The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Business Intelligence (BI)
England / North West
Rank 32 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 138 168 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.31% 4.39% 4.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 5.34% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 95 106
Median daily rate £375 £350 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.26% -1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 1
Median hourly rate £18.75 £59.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.22% +136.00%  
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 the North West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2141 3145 2764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 82.35% 82.27% 78.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1906 1515
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 124 125
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.20 £50.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Manchester +22 81 £350 -4.43% 64
Cheshire +14 26 £400 +34.45% 15
Merseyside -4 13 £380 -2.06% 4
Lancashire +3 6 £415 +30.70% 5
Cumbria +4 3 - - 1
Business Intelligence
England

Business Intelligence
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 131 (41.85%) SQL
2 109 (34.82%) Finance
3 105 (33.55%) SQL Server
4 103 (32.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 99 (31.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 92 (29.39%) Data Warehouse
7 91 (29.07%) ETL
8 73 (23.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 56 (17.89%) SAP
10 53 (16.93%) Microsoft
11 46 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
13 42 (13.42%) Oracle
14 39 (12.46%) T-SQL
14 39 (12.46%) Analytics
15 35 (11.18%) SQL Server 2012
16 34 (10.86%) Power BI
17 33 (10.54%) Data Modelling
17 33 (10.54%) Big Data
17 33 (10.54%) Marketing
18 32 (10.22%) MS Excel
18 32 (10.22%) Project Management
19 31 (9.90%) Manufacturing
19 31 (9.90%) Programme Management
19 31 (9.90%) Tableau
20 27 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (8.63%) Telecoms
21 26 (8.31%) Electronics
21 26 (8.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
21 26 (8.31%) Digital Marketing

Business Intelligence
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 13 (4.15%) Apache Spark
2 12 (3.83%) SAS
2 12 (3.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.96%) CMS
4 2 (0.64%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.64%) IIS
4 2 (0.64%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.88%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.60%) MS Office
3 5 (1.60%) MS Project
4 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.96%) SPSS
5 1 (0.32%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 26 (8.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.24%) SAP ERP
3 6 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (1.92%) SAP GRC
4 5 (1.60%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 5 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (1.60%) SAP HR
5 4 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (1.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 4 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
6 3 (0.96%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.96%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.64%) OPENContractor
7 2 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.64%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.32%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.24%) SaaS
5 6 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
6 5 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.32%) Office 365
9 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) Intranet
1 1 (0.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (33.55%) SQL Server
2 103 (32.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (31.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 92 (29.39%) Data Warehouse
5 73 (23.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 35 (11.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (10.86%) Power BI
8 33 (10.54%) Big Data
9 27 (8.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (7.03%) QlikView
11 19 (6.07%) BusinessObjects
12 17 (5.43%) Hadoop
13 15 (4.79%) Oracle BI EE
14 13 (4.15%) Relational Database
14 13 (4.15%) SAP BW
15 12 (3.83%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (2.88%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
16 9 (2.88%) OLAP
17 8 (2.56%) Data Mining
17 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (2.88%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.60%) JIRA
5 2 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.32%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.32%) Vagrant
General
1 109 (34.82%) Finance
2 33 (10.54%) Marketing
3 31 (9.90%) Manufacturing
4 27 (8.63%) Telecoms
5 26 (8.31%) Electronics
6 23 (7.35%) Retail
7 6 (1.92%) Banking
7 6 (1.92%) Legal
8 4 (1.28%) Local Government
9 3 (0.96%) Billing
10 2 (0.64%) French Language
10 2 (0.64%) German Language
10 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Advertising
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
11 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (41.85%) Developer
2 68 (21.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 46 (14.70%) Analyst
4 39 (12.46%) SQL Developer
5 35 (11.18%) Consultant
6 32 (10.22%) Architect
7 17 (5.43%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 17 (5.43%) SSIS Developer
8 14 (4.47%) Business Analyst
9 13 (4.15%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 13 (4.15%) DBA
9 13 (4.15%) SQL BI Developer
9 13 (4.15%) SQL DBA
9 13 (4.15%) SSRS Developer
10 12 (3.83%) Business Developer
10 12 (3.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 11 (3.51%) ETL Developer
11 11 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.19%) Oracle Developer
12 10 (3.19%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.11%) MDX
2 15 (4.79%) .NET
3 6 (1.92%) Web Services
4 5 (1.60%) XML
5 3 (0.96%) CSS
6 2 (0.64%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.64%) HTML
6 2 (0.64%) Middleware
6 2 (0.64%) Spark Streaming
6 2 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.32%) DHTML
7 1 (0.32%) Laravel
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (4.79%) Data Structures
3 11 (3.51%) NHS
4 10 (3.19%) FMCG
5 6 (1.92%) Credit Risk
5 6 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.60%) Replication
7 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.96%) Clustering
7 3 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.64%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.64%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.32%) PKI
9 1 (0.32%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.32%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.60%) Unix
1 5 (1.60%) Windows
2 4 (1.28%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) Solaris
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.07%) ETL
2 46 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (12.46%) Analytics
4 33 (10.54%) Data Modelling
5 32 (10.22%) Project Management
6 31 (9.90%) Programme Management
7 26 (8.31%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (6.71%) Data Management
8 21 (6.71%) Migration
9 17 (5.43%) Data Analysis
9 17 (5.43%) ERP
9 17 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (5.11%) Open Source
10 16 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
10 16 (5.11%) Visualisation
11 15 (4.79%) Validation
12 14 (4.47%) Data Migration
13 13 (4.15%) Kimball Methodology
14 12 (3.83%) Scrum
15 11 (3.51%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 131 (41.85%) SQL
2 39 (12.46%) T-SQL
3 24 (7.67%) Python
4 14 (4.47%) Java
5 11 (3.51%) C#
6 9 (2.88%) C
7 7 (2.24%) R
8 6 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.28%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.28%) VB
9 4 (1.28%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.28%) VBA
10 2 (0.64%) C++
10 2 (0.64%) F#
11 1 (0.32%) ABAP
11 1 (0.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.32%) Perl
11 1 (0.32%) PHP
11 1 (0.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (3.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.60%) PhD
4 1 (0.32%) Degree
4 1 (0.32%) MCPD
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.75%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.79%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) GDPR
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.64%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.32%) Veritas File System
2 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.32%) Puppet
1 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 56 (17.89%) SAP
2 53 (16.93%) Microsoft
3 42 (13.42%) Oracle
4 31 (9.90%) Tableau
5 12 (3.83%) Cognos
6 10 (3.19%) Teradata
7 9 (2.88%) Google
7 9 (2.88%) Talend
8 7 (2.24%) Informatica
9 6 (1.92%) Ariba
9 6 (1.92%) Concur
10 5 (1.60%) Capita
10 5 (1.60%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (1.28%) Hyperion
11 4 (1.28%) IBM
12 3 (0.96%) LANDesk
13 2 (0.64%) Civica
13 2 (0.64%) EXASOL
13 2 (0.64%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.64%) Splunk
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