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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 42 28 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 85 108 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.39% 5.17% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.99% 7.52% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 67 53
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 £297 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% -6.66%
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
1702 1436 1568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.94% 68.81% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 775 815
Average daily rate £375 £357 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +1.71%
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 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 51 105
Average hourly rate £29.75 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 -19 26 £323 -18.09% 12
Coventry +6 12 £320 -5.18% 5
Warwickshire 0 11 £338 +50.00% 5
Staffordshire -4 7 £350 +7.69% 9
Shropshire -10 3 £470 +88.10% 1
Worcestershire -6 1 - - 1
Solihull - 1 £500 -
Walsall - - - -
West Bromwich - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 3
Herefordshire - - - -
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 93 (42.27%) SQL
2 84 (38.18%) SQL Server
3 82 (37.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 66 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (26.82%) Data Warehouse
6 56 (25.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 46 (20.91%) SAP
9 40 (18.18%) Finance
10 37 (16.82%) MS Excel
11 35 (15.91%) ETL
12 33 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (13.64%) Oracle
13 30 (13.64%) T-SQL
13 30 (13.64%) SharePoint
14 27 (12.27%) .NET
14 27 (12.27%) Data Modelling
15 24 (10.91%) OLAP
15 24 (10.91%) Analytics
15 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
17 21 (9.55%) CRM
18 19 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
19 18 (8.18%) Relational Database
19 18 (8.18%) MicroStrategy
20 17 (7.73%) SAP BW
20 17 (7.73%) ERP
21 16 (7.27%) C#
21 16 (7.27%) Business Objects
21 16 (7.27%) Business Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 30 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (1.36%) SAS
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.45%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.45%) SAP Portal
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.18%) InfoPath
2 7 (3.18%) PowerPivot
3 4 (1.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.91%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.91%) SPSS
4 2 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (3.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (2.73%) SAP CRM
4 5 (2.27%) TRIRIGA
5 4 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (1.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.91%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (0.91%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.91%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.45%) BPCS
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.91%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (0.91%) MPLS
1 2 (0.91%) Internet
1 2 (0.91%) Extranet
1 2 (0.91%) VPN
1 2 (0.91%) Packet Switching
1 2 (0.91%) WAN
1 2 (0.91%) IPsec
1 2 (0.91%) Wireless
1 2 (0.91%) Firewall
2 1 (0.45%) DNS
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
2 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 82 (37.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 66 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 59 (26.82%) Data Warehouse
5 56 (25.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (10.91%) OLAP
7 23 (10.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (8.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (8.18%) Relational Database
10 17 (7.73%) SAP BW
11 11 (5.00%) Hadoop
11 11 (5.00%) Big Data
12 10 (4.55%) RDBMS
13 9 (4.09%) Crystal Reports
13 9 (4.09%) SAP BI
13 9 (4.09%) PerformancePoint
14 7 (3.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 6 (2.73%) QlikView
15 6 (2.73%) Oracle Database
15 6 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (6.82%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.82%) FxCop
3 4 (1.82%) NUnit
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.45%) PVCS
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 40 (18.18%) Finance
2 16 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 14 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.36%) Marketing
4 7 (3.18%) Automotive
4 7 (3.18%) Electronics
5 6 (2.73%) Retail
6 4 (1.82%) Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Advertising
8 1 (0.45%) Billing
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (35.00%) Developer
2 72 (32.73%) Analyst
3 34 (15.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 33 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 29 (13.18%) Architect
5 29 (13.18%) Business Analyst
6 21 (9.55%) Consultant
7 20 (9.09%) Business Developer
8 15 (6.82%) Report Analyst
9 14 (6.36%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.91%) Data Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.64%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (3.18%) Developer Analyst
12 7 (3.18%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.73%) Analyst Developer
13 6 (2.73%) Business Objects Consultant
14 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Developer
14 5 (2.27%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.27%) .NET
2 16 (7.27%) MDX
3 10 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 9 (4.09%) CSS
5 8 (3.64%) HTML
6 7 (3.18%) XML
6 7 (3.18%) WCF
6 7 (3.18%) .NET Framework
7 5 (2.27%) WPF
7 5 (2.27%) jQuery
7 5 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (1.82%) XSL
8 4 (1.82%) XSLT
9 3 (1.36%) Mason
10 2 (0.91%) REST
10 2 (0.91%) Web Services
10 2 (0.91%) EDI
11 1 (0.45%) SAP XI
11 1 (0.45%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.45%) NHS
3 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.18%) DTV
4 5 (2.27%) Informatics
4 5 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 4 (1.82%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.36%) Open Source
7 2 (0.91%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.91%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.91%) User Experience
7 2 (0.91%) AS400
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
8 1 (0.45%) EPoS
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.45%) Windows
2 6 (2.73%) UNIX
3 5 (2.27%) VMS
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) AIX
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.91%) ETL
2 33 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.27%) Data Modelling
4 24 (10.91%) Analytics
5 21 (9.55%) CRM
6 17 (7.73%) ERP
7 16 (7.27%) Business Analysis
8 15 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
9 13 (5.91%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (5.91%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (5.00%) Workflow
11 11 (5.00%) Migration
11 11 (5.00%) Test Scripting
12 9 (4.09%) Mentoring
13 8 (3.64%) Data Architecture
13 8 (3.64%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (3.64%) Programme Management
14 7 (3.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 93 (42.27%) SQL
2 30 (13.64%) T-SQL
3 16 (7.27%) C#
4 10 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.64%) VBA
6 7 (3.18%) Java
6 7 (3.18%) ABAP
7 6 (2.73%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.27%) XAML
9 3 (1.36%) C
9 3 (1.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.91%) X++
10 2 (0.91%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
11 1 (0.45%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (4.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.64%) ISTQB
2 8 (3.64%) ISEB
3 7 (3.18%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.73%) Degree
5 3 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (1.36%) CITP
6 1 (0.45%) HND
6 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.36%) SLA
1 3 (1.36%) QA
1 3 (1.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.45%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 50 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 46 (20.91%) SAP
3 30 (13.64%) Oracle
4 18 (8.18%) MicroStrategy
5 16 (7.27%) Business Objects
6 10 (4.55%) Cognos
7 7 (3.18%) Informatica
8 6 (2.73%) Netezza
9 4 (1.82%) Splunk
9 4 (1.82%) IBM
10 3 (1.36%) Cisco
10 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.91%) Tableau
11 2 (0.91%) StreamServe
12 1 (0.45%) VMware
12 1 (0.45%) Teradata
12 1 (0.45%) Google
12 1 (0.45%) Capita
12 1 (0.45%) Avaya
12 1 (0.45%) Hyperion
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