The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Intelligence (BI)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 18 30 26
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 3 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.88% 0.66% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 0.82% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £375 £225 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -43.75% +39.13%  

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 Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 82 122 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.85% 80.79% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 87 108
Median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 13
Median hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.63% -21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £16.76 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Chester

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Chester

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 11 (64.71%) ETL
2 10 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (47.06%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Migration
7 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
7 5 (29.41%) Tableau
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (23.53%) Analytics
8 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) MDX
8 4 (23.53%) Kanban
8 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
8 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
9 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Change Management

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 2 (11.76%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (23.53%) Data Mining
6 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (11.76%) Big Data
8 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
9 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.88%) SAS EBI
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Local Government
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Tableau Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Lead
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) MDX
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) DHTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ETL
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Data Migration
5 4 (23.53%) Kanban
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Change Management
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Data Analytics
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Tableau
3 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle