Period
to 25 April 2018

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 6 months to 25 April 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 34 42
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 253 282 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.38% 5.23% 4.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.14% 6.26% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 173 205
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -4.46%
10th Percentile £275 £267 £238
90th Percentile £615 £600 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
North West median hourly rate £63.52 £24.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.26% -38.75% -40.30%
10th Percentile £32.79 £15.95 £18.88
90th Percentile £69.07 £44.13 £69.07
England median hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.54% -18.75% +60.00%

Business Intelligence is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,925 4,506 6,502
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.27% 83.52% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,105 2,816 3,968
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £235 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £563
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 190 241
North West median hourly rate £21.60 £37.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.01% +6.43% +59.09%
10th Percentile £11.64 £12.70 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.25 £52.50 £50.80
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.76% +8.51% +12.28%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 April 2018.

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 6 months to 25 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 140 £406 +6.91% 61
Cheshire -28 39 £355 -11.25% 18
Merseyside +18 33 £400 +3.16% 10
Lancashire +7 21 £367 +17.48% 11
Cumbria -18 1 £375 -26.47%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Business Intelligence also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 106 (41.90%) SQL
2 66 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
3 64 (25.30%) Finance
4 54 (21.34%) SQL Server
5 52 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 50 (19.76%) SAP
6 50 (19.76%) ETL
6 50 (19.76%) Microsoft
7 48 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 48 (18.97%) Big Data
8 44 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
9 42 (16.60%) Power BI
9 42 (16.60%) Analytics
10 40 (15.81%) Marketing
11 38 (15.02%) Visualisation
12 37 (14.62%) Programme Management
12 37 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (13.83%) Manufacturing
14 34 (13.44%) Electronics
14 34 (13.44%) Telecoms
14 34 (13.44%) Python
14 34 (13.44%) Digital Marketing
15 33 (13.04%) Tableau
15 33 (13.04%) Data Modelling
16 28 (11.07%) Oracle
17 26 (10.28%) Data Visualisation
17 26 (10.28%) Dashboard Development
18 25 (9.88%) T-SQL
19 24 (9.49%) Management Information System
20 23 (9.09%) JavaScript

Business Intelligence
Co-occurring 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 18 (7.11%) SAS
2 15 (5.93%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.53%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.58%) Confluence
5 2 (0.79%) IIS
5 2 (0.79%) Tornado
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.79%) Chatbot
4 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.19%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.79%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.40%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.40%) Sage BI
4 1 (0.40%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.40%) TrackWise
4 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.19%) SaaS
4 3 (1.19%) Slack
4 3 (1.19%) Trello
5 2 (0.79%) IaaS
5 2 (0.79%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) SAN
2 1 (0.40%) FTP
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.09%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (21.34%) SQL Server
3 52 (20.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (18.97%) Big Data
4 48 (18.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 42 (16.60%) Power BI
6 23 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
7 22 (8.70%) Hadoop
7 22 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 19 (7.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (6.32%) QlikView
10 14 (5.53%) Oracle BI EE
11 9 (3.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 9 (3.56%) OLAP
12 8 (3.16%) Apache Hive
12 8 (3.16%) Oracle ODI
12 8 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.77%) Data Mining
14 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 6 (2.37%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 19 (7.51%) TeamCity
2 18 (7.11%) JIRA
3 12 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.74%) Visual Studio
4 9 (3.56%) GitLab
4 9 (3.56%) PyCharm
5 6 (2.37%) ERwin
6 4 (1.58%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.79%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.79%) Selenium
8 2 (0.79%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 64 (25.30%) Finance
2 40 (15.81%) Marketing
3 35 (13.83%) Manufacturing
4 34 (13.44%) Electronics
4 34 (13.44%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.53%) Retail
6 13 (5.14%) Legal
7 10 (3.95%) Banking
8 3 (1.19%) Advertising
9 2 (0.79%) Back Office
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Automotive
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (43.48%) Developer
2 52 (20.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 49 (19.37%) Analyst
4 19 (7.51%) Consultant
5 18 (7.11%) Data Analyst
6 17 (6.72%) SQL Developer
7 15 (5.93%) Architect
7 15 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.74%) Business Developer
8 12 (4.74%) Tableau Developer
9 11 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 11 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 10 (3.95%) Cognos Developer
10 10 (3.95%) Data Architect
10 10 (3.95%) SQL BI Developer
11 9 (3.56%) SSIS Developer
12 8 (3.16%) Business Analyst
12 8 (3.16%) Cloud Engineer
12 8 (3.16%) Salesforce Analyst
12 8 (3.16%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (8.70%) .NET
2 14 (5.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (5.14%) HTML
4 11 (4.35%) CSS
5 10 (3.95%) AngularJS
5 10 (3.95%) Web Services
6 9 (3.56%) jQuery
7 6 (2.37%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.37%) Entity Framework
7 6 (2.37%) React
8 5 (1.98%) .NET Core
8 5 (1.98%) PySpark
8 5 (1.98%) XML
9 4 (1.58%) COM
9 4 (1.58%) MDX
10 3 (1.19%) REST
10 3 (1.19%) SOAP
11 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (0.79%) HTML5
11 2 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (9.49%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.74%) NHS
4 9 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.77%) User Experience
7 6 (2.37%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.19%) Clustering
8 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.19%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.19%) Reference Data
8 3 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.79%) Replication
9 2 (0.79%) Social Media
10 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.40%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.91%) Linux
2 18 (7.11%) Unix
3 6 (2.37%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (19.76%) ETL
2 42 (16.60%) Analytics
3 38 (15.02%) Visualisation
4 37 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (14.62%) Programme Management
5 34 (13.44%) Digital Marketing
6 33 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 26 (10.28%) Dashboard Development
7 26 (10.28%) Data Visualisation
8 23 (9.09%) Machine Learning
9 22 (8.70%) Test Automation
10 19 (7.51%) DevOps
11 17 (6.72%) Data Analysis
11 17 (6.72%) Data Architecture
11 17 (6.72%) Data Management
12 16 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
12 16 (6.32%) Information Management
12 16 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
13 14 (5.53%) Decision-Making
13 14 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (41.90%) SQL
2 34 (13.44%) Python
3 25 (9.88%) T-SQL
4 23 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.91%) C#
6 12 (4.74%) Java
7 11 (4.35%) Shell Script
8 8 (3.16%) Go
9 7 (2.77%) VB
10 6 (2.37%) PowerShell
11 5 (1.98%) Scala
11 5 (1.98%) VBA
12 3 (1.19%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.79%) R
14 1 (0.40%) ABAP
14 1 (0.40%) C++
14 1 (0.40%) Perl
14 1 (0.40%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
Qualifications
1 12 (4.74%) Security Cleared
2 8 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.58%) Degree
4 3 (1.19%) CIMA
5 2 (0.79%) ACCA
5 2 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.79%) ECDL
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.40%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.91%) Data Quality
2 18 (7.11%) QA
3 7 (2.77%) GCP
4 3 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.79%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.40%) GDPR
6 1 (0.40%) GxP
6 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.51%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (6.72%) Ansible
1 17 (6.72%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.53%) Puppet
3 13 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.19%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.19%) SCCM
4 3 (1.19%) SCOM
4 3 (1.19%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.19%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 50 (19.76%) Microsoft
1 50 (19.76%) SAP
2 33 (13.04%) Tableau
3 28 (11.07%) Oracle
4 14 (5.53%) Cognos
5 11 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (3.95%) Atlassian
6 10 (3.95%) Google
7 8 (3.16%) Informatica
7 8 (3.16%) Teradata
8 6 (2.37%) CA
8 6 (2.37%) Capita
8 6 (2.37%) IBM
9 3 (1.19%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.19%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.79%) BT
10 2 (0.79%) Talend
11 1 (0.40%) Hyperion
11 1 (0.40%) Sage