The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 28 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.

Business Intelligence (BI)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 19 48 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.09% 3.16% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.82% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 32 28
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £291 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.73 £40.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -38.18% +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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 769 1257 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.69% 82.75% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 706 678
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.18 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.07% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.12 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in Edinburgh

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in Edinburgh

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
3 18 (33.96%) SAP
4 16 (30.19%) BusinessObjects
4 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.30%) Finance
5 15 (28.30%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (28.30%) Oracle
6 14 (26.42%) Programme Management
7 13 (24.53%) Business Analysis
8 12 (22.64%) Project Management
9 10 (18.87%) SAP BW
9 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (18.87%) Sybase
9 10 (18.87%) SAP Basis
9 10 (18.87%) SAP MII
9 10 (18.87%) NWDI
9 10 (18.87%) SAP BPC
9 10 (18.87%) MaxDB
10 9 (16.98%) Analytics
10 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
10 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.09%) Tableau
11 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (13.21%) ETL
12 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
13 6 (11.32%) Migration

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.77%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.43%) MS Project
2 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) SAP BPC
1 10 (18.87%) SAP MII
2 5 (9.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (30.19%) BusinessObjects
3 15 (28.30%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (18.87%) MaxDB
4 10 (18.87%) SAP BW
5 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (3.77%) Big Data
9 2 (3.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (3.77%) SAP Data Services
9 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.89%) Power BI
10 1 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 1 (1.89%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) NWDI
2 1 (1.89%) Hudson
2 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (28.30%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 5 (9.43%) Marketing
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 10 (18.87%) Developer
2 9 (16.98%) Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) SAP Administrator
2 9 (16.98%) SAP Basis Administrator
3 8 (15.09%) Project Manager
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Programme Manager
5 4 (7.55%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Change Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Business Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) SAP Basis
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.89%) CESG
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.89%) Linux
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Programme Management
3 13 (24.53%) Business Analysis
4 12 (22.64%) Project Management
5 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (16.98%) Analytics
6 9 (16.98%) PRINCE2
7 7 (13.21%) ETL
7 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.32%) Migration
9 5 (9.43%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (9.43%) User Stories
10 4 (7.55%) Data Migration
10 4 (7.55%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (5.66%) Change Management
11 3 (5.66%) Information Security
11 3 (5.66%) Scrum
12 2 (3.77%) Identity Management
12 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
12 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (52.83%) SQL
2 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.89%) Python
4 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.32%) APMP
3 4 (7.55%) BC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 3 (5.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.89%) ISO27005
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) SAP
2 15 (28.30%) Oracle
3 10 (18.87%) Sybase
4 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) Tableau
6 4 (7.55%) Cognos
7 3 (5.66%) Informatica
8 2 (3.77%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.89%) Alteryx
9 1 (1.89%) IBM
9 1 (1.89%) Netezza
9 1 (1.89%) Talend
9 1 (1.89%) Teradata
9 1 (1.89%) VMware