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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 35 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 91 101 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.27% 4.77% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.28% 6.82% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 47
Average daily rate
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£394 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £451 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £361 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+26.25% -50.00%
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
1449 1480 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 68.03% 69.94% 67.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 794 615
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 79 108
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £77.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 20 £375 +20.00% 16
Coventry +8 18 £363 -3.33% 5
Shropshire -1 12 £388 -6.06% 2
Warwickshire -7 7 £300 -9.43% 8
Solihull +11 5 £400 +29.03% 2
Kingswinford - 3 - -
Worcestershire -8 1 £650 +85.71% 2
Walsall - 1 £300 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £450 - 4
Herefordshire - 1 - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 4
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 91 (47.89%) SQL
2 61 (32.11%) SQL Server
3 54 (28.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 52 (27.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (27.37%) Finance
5 47 (24.74%) Data Modelling
6 45 (23.68%) Oracle
7 42 (22.11%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 32 (16.84%) ETL
10 31 (16.32%) SAP
10 31 (16.32%) T-SQL
10 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
11 30 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 26 (13.68%) Analytics
13 20 (10.53%) MS Excel
14 17 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (8.95%) SharePoint
14 17 (8.95%) Informatica
15 15 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
15 15 (7.89%) .NET
15 15 (7.89%) Migration
16 14 (7.37%) Data Management
16 14 (7.37%) PL/SQL
16 14 (7.37%) XML
16 14 (7.37%) SAP BW
16 14 (7.37%) MDX
16 14 (7.37%) Data Architecture
16 14 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
17 13 (6.84%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 17 (8.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.68%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.11%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.58%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.05%) IIS
5 2 (1.05%) SAS
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.53%) Mule
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.53%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.21%) PowerPivot
3 7 (3.68%) MS Office
4 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.05%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.05%) MS Project
6 2 (1.05%) SPSS
7 1 (0.53%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.11%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (2.11%) SAP BPC
2 4 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (1.58%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.58%) SAP Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (1.05%) BPCS
4 2 (1.05%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.53%) SAP xRPM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.53%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.53%) SAP WM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) Internet
2 2 (1.05%) Intranet
3 1 (0.53%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.53%) MPLS
3 1 (0.53%) Extranet
3 1 (0.53%) Packet Switching
3 1 (0.53%) WAN
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) VPN
3 1 (0.53%) Firewall
3 1 (0.53%) IPsec
3 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (32.11%) SQL Server
2 54 (28.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (27.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 42 (22.11%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 15 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (7.37%) SAP BW
7 14 (7.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (6.84%) OLAP
9 12 (6.32%) Oracle BI EE
9 12 (6.32%) Big Data
10 11 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (5.79%) QlikView
10 11 (5.79%) Hadoop
11 9 (4.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 9 (4.74%) SAP BI
12 8 (4.21%) Star Schema
13 7 (3.68%) MarkLogic
13 7 (3.68%) OLAP Cube
14 6 (3.16%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.05%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.53%) FxCop
3 1 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.53%) ERwin
3 1 (0.53%) PVCS
3 1 (0.53%) NUnit
General
1 52 (27.37%) Finance
2 13 (6.84%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 10 (5.26%) Retail
3 10 (5.26%) Marketing
4 6 (3.16%) Automotive
5 5 (2.63%) Electronics
5 5 (2.63%) Banking
6 4 (2.11%) Legal
6 4 (2.11%) Publishing
7 3 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.58%) Advertising
8 2 (1.05%) Billing
8 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 57 (30.00%) Developer
2 53 (27.89%) Analyst
3 29 (15.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 23 (12.11%) Architect
5 22 (11.58%) Business Analyst
6 19 (10.00%) Consultant
7 17 (8.95%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 13 (6.84%) Business Developer
9 11 (5.79%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.79%) Data Analyst
9 11 (5.79%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.21%) SAP Consultant
10 8 (4.21%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 7 (3.68%) Enterprise Architect
12 6 (3.16%) Oracle Developer
12 6 (3.16%) Test Analyst
12 6 (3.16%) Business Intelligence Manager
13 5 (2.63%) QlikView Developer
14 4 (2.11%) Business Manager
14 4 (2.11%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.89%) .NET
2 14 (7.37%) XML
2 14 (7.37%) MDX
3 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.16%) J2EE
5 5 (2.63%) Middleware
5 5 (2.63%) SAX
5 5 (2.63%) HTML
5 5 (2.63%) CSS
6 4 (2.11%) Web Services
6 4 (2.11%) jQuery
7 3 (1.58%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.58%) WCF
7 3 (1.58%) SAP ALE
8 2 (1.05%) XSLT
8 2 (1.05%) HTML5
8 2 (1.05%) REST
9 1 (0.53%) JSON
9 1 (0.53%) WebCenter
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.79%) Data Integration
4 7 (3.68%) NHS
5 6 (3.16%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.63%) Informatics
6 5 (2.63%) Open Source
6 5 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.63%) DTV
7 4 (2.11%) Data Extraction
8 3 (1.58%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.05%) User Experience
9 2 (1.05%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.05%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.05%) Statistics
10 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.53%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (6.32%) Windows
2 11 (5.79%) UNIX
3 3 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.53%) AIX
5 1 (0.53%) Linux
5 1 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.74%) Data Modelling
2 32 (16.84%) ETL
3 26 (13.68%) Analytics
4 17 (8.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (7.89%) Migration
6 14 (7.37%) Data Management
6 14 (7.37%) Data Architecture
7 13 (6.84%) Project Management
7 13 (6.84%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (6.32%) ERP
9 10 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 10 (5.26%) Predictive Analytics
10 9 (4.74%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.74%) Data Analysis
10 9 (4.74%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (4.74%) Change Management
11 8 (4.21%) Business Analysis
11 8 (4.21%) CRM
11 8 (4.21%) Data Analytics
11 8 (4.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (47.89%) SQL
2 31 (16.32%) T-SQL
3 14 (7.37%) PL/SQL
4 12 (6.32%) C#
5 8 (4.21%) VBA
6 7 (3.68%) Java
7 6 (3.16%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.16%) Perl
8 4 (2.11%) VBScript
9 3 (1.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.58%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.58%) VB
10 2 (1.05%) ABAP
11 1 (0.53%) PHP5
11 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.53%) XQuery
11 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (4.74%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) SC Cleared
2 7 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.63%) CITP
3 5 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 5 (2.63%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.53%) MCITP
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.21%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.63%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (23.68%) Oracle
2 31 (16.32%) SAP
3 30 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 17 (8.95%) Informatica
5 13 (6.84%) Business Objects
6 10 (5.26%) webMethods
7 9 (4.74%) Netezza
7 9 (4.74%) Cognos
8 8 (4.21%) IBM
8 8 (4.21%) Tableau
9 7 (3.68%) Splunk
9 7 (3.68%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (2.63%) BEA
11 4 (2.11%) Hyperion
12 3 (1.58%) Pega
13 2 (1.05%) Cisco
13 2 (1.05%) Talend
14 1 (0.53%) RightScale
14 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
14 1 (0.53%) Cloudera
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 21 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Posted: 5 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Emponics Ltd
Rate: £negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
People Source
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcester
Maxegan Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £600+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago