The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Intelligence (BI)
Rank 29 24 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 127 107 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.34% 5.84% 2.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.65% 8.52% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 67 28
Average daily rate £400 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £511
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £25.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £52.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.44% +148.80%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1661 1256 1419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 69.85% 68.56% 62.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 606 672
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 94 66
Average hourly rate £31.50 £37.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.86% +34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £15.00 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.15 £37.80 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Business Intelligence
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -14 26 £403 -2.42% 10
Coventry +7 25 £415 +18.57% 1
Warwickshire -5 14 £325 - 2
Staffordshire -3 8 £300 - 5
Solihull - 3 £350 -
Wolverhampton -9 2 £338 - 2
Shropshire -4 1 £413 +65.00%
Herefordshire - - - -
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 2
Tipton - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (30.30%) SQL
2 63 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (25.11%) SQL Server
4 55 (23.81%) SAP
5 45 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 40 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (16.45%) Finance
8 32 (13.85%) ETL
9 30 (12.99%) Oracle
9 30 (12.99%) Microsoft
9 30 (12.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (12.55%) Data Modelling
11 28 (12.12%) SAP BW
12 27 (11.69%) CRM
12 27 (11.69%) OLAP
13 26 (11.26%) T-SQL
14 24 (10.39%) ERP
15 23 (9.96%) Analytics
16 22 (9.52%) MS Excel
17 21 (9.09%) Cognos
17 21 (9.09%) Business Objects
17 21 (9.09%) NHS
17 21 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
17 21 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
18 20 (8.66%) SAP BI
18 20 (8.66%) .NET
19 19 (8.23%) SharePoint
19 19 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (6.93%) Migration
20 16 (6.93%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.76%) SAS
3 6 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.73%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.73%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.43%) LiveLink
Applications
1 22 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.46%) MS Office
3 7 (3.03%) Casewise Modeler
4 3 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.87%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.43%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 8 (3.46%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (2.16%) SAP CRM
3 4 (1.73%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.30%) SAP HR
4 3 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.87%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.87%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.87%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.87%) SAP MRS
5 2 (0.87%) SAP cProjects
5 2 (0.87%) SAP IS-U
5 2 (0.87%) SAP PLM
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.43%) SAP FI-CA
6 1 (0.43%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.43%) SAP PS
6 1 (0.43%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) SaaS
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.60%) Internet
2 4 (1.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) SAN
3 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 58 (25.11%) SQL Server
3 45 (19.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (17.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (12.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 28 (12.12%) SAP BW
7 27 (11.69%) OLAP
8 20 (8.66%) SAP BI
9 19 (8.23%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (6.49%) Relational Database
11 14 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
12 12 (5.19%) RDBMS
12 12 (5.19%) Data Mining
13 7 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (2.60%) Big Data
14 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (2.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 6 (2.60%) QlikView
14 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (2.60%) NWDI
2 5 (2.16%) JIRA
2 5 (2.16%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.87%) ERwin
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.43%) FxCop
5 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.43%) NWDS
5 1 (0.43%) ProC
5 1 (0.43%) NUnit
General
1 38 (16.45%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Retail
3 11 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.60%) Banking
6 5 (2.16%) Marketing
6 5 (2.16%) Automotive
7 3 (1.30%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.30%) Billing
8 2 (0.87%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Electronics
9 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 82 (35.50%) Developer
2 45 (19.48%) Analyst
3 38 (16.45%) Architect
4 29 (12.55%) Consultant
5 28 (12.12%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 21 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 18 (7.79%) SAP Consultant
8 13 (5.63%) Project Manager
9 12 (5.19%) SQL Developer
9 12 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
11 10 (4.33%) Data Analyst
11 10 (4.33%) Business Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 9 (3.90%) Business Architect
12 9 (3.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
12 9 (3.90%) SAS Developer
13 7 (3.03%) Cognos Developer
14 6 (2.60%) SAP Developer
14 6 (2.60%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.66%) .NET
2 12 (5.19%) MDX
3 8 (3.46%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.60%) SAP Basis
5 5 (2.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.73%) XML
6 4 (1.73%) HTML
6 4 (1.73%) NHibernate
7 3 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (1.30%) CSS
7 3 (1.30%) EDI
8 2 (0.87%) Web Services
8 2 (0.87%) WCF
8 2 (0.87%) jQuery
8 2 (0.87%) Java EE
9 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.43%) LINQ
9 1 (0.43%) WPF
9 1 (0.43%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.09%) NHS
2 10 (4.33%) GIS
2 10 (4.33%) Mobile Computing
3 9 (3.90%) Data Integration
3 9 (3.90%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.60%) Clustering
5 5 (2.16%) Open Source
6 4 (1.73%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.30%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.87%) Economics
8 2 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (0.87%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.87%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) iPad
9 1 (0.43%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.33%) UNIX
2 8 (3.46%) VMS
3 6 (2.60%) AIX
4 3 (1.30%) Windows
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (13.85%) ETL
2 29 (12.55%) Data Modelling
3 27 (11.69%) CRM
4 24 (10.39%) ERP
5 23 (9.96%) Analytics
6 21 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (6.93%) Migration
7 16 (6.93%) Data Analysis
8 13 (5.63%) PRINCE2
9 11 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (4.33%) EAI
10 10 (4.33%) Project Management
10 10 (4.33%) Data Migration
11 9 (3.90%) Kimball Methodology
12 8 (3.46%) Test Scripting
13 7 (3.03%) Dimensional Modelling
13 7 (3.03%) SSADM
13 7 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.30%) SQL
2 26 (11.26%) T-SQL
3 13 (5.63%) C#
4 11 (4.76%) ABAP
5 7 (3.03%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.60%) C
7 5 (2.16%) Java
8 4 (1.73%) C++
8 4 (1.73%) R
9 3 (1.30%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.30%) VB
9 3 (1.30%) VBA
9 3 (1.30%) Ruby
10 2 (0.87%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.87%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) Perl
11 1 (0.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.60%) ISEB
2 6 (2.60%) Degree
3 4 (1.73%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.43%) CITP
4 1 (0.43%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.46%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.43%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 10 (4.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.16%) SAP Afaria
3 1 (0.43%) SCOM
3 1 (0.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 55 (23.81%) SAP
2 30 (12.99%) Oracle
2 30 (12.99%) Microsoft
3 21 (9.09%) Cognos
3 21 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 7 (3.03%) Casewise
5 6 (2.60%) Open Text
5 6 (2.60%) IBM
5 6 (2.60%) Informatica
6 5 (2.16%) Sybase
6 5 (2.16%) Teradata
7 4 (1.73%) Tableau
7 4 (1.73%) Netezza
8 3 (1.30%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.87%) Omniture
9 2 (0.87%) Infor
9 2 (0.87%) StreamServe
10 1 (0.43%) Splunk
10 1 (0.43%) Talend
10 1 (0.43%) Apple
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