The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Business Intelligence skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Business Intelligence over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Business Intelligence (BI)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 30 26
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 17 55 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.67% 5.93% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 7.09% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 47 28
Median daily rate £393 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.84% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £572 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.98 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -23.13% +36.84%  

Business Intelligence is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 535 776 805
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.99% 83.71% 84.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 565 491
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 30
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £19.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +37.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Business Intelligence as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Business Intelligence in Cheshire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Business Intelligence in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Cheshire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Cheshire

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Cheshire

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Business Intelligence within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 3 £250 - 2
Chester -3 2 £275 -33.33% 5
Warrington +1 1 - - 4
Wilmslow - 1 £425 - 1
Business Intelligence
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 24 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (42.86%) ETL
2 18 (42.86%) SQL
3 17 (40.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (30.95%) Big Data
7 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (19.05%) Analytics
9 7 (16.67%) Finance
10 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
10 6 (14.29%) Power BI
11 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
12 4 (9.52%) Kanban
12 4 (9.52%) QlikView
12 4 (9.52%) NHS
12 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
12 4 (9.52%) Talend
12 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
13 3 (7.14%) Open Source
13 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
13 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
13 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Mingle
2 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.38%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.38%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.76%) Trello
5 1 (2.38%) Office 365
5 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 17 (40.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (38.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 13 (30.95%) Big Data
5 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (14.29%) Power BI
7 4 (9.52%) QlikView
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
8 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
9 2 (4.76%) Data Lake
9 2 (4.76%) Data Mining
9 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
9 2 (4.76%) OLAP
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Local Government
3 2 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Talend Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Business Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Business Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) DBA
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) MDX
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) JSON
3 1 (2.38%) Laravel
3 1 (2.38%) React
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) NHS
2 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Replication
4 1 (2.38%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) ETL
2 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (19.05%) Analytics
3 6 (14.29%) Data Integration
4 4 (9.52%) Kanban
4 4 (9.52%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (7.14%) Data Management
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.76%) Information Management
6 2 (4.76%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) Use Case
6 2 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 2 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) Perl
4 1 (2.38%) PHP
4 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) Python
4 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) GDPR
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Talend
3 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.38%) Citrix
4 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.38%) IBM
4 1 (2.38%) Informatica
4 1 (2.38%) RedGate
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec
4 1 (2.38%) Teradata
4 1 (2.38%) Vertica