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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 39 37 46
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2519 2369 1870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.55% 4.58% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.11% 6.22% 5.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1441 1120
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £350 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 37 25
Average hourly rate £21.99 £23.67 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% -32.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £14.74 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.60 £45.80 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.35 £19.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+14.61% -45.45%

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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
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

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 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
England -3 2317 £410 +2.50% 773
London -4 1014 £425 -3.40% 325
South East -8 427 £400 +6.66% 102
City of London -4 290 £400 -5.88% 111
North West +11 207 £350 +7.69% 64
South West +18 184 £400 +14.28% 77
Yorkshire -1 141 £410 +26.15% 67
East of England +15 112 £425 +34.92% 42
Berkshire -3 105 £400 -1.23% 25
West Midlands -9 100 £375 +15.38% 40
Scotland +4 99 £350 - 29
Hampshire +9 93 £358 -4.66% 25
West Yorkshire -5 92 £350 +7.69% 55
East Midlands +26 90 £350 +16.66% 25
Manchester 0 72 £320 -1.53% 39
Oxfordshire +11 65 £475 +28.37% 10
Buckinghamshire +2 61 £388 +3.33% 11
Bristol -1 59 £425 +30.76% 26
Cheshire +2 47 £381 -10.29% 10
Edinburgh 0 47 £350 - 15
Leeds -4 47 £325 -7.14% 41
Oxford +10 44 £500 +35.13% 3
Wales +5 43 £325 -10.34% 31
Lancashire +9 42 £438 +101.14% 5
Milton Keynes +8 42 £345 -4.82% 6
North East +4 42 £430 +22.85% 8
Gloucestershire +9 39 £375 - 10
Tyne and Wear +5 37 £430 +22.85% 2
South Wales +6 36 £325 -10.34% 23
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 36 £430 +22.85% 2

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2045 (41.86%) SQL
2 1572 (32.18%) Data Warehouse
3 1362 (27.88%) Finance
4 1318 (26.98%) SQL Server
5 1226 (25.10%) Oracle
6 1054 (21.58%) ETL
7 990 (20.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 882 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 825 (16.89%) Microsoft
10 824 (16.87%) SAP
11 792 (16.21%) Data Modelling
12 686 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 536 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
14 522 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
15 510 (10.44%) Analytics
16 465 (9.52%) T-SQL
17 457 (9.36%) Business Objects
18 437 (8.95%) MS Excel
19 420 (8.60%) Marketing
20 415 (8.50%) QlikView
21 404 (8.27%) Banking
22 398 (8.15%) Telecoms
23 392 (8.02%) Cognos
24 384 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
25 377 (7.72%) PL/SQL
26 356 (7.29%) Oracle BI EE
27 353 (7.23%) Oracle Database
28 348 (7.12%) Migration
29 334 (6.84%) Project Management
30 330 (6.76%) .NET

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 312 (6.39%) SAS
2 297 (6.08%) SharePoint
3 98 (2.01%) WebLogic
4 88 (1.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 50 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 44 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (0.74%) Oracle Service Bus
8 31 (0.63%) IIS
9 29 (0.59%) WebLogic Portal
9 29 (0.59%) NetWeaver
9 29 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 28 (0.57%) CMS
11 25 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.41%) Apache
13 20 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 20 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
14 16 (0.33%) Confluence
15 14 (0.29%) MS Project Server
16 13 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 437 (8.95%) MS Excel
2 140 (2.87%) MS Office
3 74 (1.51%) PowerPivot
4 71 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 61 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 46 (0.94%) MS Project
7 41 (0.84%) SPSS
8 33 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
9 27 (0.55%) InfoPath
10 11 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.082%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.041%) Stata
12 2 (0.041%) Mathematica
12 2 (0.041%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.020%) InDesign
13 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.020%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.020%) FastStats
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 259 (5.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 161 (3.30%) Oracle EBS
3 136 (2.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 86 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
5 66 (1.35%) Cognos TM1
6 61 (1.25%) Oracle Applications
7 43 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
8 37 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
9 26 (0.53%) SAP ERP
9 26 (0.53%) Oracle General Ledger
10 25 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
11 24 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
11 24 (0.49%) SAP BPC
12 23 (0.47%) Documaker
13 21 (0.43%) SAP FI
14 20 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
14 20 (0.41%) SAP CRM
15 19 (0.39%) SAP APO
16 18 (0.37%) SAP CO
17 17 (0.35%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 22 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (0.35%) Office 365
3 14 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.27%) SaaS
4 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.14%) PaaS
7 4 (0.082%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.061%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.061%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.041%) IaaS
9 2 (0.041%) Taleo
10 1 (0.020%) Force.com
10 1 (0.020%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 44 (0.90%) Internet
2 34 (0.70%) HTTP
3 31 (0.63%) Intranet
4 28 (0.57%) SAN
5 24 (0.49%) SSL
6 23 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 15 (0.31%) FTP
8 14 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
8 14 (0.29%) LDAP
8 14 (0.29%) WAN
8 14 (0.29%) Firewall
9 12 (0.25%) NAS
10 11 (0.23%) LAN
11 10 (0.20%) DNS
12 9 (0.18%) MPLS
12 9 (0.18%) Extranet
13 8 (0.16%) DHCP
13 8 (0.16%) Telnet
14 6 (0.12%) TCP/IP
15 5 (0.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1572 (32.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1318 (26.98%) SQL Server
3 990 (20.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 882 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 686 (14.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 415 (8.50%) QlikView
7 384 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 356 (7.29%) Oracle BI EE
9 353 (7.23%) Oracle Database
10 319 (6.53%) OLAP
11 245 (5.02%) Relational Database
12 228 (4.67%) Oracle Reports
13 219 (4.48%) SAP BW
13 219 (4.48%) Oracle Database 11g
14 198 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
15 188 (3.85%) SAP BI
16 187 (3.83%) Big Data
17 177 (3.62%) Oracle ODI
18 174 (3.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 150 (3.07%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 77 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (1.51%) Visual Studio
3 65 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
4 53 (1.08%) JIRA
5 49 (1.00%) Toad
6 48 (0.98%) ERwin
7 42 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 41 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
9 23 (0.47%) Subversion
10 16 (0.33%) Selenium
11 14 (0.29%) Hudson
11 14 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 13 (0.27%) LSMW
12 13 (0.27%) Maven
12 13 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (0.27%) JUnit
12 13 (0.27%) Jenkins
13 11 (0.23%) JDeveloper
13 11 (0.23%) Axure RP
14 10 (0.20%) Git (software)
General
1 1362 (27.88%) Finance
2 420 (8.60%) Marketing
3 404 (8.27%) Banking
4 398 (8.15%) Telecoms
5 323 (6.61%) Manufacturing
6 266 (5.45%) Retail
7 254 (5.20%) Electronics
8 116 (2.37%) Investment Banking
9 80 (1.64%) Legal
10 60 (1.23%) Games
11 57 (1.17%) Publishing
12 47 (0.96%) Billing
13 40 (0.82%) Advertising
14 38 (0.78%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.55%) Back Office
17 26 (0.53%) Retail Banking
18 22 (0.45%) Front Office
19 19 (0.39%) Local Government
19 19 (0.39%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 1844 (37.75%) Developer
2 1083 (22.17%) Analyst
3 635 (13.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 534 (10.93%) Architect
5 515 (10.54%) Consultant
6 498 (10.19%) Business Analyst
7 313 (6.41%) SQL Developer
8 278 (5.69%) Project Manager
9 262 (5.36%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 205 (4.20%) Business Developer
11 204 (4.18%) Data Analyst
12 175 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 148 (3.03%) QlikView Developer
14 143 (2.93%) Oracle Developer
15 141 (2.89%) Data Architect
16 131 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
17 126 (2.58%) SAP Consultant
18 116 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Architect
19 110 (2.25%) SAS Developer
20 106 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (6.76%) .NET
2 205 (4.20%) HTML
3 202 (4.14%) XML
4 181 (3.71%) MDX
5 167 (3.42%) Web Services
6 143 (2.93%) ASP.NET
7 137 (2.80%) CSS
8 105 (2.15%) Middleware
9 101 (2.07%) jQuery
10 69 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
11 55 (1.13%) HTML5
12 47 (0.96%) Ajax
13 46 (0.94%) WCF
14 45 (0.92%) J2EE
15 40 (0.82%) XSLT
16 35 (0.72%) REST
16 35 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
17 31 (0.63%) JSON
18 30 (0.61%) WebCenter
18 30 (0.61%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 522 (10.69%) Analytical Skills
2 253 (5.18%) DTV
3 252 (5.16%) NHS
4 241 (4.93%) Data Integration
5 185 (3.79%) Visualisation
6 183 (3.75%) Management Information System
7 94 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 78 (1.60%) Computer Science
9 55 (1.13%) Data Extraction
10 52 (1.06%) Statistics
11 41 (0.84%) Algorithms
11 41 (0.84%) FMCG
12 40 (0.82%) User Experience
13 38 (0.78%) Replication
14 36 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
15 34 (0.70%) Credit Risk
15 34 (0.70%) Informatics
16 31 (0.63%) Open Source
17 29 (0.59%) Reference Data
18 27 (0.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 217 (4.44%) UNIX
2 165 (3.38%) Windows
3 132 (2.70%) Linux
4 27 (0.55%) Solaris
5 21 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.18%) CentOS
11 8 (0.16%) VMS
12 7 (0.14%) Fedora
12 7 (0.14%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.14%) AIX
13 6 (0.12%) Android
13 6 (0.12%) HPUX
14 4 (0.082%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.082%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.061%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.061%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1054 (21.58%) ETL
2 792 (16.21%) Data Modelling
3 536 (10.97%) Agile Software Development
4 510 (10.44%) Analytics
5 348 (7.12%) Migration
6 334 (6.84%) Project Management
7 296 (6.06%) Programme Management
8 281 (5.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 276 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
10 268 (5.49%) Data Management
11 264 (5.40%) Data Analysis
12 236 (4.83%) CRM
13 225 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
14 223 (4.56%) Dimensional Modelling
14 223 (4.56%) Business Analysis
15 208 (4.26%) Data Architecture
16 206 (4.22%) Kimball Methodology
17 199 (4.07%) ERP
18 181 (3.71%) PRINCE2
19 179 (3.66%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2045 (41.86%) SQL
2 465 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 377 (7.72%) PL/SQL
4 258 (5.28%) C#
5 200 (4.09%) Java
6 179 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 167 (3.42%) VBA
8 106 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 82 (1.68%) VB
10 78 (1.60%) Python
11 68 (1.39%) ABAP
12 57 (1.17%) Perl
13 49 (1.00%) VB.NET
14 43 (0.88%) C
14 43 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 35 (0.72%) PHP
16 30 (0.61%) VBScript
17 25 (0.51%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
17 25 (0.51%) R
18 24 (0.49%) Jython
Qualifications
1 233 (4.77%) Security Cleared
2 196 (4.01%) Degree
3 175 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 53 (1.08%) ISEB
5 45 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 34 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 25 (0.51%) PMI Certification
9 24 (0.49%) ISTQB
10 21 (0.43%) SAS Certification
11 18 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 17 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (0.35%) PMP
13 15 (0.31%) MCTS
13 15 (0.31%) MCITP
14 13 (0.27%) MCSE
15 8 (0.16%) APMP
15 8 (0.16%) SAP Certification
16 6 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
16 6 (0.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (2.48%) QA
2 111 (2.27%) Data Quality
3 59 (1.21%) SLA
4 11 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.20%) Solvency II
5 10 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.12%) P3O
6 6 (0.12%) ISO 9000
6 6 (0.12%) GAAP
7 5 (0.10%) Basel III
8 4 (0.082%) HL7
8 4 (0.082%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.082%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.061%) Basel II
9 3 (0.061%) GPG13
10 2 (0.041%) COREP
10 2 (0.041%) FINREP
10 2 (0.041%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.020%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.020%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 48 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
2 37 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 25 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
4 24 (0.49%) HDFS
5 19 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.39%) Apache Flume
6 18 (0.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 10 (0.20%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.082%) Hyper-V
9 3 (0.061%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.061%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 3 (0.061%) XenApp
9 3 (0.061%) XenServer
9 3 (0.061%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.041%) Docker
10 2 (0.041%) UAG
10 2 (0.041%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.041%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.041%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.041%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 40 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 36 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 28 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
4 25 (0.51%) Data Guard
5 15 (0.31%) Ambari
5 15 (0.31%) Oozie
6 13 (0.27%) Control-M
7 11 (0.23%) Puppet
7 11 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 7 (0.14%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.14%) SCCM
10 5 (0.10%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (0.082%) Oracle EDQ
11 4 (0.082%) ServiceCenter
12 3 (0.061%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 3 (0.061%) SCOM
12 3 (0.061%) Hadoop YARN
12 3 (0.061%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 2 (0.041%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1226 (25.10%) Oracle
2 825 (16.89%) Microsoft
3 824 (16.87%) SAP
4 457 (9.36%) Business Objects
5 392 (8.02%) Cognos
6 277 (5.67%) Informatica
7 253 (5.18%) Tableau
8 151 (3.09%) Teradata
9 111 (2.27%) IBM
10 99 (2.03%) MicroStrategy
11 74 (1.51%) Ab Initio
12 65 (1.33%) Netezza
13 61 (1.25%) Hyperion
14 40 (0.82%) Jaspersoft
15 39 (0.80%) Siebel
16 37 (0.76%) HP
17 33 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
18 32 (0.66%) Remedy
18 32 (0.66%) VMware
19 31 (0.63%) Google
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