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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 42 36 46
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 2358 2488 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 4.08% 4.72% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.51% 6.37% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 1544 1176
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.06% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.65 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.00 £42.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-44.59% -

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
42763 39046 42056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.99% 74.08% 71.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26736 24118 24356
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1175 1083 1556
Average hourly rate £23.66 £27.50 £30.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.98% -8.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -7 2194 £413 +3.12% 769
London -1 1059 £440 +3.52% 333
South East -13 358 £400 +6.66% 92
City of London -1 258 £425 - 141
East of England -10 145 £413 +11.86% 39
North West +8 144 £375 +16.27% 101
South West +13 141 £375 -3.59% 60
Yorkshire -7 125 £400 +33.33% 55
West Midlands -14 89 £338 +1.88% 46
West Yorkshire -4 88 £350 +29.62% 40
Scotland -1 87 £375 +7.14% 40
Berkshire -33 68 £376 -1.83% 17
East Midlands -8 67 £340 +0.36% 27
Hampshire -21 66 £400 +6.66% 22
Hertfordshire -7 62 £420 - 9
Manchester -9 56 £325 -2.98% 49
Oxfordshire +17 46 £400 +5.26% 3
Bedfordshire +8 46 £450 -30.76% 4
Leeds +7 46 £325 - 28
Bristol +8 43 £370 -12.94% 23
Edinburgh +11 39 £388 +10.71% 16
North East -1 38 £375 -16.66% 7
Buckinghamshire -17 38 £388 +4.72% 10
Surrey -19 37 £338 -18.18% 19
Cheshire +15 33 £425 +19.71% 22
Glasgow -17 33 £350 +19.14% 17
Milton Keynes -9 32 £386 +3.00% 5
Lancashire -2 31 £423 +69.84% 7
Birmingham -19 25 £313 -21.87% 17
Gloucestershire +2 24 £375 +26.58% 10

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1856 (40.03%) SQL
2 1555 (33.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1429 (30.82%) Finance
4 1285 (27.72%) SQL Server
5 1034 (22.30%) Oracle
6 1006 (21.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 969 (20.90%) ETL
8 951 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 821 (17.71%) SAP
10 801 (17.28%) Microsoft
11 714 (15.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 631 (13.61%) Data Modelling
13 552 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
14 491 (10.59%) T-SQL
15 453 (9.77%) Business Objects
16 445 (9.60%) MS Excel
17 438 (9.45%) Analytics
18 433 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
19 432 (9.32%) Marketing
20 416 (8.97%) Telecoms
21 405 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
22 369 (7.96%) Cognos
23 362 (7.81%) Banking
24 348 (7.51%) Manufacturing
25 324 (6.99%) Programme Management
26 322 (6.95%) .NET
27 313 (6.75%) SharePoint
28 308 (6.64%) Migration
28 308 (6.64%) QlikView
29 303 (6.54%) Oracle Database

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 313 (6.75%) SharePoint
2 254 (5.48%) SAS
3 94 (2.03%) WebLogic
4 61 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
5 33 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
6 30 (0.65%) WebLogic Portal
7 29 (0.63%) Oracle Service Bus
7 29 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 26 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 22 (0.47%) NetWeaver
10 22 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
10 22 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 21 (0.45%) Apache
11 21 (0.45%) CMS
12 20 (0.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 19 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.39%) MS Project Server
15 16 (0.35%) IIS
15 16 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 445 (9.60%) MS Excel
2 95 (2.05%) MS Office
3 73 (1.57%) PowerPivot
4 56 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 49 (1.06%) MS Project
5 49 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (0.84%) SPSS
7 28 (0.60%) InfoPath
8 23 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.13%) Stata
10 4 (0.086%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.065%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.022%) Casewise Modeler
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.022%) FastStats
12 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.022%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 284 (6.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 131 (2.83%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 101 (2.18%) Oracle EBS
4 84 (1.81%) Cognos TM1
5 61 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
6 56 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
7 42 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
8 35 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
9 34 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
10 32 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
11 31 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
12 30 (0.65%) SAP BPC
13 28 (0.60%) Oracle Receivables
13 28 (0.60%) SAP CRM
14 25 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
15 24 (0.52%) SAP ERP
16 21 (0.45%) Documaker
16 21 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
17 19 (0.41%) SAP CO
18 18 (0.39%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 24 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (0.39%) Office 365
3 16 (0.35%) SaaS
4 9 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.086%) IBM SmartCloud
7 2 (0.043%) Taleo
7 2 (0.043%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (0.043%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.043%) Force.com
7 2 (0.043%) PaaS
8 1 (0.022%) Heroku
8 1 (0.022%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.022%) CheetahMail
8 1 (0.022%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 46 (0.99%) HTTP
2 40 (0.86%) Internet
3 24 (0.52%) Firewall
4 23 (0.50%) SSL
5 22 (0.47%) FTP
5 22 (0.47%) Intranet
6 20 (0.43%) HTTPS
7 17 (0.37%) WAN
8 16 (0.35%) LAN
8 16 (0.35%) Extranet
9 12 (0.26%) MPLS
10 11 (0.24%) LDAP
10 11 (0.24%) SAN
11 10 (0.22%) DNS
12 6 (0.13%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
12 6 (0.13%) Network Security
13 5 (0.11%) NAS
13 5 (0.11%) Wireless
13 5 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1555 (33.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1285 (27.72%) SQL Server
3 1006 (21.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 951 (20.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 714 (15.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 405 (8.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 308 (6.64%) QlikView
8 303 (6.54%) Oracle Database
9 302 (6.51%) OLAP
10 297 (6.41%) Oracle BI EE
11 266 (5.74%) Relational Database
12 221 (4.77%) SAP BW
13 198 (4.27%) SAP BI
14 181 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
15 174 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
15 174 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
16 155 (3.34%) Big Data
17 146 (3.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
18 140 (3.02%) Oracle ODI
19 131 (2.83%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 71 (1.53%) Visual Studio
2 56 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 52 (1.12%) JIRA
4 48 (1.04%) ERwin
5 46 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 35 (0.75%) Selenium
7 32 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
8 31 (0.67%) Toad
9 24 (0.52%) Subversion
10 19 (0.41%) LSMW
10 19 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
11 18 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
12 17 (0.37%) JUnit
13 14 (0.30%) Eclipse
13 14 (0.30%) Maven
14 13 (0.28%) Jenkins
15 12 (0.26%) WebDriver
16 11 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
17 10 (0.22%) FitNesse
18 8 (0.17%) JMeter
General
1 1429 (30.82%) Finance
2 432 (9.32%) Marketing
3 416 (8.97%) Telecoms
4 362 (7.81%) Banking
5 348 (7.51%) Manufacturing
6 280 (6.04%) Electronics
7 260 (5.61%) Retail
8 102 (2.20%) Investment Banking
9 60 (1.29%) Billing
10 59 (1.27%) Games
11 58 (1.25%) Legal
12 54 (1.16%) Financial Institution
13 44 (0.95%) Publishing
14 43 (0.93%) General Ledger
15 41 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.67%) Advertising
17 29 (0.63%) Retail Banking
17 29 (0.63%) German Language
18 20 (0.43%) Back Office
19 16 (0.35%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1728 (37.27%) Developer
2 1079 (23.27%) Analyst
3 666 (14.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 527 (11.37%) Consultant
5 487 (10.50%) Business Analyst
6 395 (8.52%) Architect
7 281 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 272 (5.87%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 270 (5.82%) SQL Developer
10 204 (4.40%) Business Developer
11 190 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 183 (3.95%) Data Analyst
13 141 (3.04%) SAP Consultant
14 116 (2.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 98 (2.11%) Oracle Developer
15 98 (2.11%) Solutions Architect
16 96 (2.07%) Data Architect
17 95 (2.05%) QlikView Developer
18 92 (1.98%) DBA
19 89 (1.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (6.95%) .NET
2 210 (4.53%) MDX
3 194 (4.18%) XML
4 144 (3.11%) Web Services
5 134 (2.89%) HTML
6 125 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 109 (2.35%) CSS
8 106 (2.29%) Middleware
9 87 (1.88%) jQuery
10 52 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
11 50 (1.08%) WCF
12 48 (1.04%) HTML5
13 44 (0.95%) JSON
13 44 (0.95%) .NET Framework
14 39 (0.84%) SOAP
15 36 (0.78%) J2EE
16 33 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (0.71%) REST
17 32 (0.69%) XSLT
18 31 (0.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 433 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 279 (6.02%) DTV
3 236 (5.09%) NHS
4 230 (4.96%) Data Integration
5 198 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 139 (3.00%) Visualisation
7 66 (1.42%) Computer Science
8 47 (1.01%) Data Extraction
9 42 (0.91%) Open Source
10 39 (0.84%) FMCG
11 37 (0.80%) Replication
11 37 (0.80%) User Experience
12 34 (0.73%) Statistics
12 34 (0.73%) Informatics
13 30 (0.65%) Credit Risk
14 27 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
15 24 (0.52%) Reference Data
16 23 (0.50%) Market Risk
17 20 (0.43%) Mobile App
18 19 (0.41%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 184 (3.97%) UNIX
2 135 (2.91%) Windows
3 119 (2.57%) Linux
4 25 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (0.41%) Solaris
6 18 (0.39%) Windows 7
7 13 (0.28%) AIX
8 12 (0.26%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.19%) Android
10 9 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (0.15%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.13%) HPUX
12 6 (0.13%) CentOS
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 5 (0.11%) Fedora
13 5 (0.11%) VMS
14 4 (0.086%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (0.065%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.065%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 969 (20.90%) ETL
2 631 (13.61%) Data Modelling
3 552 (11.91%) Agile Software Development
4 438 (9.45%) Analytics
5 324 (6.99%) Programme Management
6 308 (6.64%) Migration
7 301 (6.49%) Digital Marketing
8 286 (6.17%) Project Management
9 266 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 263 (5.67%) Data Analysis
11 258 (5.57%) Data Management
12 250 (5.39%) CRM
13 221 (4.77%) ERP
14 211 (4.55%) Business Analysis
15 203 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
16 195 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
17 194 (4.18%) Kimball Methodology
18 192 (4.14%) Dimensional Modelling
19 186 (4.01%) PRINCE2
20 171 (3.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1856 (40.03%) SQL
2 491 (10.59%) T-SQL
3 279 (6.02%) PL/SQL
4 274 (5.91%) C#
5 196 (4.23%) Java
6 145 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 131 (2.83%) VBA
8 86 (1.86%) Shell Script
9 73 (1.57%) ABAP
10 67 (1.45%) Python
11 53 (1.14%) VB
12 44 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 39 (0.84%) Perl
14 36 (0.78%) PHP
15 35 (0.75%) C
16 33 (0.71%) Bash Shell
17 28 (0.60%) SAS Macro
18 24 (0.52%) Jython
18 24 (0.52%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 20 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 162 (3.49%) Degree
2 121 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 86 (1.86%) SC Cleared
4 66 (1.42%) ISEB
5 55 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 41 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 34 (0.73%) MCTS
9 30 (0.65%) MCITP
10 25 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 22 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (0.35%) PMI Certification
13 16 (0.35%) SAS Certification
14 12 (0.26%) PMP
14 12 (0.26%) DV Cleared
15 11 (0.24%) MCSE
16 8 (0.17%) SAP Certification
17 7 (0.15%) CCA
17 7 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (2.67%) QA
2 95 (2.05%) Data Quality
3 55 (1.19%) SLA
4 12 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 11 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 11 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (0.19%) Basel III
7 7 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.11%) GPG13
9 3 (0.065%) HL7
10 2 (0.043%) GAAP
10 2 (0.043%) GxP
10 2 (0.043%) COREP
11 1 (0.022%) FINREP
11 1 (0.022%) EMIR
11 1 (0.022%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.022%) FATCA
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 46 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
2 39 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 17 (0.37%) HDFS
5 16 (0.35%) Apache Flume
6 15 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.11%) Hyper-V
8 4 (0.086%) XenApp
8 4 (0.086%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.065%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.065%) XenServer
9 3 (0.065%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.043%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (0.043%) Veritas File System
10 2 (0.043%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (0.043%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.043%) Cronacle
10 2 (0.043%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 32 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 32 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
1 32 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
2 20 (0.43%) Data Guard
3 15 (0.32%) Oozie
4 14 (0.30%) Ambari
5 12 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (0.22%) Control-M
7 9 (0.19%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.11%) Oracle EDQ
9 4 (0.086%) Oracle Statspack
9 4 (0.086%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.065%) SCCM
10 3 (0.065%) Puppet
10 3 (0.065%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.065%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 2 (0.043%) EMC NetWorker
12 1 (0.022%) ServiceCenter
12 1 (0.022%) Nagios
12 1 (0.022%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1034 (22.30%) Oracle
2 821 (17.71%) SAP
3 801 (17.28%) Microsoft
4 453 (9.77%) Business Objects
5 369 (7.96%) Cognos
6 216 (4.66%) Informatica
7 191 (4.12%) Tableau
8 125 (2.70%) Teradata
9 109 (2.35%) MicroStrategy
10 108 (2.33%) IBM
11 61 (1.32%) Ab Initio
12 56 (1.21%) Hyperion
13 54 (1.16%) Netezza
14 48 (1.04%) Siebel
15 41 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
16 36 (0.78%) HP
17 30 (0.65%) Remedy
18 29 (0.63%) Google
19 26 (0.56%) Jaspersoft
20 21 (0.45%) Cisco
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