Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Business Intelligence 248 327 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.55% 5.34% 4.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.54% 6.32% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 224 225
North West median daily rate £438 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £300 £252
90th Percentile £615 £588 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 18
North West median hourly rate £45.61 £28.18 £41.01
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.83% -31.29% -38.79%
10th Percentile £27.00 £15.95 £15.75
90th Percentile £68.39 £66.98 £69.07
England median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £39.09
% change year-on-year +20.00% -23.25% +81.14%

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 4,477 5,176 6,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 82.22% 84.46% 81.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,904 3,355 4,245
North West median daily rate £406 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.56% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £572
England median daily rate £450 £432 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +1.71% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 146 276
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £23.30 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.86% -28.32% +75.15%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.38 £12.50
90th Percentile £51.55 £50.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -5.50% +8.70% +15.00%

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 6 months to 19 January 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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -6 134 £450 +20.00% 74
Cheshire -22 37 £344 -8.33% 26
Lancashire +18 32 £500 +48.15% 10
Merseyside -2 20 £400 - 15
Cumbria -3 5 - - 2
Business Intelligence
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 107 (43.15%) SQL
2 75 (30.24%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (28.23%) ETL
4 67 (27.02%) Microsoft
5 65 (26.21%) SQL Server
6 64 (25.81%) Finance
7 60 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 59 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (23.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 52 (20.97%) Big Data
11 49 (19.76%) SAP
12 46 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
13 37 (14.92%) Data Modelling
14 34 (13.71%) Marketing
14 34 (13.71%) Manufacturing
15 33 (13.31%) Programme Management
16 32 (12.90%) T-SQL
17 31 (12.50%) SharePoint
17 31 (12.50%) Telecoms
18 30 (12.10%) Electronics
18 30 (12.10%) Analytics
18 30 (12.10%) Digital Marketing
19 29 (11.69%) Hadoop
19 29 (11.69%) Python
20 27 (10.89%) Scrum
20 27 (10.89%) Power BI
21 26 (10.48%) Tableau
21 26 (10.48%) Oracle
21 26 (10.48%) Cognos
22 25 (10.08%) Migration

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 31 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 24 (9.68%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.23%) SAS
4 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.21%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.40%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.40%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (6.05%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.81%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (8.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (1.21%) SAP ERP
4 3 (1.21%) SAP GRC
4 3 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.81%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.81%) Maximo
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.81%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle SCM
6 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.40%) TrackWise
6 1 (0.40%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.61%) Slack
4 4 (1.61%) Trello
5 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.40%) Office 365
5 1 (0.40%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.24%) Intranet
2 5 (2.02%) SMS
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
3 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (30.24%) Data Warehouse
2 65 (26.21%) SQL Server
3 60 (24.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 58 (23.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 52 (20.97%) Big Data
6 29 (11.69%) Hadoop
7 27 (10.89%) Power BI
8 25 (10.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (6.85%) BusinessObjects
10 14 (5.65%) QlikView
11 12 (4.84%) Apache Hive
11 12 (4.84%) Oracle BI EE
12 10 (4.03%) OLAP
12 10 (4.03%) SAP HANA
13 9 (3.63%) Relational Database
14 7 (2.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 7 (2.82%) Oracle Database
14 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
15 6 (2.42%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 21 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.06%) JIRA
2 20 (8.06%) TeamCity
3 11 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 10 (4.03%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.61%) ERwin
6 4 (1.61%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.61%) webpack
7 3 (1.21%) MorphX
8 2 (0.81%) Babel
8 2 (0.81%) GitLab
8 2 (0.81%) gulp
8 2 (0.81%) Mocha
8 2 (0.81%) PyCharm
8 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.81%) Subversion
8 2 (0.81%) YouTrack
9 1 (0.40%) eCATT
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
General
1 64 (25.81%) Finance
2 34 (13.71%) Manufacturing
2 34 (13.71%) Marketing
3 31 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 30 (12.10%) Electronics
5 13 (5.24%) Legal
6 11 (4.44%) Retail
7 10 (4.03%) Banking
8 3 (1.21%) Advertising
9 2 (0.81%) Games
9 2 (0.81%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.81%) Law
9 2 (0.81%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Back Office
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Local Government
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 114 (45.97%) Developer
2 61 (24.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 39 (15.73%) Analyst
4 26 (10.48%) Architect
5 21 (8.47%) SQL Developer
6 17 (6.85%) Consultant
7 16 (6.45%) Scala Developer
8 15 (6.05%) Data Architect
9 14 (5.65%) Cognos Developer
10 12 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 12 (4.84%) SQL BI Developer
11 11 (4.44%) Data Analyst
12 10 (4.03%) Business Developer
12 10 (4.03%) Cognos BI Developer
12 10 (4.03%) Data Warehouse Developer
13 9 (3.63%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 8 (3.23%) Apache Spark Developer
14 8 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
14 8 (3.23%) Hadoop Developer
14 8 (3.23%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.45%) .NET
2 11 (4.44%) Akka
3 7 (2.82%) CSS
4 6 (2.42%) HTML
4 6 (2.42%) jQuery
4 6 (2.42%) React
5 5 (2.02%) PySpark
5 5 (2.02%) Web Services
6 4 (1.61%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.61%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.61%) COM
6 4 (1.61%) MDX
6 4 (1.61%) XML
7 3 (1.21%) HTML5
7 3 (1.21%) JSON
7 3 (1.21%) Middleware
8 2 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.81%) Apache Flex
8 2 (0.81%) LINQ
8 2 (0.81%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 46 (18.55%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.66%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.44%) NHS
4 6 (2.42%) Data Structures
4 6 (2.42%) Taxonomies
5 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.61%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.61%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.21%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.21%) User Experience
7 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) Fintech
8 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.40%) iPad
8 1 (0.40%) Life Science
8 1 (0.40%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.87%) Linux
2 9 (3.63%) Unix
3 4 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.23%) ETL
2 59 (23.79%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (14.92%) Data Modelling
4 33 (13.31%) Programme Management
5 30 (12.10%) Analytics
5 30 (12.10%) Digital Marketing
6 27 (10.89%) Scrum
7 25 (10.08%) Data Architecture
7 25 (10.08%) Migration
8 23 (9.27%) Visualisation
9 21 (8.47%) Data Analysis
10 20 (8.06%) Data Management
11 19 (7.66%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (7.66%) Open Source
12 16 (6.45%) Data Migration
13 15 (6.05%) BDD
13 15 (6.05%) Data Governance
13 15 (6.05%) TDD
14 14 (5.65%) Data Visualisation
14 14 (5.65%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 107 (43.15%) SQL
2 32 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 29 (11.69%) Python
4 22 (8.87%) Java
5 19 (7.66%) Shell Script
6 16 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 11 (4.44%) C#
8 8 (3.23%) Clojure
9 4 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.21%) C
10 3 (1.21%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.21%) VBA
10 3 (1.21%) X++
11 2 (0.81%) ES6
11 2 (0.81%) PHP
11 2 (0.81%) Scala
11 2 (0.81%) VB
12 1 (0.40%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (7.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.42%) Degree
4 4 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.81%) ACCA
6 2 (0.81%) CIMA
6 2 (0.81%) ECDL
7 1 (0.40%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.40%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.47%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.63%) QA
3 3 (1.21%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.81%) GCP
4 2 (0.81%) GDPR
4 2 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.40%) GxP
5 1 (0.40%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (7.26%) Docker
2 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.81%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (3.23%) Ansible
2 5 (2.02%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.02%) Puppet
3 4 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.21%) Oozie
5 2 (0.81%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.81%) Oracle EDQ
6 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 67 (27.02%) Microsoft
2 49 (19.76%) SAP
3 26 (10.48%) Cognos
3 26 (10.48%) Oracle
3 26 (10.48%) Tableau
4 12 (4.84%) IBM
5 9 (3.63%) Capita
6 8 (3.23%) MicroStrategy
7 7 (2.82%) Google
7 7 (2.82%) Informatica
8 4 (1.61%) CA
8 4 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.21%) Teradata
10 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.81%) Cisco
10 2 (0.81%) IFS
10 2 (0.81%) Sage
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe
11 1 (0.40%) Curam
11 1 (0.40%) Siebel