 (0.52%) Law
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (44.50%) Developer
2 39 (20.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 32 (16.75%) Analyst
4 27 (14.14%) Consultant
5 18 (9.42%) Project Manager
6 12 (6.28%) DBA
7 11 (5.76%) Business Developer
8 10 (5.24%) SAS Developer
9 9 (4.71%) Architect
9 9 (4.71%) QlikView Developer
10 8 (4.19%) Oracle Consultant
11 6 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Test Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.14%) OBIEE Consultant
12 5 (2.62%) SAS Consultant
12 5 (2.62%) SharePoint Developer
12 5 (2.62%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.62%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.81%) .NET
2 11 (5.76%) HTML
3 8 (4.19%) Web Services
3 8 (4.19%) XML
4 7 (3.66%) CSS
4 7 (3.66%) jQuery
5 6 (3.14%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.14%) Oracle Streams
6 3 (1.57%) JSP
6 3 (1.57%) SOAP
6 3 (1.57%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.05%) SAP XI
7 2 (1.05%) WinForms
7 2 (1.05%) REST
7 2 (1.05%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.05%) Servlets
7 2 (1.05%) MDX
8 1 (0.52%) JSTL
8 1 (0.52%) Django
8 1 (0.52%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.71%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.57%) Social Media
3 3 (1.57%) Reference Data
3 3 (1.57%) NHS
3 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.57%) CESG
3 3 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (1.05%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.52%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.52%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.52%) Clustering
5 1 (0.52%) DTV
5 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.66%) Windows
1 7 (3.66%) Solaris
2 3 (1.57%) Linux
2 3 (1.57%) UNIX
3 1 (0.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.13%) ETL
2 26 (13.61%) Migration
3 23 (12.04%) Dimensional Modelling
3 23 (12.04%) Kimball Methodology
4 20 (10.47%) Data Modelling
5 18 (9.42%) Workflow
6 15 (7.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.33%) Performance Tuning
8 13 (6.81%) Data Migration
8 13 (6.81%) ERP
9 11 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.76%) Test Scripting
10 10 (5.24%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.71%) Analytics
12 7 (3.66%) Change Control
12 7 (3.66%) Data Management
12 7 (3.66%) Business Analysis
13 6 (3.14%) CRM
13 6 (3.14%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (3.14%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 91 (47.64%) SQL
2 41 (21.47%) PL/SQL
3 11 (5.76%) C#
4 10 (5.24%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.71%) VB
6 7 (3.66%) VBA
6 7 (3.66%) Java
6 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.09%) ABAP
8 3 (1.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.52%) Python
9 1 (0.52%) XQuery
9 1 (0.52%) XPath
9 1 (0.52%) Scala
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.57%) Degree
5 1 (0.52%) MCITP
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.52%) ISEB
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.57%) GPG13
2 3 (1.57%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.66%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (3.66%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 85 (44.50%) Oracle
2 52 (27.23%) Business Objects
3 34 (17.80%) Microsoft
4 33 (17.28%) SAP
5 25 (13.09%) Tableau
6 23 (12.04%) Cognos
7 17 (8.90%) Informatica
8 11 (5.76%) Teradata
9 6 (3.14%) IBM
9 6 (3.14%) Sybase
9 6 (3.14%) Veritas
10 3 (1.57%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.57%) Netezza
10 3 (1.57%) BI-SAM
11 2 (1.05%) Twitter
11 2 (1.05%) Linedata
12 1 (0.52%) Perforce
12 1 (0.52%) StatPro
12 1 (0.52%) Cisco
12 1 (0.52%) Nintex
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