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 29 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 > North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8  
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 127 159 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.30% 4.23% 5.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 5.15% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 116 134
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +8.10%  
10th Percentile £261 £213 £252
90th Percentile £689 £498 £500
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
North West median hourly rate £55.00 £20.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.29% -39.70%  
10th Percentile £52.50 £18.00 £32.10
90th Percentile £57.50 £39.91 £57.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £28.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -24.56% +16.32%  

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 2388 3085 2921
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 80.78% 82.07% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5096 7691 6241
North West median daily rate £413 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +7.09%  
10th Percentile £294 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £588 £568
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 265 238 299
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.35% -16.17%  
10th Percentile £12.79 £12.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £55.73 £57.25
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 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
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 29 June 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 +28 72 £388 -3.12% 59
Cheshire -6 17 £393 -4.84% 17
Merseyside -6 16 £433 +23.57% 9
Cumbria - 8 £635 -
Lancashire -5 6 £300 -2.04% 10
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 North West region with a requirement for Business Intelligence.

1 131 (48.88%) SQL
2 105 (39.18%) SQL Server
3 98 (36.57%) Data Warehouse
4 95 (35.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 84 (31.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (27.61%) Finance
7 68 (25.37%) ETL
7 68 (25.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 50 (18.66%) Microsoft
9 47 (17.54%) Oracle
10 46 (17.16%) Power BI
11 41 (15.30%) SAP
12 40 (14.93%) T-SQL
13 39 (14.55%) Data Modelling
13 39 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
14 36 (13.43%) Analytics
15 28 (10.45%) Big Data
16 27 (10.07%) QlikView
17 25 (9.33%) Marketing
18 23 (8.58%) Retail
18 23 (8.58%) Microsoft Excel
18 23 (8.58%) Tableau
18 23 (8.58%) SQL Server 2012
19 21 (7.84%) Python
19 21 (7.84%) Manufacturing
20 20 (7.46%) Programme Management
21 19 (7.09%) Telecoms
21 19 (7.09%) BusinessObjects
22 18 (6.72%) Data Management
23 17 (6.34%) SAP Oil and Gas

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 14 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.48%) SAS
3 8 (2.99%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.75%) CMS
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Foundation
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (8.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (1.12%) SPSS
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.75%) Mingle
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (6.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.49%) Teamcenter
4 3 (1.12%) HFM
4 3 (1.12%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.12%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.37%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.37%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.49%) SaaS
5 3 (1.12%) Office 365
6 2 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
6 2 (0.75%) SoftLayer
6 2 (0.75%) Trello
7 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
7 1 (0.37%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.75%) SAN
2 1 (0.37%) Intranet
2 1 (0.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (39.18%) SQL Server
2 98 (36.57%) Data Warehouse
3 95 (35.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 84 (31.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 68 (25.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (17.16%) Power BI
7 28 (10.45%) Big Data
8 27 (10.07%) QlikView
9 23 (8.58%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (7.09%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (5.22%) Oracle BI EE
11 14 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (5.22%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (4.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.85%) Hadoop
12 13 (4.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 10 (3.73%) Relational Database
13 10 (3.73%) SAP BW
14 9 (3.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 8 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.61%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) ERwin
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Vagrant
General
1 74 (27.61%) Finance
2 25 (9.33%) Marketing
3 23 (8.58%) Retail
4 21 (7.84%) Manufacturing
5 19 (7.09%) Telecoms
6 17 (6.34%) Electronics
7 6 (2.24%) Local Government
8 5 (1.87%) Banking
9 4 (1.49%) Legal
10 2 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
11 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Games
11 1 (0.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 116 (43.28%) Developer
2 59 (22.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 44 (16.42%) SQL Developer
4 39 (14.55%) Analyst
5 37 (13.81%) Consultant
6 20 (7.46%) SQL BI Developer
7 19 (7.09%) Architect
8 18 (6.72%) SSRS Developer
9 16 (5.97%) SSIS Developer
10 15 (5.60%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 13 (4.85%) Data Analyst
11 13 (4.85%) DBA
11 13 (4.85%) ETL Developer
12 12 (4.48%) SQL DBA
13 11 (4.10%) SAP Consultant
14 10 (3.73%) Business Analyst
14 10 (3.73%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 10 (3.73%) Data Architect
14 10 (3.73%) Oracle Developer
15 9 (3.36%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.22%) MDX
2 7 (2.61%) .NET
2 7 (2.61%) XML
3 3 (1.12%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (0.75%) CSS
4 2 (0.75%) MSMQ
4 2 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.75%) Web Services
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.37%) jQuery
5 1 (0.37%) JSON
5 1 (0.37%) Laravel
5 1 (0.37%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) React
5 1 (0.37%) REST
5 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.73%) Data Structures
3 8 (2.99%) User Experience
4 7 (2.61%) FMCG
4 7 (2.61%) Replication
5 6 (2.24%) NHS
6 4 (1.49%) Clustering
7 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.12%) Oracle Exalytics
8 2 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.37%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.37%) iPad
9 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.99%) Windows
2 7 (2.61%) Unix
3 3 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
5 1 (0.37%) Solaris
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (25.37%) ETL
2 39 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (14.55%) Data Modelling
3 36 (13.43%) Analytics
4 20 (7.46%) Programme Management
5 18 (6.72%) Data Management
6 17 (6.34%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (5.60%) CRM
7 15 (5.60%) Visualisation
8 14 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (4.85%) Data Analysis
9 13 (4.85%) Migration
9 13 (4.85%) Open Source
10 12 (4.48%) Data Integration
10 12 (4.48%) Data Transformation
11 11 (4.10%) Business Analytics
11 11 (4.10%) Kimball Methodology
12 10 (3.73%) Data Governance
12 10 (3.73%) Data Visualisation
12 10 (3.73%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 131 (48.88%) SQL
2 40 (14.93%) T-SQL
3 21 (7.84%) Python
4 12 (4.48%) Java
5 7 (2.61%) C
6 6 (2.24%) R
7 4 (1.49%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.12%) C++
8 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.75%) Go
9 2 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.75%) VB
10 1 (0.37%) Perl
10 1 (0.37%) PHP
10 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.97%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.49%) Degree
4 3 (1.12%) PhD
5 2 (0.75%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.37%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.37%) CISM
6 1 (0.37%) CISSP
6 1 (0.37%) CLAS
6 1 (0.37%) ISEB
6 1 (0.37%) MCPD
6 1 (0.37%) MCSE
6 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.37%) PMP
6 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.36%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.49%) GDPR
2 4 (1.49%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) PMO
3 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.12%) Docker
2 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.37%) Veritas File System
3 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.87%) Puppet
2 4 (1.49%) Ansible
3 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (0.75%) Mesos
5 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 47 (17.54%) Oracle
3 41 (15.30%) SAP
4 23 (8.58%) Tableau
5 7 (2.61%) Talend
5 7 (2.61%) Teradata
6 6 (2.24%) Informatica
7 5 (1.87%) Google
7 5 (1.87%) IBM
8 4 (1.49%) Hyperion
9 3 (1.12%) Capita
9 3 (1.12%) Cognos
9 3 (1.12%) LANDesk
10 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.75%) EXASOL
10 2 (0.75%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.75%) Splunk
11 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.37%) Symantec
11 1 (0.37%) Veritas
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