Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 34 52
Rank change year-on-year -3 +18 -12
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 132 303 240
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the North West 5.14% 5.68% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.16% 6.62% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 226 169
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £285
90th Percentile £590 £619 £578
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.90% +20.59% -47.69%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £22.74 £27.00
% change year-on-year +53.91% -15.78% +14.50%

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 2,142 4,576 5,303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.44% 85.81% 86.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,330 2,996 3,326
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
England median daily rate £480 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.05% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 164 261
Median hourly rate £27.35 £25.42 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +7.02% -32.14%
10th Percentile £11.95 £13.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £57.00 £53.53 £53.50
Median hourly rate £31.94 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +27.76% +13.64% -12.00%

Business Intelligence
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Business Intelligence as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West.

Daily rate trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West.

Hourly rate trend for Business Intelligence in the North West

Business Intelligence
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Business Intelligence in the North West over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 +7 72 £375 -8.54% 23
Merseyside +1 21 £400 +15.94% 11
Cheshire +10 17 £470 +44.62% 11
Lancashire -12 8 £531 +28.01% 7
Cumbria -3 3 £225 -
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 77 (58.33%) Power Platform
2 67 (50.76%) Power BI
3 61 (46.21%) SQL
4 48 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 46 (34.85%) Microsoft
6 43 (32.58%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (25.76%) Azure
8 28 (21.21%) Finance
9 26 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 25 (18.94%) Oracle
11 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (16.67%) SAP
12 22 (16.67%) Migration
13 21 (15.91%) T-SQL
13 21 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 19 (14.39%) Visualisation
14 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Excel
14 19 (14.39%) ETL
15 18 (13.64%) Public Sector
16 17 (12.88%) Analytics
16 17 (12.88%) Data Modelling
17 15 (11.36%) Manufacturing
17 15 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
18 14 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
19 13 (9.85%) NHS
19 13 (9.85%) Data Analysis
19 13 (9.85%) Marketing
20 12 (9.09%) Programme Management

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 5 (3.79%) Apache ServiceMix
1 5 (3.79%) JBoss
1 5 (3.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Fuse
2 4 (3.03%) SAS
3 2 (1.52%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.52%) Confluence
3 2 (1.52%) IIS
3 2 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.76%) Moodle
4 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (14.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) ContrOCC
1 3 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.52%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.76%) SAP EWM
3 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 77 (58.33%) Power Platform
2 34 (25.76%) Azure
3 8 (6.06%) AWS
4 6 (4.55%) PowerApps
5 5 (3.79%) PaaS
6 4 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (3.03%) IaaS
6 4 (3.03%) Office 365
7 3 (2.27%) SaaS
8 2 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.76%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.76%) Boomi
9 1 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.76%) GCP
9 1 (0.76%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.76%) Serverless
9 1 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.79%) FTP
1 5 (3.79%) HTTP
2 4 (3.03%) Firewall
3 3 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) BGP
4 1 (0.76%) DHCP
4 1 (0.76%) NAS
4 1 (0.76%) OSPF
4 1 (0.76%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) Skype
4 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (50.76%) Power BI
2 48 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 43 (32.58%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (19.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (8.33%) Big Data
8 10 (7.58%) QlikView
9 7 (5.30%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (5.30%) Relational Database
10 6 (4.55%) MySQL
10 6 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (3.79%) Data Lake
11 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
11 5 (3.79%) Qlik Sense
12 4 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (3.03%) Apache Hive
12 4 (3.03%) Data Mining
12 4 (3.03%) DB2
12 4 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.27%) JIRA
1 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.52%) ERwin
2 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.76%) Hudson
3 1 (0.76%) Pivotal Tracker
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Public Sector
3 15 (11.36%) Manufacturing
4 13 (9.85%) Marketing
5 12 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 10 (7.58%) Electronics
7 3 (2.27%) Banking
8 2 (1.52%) Back Office
8 2 (1.52%) Housing Association
8 2 (1.52%) Law
8 2 (1.52%) Legal
8 2 (1.52%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.52%) Retail
9 1 (0.76%) Billing
9 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (38.64%) Developer
2 37 (28.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 26 (19.70%) Analyst
4 21 (15.91%) Power BI Developer
5 13 (9.85%) Architect
6 10 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.58%) SQL Developer
7 9 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 8 (6.06%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.55%) Data Architect
10 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Manager
10 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
10 5 (3.79%) Data Analyst
10 5 (3.79%) SQL BI Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (3.03%) Consultant
11 4 (3.03%) Information Analyst
11 4 (3.03%) Integration Architect
12 3 (2.27%) IT Manager
12 3 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.82%) XML
2 8 (6.06%) Middleware
3 6 (4.55%) REST
3 6 (4.55%) SOAP
4 5 (3.79%) EDI
4 5 (3.79%) JSON
5 4 (3.03%) Web Services
6 2 (1.52%) .NET
6 2 (1.52%) Node.js
6 2 (1.52%) Velocity
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Amplify
7 1 (0.76%) Kafka
7 1 (0.76%) Matplotlib
7 1 (0.76%) RESTful
7 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.76%) Shiny
7 1 (0.76%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.76%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.76%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.85%) NHS
3 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.79%) PKI
5 4 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.27%) Life Science
6 3 (2.27%) Replication
6 3 (2.27%) User Experience
7 2 (1.52%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.52%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.76%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.76%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.03%) Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Unix
5 2 (1.52%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) VME
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.67%) Migration
2 19 (14.39%) ETL
2 19 (14.39%) Visualisation
3 17 (12.88%) Analytics
3 17 (12.88%) Data Modelling
4 14 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (10.61%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.85%) Data Analysis
6 12 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 12 (9.09%) SDLC
7 11 (8.33%) Architectural Design
7 11 (8.33%) Project Management
8 10 (7.58%) Business Analysis
8 10 (7.58%) Data Migration
8 10 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (7.58%) Requirements Gathering
9 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.82%) CRM
10 8 (6.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 61 (46.21%) SQL
2 21 (15.91%) T-SQL
3 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.06%) C#
4 8 (6.06%) Java
5 6 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 6 (4.55%) Python
6 5 (3.79%) ActionScript
6 5 (3.79%) ActionScript 2.0
6 5 (3.79%) R
7 4 (3.03%) VBA
8 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.27%) VB
9 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) Go
10 1 (0.76%) Java 8
10 1 (0.76%) Ruby
10 1 (0.76%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (1.52%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.76%) CCIE
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.03%) PMO
2 4 (3.03%) QA
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 3 (2.27%) GDPR
4 1 (0.76%) GxP
4 1 (0.76%) P3O
4 1 (0.76%) RMADS
4 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) Docker
3 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.76%) RACF
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.76%) Ansible
2 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 46 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.94%) Oracle
3 22 (16.67%) SAP
4 10 (7.58%) Tableau
5 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.27%) Databricks
6 3 (2.27%) hybris
6 3 (2.27%) Talend
7 2 (1.52%) IBM
7 2 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (1.52%) PeopleSoft
7 2 (1.52%) Sparx
7 2 (1.52%) Teradata
8 1 (0.76%) BMC
8 1 (0.76%) CA
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.76%) Dell
8 1 (0.76%) EMC
8 1 (0.76%) Informatica
8 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com