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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 24 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 143 116 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.95% 4.74% 5.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 6.35% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 67 62
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£400 £325 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £239 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £18.14 £22.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.37% -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.68 £20.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -46.00%
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
1791 1826 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 74.50% 74.56% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1092 977 688
Average daily rate £390 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 128 61
Average hourly rate £28.69 £30.20 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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 +10 40 £406 +8.33% 23
Warwickshire +4 15 £395 +59.59% 2
Staffordshire 0 11 £326 +13.47% 12
Shropshire +3 10 £281 -
Coventry -8 7 £375 +1.21% 6
Solihull +6 6 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £464 -
Worcestershire +3 1 £550 - 2
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 107 (38.35%) SQL
2 84 (30.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
4 76 (27.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (26.52%) Finance
6 68 (24.37%) SQL Server
7 58 (20.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 53 (19.00%) SAP
8 53 (19.00%) Microsoft
9 51 (18.28%) Data Modelling
10 50 (17.92%) ETL
11 49 (17.56%) T-SQL
12 47 (16.85%) Oracle
13 30 (10.75%) BusinessObjects
14 27 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (8.96%) IBM
15 25 (8.96%) PL/SQL
16 24 (8.60%) SAP BW
17 23 (8.24%) Analytics
18 21 (7.53%) QlikView
18 21 (7.53%) MS Excel
19 20 (7.17%) SAP BI
19 20 (7.17%) Netezza
20 19 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
21 18 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (6.45%) Manufacturing
22 17 (6.09%) Telecoms
22 17 (6.09%) UNIX
23 16 (5.73%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (4.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.23%) SAS
3 8 (2.87%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.15%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.08%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.72%) Confluence
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) CMS
7 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.23%) PowerPivot
3 6 (2.15%) MS Office
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (2.15%) SAP SD
3 6 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (2.15%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.79%) SAP FI
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.43%) SAP BPC
5 4 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (1.08%) SAP Retail
7 2 (0.72%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.72%) SAP PS
7 2 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.72%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.36%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.36%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) VPN
1 2 (0.72%) Firewall
1 2 (0.72%) IPsec
1 2 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
2 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (30.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 81 (29.03%) Data Warehouse
3 76 (27.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (24.37%) SQL Server
5 58 (20.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 30 (10.75%) BusinessObjects
7 24 (8.60%) SAP BW
8 21 (7.53%) QlikView
9 20 (7.17%) SAP BI
10 19 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (5.38%) IBM InfoSphere
12 14 (5.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (5.02%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (4.66%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (3.58%) OLAP
14 10 (3.58%) Oracle Database
14 10 (3.58%) Hadoop
14 10 (3.58%) OLAP Cube
15 9 (3.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 9 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (2.87%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (2.15%) ERwin
3 5 (1.79%) MorphX
3 5 (1.79%) Toad
3 5 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.72%) JIRA
5 2 (0.72%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.36%) LSMW
6 1 (0.36%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.36%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.36%) CA Gen
General
1 74 (26.52%) Finance
2 18 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 17 (6.09%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.66%) Marketing
5 12 (4.30%) Retail
6 11 (3.94%) Electronics
7 5 (1.79%) Banking
8 4 (1.43%) Automotive
9 3 (1.08%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Back Office
10 2 (0.72%) Local Government
11 1 (0.36%) Billing
11 1 (0.36%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.36%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Games
11 1 (0.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 117 (41.94%) Developer
2 58 (20.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 53 (19.00%) Analyst
4 40 (14.34%) Consultant
5 38 (13.62%) Architect
6 27 (9.68%) Business Analyst
7 21 (7.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 20 (7.17%) Project Manager
8 20 (7.17%) SQL Developer
9 17 (6.09%) Data Architect
10 15 (5.38%) SAP Consultant
10 15 (5.38%) Oracle Developer
11 14 (5.02%) Business Developer
12 13 (4.66%) Business Intelligence Consultant
13 11 (3.94%) DBA
13 11 (3.94%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.58%) Business Intelligence Manager
15 9 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Architect
16 8 (2.87%) Microsoft Developer
17 7 (2.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.30%) .NET
2 10 (3.58%) J2EE
2 10 (3.58%) XML
3 8 (2.87%) MDX
4 3 (1.08%) SAP ALE
4 3 (1.08%) HTML
4 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.72%) Web Services
5 2 (0.72%) JSON
5 2 (0.72%) HTML5
5 2 (0.72%) Flash
6 1 (0.36%) Itk
6 1 (0.36%) XSD
6 1 (0.36%) XSLT
6 1 (0.36%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.73%) NHS
3 14 (5.02%) Data Integration
4 11 (3.94%) DTV
5 9 (3.23%) Visualisation
6 7 (2.51%) Replication
7 6 (2.15%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.43%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.72%) iPad
9 2 (0.72%) Statistics
9 2 (0.72%) Informatics
9 2 (0.72%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.72%) EPoS
9 2 (0.72%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.36%) CMDB
10 1 (0.36%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.36%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 17 (6.09%) UNIX
2 4 (1.43%) Windows
3 1 (0.36%) AIX
3 1 (0.36%) Solaris
3 1 (0.36%) Linux
3 1 (0.36%) VMS
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (18.28%) Data Modelling
2 50 (17.92%) ETL
3 27 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (8.24%) Analytics
5 16 (5.73%) Data Analysis
5 16 (5.73%) Business Analysis
6 15 (5.38%) Migration
6 15 (5.38%) Project Management
6 15 (5.38%) CRM
6 15 (5.38%) Data Mapping
7 14 (5.02%) Data Architecture
7 14 (5.02%) Programme Management
8 12 (4.30%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
9 11 (3.94%) Workflow
9 11 (3.94%) RUP
9 11 (3.94%) Waterfall
9 11 (3.94%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (3.58%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 107 (38.35%) SQL
2 49 (17.56%) T-SQL
3 25 (8.96%) PL/SQL
4 16 (5.73%) Java
5 9 (3.23%) VBA
6 8 (2.87%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.15%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.15%) Perl
8 5 (1.79%) X++
9 3 (1.08%) Python
9 3 (1.08%) C#
9 3 (1.08%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.72%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.72%) R
11 1 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.36%) PHP
11 1 (0.36%) C
11 1 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (2.87%) Degree
2 7 (2.51%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.43%) ISEB
5 2 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.72%) MCP
5 2 (0.72%) CCNP
5 2 (0.72%) CCNA
5 2 (0.72%) PMP
5 2 (0.72%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.36%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.15%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.08%) QA
3 2 (0.72%) SLA
3 2 (0.72%) COBIT
3 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.36%) SNOMED CT
4 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Docker
Vendors
1 53 (19.00%) SAP
1 53 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (16.85%) Oracle
3 25 (8.96%) IBM
4 20 (7.17%) Netezza
5 16 (5.73%) Cognos
6 12 (4.30%) Informatica
7 10 (3.58%) Tableau
8 8 (2.87%) Pega
9 7 (2.51%) webMethods
10 5 (1.79%) BEA
11 2 (0.72%) Sage
11 2 (0.72%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.72%) Cisco
11 2 (0.72%) HP
11 2 (0.72%) F5
12 1 (0.36%) Splunk
12 1 (0.36%) Remedy
12 1 (0.36%) Ab Initio
12 1 (0.36%) Google
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
University of Birmingham
Rate: From £38,511 to £45,954 per annum rising to £51,702 a year
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £225 - £275 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £1.00 - £2.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago