The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 23 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)
England / Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 5 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.95% 12.70% 8.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.43% 16.55% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 4
Median daily rate £180 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -64.00% -9.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.96 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -13.96% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 92 145 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 91.09% 76.72% 78.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 97 56
Median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £578 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £125.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the Midlands

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Power BI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
2 1 (12.50%) SAS EBI
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAP BW Architect
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Hyperion
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) SAP