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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 44 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 96 79 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.49% 3.21% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.61% 4.57% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 23
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £401 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2082 1729 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 75.60% 70.34% 64.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 865 809
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 42 62
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 61 £400 +14.28% 8
Glasgow -10 23 £313 +39.11% 16
Aberdeen -3 4 £600 +71.42% 1
Stirling - 2 £360 -
West Lothian 0 1 - -
Fife - - - -
Lanarkshire - - - -
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Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 86 (47.51%) Finance
2 72 (39.78%) Oracle
3 71 (39.23%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (28.18%) Cognos
5 40 (22.10%) SQL
5 40 (22.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 39 (21.55%) ETL
7 37 (20.44%) Kimball Methodology
8 32 (17.68%) Project Management
9 31 (17.13%) Cognos Report Studio
9 31 (17.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
11 28 (15.47%) Banking
12 27 (14.92%) Business Objects
12 27 (14.92%) Cognos Transformer
13 26 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 24 (13.26%) Relational Database
16 19 (10.50%) Dimensional Modelling
17 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
18 15 (8.29%) Oracle Database
19 13 (7.18%) Data Modelling
20 12 (6.63%) RDBMS
21 11 (6.08%) Workflow
21 11 (6.08%) Migration
21 11 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
21 11 (6.08%) Data Management
21 11 (6.08%) Cognos TM1
22 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (5.52%) SAS
2 8 (4.42%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.55%) FileNet
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.10%) MS Project
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
3 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.55%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 40 (22.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 11 (6.08%) Cognos TM1
3 10 (5.52%) Cognos Controller
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (2.76%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (1.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (1.66%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.55%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.31%) Internet
1 6 (3.31%) Firewall
1 6 (3.31%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (3.31%) Reverse Proxy
1 6 (3.31%) FTP
2 4 (2.21%) Network Security
3 1 (0.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (39.23%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (17.13%) Cognos Report Studio
2 31 (17.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 30 (16.57%) SQL Server
4 27 (14.92%) Cognos Transformer
5 26 (14.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (13.26%) Relational Database
7 17 (9.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (8.29%) Oracle Database
9 12 (6.63%) RDBMS
10 10 (5.52%) Star Schema
10 10 (5.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (4.97%) Pentaho
11 9 (4.97%) OLAP
12 8 (4.42%) Oracle Discoverer
12 8 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (3.87%) Oracle OLAP
13 7 (3.87%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 6 (3.31%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.10%) Selenium
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.55%) ERwin
General
1 86 (47.51%) Finance
2 28 (15.47%) Banking
3 4 (2.21%) Retail
4 3 (1.66%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Law
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (45.86%) Developer
2 41 (22.65%) Analyst
3 36 (19.89%) Cognos Developer
4 31 (17.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 23 (12.71%) Consultant
6 20 (11.05%) Project Manager
7 15 (8.29%) Business Analyst
8 13 (7.18%) Cognos BI Developer
9 11 (6.08%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 9 (4.97%) Architect
10 9 (4.97%) Business Intelligence Manager
11 8 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
11 8 (4.42%) Business Developer
12 7 (3.87%) Data Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) Test Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) SAS Developer
13 6 (3.31%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.31%) Data Architect
13 6 (3.31%) CLAS Consultant
14 5 (2.76%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.97%) Web Services
2 8 (4.42%) .NET
3 6 (3.31%) XML
4 3 (1.66%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.66%) JSON
5 2 (1.10%) MDX
5 2 (1.10%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.10%) Drools
5 2 (1.10%) SOAP
5 2 (1.10%) Java EE
6 1 (0.55%) HTML
6 1 (0.55%) CSS
6 1 (0.55%) Flash
6 1 (0.55%) JMS
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.55%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.55%) Middleware
6 1 (0.55%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.21%) CESG
2 4 (2.21%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (2.21%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.10%) GIS
3 2 (1.10%) Data Extraction
3 2 (1.10%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
3 2 (1.10%) Open Source
4 1 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.55%) NHS
4 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.87%) UNIX
2 2 (1.10%) Windows
3 1 (0.55%) AIX
3 1 (0.55%) Solaris
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.55%) ETL
2 37 (20.44%) Kimball Methodology
3 32 (17.68%) Project Management
4 25 (13.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.50%) Dimensional Modelling
6 13 (7.18%) Data Modelling
7 11 (6.08%) Workflow
7 11 (6.08%) Migration
7 11 (6.08%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (6.08%) Data Management
8 9 (4.97%) Data Analysis
8 9 (4.97%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.97%) Change Management
8 9 (4.97%) Analytics
9 8 (4.42%) Business Analysis
10 7 (3.87%) SOA
11 6 (3.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (2.76%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.76%) Protective Monitoring
12 5 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.10%) SQL
2 10 (5.52%) PL/SQL
3 9 (4.97%) VBA
4 6 (3.31%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.66%) ABAP
5 3 (1.66%) C#
5 3 (1.66%) Java
5 3 (1.66%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.55%) VB
7 1 (0.55%) C
7 1 (0.55%) VB6
7 1 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (3.87%) ISTQB
2 6 (3.31%) ISEB
3 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) GPG13
2 3 (1.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.55%) FATCA
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 72 (39.78%) Oracle
2 51 (28.18%) Cognos
3 27 (14.92%) Business Objects
4 15 (8.29%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.52%) IBM
5 10 (5.52%) SAP
6 7 (3.87%) Tableau
7 6 (3.31%) BI-SAM
8 4 (2.21%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.21%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.66%) Linedata
9 3 (1.66%) Informatica
10 2 (1.10%) JBoss
11 1 (0.55%) PeopleSoft
11 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.55%) Nintex
11 1 (0.55%) Perforce
11 1 (0.55%) StatPro
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