The table below looks at the statistics for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 40 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2358 2433 2147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.24% 4.62% 3.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.70% 6.30% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1439 1514 1220
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.08 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £58.15 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -3.84%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41340 38593 41072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.29% 73.27% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 25582 23715 23832
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1054 1464
Average hourly rate £23.00 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
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

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend

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

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 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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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
England -4 2173 £403 +0.68% 772
London +2 1010 £430 +1.17% 349
South East -10 384 £400 +6.66% 108
City of London +3 254 £425 - 142
East of England -8 163 £413 +10.00% 41
Yorkshire -7 130 £400 +37.93% 61
South West -1 127 £375 -3.59% 50
North West -2 123 £344 +2.61% 95
West Yorkshire +3 99 £400 +48.14% 43
Scotland -9 93 £381 +10.50% 42
West Midlands -9 93 £358 -4.66% 30
Berkshire -25 77 £376 +2.87% 18
Hampshire -3 76 £400 +14.28% 18
East Midlands -6 63 £364 +11.92% 23
Bedfordshire +11 61 £446 -31.34% 7
Manchester -4 51 £325 -3.70% 61
Hertfordshire -16 51 £425 +3.59% 12
Leeds +10 50 £325 -7.14% 30
Edinburgh +5 48 £388 +9.15% 16
North East +16 46 £375 +66.66% 5
Surrey -12 43 £348 -7.33% 19
Oxfordshire +17 42 £419 -1.47% 6
Bristol -1 40 £350 -15.15% 15
Buckinghamshire -7 38 £385 +4.05% 14
Cheshire +6 32 £425 +19.71% 14
Milton Keynes -14 32 £368 -1.34% 6
Glasgow -13 30 £363 +52.63% 19
Luton 0 27 £450 -40.00% 3
Birmingham -15 26 £350 -16.16% 8
Tyne and Wear 0 25 £375 - 3

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1827 (39.73%) SQL
2 1554 (33.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1392 (30.27%) Finance
4 1263 (27.47%) SQL Server
5 1063 (23.12%) Oracle
6 984 (21.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 968 (21.05%) ETL
8 944 (20.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 805 (17.51%) SAP
10 787 (17.12%) Microsoft
11 727 (15.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 623 (13.55%) Data Modelling
13 477 (10.37%) T-SQL
14 458 (9.96%) MS Excel
15 451 (9.81%) Analytics
16 441 (9.59%) Business Objects
17 418 (9.09%) Marketing
17 418 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
18 414 (9.00%) Telecoms
19 385 (8.37%) Cognos
20 343 (7.46%) Banking
21 340 (7.39%) Oracle Database
22 338 (7.35%) Manufacturing
23 309 (6.72%) PL/SQL
24 308 (6.70%) SharePoint
25 305 (6.63%) Programme Management
26 302 (6.57%) .NET
27 299 (6.50%) OLAP
28 297 (6.46%) Oracle BI EE
29 296 (6.44%) Project Management

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 308 (6.70%) SharePoint
2 281 (6.11%) SAS
3 91 (1.98%) WebLogic
4 65 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 33 (0.72%) Apache
6 32 (0.70%) Oracle Workflow
7 27 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
8 26 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
8 26 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 24 (0.52%) CMS
10 22 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 21 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 21 (0.46%) WebSphere
12 20 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 20 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
13 19 (0.41%) NetWeaver
14 17 (0.37%) IIS
14 17 (0.37%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 17 (0.37%) MS Project Server
15 10 (0.22%) Mule
Applications
1 458 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 96 (2.09%) MS Office
3 74 (1.61%) PowerPivot
4 52 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 46 (1.00%) MS Project
6 41 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
7 37 (0.80%) SPSS
8 22 (0.48%) InfoPath
9 21 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.13%) Stata
11 4 (0.087%) Casewise Modeler
12 3 (0.065%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.065%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.043%) Photoshop
14 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.022%) InDesign
14 1 (0.022%) FastStats
14 1 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 275 (5.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 150 (3.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 93 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
4 86 (1.87%) Cognos TM1
5 65 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
6 55 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
7 42 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
8 38 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
9 33 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
10 32 (0.70%) Oracle Payables
11 31 (0.67%) SAP CRM
12 28 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
13 27 (0.59%) SAP BPC
13 27 (0.59%) Oracle Receivables
14 23 (0.50%) Oracle Assets
15 22 (0.48%) SAP SD
16 21 (0.46%) SAP CO
17 20 (0.43%) SAP ERP
18 19 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
19 18 (0.39%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.39%) SaaS
2 18 (0.39%) Office 365
2 18 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.065%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.043%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.043%) Force.com
6 2 (0.043%) PaaS
7 1 (0.022%) Heroku
7 1 (0.022%) IBM SmartCloud
7 1 (0.022%) CheetahMail
7 1 (0.022%) Pure360
7 1 (0.022%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 43 (0.94%) HTTP
2 38 (0.83%) Internet
3 24 (0.52%) Firewall
4 23 (0.50%) FTP
5 21 (0.46%) Intranet
6 20 (0.43%) SSL
7 18 (0.39%) HTTPS
8 17 (0.37%) Extranet
9 16 (0.35%) WAN
10 15 (0.33%) LAN
11 14 (0.30%) SAN
12 12 (0.26%) LDAP
12 12 (0.26%) MPLS
13 10 (0.22%) DNS
14 6 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
14 6 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
15 5 (0.11%) Network Security
15 5 (0.11%) NAS
15 5 (0.11%) Wireless
16 4 (0.087%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1554 (33.80%) Data Warehouse
2 1263 (27.47%) SQL Server
3 984 (21.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 944 (20.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 727 (15.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 418 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 340 (7.39%) Oracle Database
8 299 (6.50%) OLAP
9 297 (6.46%) Oracle BI EE
10 290 (6.31%) Relational Database
11 277 (6.02%) QlikView
12 211 (4.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 207 (4.50%) SAP BW
14 189 (4.11%) SAP BI
15 186 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
16 175 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
17 157 (3.41%) Big Data
18 138 (3.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 128 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
19 128 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 51 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (1.09%) ERwin
4 46 (1.00%) JIRA
4 46 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 40 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
6 37 (0.80%) Selenium
7 30 (0.65%) Toad
8 20 (0.43%) Subversion
9 19 (0.41%) Talend Open Studio
10 17 (0.37%) Oracle APEX
11 16 (0.35%) LSMW
12 14 (0.30%) Maven
13 12 (0.26%) Eclipse
13 12 (0.26%) JUnit
13 12 (0.26%) Jenkins
14 11 (0.24%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.22%) FitNesse
16 9 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
17 7 (0.15%) Cucumber
General
1 1392 (30.27%) Finance
2 418 (9.09%) Marketing
3 414 (9.00%) Telecoms
4 343 (7.46%) Banking
5 338 (7.35%) Manufacturing
6 272 (5.92%) Electronics
7 250 (5.44%) Retail
8 105 (2.28%) Investment Banking
9 62 (1.35%) Billing
10 51 (1.11%) Legal
10 51 (1.11%) Games
11 50 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 44 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 44 (0.96%) General Ledger
13 41 (0.89%) Publishing
14 32 (0.70%) Advertising
14 32 (0.70%) German Language
15 30 (0.65%) Back Office
16 28 (0.61%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1695 (36.86%) Developer
2 1088 (23.66%) Analyst
3 687 (14.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 516 (11.22%) Consultant
5 493 (10.72%) Business Analyst
6 369 (8.03%) Architect
7 283 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 268 (5.83%) Project Manager
9 261 (5.68%) SQL Developer
10 207 (4.50%) Business Developer
11 194 (4.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 178 (3.87%) Data Analyst
13 139 (3.02%) SAP Consultant
14 119 (2.59%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 109 (2.37%) DBA
16 105 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
17 103 (2.24%) SAS Developer
18 96 (2.09%) Oracle Developer
19 89 (1.94%) Cognos Developer
20 88 (1.91%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (6.57%) .NET
2 226 (4.92%) MDX
3 190 (4.13%) XML
4 136 (2.96%) Web Services
5 119 (2.59%) ASP.NET
6 116 (2.52%) Middleware
7 113 (2.46%) HTML
8 95 (2.07%) CSS
9 79 (1.72%) jQuery
10 53 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
11 43 (0.94%) SOAP
12 42 (0.91%) WCF
13 41 (0.89%) .NET Framework
13 41 (0.89%) JSON
14 40 (0.87%) J2EE
15 38 (0.83%) HTML5
16 30 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (0.63%) Spring
18 28 (0.61%) XSLT
18 28 (0.61%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 271 (5.89%) DTV
2 236 (5.13%) NHS
3 223 (4.85%) Data Integration
4 196 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 121 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 69 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 44 (0.96%) Open Source
8 40 (0.87%) Replication
9 39 (0.85%) FMCG
10 38 (0.83%) Data Extraction
11 35 (0.76%) Statistics
12 28 (0.61%) Informatics
12 28 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (0.54%) Credit Risk
14 22 (0.48%) Market Risk
15 21 (0.46%) Reference Data
16 19 (0.41%) Mobile App
17 18 (0.39%) Mainframe
17 18 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 17 (0.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 178 (3.87%) UNIX
2 128 (2.78%) Windows
3 124 (2.70%) Linux
4 28 (0.61%) Solaris
5 26 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (0.35%) Windows 7
8 15 (0.33%) AIX
9 12 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.22%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.15%) CentOS
11 7 (0.15%) Android
11 7 (0.15%) HPUX
12 5 (0.11%) VMS
12 5 (0.11%) Fedora
12 5 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.043%) MVS
13 2 (0.043%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.022%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 968 (21.05%) ETL
2 623 (13.55%) Data Modelling
3 451 (9.81%) Analytics
4 305 (6.63%) Programme Management
5 296 (6.44%) Project Management
6 290 (6.31%) Digital Marketing
7 289 (6.29%) Migration
8 271 (5.89%) Data Analysis
9 270 (5.87%) Data Management
10 262 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 253 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
12 249 (5.42%) CRM
13 212 (4.61%) Dimensional Modelling
14 211 (4.59%) ERP
15 202 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
16 201 (4.37%) Kimball Methodology
17 199 (4.33%) Business Analysis
18 187 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
19 184 (4.00%) PRINCE2
20 161 (3.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1827 (39.73%) SQL
2 477 (10.37%) T-SQL
3 309 (6.72%) PL/SQL
4 245 (5.33%) C#
5 195 (4.24%) Java
6 134 (2.91%) JavaScript
7 130 (2.83%) VBA
8 94 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 74 (1.61%) ABAP
10 62 (1.35%) Python
11 56 (1.22%) VB
12 53 (1.15%) Perl
13 41 (0.89%) VB.NET
14 36 (0.78%) C
15 34 (0.74%) PHP
16 31 (0.67%) Bash Shell
17 30 (0.65%) Korn
17 30 (0.65%) SAS Macro
18 21 (0.46%) Jython
18 21 (0.46%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 159 (3.46%) Degree
2 126 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 89 (1.94%) SC Cleared
4 74 (1.61%) ISEB
5 56 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 48 (1.04%) ISTQB
7 37 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 35 (0.76%) MCTS
9 32 (0.70%) MCITP
10 23 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 22 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 21 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
13 17 (0.37%) PMI Certification
14 12 (0.26%) PMP
15 11 (0.24%) SAS Certification
16 10 (0.22%) DV Cleared
17 9 (0.20%) MCSE
18 8 (0.17%) SAP Certification
19 7 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
19 7 (0.15%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.48%) QA
2 96 (2.09%) Data Quality
3 52 (1.13%) SLA
4 13 (0.28%) Solvency II
5 12 (0.26%) ISO 9001
6 10 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.20%) Basel III
8 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.11%) GPG13
11 4 (0.087%) FATCA
12 2 (0.043%) GAAP
12 2 (0.043%) GxP
13 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.022%) HL7
13 1 (0.022%) EMIR
13 1 (0.022%) CRD IV
13 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
13 1 (0.022%) COREP
System Software
1 42 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
2 32 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.46%) Oracle RMAN
4 12 (0.26%) Apache Flume
5 11 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 11 (0.24%) HDFS
5 11 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (0.17%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.087%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.087%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.065%) Cronacle
9 2 (0.043%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (0.043%) Veritas File System
9 2 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.043%) PowerHA
9 2 (0.043%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.022%) Varnish
10 1 (0.022%) OCFS2
10 1 (0.022%) vSphere
10 1 (0.022%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 36 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 31 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 29 (0.63%) Oracle Identity Management
4 20 (0.43%) Data Guard
5 12 (0.26%) Control-M
6 11 (0.24%) Oozie
7 10 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 10 (0.22%) Ambari
8 6 (0.13%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.087%) Oracle Statspack
9 4 (0.087%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.087%) Oracle EDQ
9 4 (0.087%) Puppet
10 2 (0.043%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.043%) Nagios
10 2 (0.043%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.043%) SCOM
11 1 (0.022%) OVSD
11 1 (0.022%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.022%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1063 (23.12%) Oracle
2 805 (17.51%) SAP
3 787 (17.12%) Microsoft
4 441 (9.59%) Business Objects
5 385 (8.37%) Cognos
6 215 (4.68%) Informatica
7 182 (3.96%) Tableau
8 113 (2.46%) Teradata
9 102 (2.22%) IBM
10 101 (2.20%) MicroStrategy
11 73 (1.59%) Hyperion
12 52 (1.13%) Ab Initio
13 50 (1.09%) Netezza
14 44 (0.96%) Siebel
15 36 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
16 34 (0.74%) HP
17 30 (0.65%) Google
18 27 (0.59%) Remedy
19 24 (0.52%) Red Hat
20 21 (0.46%) VMware
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