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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 33 36 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 104 89 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.56% 4.13% 5.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 5.82% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 69
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +14.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £481 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £374
% change year-on-year
- +0.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -46.66%
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
1595 1529 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.93% 71.02% 69.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 792 626
Average daily rate £375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 79 103
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £155.00 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Business Intelligence across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Business Intelligence Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 March 2015. 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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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 +7 25 £375 -3.22% 24
Shropshire +4 17 £438 +6.06% 3
Coventry 0 15 £550 +35.80% 11
Warwickshire -4 7 £288 -4.32% 7
Solihull +10 4 - -
Staffordshire -11 2 £300 -6.25% 6
Worcestershire -2 1 £650 +62.50%
Kingswinford - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 £300 - 1
Wolverhampton - - - - 3
Herefordshire - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 95 (45.89%) SQL
2 59 (28.50%) Finance
3 58 (28.02%) Data Modelling
4 53 (25.60%) Oracle
4 53 (25.60%) SQL Server
5 49 (23.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
6 46 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (18.36%) SAP
8 35 (16.91%) ETL
9 33 (15.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (14.49%) Microsoft
10 30 (14.49%) T-SQL
11 29 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
12 27 (13.04%) Analytics
13 23 (11.11%) Informatica
14 22 (10.63%) UNIX
15 18 (8.70%) Java
15 18 (8.70%) PL/SQL
16 17 (8.21%) Manufacturing
16 17 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (7.73%) Business Objects
17 16 (7.73%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (7.73%) SAP BW
17 16 (7.73%) webMethods
17 16 (7.73%) Hadoop
18 15 (7.25%) MDX
19 14 (6.76%) Data Integration
19 14 (6.76%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 14 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.28%) WebLogic
3 7 (3.38%) SAS
4 5 (2.42%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.45%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (0.97%) IIS
6 2 (0.97%) Confluence
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.48%) Mule
7 1 (0.48%) Apache
7 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.48%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.83%) MS Office
2 10 (4.83%) PowerPivot
3 2 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.97%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) MS Project
4 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (3.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (3.38%) SAP FI
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (2.42%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (2.42%) SAP Retail
3 5 (2.42%) SAP BPC
4 4 (1.93%) Hyperion Planning
5 3 (1.45%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.97%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.97%) SAP PS
6 2 (0.97%) BPCS
6 2 (0.97%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.97%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.97%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Utilities
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) Extranet
3 1 (0.48%) Firewall
3 1 (0.48%) IPsec
3 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.48%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 49 (23.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (15.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (7.73%) Oracle Reports
5 16 (7.73%) SAP BW
5 16 (7.73%) Hadoop
6 13 (6.28%) QlikView
7 12 (5.80%) SAP BI
7 12 (5.80%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (5.80%) Big Data
8 10 (4.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (4.83%) OLAP
9 9 (4.35%) Star Schema
9 9 (4.35%) Data Mining
9 9 (4.35%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 8 (3.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Power View
12 6 (2.90%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.97%) JIRA
2 2 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.48%) PVCS
3 1 (0.48%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.48%) ERwin
3 1 (0.48%) NUnit
3 1 (0.48%) CA Gen
3 1 (0.48%) FxCop
General
1 59 (28.50%) Finance
2 17 (8.21%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.80%) Marketing
4 11 (5.31%) Retail
5 10 (4.83%) Telecoms
6 8 (3.86%) Electronics
7 6 (2.90%) Automotive
7 6 (2.90%) Banking
8 4 (1.93%) Legal
8 4 (1.93%) Advertising
8 4 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (1.45%) Publishing
9 3 (1.45%) Billing
10 2 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.48%) Back Office
11 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (34.30%) Developer
2 53 (25.60%) Analyst
3 33 (15.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 29 (14.01%) Consultant
5 26 (12.56%) Architect
6 22 (10.63%) Business Analyst
7 19 (9.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.80%) Business Developer
8 12 (5.80%) Data Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (4.35%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 9 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 8 (3.86%) Senior Developer
11 7 (3.38%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (2.90%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (2.90%) DBA
12 6 (2.90%) Data Architect
12 6 (2.90%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.25%) MDX
2 14 (6.76%) .NET
2 14 (6.76%) XML
3 13 (6.28%) J2EE
4 11 (5.31%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.90%) HTML
6 5 (2.42%) SAP ALE
6 5 (2.42%) SAX
6 5 (2.42%) Middleware
7 4 (1.93%) CSS
7 4 (1.93%) HTML5
8 3 (1.45%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.45%) JSON
8 3 (1.45%) Web Services
8 3 (1.45%) WCF
8 3 (1.45%) jQuery
9 2 (0.97%) Flash
9 2 (0.97%) XSLT
10 1 (0.48%) ODBC
10 1 (0.48%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.76%) Data Integration
3 10 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.35%) NHS
5 8 (3.86%) DTV
5 8 (3.86%) Open Source
6 7 (3.38%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 5 (2.42%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.93%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.93%) Informatics
10 3 (1.45%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.45%) User Experience
11 2 (0.97%) iPad
11 2 (0.97%) Statistics
11 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.48%) Data Conversion
12 1 (0.48%) Replication
12 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.48%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.63%) UNIX
2 8 (3.86%) Windows
3 1 (0.48%) AIX
3 1 (0.48%) Linux
3 1 (0.48%) VMS
3 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (28.02%) Data Modelling
2 35 (16.91%) ETL
3 27 (13.04%) Analytics
4 17 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (6.76%) Migration
6 14 (6.76%) Waterfall
7 12 (5.80%) Problem Management
7 12 (5.80%) Data Architecture
8 11 (5.31%) Project Management
8 11 (5.31%) RUP
9 10 (4.83%) Data Management
9 10 (4.83%) Data Migration
10 9 (4.35%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.35%) Predictive Analytics
10 9 (4.35%) Change Management
11 8 (3.86%) Programme Management
11 8 (3.86%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.86%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (3.86%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 95 (45.89%) SQL
2 30 (14.49%) T-SQL
3 18 (8.70%) Java
3 18 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 12 (5.80%) Perl
5 11 (5.31%) C#
6 9 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 7 (3.38%) VBA
7 7 (3.38%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.93%) VBScript
9 3 (1.45%) VB
9 3 (1.45%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.45%) Python
9 3 (1.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.97%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.97%) ABAP
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) R
11 1 (0.48%) VB6
11 1 (0.48%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (4.35%) Degree
2 8 (3.86%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.86%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.93%) VCP4
3 4 (1.93%) CITP
3 4 (1.93%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.97%) ISEB
4 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MCTS
5 1 (0.48%) MCITP
5 1 (0.48%) CCNP
5 1 (0.48%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.86%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.42%) SLA
3 2 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) QA
4 1 (0.48%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.48%) HL7
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (0.97%) Docker
3 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.42%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 53 (25.60%) Oracle
2 38 (18.36%) SAP
3 30 (14.49%) Microsoft
4 23 (11.11%) Informatica
5 16 (7.73%) Business Objects
5 16 (7.73%) webMethods
6 10 (4.83%) Pega
6 10 (4.83%) Cognos
6 10 (4.83%) BEA
7 9 (4.35%) IBM
8 8 (3.86%) Netezza
8 8 (3.86%) Tableau
9 7 (3.38%) Splunk
10 4 (1.93%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.93%) MicroStrategy
11 2 (0.97%) Avaya
11 2 (0.97%) Cisco
11 2 (0.97%) Google
11 2 (0.97%) Talend
12 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
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