Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 36 40
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 -7
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 237 261 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.86% 4.58% 4.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 5.56% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 141 227
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -0.66%
10th Percentile £286 £256 £220
90th Percentile £575 £638 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 13
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £35.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.43% +70.73% -39.71%
England median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% -41.56% +54.00%

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 5,210 4,692 6,376
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.77% 82.42% 82.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,269 2,867 3,930
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £255 £258
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 223 210
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.14% +27.27% +2.50%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £48.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +13.50%

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 15 July 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
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 15 July 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 -28 116 £383 -1.29% 58
Cheshire -11 46 £375 -6.25% 40
Merseyside +20 32 £394 -4.32% 12
Lancashire -3 23 £359 +2.64% 7
Cumbria -15 2 £375 -34.78% 1
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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.

1 102 (43.04%) SQL
2 64 (27.00%) Data Warehouse
3 62 (26.16%) Finance
4 58 (24.47%) SQL Server
5 54 (22.78%) Power BI
6 53 (22.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 44 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (17.30%) Analytics
9 38 (16.03%) Big Data
10 37 (15.61%) SAP
10 37 (15.61%) Data Modelling
10 37 (15.61%) ETL
11 36 (15.19%) Dashboard Development
12 35 (14.77%) Tableau
12 35 (14.77%) Microsoft
13 34 (14.35%) Visualisation
13 34 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (13.50%) BusinessObjects
15 32 (13.50%) Oracle
16 30 (12.66%) Relational Database
16 30 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
17 29 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
18 28 (11.81%) Python
18 28 (11.81%) Marketing
19 25 (10.55%) Project Management
19 25 (10.55%) Manufacturing
19 25 (10.55%) Management Information System
19 25 (10.55%) Data Visualisation
20 24 (10.13%) Electronics

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 24 (10.13%) SAS
2 8 (3.38%) Apache Spark
3 7 (2.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.69%) Confluence
5 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.84%) Tornado
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) IIS
6 1 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (8.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.42%) Sage BI
2 1 (0.42%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.27%) GitHub
4 3 (1.27%) SaaS
4 3 (1.27%) SuccessFactors
4 3 (1.27%) Trello
5 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.84%) IaaS
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
6 1 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.42%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.42%) Office 365
6 1 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.69%) SMS
2 2 (0.84%) SAN
3 1 (0.42%) FTP
3 1 (0.42%) HTTP
3 1 (0.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (27.00%) Data Warehouse
2 58 (24.47%) SQL Server
3 54 (22.78%) Power BI
4 53 (22.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (16.03%) Big Data
6 33 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 32 (13.50%) BusinessObjects
8 30 (12.66%) Relational Database
9 21 (8.86%) Hadoop
10 20 (8.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (5.91%) DB2
11 14 (5.91%) NoSQL
11 14 (5.91%) Redis
12 11 (4.64%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (4.22%) Base SAS
13 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 10 (4.22%) HBase
13 10 (4.22%) Oracle BI EE
13 10 (4.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 10 (4.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 16 (6.75%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.33%) JIRA
3 11 (4.64%) TeamCity
4 8 (3.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.38%) GitLab
5 7 (2.95%) ERwin
5 7 (2.95%) PyCharm
6 4 (1.69%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.84%) Selenium
9 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.42%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.42%) Subversion
9 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.42%) YouTrack
General
1 62 (26.16%) Finance
2 28 (11.81%) Marketing
3 25 (10.55%) Manufacturing
4 24 (10.13%) Electronics
4 24 (10.13%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.91%) Retail
6 9 (3.80%) Banking
7 7 (2.95%) Legal
8 3 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Automotive
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Billing
9 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (45.99%) Developer
2 48 (20.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 47 (19.83%) Analyst
4 20 (8.44%) Data Analyst
5 15 (6.33%) Lead Developer
6 14 (5.91%) Architect
6 14 (5.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 14 (5.91%) Tableau Developer
7 11 (4.64%) Business Developer
7 11 (4.64%) Consultant
8 10 (4.22%) Business Analyst
8 10 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (3.80%) .NET Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Power BI Developer
9 9 (3.80%) Salesforce Analyst
9 9 (3.80%) SQL Developer
9 9 (3.80%) SSIS Developer
10 8 (3.38%) Data Architect
10 8 (3.38%) Data Engineer
11 7 (2.95%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.70%) .NET
2 22 (9.28%) ASP.NET
3 20 (8.44%) Web Services
4 14 (5.91%) .NET Core
4 14 (5.91%) .NET Framework
4 14 (5.91%) Entity Framework
5 13 (5.49%) HTML
6 11 (4.64%) CSS
7 9 (3.80%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.38%) XML
9 6 (2.53%) jQuery
10 4 (1.69%) React
10 4 (1.69%) REST
11 3 (1.27%) Kafka
11 3 (1.27%) MDX
11 3 (1.27%) SOAP
11 3 (1.27%) Spark Streaming
12 2 (0.84%) Flask
12 2 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (0.84%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.35%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (10.55%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.22%) NHS
4 7 (2.95%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (2.95%) User Experience
5 5 (2.11%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.84%) Clustering
8 2 (0.84%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.84%) Replication
8 2 (0.84%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.42%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.75%) Unix
2 10 (4.22%) Linux
3 3 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.30%) Analytics
3 37 (15.61%) Data Modelling
3 37 (15.61%) ETL
4 36 (15.19%) Dashboard Development
5 34 (14.35%) Visualisation
6 30 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
7 25 (10.55%) Data Visualisation
7 25 (10.55%) Project Management
8 24 (10.13%) Digital Marketing
8 24 (10.13%) Programme Management
9 23 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (9.28%) Data Analysis
11 19 (8.02%) Data Management
11 19 (8.02%) Test Automation
12 18 (7.59%) Machine Learning
13 16 (6.75%) Data Architecture
13 16 (6.75%) Decision-Making
13 16 (6.75%) Information Management
13 16 (6.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 102 (43.04%) SQL
2 28 (11.81%) Python
3 23 (9.70%) C#
4 21 (8.86%) JavaScript
5 20 (8.44%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.49%) Java
7 8 (3.38%) Go
8 7 (2.95%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.53%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.53%) Scala
10 5 (2.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (2.11%) VB
11 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.69%) VBA
12 2 (0.84%) C
12 2 (0.84%) Java 8
12 2 (0.84%) Perl
12 2 (0.84%) PHP
13 1 (0.42%) ABAP
13 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.42%) CIMA
2 1 (0.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.42%) PCI QSA
2 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.42%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.28%) Data Quality
2 15 (6.33%) QA
3 6 (2.53%) GCP
4 4 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.84%) PMO
5 2 (0.84%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (9.70%) Docker
2 3 (1.27%) HDFS
3 2 (0.84%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (5.49%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.22%) Ansible
3 9 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (3.80%) Puppet
4 3 (1.27%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.27%) SCCM
4 3 (1.27%) SCOM
4 3 (1.27%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.27%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.42%) Kibana
6 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (15.61%) SAP
2 35 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.77%) Tableau
3 32 (13.50%) Oracle
4 15 (6.33%) Teradata
5 14 (5.91%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (3.80%) Informatica
7 8 (3.38%) Atlassian
8 7 (2.95%) CA
8 7 (2.95%) Google
9 5 (2.11%) Talend
10 3 (1.27%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.27%) Alteryx
10 3 (1.27%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.84%) Adobe
11 2 (0.84%) BT
12 1 (0.42%) Sage
12 1 (0.42%) Siebel
12 1 (0.42%) Twitter
12 1 (0.42%) Vertica