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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 40 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2310 2102 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.55% 4.32% 4.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.04% 5.82% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1479 1277 1172
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 28 23
Average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -36.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £14.90 £24.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.65 £34.94 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -46.66%

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
38219 36146 32687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.29% 74.26% 71.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 24558 22025 19397
Average daily rate £423 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1002 1117 1319
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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
England +1 2140 £410 +2.50% 1033
London -2 975 £425 -5.55% 410
South East -3 371 £400 +6.66% 164
City of London +9 277 £425 -5.55% 127
North West +18 194 £350 +7.69% 82
South West +9 161 £375 +9.09% 113
Yorkshire +10 136 £413 +26.92% 93
Berkshire -4 104 £400 - 49
East of England +5 98 £400 - 54
West Yorkshire +7 92 £400 +23.07% 69
West Midlands -4 89 £388 +25.00% 50
Scotland -2 82 £350 - 25
East Midlands +22 76 £350 +14.28% 40
Manchester +4 72 £316 +1.20% 47
Bristol 0 58 £375 +20.00% 39
Hampshire -9 58 £375 -6.25% 21
Buckinghamshire -1 56 £413 +10.00% 8
Leeds +3 49 £344 +4.16% 51
Gloucestershire +8 44 £375 -13.29% 25
Cheshire +8 41 £400 +6.66% 22
Lancashire +5 39 £400 +97.53% 3
Wales -1 39 £325 -10.34% 39
Edinburgh +2 36 £375 +7.14% 9
Milton Keynes +14 35 £406 +4.83% 5
Surrey -13 35 £425 -5.55% 31
Glasgow -5 32 £340 -2.85% 12
Oxfordshire +5 31 £475 +28.37% 13
Cambridgeshire +4 28 £430 +91.11% 19
North East +1 28 £418 +1.95% 5
West Sussex -5 27 £400 -13.51% 5

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 1954 (41.57%) SQL
2 1507 (32.06%) Data Warehouse
3 1281 (27.25%) SQL Server
4 1280 (27.23%) Finance
5 1126 (23.95%) Oracle
6 1030 (21.91%) ETL
7 985 (20.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 871 (18.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 795 (16.91%) SAP
10 787 (16.74%) Microsoft
11 752 (16.00%) Data Modelling
12 664 (14.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 541 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
14 509 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
15 488 (10.38%) Analytics
16 455 (9.68%) T-SQL
17 422 (8.98%) Business Objects
18 404 (8.59%) MS Excel
19 393 (8.36%) QlikView
20 392 (8.34%) Banking
21 389 (8.27%) Marketing
22 374 (7.96%) Telecoms
23 358 (7.62%) Cognos
23 358 (7.62%) PL/SQL
24 354 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
25 332 (7.06%) Oracle BI EE
26 327 (6.96%) .NET
27 319 (6.79%) Migration
28 318 (6.76%) OLAP
29 315 (6.70%) Project Management

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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
1 288 (6.13%) SharePoint
2 276 (5.87%) SAS
3 83 (1.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 79 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 55 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 54 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 43 (0.91%) IIS
8 41 (0.87%) NetWeaver
9 36 (0.77%) CMS
10 27 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
11 24 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 24 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
12 21 (0.45%) WebSphere
13 20 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 18 (0.38%) WebLogic Portal
15 15 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 15 (0.32%) Apache Pig
16 14 (0.30%) Confluence
17 13 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 404 (8.59%) MS Excel
2 144 (3.06%) MS Office
3 77 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 73 (1.55%) PowerPivot
5 60 (1.28%) MS Visio
6 42 (0.89%) SPSS
7 36 (0.77%) MS Project
8 30 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
9 21 (0.45%) InfoPath
10 17 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.085%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.021%) InDesign
13 1 (0.021%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.021%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.021%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.021%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 241 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 143 (3.04%) Oracle EBS
3 131 (2.79%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 76 (1.62%) Oracle EBS R12
5 56 (1.19%) Oracle Applications
6 51 (1.08%) Cognos TM1
7 33 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
8 32 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
9 31 (0.66%) SAP ERP
10 30 (0.64%) SAP FI
10 30 (0.64%) SAP BPC
11 26 (0.55%) Oracle General Ledger
12 25 (0.53%) SAP APO
13 24 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
14 23 (0.49%) SAP CO
15 22 (0.47%) SAP CRM
16 21 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
17 19 (0.40%) Oracle Payables
18 17 (0.36%) Documaker
19 15 (0.32%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (0.30%) SaaS
2 14 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.28%) Office 365
4 12 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.15%) PaaS
6 6 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.085%) Taleo
7 4 (0.085%) IBM SmartCloud
8 3 (0.064%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.043%) IaaS
9 2 (0.043%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.021%) Responsys
10 1 (0.021%) LucidChart
10 1 (0.021%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 46 (0.98%) Internet
2 37 (0.79%) Intranet
3 31 (0.66%) SAN
4 28 (0.60%) HTTP
5 23 (0.49%) SSL
6 18 (0.38%) HTTPS
7 15 (0.32%) Firewall
7 15 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
8 13 (0.28%) FTP
9 12 (0.26%) TCP/IP
9 12 (0.26%) LDAP
9 12 (0.26%) WAN
9 12 (0.26%) NAS
10 10 (0.21%) DNS
11 9 (0.19%) DHCP
11 9 (0.19%) LAN
12 8 (0.17%) Telnet
13 6 (0.13%) Extranet
13 6 (0.13%) Network Security
14 5 (0.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1507 (32.06%) Data Warehouse
2 1281 (27.25%) SQL Server
3 985 (20.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 871 (18.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 664 (14.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 393 (8.36%) QlikView
7 354 (7.53%) SQL Server 2008
8 332 (7.06%) Oracle BI EE
9 318 (6.76%) OLAP
10 309 (6.57%) Oracle Database
11 234 (4.98%) SAP BW
12 217 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
13 195 (4.15%) Relational Database
14 194 (4.13%) SAP BI
15 193 (4.11%) Oracle Database 11g
16 192 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
17 189 (4.02%) Big Data
18 161 (3.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
19 155 (3.30%) Oracle ODI
20 142 (3.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 83 (1.77%) Visual Studio
2 73 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 60 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
4 51 (1.08%) Toad
5 46 (0.98%) JIRA
6 44 (0.94%) ERwin
7 42 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 37 (0.79%) Oracle APEX
9 20 (0.43%) Subversion
10 17 (0.36%) Axure RP
11 14 (0.30%) Hudson
11 14 (0.30%) Maven
12 13 (0.28%) Selenium
12 13 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (0.28%) Jenkins
13 12 (0.26%) Git (software)
13 12 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (0.23%) JUnit
14 11 (0.23%) JDeveloper
15 10 (0.21%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1280 (27.23%) Finance
2 392 (8.34%) Banking
3 389 (8.27%) Marketing
4 374 (7.96%) Telecoms
5 307 (6.53%) Manufacturing
6 267 (5.68%) Retail
7 237 (5.04%) Electronics
8 117 (2.49%) Investment Banking
9 91 (1.94%) Legal
10 61 (1.30%) Publishing
11 60 (1.28%) Games
12 36 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 35 (0.74%) Billing
14 34 (0.72%) Advertising
15 29 (0.62%) Front Office
16 26 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.55%) Retail Banking
17 19 (0.40%) Back Office
18 17 (0.36%) Local Government
19 15 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1775 (37.76%) Developer
2 1026 (21.83%) Analyst
3 604 (12.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 533 (11.34%) Architect
5 524 (11.15%) Consultant
6 481 (10.23%) Business Analyst
7 312 (6.64%) SQL Developer
8 256 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 242 (5.15%) Project Manager
10 199 (4.23%) Business Developer
11 189 (4.02%) Data Analyst
12 180 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 152 (3.23%) SAP Consultant
14 150 (3.19%) Data Architect
15 139 (2.96%) QlikView Developer
16 135 (2.87%) Oracle Developer
17 126 (2.68%) Solutions Architect
18 119 (2.53%) Business Intelligence Architect
19 106 (2.25%) SAS Developer
20 98 (2.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 327 (6.96%) .NET
2 225 (4.79%) HTML
3 189 (4.02%) XML
4 176 (3.74%) MDX
5 166 (3.53%) Web Services
6 149 (3.17%) CSS
7 140 (2.98%) ASP.NET
8 104 (2.21%) jQuery
9 84 (1.79%) Middleware
10 63 (1.34%) HTML5
11 60 (1.28%) Ajax
12 45 (0.96%) J2EE
12 45 (0.96%) Oracle Fusion
13 44 (0.94%) WCF
14 37 (0.79%) REST
15 36 (0.77%) XSLT
16 33 (0.70%) SOAP
16 33 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (0.62%) JSON
17 29 (0.62%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 509 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 260 (5.53%) NHS
3 236 (5.02%) DTV
4 204 (4.34%) Data Integration
5 181 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 164 (3.49%) Management Information System
7 91 (1.94%) Data Structures
8 79 (1.68%) Computer Science
9 52 (1.11%) Data Extraction
10 45 (0.96%) Algorithms
11 43 (0.91%) FMCG
12 42 (0.89%) User Experience
13 39 (0.83%) Replication
13 39 (0.83%) Statistics
14 32 (0.68%) Informatics
15 31 (0.66%) Credit Risk
16 28 (0.60%) Clustering
16 28 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
17 27 (0.57%) Online Games
18 26 (0.55%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 227 (4.83%) UNIX
2 173 (3.68%) Windows
3 136 (2.89%) Linux
4 29 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (0.49%) Solaris
6 21 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (0.32%) AIX
8 12 (0.26%) CentOS
8 12 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
9 11 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.21%) Fedora
11 7 (0.15%) Android
12 6 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 5 (0.11%) VMS
14 4 (0.085%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.085%) HPUX
14 4 (0.085%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.064%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1030 (21.91%) ETL
2 752 (16.00%) Data Modelling
3 541 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
4 488 (10.38%) Analytics
5 319 (6.79%) Migration
6 315 (6.70%) Project Management
7 281 (5.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 276 (5.87%) Programme Management
9 255 (5.42%) Data Analysis
9 255 (5.42%) Digital Marketing
10 245 (5.21%) Data Management
11 228 (4.85%) CRM
12 224 (4.76%) Business Analysis
13 202 (4.30%) Performance Tuning
14 199 (4.23%) Data Architecture
15 195 (4.15%) Dimensional Modelling
16 192 (4.08%) ERP
17 182 (3.87%) Kimball Methodology
18 175 (3.72%) Scrum
19 169 (3.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1954 (41.57%) SQL
2 455 (9.68%) T-SQL
3 358 (7.62%) PL/SQL
4 258 (5.49%) C#
5 211 (4.49%) Java
6 194 (4.13%) JavaScript
7 148 (3.15%) VBA
8 103 (2.19%) Shell Script
9 78 (1.66%) VB
10 71 (1.51%) Python
11 63 (1.34%) ABAP
12 56 (1.19%) Perl
13 48 (1.02%) VB.NET
14 42 (0.89%) C
15 36 (0.77%) PHP
15 36 (0.77%) Bash Shell
16 30 (0.64%) R
17 27 (0.57%) VBScript
18 20 (0.43%) Ruby
19 17 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 256 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 208 (4.42%) Degree
3 198 (4.21%) SC Cleared
4 55 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (1.15%) ISEB
6 34 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 30 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 27 (0.57%) ISTQB
9 26 (0.55%) PMI Certification
10 20 (0.43%) SAS Certification
11 18 (0.38%) PMP
11 18 (0.38%) MCITP
12 16 (0.34%) MCTS
13 15 (0.32%) DV Cleared
14 14 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
15 12 (0.26%) MCSE
16 11 (0.23%) MCDBA
17 8 (0.17%) APMP
18 7 (0.15%) MCP
19 6 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (2.87%) QA
2 98 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 57 (1.21%) SLA
4 13 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.17%) GAAP
8 7 (0.15%) P3O
9 5 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 5 (0.11%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.085%) Basel III
10 4 (0.085%) HL7
11 3 (0.064%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.064%) Basel II
12 2 (0.043%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.043%) GMP
12 2 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
12 2 (0.043%) COREP
12 2 (0.043%) FINREP
13 1 (0.021%) EMIR
System Software
1 46 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 38 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
3 25 (0.53%) HDFS
4 20 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (0.40%) Apache Flume
6 18 (0.38%) Oracle RMAN
7 17 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.085%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 4 (0.085%) Hyper-V
10 3 (0.064%) XenApp
10 3 (0.064%) XenServer
10 3 (0.064%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.064%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.043%) UAG
11 2 (0.043%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.043%) Veritas File System
11 2 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.043%) Docker
Systems Management
1 45 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
2 23 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 19 (0.40%) Data Guard
4 18 (0.38%) Oracle Identity Management
5 15 (0.32%) Control-M
6 14 (0.30%) Puppet
6 14 (0.30%) Oozie
7 13 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.28%) Ambari
8 10 (0.21%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.15%) SCCM
10 6 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
12 4 (0.085%) ServiceCenter
13 3 (0.064%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 3 (0.064%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 3 (0.064%) SCOM
13 3 (0.064%) Oracle EDQ
13 3 (0.064%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.043%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1126 (23.95%) Oracle
2 795 (16.91%) SAP
3 787 (16.74%) Microsoft
4 422 (8.98%) Business Objects
5 358 (7.62%) Cognos
6 297 (6.32%) Informatica
7 257 (5.47%) Tableau
8 147 (3.13%) Teradata
9 113 (2.40%) IBM
10 80 (1.70%) MicroStrategy
11 64 (1.36%) Ab Initio
11 64 (1.36%) Netezza
12 56 (1.19%) Hyperion
13 40 (0.85%) Jaspersoft
14 36 (0.77%) Siebel
15 35 (0.74%) HP
16 34 (0.72%) Google
17 33 (0.70%) VMware
18 31 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
18 31 (0.66%) Sybase
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