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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 48 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 90 81 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 3.28% 3.28% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 4.70% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 34 34
Average daily rate
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£388 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £175 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -3.84%
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
2091 1725 1768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 76.31% 69.75% 65.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 871 841
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 69
Average hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +64.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £35.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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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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 +10 47 £388 +9.15% 16
Glasgow -14 28 £361 +52.10% 18
Aberdeen -2 2 £600 +71.42% 1
Stirling - 2 £360 - 1
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Fife - - - -
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UK

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 80 (44.69%) Finance
2 69 (38.55%) Oracle
3 63 (35.20%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (28.49%) Cognos
5 39 (21.79%) SQL
5 39 (21.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 37 (20.67%) ETL
7 34 (18.99%) Kimball Methodology
8 32 (17.88%) Business Objects
9 31 (17.32%) Banking
10 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
10 29 (16.20%) Cognos Report Studio
10 29 (16.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 27 (15.08%) Project Management
11 27 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 25 (13.97%) Cognos Transformer
13 23 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (11.73%) Relational Database
15 19 (10.61%) Dimensional Modelling
16 18 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (8.38%) Microsoft
18 14 (7.82%) SAS
18 14 (7.82%) Data Modelling
19 12 (6.70%) SAP
19 12 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (6.70%) Data Management
19 12 (6.70%) Cognos TM1
20 11 (6.15%) Cognos Controller
20 11 (6.15%) Workflow
20 11 (6.15%) Migration

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (7.82%) SAS
2 8 (4.47%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.56%) FileNet
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (3.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.12%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 39 (21.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 12 (6.70%) Cognos TM1
3 11 (6.15%) Cognos Controller
4 3 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (1.68%) SAP HR
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) Internet
1 6 (3.35%) Firewall
1 6 (3.35%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (3.35%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (2.79%) FTP
3 4 (2.23%) Network Security
4 1 (0.56%) SAN
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (35.20%) Data Warehouse
2 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.20%) Cognos Report Studio
2 29 (16.20%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 27 (15.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (13.97%) Cognos Transformer
5 21 (11.73%) Relational Database
6 18 (10.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (6.15%) Oracle Database
8 10 (5.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (5.59%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (5.59%) RDBMS
9 9 (5.03%) Pentaho
9 9 (5.03%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (5.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 8 (4.47%) QlikView
10 8 (4.47%) Star Schema
10 8 (4.47%) OLAP
10 8 (4.47%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (3.91%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Selenium
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.56%) Toad
2 1 (0.56%) ERwin
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 80 (44.69%) Finance
2 31 (17.32%) Banking
3 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Law
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (44.13%) Developer
2 43 (24.02%) Analyst
3 36 (20.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 34 (18.99%) Cognos Developer
5 21 (11.73%) Consultant
6 20 (11.17%) Project Manager
7 15 (8.38%) Business Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Cognos BI Developer
9 11 (6.15%) Architect
9 11 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) Test Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) Business Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.91%) SAS Developer
11 7 (3.91%) Business Intelligence Manager
12 6 (3.35%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
12 6 (3.35%) CLAS Consultant
12 6 (3.35%) Data Architect
13 5 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
13 5 (2.79%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) .NET
1 9 (5.03%) Web Services
2 6 (3.35%) XML
3 3 (1.68%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.68%) JSON
4 2 (1.12%) MDX
4 2 (1.12%) XML Schema
4 2 (1.12%) HTML
4 2 (1.12%) Java EE
4 2 (1.12%) CSS
4 2 (1.12%) SOAP
4 2 (1.12%) Drools
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.56%) RESTful
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.56%) Flash
5 1 (0.56%) EDI
5 1 (0.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.23%) CESG
2 4 (2.23%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (2.23%) Data Integration
3 3 (1.68%) Data Extraction
3 3 (1.68%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.12%) GIS
4 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.12%) Open Source
5 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.56%) NHS
5 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.56%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.56%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.91%) UNIX
2 2 (1.12%) Windows
2 2 (1.12%) Solaris
3 1 (0.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.67%) ETL
2 34 (18.99%) Kimball Methodology
3 27 (15.08%) Project Management
4 23 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.61%) Dimensional Modelling
6 14 (7.82%) Data Modelling
7 12 (6.70%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (6.70%) Data Management
8 11 (6.15%) Workflow
8 11 (6.15%) Migration
9 10 (5.59%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.03%) Analytics
11 8 (4.47%) Business Analysis
12 7 (3.91%) Change Management
13 6 (3.35%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (3.35%) Data Analysis
14 5 (2.79%) Asset Management
14 5 (2.79%) ERP
14 5 (2.79%) Investment Management
14 5 (2.79%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.79%) SQL
2 10 (5.59%) VBA
3 9 (5.03%) PL/SQL
4 6 (3.35%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.23%) VB
5 4 (2.23%) Java
5 4 (2.23%) ABAP
6 3 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.68%) C#
7 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) VB6
8 1 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (3.35%) ISTQB
2 5 (2.79%) ISEB
3 4 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) GPG13
2 3 (1.68%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) FATCA
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 69 (38.55%) Oracle
2 51 (28.49%) Cognos
3 32 (17.88%) Business Objects
4 15 (8.38%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.70%) SAP
6 9 (5.03%) IBM
6 9 (5.03%) Tableau
7 6 (3.35%) BI-SAM
8 5 (2.79%) Informatica
9 4 (2.23%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.68%) Linedata
11 2 (1.12%) Ab Initio
11 2 (1.12%) Teradata
11 2 (1.12%) JBoss
12 1 (0.56%) PeopleSoft
12 1 (0.56%) Hyperion
12 1 (0.56%) Perforce
12 1 (0.56%) Veritas
12 1 (0.56%) StatPro
12 1 (0.56%) Nintex
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