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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 45 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 87 113 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.40% 5.35% 4.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 7.79% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 65 55
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-45.94% -
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
1771 1450 1613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.26% 68.59% 69.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 914 773 831
Average daily rate £375 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 59 95
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.48 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 22 September 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 22 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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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 -25 24 £305 -23.75% 19
Warwickshire 0 13 £336 +49.44% 5
Coventry -3 13 £323 +3.20% 5
Staffordshire -2 8 £338 +3.84% 7
Shropshire -9 3 £470 +88.10% 1
Worcestershire -10 1 - - 1
Solihull - - - - 1
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 3
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 98 (42.98%) SQL
2 90 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 90 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 71 (31.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (28.51%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 50 (21.93%) Microsoft
7 45 (19.74%) SAP
8 38 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 37 (16.23%) ETL
9 37 (16.23%) Finance
10 35 (15.35%) T-SQL
11 33 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (12.72%) SharePoint
13 28 (12.28%) OLAP
13 28 (12.28%) .NET
13 28 (12.28%) Oracle
14 24 (10.53%) Data Modelling
15 23 (10.09%) CRM
15 23 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
16 22 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (9.21%) Analytics
18 20 (8.77%) Relational Database
18 20 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (7.89%) MicroStrategy
19 18 (7.89%) ERP
20 17 (7.46%) C#
20 17 (7.46%) SAP BW
20 17 (7.46%) MDX
21 16 (7.02%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 29 (12.72%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.32%) SAS
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 38 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) InfoPath
2 7 (3.07%) PowerPivot
3 4 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.32%) MS Office
4 3 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.88%) SPSS
5 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.44%) Casewise Modeler
6 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.82%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.63%) SAP CRM
4 5 (2.19%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (1.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 4 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.32%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.88%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.88%) Cognos TM1
7 2 (0.88%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.44%) SAP GTS
8 1 (0.44%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.44%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) Packet Switching
1 2 (0.88%) WAN
1 2 (0.88%) VPN
1 2 (0.88%) Internet
1 2 (0.88%) Extranet
1 2 (0.88%) MPLS
1 2 (0.88%) Firewall
1 2 (0.88%) Wireless
1 2 (0.88%) IPsec
1 2 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (0.44%) DNS
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (39.47%) SQL Server
1 90 (39.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 71 (31.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 65 (28.51%) Data Warehouse
4 60 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 28 (12.28%) OLAP
6 23 (10.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 22 (9.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (8.77%) Relational Database
9 17 (7.46%) SAP BW
10 11 (4.82%) Crystal Reports
10 11 (4.82%) RDBMS
11 10 (4.39%) PerformancePoint
12 9 (3.95%) Hadoop
12 9 (3.95%) Big Data
12 9 (3.95%) SAP BI
13 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.63%) Oracle Database
15 5 (2.19%) Cognos Framework Manager
15 5 (2.19%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.75%) FxCop
3 4 (1.75%) NUnit
4 2 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.44%) JIRA
5 1 (0.44%) PVCS
General
1 37 (16.23%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.14%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.70%) Marketing
5 7 (3.07%) Electronics
6 6 (2.63%) Automotive
7 5 (2.19%) Retail
8 2 (0.88%) Billing
8 2 (0.88%) Banking
8 2 (0.88%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 83 (36.40%) Developer
2 72 (31.58%) Analyst
3 36 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 35 (15.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 30 (13.16%) Architect
6 28 (12.28%) Business Analyst
7 21 (9.21%) Consultant
8 20 (8.77%) Business Developer
9 17 (7.46%) SQL Developer
10 15 (6.58%) Report Analyst
11 12 (5.26%) Data Analyst
12 9 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.51%) Test Analyst
13 8 (3.51%) SAP Consultant
14 7 (3.07%) Project Manager
14 7 (3.07%) Programmer
14 7 (3.07%) Developer Analyst
15 6 (2.63%) Analyst Developer
15 6 (2.63%) .NET Developer
15 6 (2.63%) Business Objects Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (12.28%) .NET
2 17 (7.46%) MDX
3 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET
3 10 (4.39%) CSS
4 9 (3.95%) HTML
5 8 (3.51%) WCF
6 7 (3.07%) XML
6 7 (3.07%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.63%) jQuery
7 6 (2.63%) WPF
8 5 (2.19%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (1.75%) XSL
9 4 (1.75%) XSLT
10 3 (1.32%) EDI
10 3 (1.32%) Mason
11 2 (0.88%) REST
11 2 (0.88%) Web Services
12 1 (0.44%) LINQ
12 1 (0.44%) SAML
12 1 (0.44%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.02%) NHS
3 7 (3.07%) DTV
3 7 (3.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.19%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.75%) Informatics
5 4 (1.75%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.32%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.32%) Open Source
6 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.88%) AS400
7 2 (0.88%) User Experience
8 1 (0.44%) Statistics
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) GIS
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.82%) Windows
2 6 (2.63%) UNIX
3 5 (2.19%) VMS
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.23%) ETL
2 33 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 23 (10.09%) CRM
5 21 (9.21%) Analytics
6 18 (7.89%) ERP
7 16 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (6.14%) Migration
8 14 (6.14%) Business Analysis
9 13 (5.70%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.26%) Workflow
11 11 (4.82%) Test Scripting
12 10 (4.39%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.51%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.51%) Kimball Methodology
13 8 (3.51%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (3.51%) Programme Management
14 7 (3.07%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 98 (42.98%) SQL
2 35 (15.35%) T-SQL
3 17 (7.46%) C#
4 11 (4.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.51%) VBA
6 7 (3.07%) ABAP
6 7 (3.07%) Java
7 6 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.19%) XAML
9 4 (1.75%) C
9 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.88%) VB
10 2 (0.88%) X++
11 1 (0.44%) XQuery
11 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (4.39%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.51%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.51%) ISEB
3 7 (3.07%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (0.44%) CITP
5 1 (0.44%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.44%) HND
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) SLA
2 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.88%) QA
2 2 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.44%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 50 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 45 (19.74%) SAP
3 28 (12.28%) Oracle
4 18 (7.89%) MicroStrategy
5 16 (7.02%) Business Objects
6 10 (4.39%) Cognos
7 5 (2.19%) Netezza
7 5 (2.19%) Informatica
7 5 (2.19%) IBM
8 3 (1.32%) Tableau
8 3 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.88%) StreamServe
9 2 (0.88%) Cisco
9 2 (0.88%) Splunk
10 1 (0.44%) Peoplefluent
10 1 (0.44%) Twitter
10 1 (0.44%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.44%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.44%) Verint
10 1 (0.44%) Infor
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
People Source
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1 per day + Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £601 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £1 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago