Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 37 36
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -5
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 241 274 353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.06% 4.70% 4.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 5.73% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 174 238
North West median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £288 £264 £250
90th Percentile £563 £657 £562
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 16
North West median hourly rate £21.94 £45.00 £28.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.24% +59.69% -14.61%
10th Percentile £16.23 £27.00 £20.50
90th Percentile £30.10 £57.50 £69.07
England median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 £29.88
% change year-on-year -21.21% +10.44% +27.15%

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 4,962 4,786 6,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.65% 82.09% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,130 2,942 3,912
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 270 198 180
North West median hourly rate £22.18 £30.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.06% +37.93% -26.82%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.74 £12.16
90th Percentile £51.40 £53.00 £53.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -8.70% - +4.55%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -32 95 £395 -7.06% 82
Cheshire +20 63 £375 -7.41% 22
Merseyside +16 40 £375 -13.29% 17
Lancashire -9 27 £375 -25.00% 11
Cumbria -14 2 £340 -40.87%
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 126 (52.28%) SQL
2 78 (32.37%) Data Warehouse
3 73 (30.29%) Power BI
4 65 (26.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 62 (25.73%) SQL Server
6 59 (24.48%) Finance
7 58 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
8 51 (21.16%) ETL
9 50 (20.75%) Microsoft
10 48 (19.92%) Data Modelling
11 46 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (17.43%) Analytics
13 37 (15.35%) Tableau
13 37 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
14 34 (14.11%) BusinessObjects
15 33 (13.69%) SAP
16 31 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (12.86%) Dashboard Development
17 30 (12.45%) Visualisation
17 30 (12.45%) Big Data
18 28 (11.62%) T-SQL
19 27 (11.20%) Relational Database
19 27 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
20 25 (10.37%) Project Management
20 25 (10.37%) Data Analysis
20 25 (10.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
21 24 (9.96%) Data Visualisation
22 23 (9.54%) Hadoop
22 23 (9.54%) Data Architecture
23 22 (9.13%) Analytical Skills

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 22 (9.13%) SAS
2 7 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.66%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.66%) CMS
4 3 (1.24%) Confluence
4 3 (1.24%) Drupal
4 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (8.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.41%) Sage BI
3 1 (0.41%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 37 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.73%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.07%) Trello
4 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.24%) Office 365
4 3 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.83%) GitHub
5 2 (0.83%) Google Drive
5 2 (0.83%) PaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.41%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.41%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (0.41%) IaaS
6 1 (0.41%) SaaS
6 1 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.07%) SMS
2 2 (0.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.41%) Network Security
3 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (32.37%) Data Warehouse
2 73 (30.29%) Power BI
3 65 (26.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 62 (25.73%) SQL Server
5 46 (19.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 34 (14.11%) BusinessObjects
7 30 (12.45%) Big Data
8 27 (11.20%) Relational Database
9 25 (10.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (9.54%) Hadoop
11 16 (6.64%) QlikView
12 14 (5.81%) DB2
12 14 (5.81%) NoSQL
12 14 (5.81%) Redis
13 13 (5.39%) Base SAS
13 13 (5.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 13 (5.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
14 12 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (4.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
15 10 (4.15%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (6.22%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.15%) JIRA
3 7 (2.90%) ERwin
4 3 (1.24%) GitLab
4 3 (1.24%) JMeter
4 3 (1.24%) Selenium
4 3 (1.24%) WebDriver
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.41%) gulp
6 1 (0.41%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.41%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.41%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.41%) Protractor
6 1 (0.41%) PyCharm
6 1 (0.41%) YouTrack
General
1 59 (24.48%) Finance
2 16 (6.64%) Manufacturing
2 16 (6.64%) Marketing
3 15 (6.22%) Electronics
3 15 (6.22%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.56%) Legal
5 10 (4.15%) Banking
6 9 (3.73%) Retail
7 5 (2.07%) Law
8 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.41%) Billing
9 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (50.21%) Developer
2 62 (25.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 40 (16.60%) Analyst
4 17 (7.05%) Data Analyst
5 16 (6.64%) SQL Developer
6 15 (6.22%) Architect
6 15 (6.22%) Business Analyst
6 15 (6.22%) Lead Developer
7 13 (5.39%) Power BI Developer
8 12 (4.98%) SQL BI Developer
9 11 (4.56%) Tableau Developer
10 10 (4.15%) Consultant
10 10 (4.15%) Data Architect
10 10 (4.15%) Data Engineer
11 9 (3.73%) Business Developer
11 9 (3.73%) SSRS Developer
12 8 (3.32%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.32%) SSIS Developer
13 7 (2.90%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.90%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.47%) Web Services
2 17 (7.05%) .NET
3 16 (6.64%) ASP.NET
4 14 (5.81%) .NET Core
4 14 (5.81%) .NET Framework
4 14 (5.81%) Entity Framework
5 11 (4.56%) HTML
6 10 (4.15%) CSS
7 9 (3.73%) XML
8 7 (2.90%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.49%) React
9 6 (2.49%) RESTful
10 4 (1.66%) MDX
10 4 (1.66%) Vue.js
11 3 (1.24%) Kafka
11 3 (1.24%) REST
11 3 (1.24%) Spark Streaming
11 3 (1.24%) Taurus
11 3 (1.24%) WebSockets
12 2 (0.83%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.47%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.56%) User Experience
4 9 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.90%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.90%) NHS
6 6 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.83%) Clustering
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.83%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.41%) BYOD
8 1 (0.41%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.41%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.56%) Unix
2 5 (2.07%) Windows
3 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.41%) Android
4 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.41%) Linux
4 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (21.16%) ETL
3 48 (19.92%) Data Modelling
4 42 (17.43%) Analytics
5 31 (12.86%) Dashboard Development
5 31 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (12.45%) Visualisation
7 27 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (10.37%) Data Analysis
8 25 (10.37%) Project Management
9 24 (9.96%) Data Visualisation
10 23 (9.54%) Data Architecture
11 21 (8.71%) Migration
12 18 (7.47%) Dimensional Modelling
13 16 (6.64%) Data Integration
13 16 (6.64%) Workflow
14 15 (6.22%) Data Management
14 15 (6.22%) Digital Marketing
14 15 (6.22%) Programme Management
15 14 (5.81%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 126 (52.28%) SQL
2 28 (11.62%) T-SQL
3 20 (8.30%) JavaScript
4 19 (7.88%) C#
5 14 (5.81%) Java
6 11 (4.56%) Python
7 7 (2.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 7 (2.90%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.07%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.66%) PHP
9 4 (1.66%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.24%) C
10 3 (1.24%) Scala
11 2 (0.83%) Go
11 2 (0.83%) Java 8
11 2 (0.83%) Perl
11 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.83%) VBA
12 1 (0.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (4.56%) Degree
2 10 (4.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.07%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.41%) Analytics IQ
4 1 (0.41%) CIMA
4 1 (0.41%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.41%) MCSE
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.41%) OSCP
4 1 (0.41%) PCI QSA
4 1 (0.41%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.05%) Data Quality
2 11 (4.56%) QA
3 4 (1.66%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (1.24%) PMO
4 3 (1.24%) SNOMED CT
5 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.41%) GCP
5 1 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) GxP
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (7.47%) Docker
2 3 (1.24%) HDFS
3 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) SCCM
2 3 (1.24%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.24%) SCOM
2 3 (1.24%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.24%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.83%) Kibana
3 2 (0.83%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.41%) Ansible
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 37 (15.35%) Tableau
3 33 (13.69%) SAP
4 22 (9.13%) Oracle
5 15 (6.22%) Teradata
6 9 (3.73%) Informatica
7 7 (2.90%) CA
8 5 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.66%) Cognos
10 3 (1.24%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.24%) Google
10 3 (1.24%) Talend
11 2 (0.83%) Adobe
11 2 (0.83%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.83%) IBM
12 1 (0.41%) Acronis
12 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.41%) Dundas
12 1 (0.41%) Snow
12 1 (0.41%) Vertica