The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of MicroStrategy products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MicroStrategy over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within MicroStrategy, Inc.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
MicroStrategy
Rank 520 467 529
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +62
Contract jobs citing MicroStrategy 73 101 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.42% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 37
Average daily rate
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£400 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £475 £343
% change year-on-year
-34.73% +38.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24989 24067 26976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.71% 47.16% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13873 13040 13656
Average daily rate £380 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 1204 1387
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%

MicroStrategy
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MicroStrategy within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

MicroStrategy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MicroStrategy
Daily Rate Trend

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

MicroStrategy Daily Rate Trend in the UK

MicroStrategy
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MicroStrategy within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

MicroStrategy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

MicroStrategy
Hourly Rate Trend

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

MicroStrategy Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

MicroStrategy
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 MicroStrategy within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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
England -60 66 £400 -4.76% 18
London -32 39 £425 +1.79% 13
City of London +1 14 £450 +12.50% 3
West Midlands -5 9 £310 -20.00% 2
South East -15 9 £375 -21.05% 1
Yorkshire +14 7 £225 -35.71% 1
Birmingham +2 5 £275 -29.03%
Scotland -19 4 - - 1
Glasgow - 3 - - 1
West Yorkshire +7 1 £400 +14.28% 1
Wiltshire -5 1 - - 1
Berkshire -9 1 - -
South West -28 1 - - 1
Wales - - - - 2
South Wales - - - - 2
West Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -

MicroStrategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MicroStrategy 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 MicroStrategy.

1 91 (65.94%) Business Intelligence
2 68 (49.28%) SQL
3 49 (35.51%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
5 32 (23.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (18.84%) Oracle
7 25 (18.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 23 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (15.22%) ETL
9 21 (15.22%) Finance
10 17 (12.32%) Tableau
11 16 (11.59%) Business Objects
12 15 (10.87%) Linux
12 15 (10.87%) Java
12 15 (10.87%) Cognos
12 15 (10.87%) Visualisation
13 14 (10.14%) Data Modelling
13 14 (10.14%) Informatica
13 14 (10.14%) Analytics
14 13 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
14 13 (9.42%) PL/SQL
14 13 (9.42%) Talend Open Studio
14 13 (9.42%) Talend
15 12 (8.70%) Hadoop
15 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (8.70%) SAS
15 12 (8.70%) Project Management
16 11 (7.97%) DataStage
16 11 (7.97%) Retail

MicroStrategy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing MicroStrategy 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 MicroStrategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.70%) SAS
2 8 (5.80%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.72%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.07%) SPSS
3 5 (3.62%) Mathematica
4 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.72%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (2.17%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.72%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.72%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.72%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.72%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.72%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.72%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.72%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.72%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.72%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.72%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.51%) Data Warehouse
2 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
3 32 (23.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (18.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (8.70%) Hadoop
7 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (7.97%) DataStage
8 9 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (5.80%) Relational Database
9 8 (5.80%) Apache Hive
9 8 (5.80%) QlikView
10 7 (5.07%) Data Mining
11 6 (4.35%) Star Schema
11 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (3.62%) Big Data
12 5 (3.62%) Oracle Database
13 4 (2.90%) Oracle BI EE
14 3 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (2.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (1.45%) ProC
3 1 (0.72%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (15.22%) Finance
2 11 (7.97%) Retail
3 5 (3.62%) Games
3 5 (3.62%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.90%) Banking
4 4 (2.90%) Publishing
4 4 (2.90%) German Language
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
6 2 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.72%) Billing
7 1 (0.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (46.38%) Developer
2 40 (28.99%) Analyst
3 39 (28.26%) Microstrategy Developer
4 19 (13.77%) Business Analyst
5 18 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 16 (11.59%) Business Developer
6 16 (11.59%) Consultant
7 14 (10.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 9 (6.52%) Report Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Data Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.35%) Architect
11 5 (3.62%) Tester
11 5 (3.62%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (3.62%) Informatica Consultant
11 5 (3.62%) MicroStrategy Consultant
12 4 (2.90%) Lead Tester
12 4 (2.90%) Developer Analyst
13 3 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 3 (2.17%) Head of Business Intelligence
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) .NET
2 3 (2.17%) J2EE
2 3 (2.17%) XML
3 2 (1.45%) Swing
3 2 (1.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.45%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (0.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.87%) Visualisation
2 6 (4.35%) Statistics
2 6 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.62%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.17%) Economics
5 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.45%) Replication
5 2 (1.45%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.45%) Open Source
6 1 (0.72%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) FMCG
6 1 (0.72%) Derivative
6 1 (0.72%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.87%) Linux
2 4 (2.90%) UNIX
3 3 (2.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.17%) Solaris
4 2 (1.45%) AIX
4 2 (1.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (65.94%) Business Intelligence
2 21 (15.22%) ETL
3 14 (10.14%) Data Modelling
3 14 (10.14%) Analytics
4 13 (9.42%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (8.70%) Project Management
5 12 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (7.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (7.25%) Dimensional Modelling
7 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 8 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (5.07%) Migration
10 6 (4.35%) Data Management
10 6 (4.35%) BPMN
10 6 (4.35%) Predictive Modelling
11 4 (2.90%) Regression Analysis
11 4 (2.90%) User Stories
11 4 (2.90%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.17%) Data Analysis
12 3 (2.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 68 (49.28%) SQL
2 15 (10.87%) Java
3 13 (9.42%) PL/SQL
4 10 (7.25%) C
5 8 (5.80%) Python
6 7 (5.07%) Shell Script
6 7 (5.07%) R
7 6 (4.35%) Ruby
7 6 (4.35%) C++
8 4 (2.90%) C#
9 3 (2.17%) Perl
10 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.45%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.45%) MCTS
2 2 (1.45%) MCITP
3 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.72%) ACCA
3 1 (0.72%) CIMA
3 1 (0.72%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Control-M
2 1 (0.72%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.72%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Oracle
2 17 (12.32%) Tableau
3 16 (11.59%) Business Objects
4 15 (10.87%) Cognos
5 14 (10.14%) Informatica
6 13 (9.42%) Microsoft
6 13 (9.42%) Talend
7 10 (7.25%) Teradata
8 9 (6.52%) Ab Initio
9 5 (3.62%) IBM
10 4 (2.90%) SAP
11 2 (1.45%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.45%) VMware
12 1 (0.72%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.72%) Perforce
12 1 (0.72%) Omniture
12 1 (0.72%) Google
12 1 (0.72%) Netezza
12 1 (0.72%) DataFlux
12 1 (0.72%) Greenplum
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Centum Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £360 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago