The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 37 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 101 113 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.97% 5.48% 3.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.87% 8.02% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 77 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £29.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.64% -16.42%
Business Intelligence
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1720 1409 1509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.64% 68.33% 68.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 784 780
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 58 114
Average hourly rate £28.69 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -5 31 £350 +7.69% 14
Warwickshire 0 16 £369 +63.88% 5
Coventry -4 11 £325 +1.01% 7
Solihull - 10 £463 - 1
Staffordshire -11 5 £338 +22.72% 1
Shropshire -15 3 £470 +88.10%
Wolverhampton -4 2 £350 - 3
Worcestershire -10 1 £200 -36.50% 1
Herefordshire - - - -
Walsall - - - - 1
West Bromwich - - - -
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 92 (41.63%) SQL
2 79 (35.75%) SQL Server
3 77 (34.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 62 (28.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 58 (26.24%) Data Warehouse
6 50 (22.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 49 (22.17%) Microsoft
8 45 (20.36%) SAP
9 42 (19.00%) Finance
10 41 (18.55%) Data Modelling
11 37 (16.74%) ETL
12 34 (15.38%) MS Excel
13 33 (14.93%) Oracle
13 33 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (14.03%) Analytics
15 28 (12.67%) SharePoint
15 28 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (12.22%) .NET
17 26 (11.76%) T-SQL
18 22 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012
19 19 (8.60%) CRM
19 19 (8.60%) Enterprise Architecture
20 17 (7.69%) SAP BW
20 17 (7.69%) ERP
20 17 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
20 17 (7.69%) Relational Database
21 16 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
21 16 (7.24%) C#
21 16 (7.24%) MicroStrategy
22 15 (6.79%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 28 (12.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.36%) SAS
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.62%) PowerPivot
3 7 (3.17%) InfoPath
4 5 (2.26%) MS Office
4 5 (2.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.90%) MS Project
6 2 (0.90%) SPSS
6 2 (0.90%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (2.26%) TRIRIGA
2 5 (2.26%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.36%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.90%) BPCS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.45%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.45%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.45%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.45%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.45%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.26%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) Internet
1 2 (0.90%) Extranet
1 2 (0.90%) MPLS
1 2 (0.90%) Firewall
1 2 (0.90%) Wireless
1 2 (0.90%) IPsec
1 2 (0.90%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (0.90%) Packet Switching
1 2 (0.90%) WAN
1 2 (0.90%) VPN
2 1 (0.45%) DNS
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (35.75%) SQL Server
2 77 (34.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (28.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 58 (26.24%) Data Warehouse
5 50 (22.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 22 (9.95%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 17 (7.69%) SAP BW
8 15 (6.79%) Hadoop
8 15 (6.79%) Big Data
9 14 (6.33%) OLAP
10 9 (4.07%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (4.07%) RDBMS
10 9 (4.07%) SAP BI
11 8 (3.62%) MarkLogic
12 7 (3.17%) PerformancePoint
12 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (3.17%) QlikView
13 6 (2.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 15 (6.79%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.81%) FxCop
3 4 (1.81%) NUnit
4 1 (0.45%) JIRA
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.45%) PVCS
4 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 42 (19.00%) Finance
2 15 (6.79%) Manufacturing
3 13 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 13 (5.88%) Marketing
4 9 (4.07%) Automotive
5 7 (3.17%) Retail
6 6 (2.71%) Electronics
7 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.36%) Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Publishing
8 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.90%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Advertising
9 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (34.39%) Analyst
2 68 (30.77%) Developer
3 35 (15.84%) Architect
4 33 (14.93%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 29 (13.12%) Business Analyst
5 29 (13.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 19 (8.60%) Business Developer
6 19 (8.60%) Consultant
7 15 (6.79%) SQL Developer
8 14 (6.33%) Report Analyst
8 14 (6.33%) Data Analyst
9 9 (4.07%) Test Analyst
9 9 (4.07%) Project Manager
10 8 (3.62%) Enterprise Architect
11 7 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
12 6 (2.71%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.71%) Developer Analyst
13 5 (2.26%) SAP Consultant
13 5 (2.26%) Analyst Developer
13 5 (2.26%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.22%) .NET
2 15 (6.79%) MDX
3 9 (4.07%) ASP.NET
4 8 (3.62%) CSS
5 7 (3.17%) XML
5 7 (3.17%) WCF
5 7 (3.17%) HTML
6 6 (2.71%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (2.26%) WPF
8 4 (1.81%) jQuery
8 4 (1.81%) XSL
8 4 (1.81%) XSLT
9 3 (1.36%) Mason
10 2 (0.90%) Middleware
10 2 (0.90%) Web Services
10 2 (0.90%) REST
11 1 (0.45%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.98%) NHS
3 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.71%) DTV
5 5 (2.26%) Informatics
5 5 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.26%) Data Extraction
5 5 (2.26%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.26%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.36%) Open Source
6 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.90%) AS400
7 2 (0.90%) User Experience
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.52%) Windows
2 5 (2.26%) VMS
3 4 (1.81%) UNIX
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.55%) Data Modelling
2 37 (16.74%) ETL
3 33 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (14.03%) Analytics
5 19 (8.60%) CRM
5 19 (8.60%) Enterprise Architecture
6 17 (7.69%) ERP
7 16 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (6.79%) Business Analysis
9 14 (6.33%) Data Analysis
10 13 (5.88%) Migration
11 12 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (5.43%) Workflow
11 12 (5.43%) Data Architecture
12 11 (4.98%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.98%) Test Scripting
13 9 (4.07%) Data Management
13 9 (4.07%) Change Management
13 9 (4.07%) Project Management
13 9 (4.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 92 (41.63%) SQL
2 26 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 16 (7.24%) C#
4 8 (3.62%) VBA
5 7 (3.17%) ABAP
5 7 (3.17%) Java
5 7 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.26%) XAML
8 3 (1.36%) C
8 3 (1.36%) VBScript
8 3 (1.36%) VB
9 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.45%) PHP
9 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.45%) XQuery
9 1 (0.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (4.52%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.07%) ISTQB
2 9 (4.07%) Degree
2 9 (4.07%) ISEB
3 8 (3.62%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.26%) CITP
4 5 (2.26%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.45%) HND
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.81%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.36%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (22.17%) Microsoft
2 45 (20.36%) SAP
3 33 (14.93%) Oracle
4 16 (7.24%) MicroStrategy
5 12 (5.43%) Business Objects
6 11 (4.98%) Informatica
7 8 (3.62%) Netezza
7 8 (3.62%) Splunk
8 4 (1.81%) Cognos
9 3 (1.36%) Cisco
9 3 (1.36%) IBM
9 3 (1.36%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.90%) Tableau
11 1 (0.45%) Peoplefluent
11 1 (0.45%) Twitter
11 1 (0.45%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.45%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.45%) Verint
11 1 (0.45%) Remedy
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