The first table below looks at the demand for Business Intelligence skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Intelligence 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 31 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 120 112 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.96% 5.71% 3.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.77% 8.59% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 52
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-45.33% +7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1772 1304 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 73.19% 66.43% 68.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 943 654 748
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 54 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.80 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Business Intelligence Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Intelligence across the West Midlands region.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Business Intelligence Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence across the West Midlands region.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region 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
Birmingham -8 31 £375 -10.17% 14
Coventry -13 17 £371 -19.89% 3
Warwickshire 0 14 £248 -7.04% 8
Staffordshire -2 7 £300 +17.07% 3
Shropshire +1 2 - -
Solihull 0 1 - - 1
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Tipton - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 3
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 86 (34.54%) SQL
2 79 (31.73%) SQL Server
2 79 (31.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (30.52%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (23.69%) SAP
4 59 (23.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 53 (21.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 47 (18.88%) Microsoft
7 38 (15.26%) ETL
8 37 (14.86%) Data Modelling
8 37 (14.86%) Finance
9 31 (12.45%) OLAP
10 30 (12.05%) MS Excel
10 30 (12.05%) CRM
10 30 (12.05%) Relational Database
11 27 (10.84%) SharePoint
11 27 (10.84%) Oracle
11 27 (10.84%) T-SQL
12 25 (10.04%) .NET
12 25 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
12 25 (10.04%) Analytics
13 24 (9.64%) ERP
14 23 (9.24%) SAP BW
15 21 (8.43%) Data Analysis
15 21 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 21 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
16 20 (8.03%) RDBMS
17 19 (7.63%) SAP BI
17 19 (7.63%) MDX

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 27 (10.84%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.21%) SAS
3 5 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.80%) NetWeaver
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.40%) Confluence
5 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.81%) Casewise Modeler
2 7 (2.81%) PowerPivot
3 5 (2.01%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.20%) MS Office
5 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.40%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 12 (4.82%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 7 (2.81%) SAP CRM
3 5 (2.01%) SAP HR
3 5 (2.01%) TRIRIGA
4 4 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.20%) SAP IS-U
6 2 (0.80%) SAP MRS
6 2 (0.80%) SAP cProjects
6 2 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.80%) SAP PLM
6 2 (0.80%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.80%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.40%) SAP PM
7 1 (0.40%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.40%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Extranet
2 1 (0.40%) MPLS
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
2 1 (0.40%) Wireless
2 1 (0.40%) IPsec
2 1 (0.40%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (0.40%) Packet Switching
2 1 (0.40%) WAN
2 1 (0.40%) VPN
2 1 (0.40%) DNS
2 1 (0.40%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (31.73%) SQL Server
1 79 (31.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 76 (30.52%) Data Warehouse
3 59 (23.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 53 (21.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 31 (12.45%) OLAP
6 30 (12.05%) Relational Database
7 23 (9.24%) SAP BW
8 21 (8.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (8.03%) RDBMS
10 19 (7.63%) SAP BI
11 15 (6.02%) Crystal Reports
12 11 (4.42%) PerformancePoint
13 10 (4.02%) Big Data
14 9 (3.61%) Hadoop
15 6 (2.41%) NoSQL
15 6 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
15 6 (2.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 5 (2.01%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 13 (5.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.41%) JIRA
2 6 (2.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.61%) FxCop
3 4 (1.61%) NUnit
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (0.80%) ERwin
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 37 (14.86%) Finance
2 13 (5.22%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.61%) Marketing
4 4 (1.61%) Automotive
4 4 (1.61%) Electronics
5 3 (1.20%) Banking
5 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 2 (0.80%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Advertising
7 1 (0.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 81 (32.53%) Developer
2 70 (28.11%) Analyst
3 46 (18.47%) Architect
4 34 (13.65%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 31 (12.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 28 (11.24%) Consultant
7 26 (10.44%) Business Analyst
8 19 (7.63%) SQL Developer
9 17 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (5.22%) Business Developer
10 13 (5.22%) Report Analyst
11 10 (4.02%) Test Analyst
11 10 (4.02%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.02%) SAP Consultant
12 8 (3.21%) Programmer
12 8 (3.21%) SAP Architect
12 8 (3.21%) Business Intelligence Architect
13 7 (2.81%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.81%) Data Architect
14 6 (2.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.04%) .NET
2 19 (7.63%) MDX
3 9 (3.61%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.21%) CSS
4 8 (3.21%) WCF
4 8 (3.21%) HTML
5 6 (2.41%) .NET Framework
5 6 (2.41%) WPF
6 5 (2.01%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (1.61%) jQuery
7 4 (1.61%) XSL
7 4 (1.61%) XSLT
8 3 (1.20%) EDI
8 3 (1.20%) Mason
8 3 (1.20%) XML
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.40%) HTML5
9 1 (0.40%) REST
9 1 (0.40%) CSS3
9 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.43%) NHS
2 10 (4.02%) GIS
2 10 (4.02%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (2.41%) Open Source
4 5 (2.01%) Data Integration
4 5 (2.01%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.61%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.61%) DTV
6 3 (1.20%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.80%) AS400
7 2 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.61%) VMS
2 7 (2.81%) Windows
3 6 (2.41%) UNIX
4 2 (0.80%) AIX
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.26%) ETL
2 37 (14.86%) Data Modelling
3 30 (12.05%) CRM
4 25 (10.04%) Analytics
4 25 (10.04%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (9.64%) ERP
6 21 (8.43%) Data Analysis
6 21 (8.43%) Enterprise Architecture
7 18 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (6.02%) Test Scripting
9 14 (5.62%) Business Analysis
10 12 (4.82%) Workflow
10 12 (4.82%) Migration
11 11 (4.42%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (4.42%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (4.02%) EAI
12 10 (4.02%) Technical Architecture
13 9 (3.61%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.21%) Data Architecture
14 8 (3.21%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (34.54%) SQL
2 27 (10.84%) T-SQL
3 14 (5.62%) C#
4 12 (4.82%) ABAP
5 10 (4.02%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.81%) Java
7 6 (2.41%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.01%) XAML
8 5 (2.01%) VBA
8 5 (2.01%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.61%) C
10 2 (0.80%) VB
10 2 (0.80%) PHP
10 2 (0.80%) X++
11 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.02%) ISEB
2 9 (3.61%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.01%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.01%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.01%) Degree
4 2 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.40%) CITP
5 1 (0.40%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.40%) HND
5 1 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.40%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 5 (2.01%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.40%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (23.69%) SAP
2 47 (18.88%) Microsoft
3 27 (10.84%) Oracle
4 18 (7.23%) Cognos
5 17 (6.83%) Business Objects
6 12 (4.82%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (2.81%) Casewise
8 6 (2.41%) IBM
9 5 (2.01%) Informatica
9 5 (2.01%) Netezza
10 4 (1.61%) Teradata
11 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.20%) Tableau
12 2 (0.80%) StreamServe
12 2 (0.80%) Splunk
13 1 (0.40%) Capita
13 1 (0.40%) Infor
13 1 (0.40%) Pega
13 1 (0.40%) Peoplefluent
13 1 (0.40%) Twitter
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